Category: Open research

  • The new UKRI Open Access Policy and more: guidance and scenarios on publishing your research as Open Access

    The new UKRI policy on Open Access comes into effect on 1st April 2022. Detailed information is available on our UKRI Open Access Policy webpage, but the following scenarios maybe of help in highlighting some practical effects of the policy, and on publishing Open Access in general. The key changes contained in the new policy…

  • Elsevier and the University of Dundee: agreement reached

    After extensive negotiations between the UK Universities and Elsevier, facilitated by JISC, a three year (2022-24) open access transitional agreement has been achieved which will maintain read access and allows for unlimited publishing in core hybrid Science Direct, Cell Press and Lancet titles. Elsevier is the largest academic publisher, and is the one with whom…

  • Scottish Universities Open Access Press

    About the author: Dominique Walker is the Publishing Officer for the Scottish Universities Open Access Press (SUOAP). Her role is hosted by the Library and Learning Centre LLC at the University of Dundee. Dominique’s role is a two year secondment to help with the initial launch of SUOAP. She will assist the Management and Editorial…

  • Elsevier and the University of Dundee

    The University of Dundee’s current subscription to Elsevier journals is our largest, both in terms of volume and cost. We currently subscribe to 1865 journals, representing almost 20% of our expenditure on scholarly materials. As well as being widely read, researchers at Dundee publish extensively in Elsevier journals. Our current subscription agreement with Elsevier officially…

  • It’s International Open Access Week – find out about the new UoD Open Access journal in this guest blog from Professor Divya Jindal-Snape

    Launch of the open access International Journal of Educational and Life Transitions (IJELT) Transformative Change: Educational and Life Transitions (TCELT) research centre is an international, interdisciplinary centre. TCELT’s vision is to have an impact on international research, policy and practice in the context of educational and life transitions, and their implications for well-being through an…

  • It’s Open Access Week – find out about a new UoD Open initiative in this guest blog from Dr Mei Lan Fang

    Introducing the Integrated Knowledge Translation (IKT) Toolkit   International Open Access Week (October 25-31, 2021) is here, providing a great opportunity to highlight our Open Access initiatives at the University of Dundee.   Globally, in the last 20 years, great efforts have been made to ensure that people who can benefit from new knowledge (e.g.,…

  • Completed your Research Post-Graduate Degree?

    Here’s what you need to know about licence options and  submitting your final thesis to the Discovery Research Portal. At the conclusion of your post-graduate research degree, you’ll be required to upload a copy of your thesis to the Discovery Research Portal. The version uploaded should be the final version, as approved by the examining committee.…

  • UKRI Open Access Policy 2021

    On 6th August UKRI released its much-anticipated Open Access Policy. Applicable to research publications that acknowledge funding from any of the UKRI councils, the policy aims to ensure that publicly funded research is freely accessible and licensed in such a way that it can be re-used and built upon. LLC Research Services are engaging with similarly placed teams across…

  • Accessing the ONS Secure Research Service

    Accessing secure research data as an accredited researcher – Assured Organisational Connectivity to the Secure Research Service The University of Dundee has recently secured Assured Organisational Connectivity (AOC) with the Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) Secure Research Service (SRS). SRS provides accredited researchers secure access to de-identified, unpublished data. There are over 100 datasets available,…