Resources for “Open Access, Humanities and the REF” Session (08-07-15)

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We had a session today with the College of Arts & Humanities looking at open access issues and the new REF policy. These are the resources we talked about and a few more for exploring the topic further.

Policy Compliance

Journal Articles

  • Sherpa Romeo database for checking publisher policies – the “post-print” is the version required by the REF. Contact us (iss-research@swansea.ac.uk) if you have difficulty working out the policy – it’s not always clear.
  • The British Academy 2014 report on “Open access journals in Humanities and Social Science” and other open access discussions can be found on their website.
  • The Open Library of Humanities is a promising new publication model due to launch in 2015.

Monographs

Book Chapters

General Discussion on Open Access & the Humanities

Slides from the session today are here but we will be blogging in more detail on some of the topics over the coming months.

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