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Jisc Open Access Implementation Community Webinar: HEFCE's Open Access requirements for REF

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Thursday, 15 May 2014 from 14:00 to 15:00 (BST)

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Unfortunately, we have now reached capacity for this webinar.

Please register onto the waiting list and if a place becomes available, you will be contacted with further instructions on how to register.

We will be making plans to run this session again given its popularity and will contact those on the waiting list first in order to give you first refusal on registrations.

 

Overview:

HEFCE and the other three UK funding bodies have published details of a new policy for open access relating to future research assessments after the current 2014 REF.

This Webinar will provide delegates with an overview of HEFCE’s OA policy for the post-2014 REF and the implications on research and the assessment of research.  It will also consider what services, tools and guidance are available or are forthcoming to support institutions in the implementation of this policy and what key issues will need to be addressed if full implementation is to be fully realised.

Date: 15th May 2014

Time: 1400 GMT

Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A


Speakers: 

Ben Johnson, Research Policy Advisor, HEFCE

Neil Jacobs, Head of Scholarly Communications, Jisc


What will you take away from the session:

  • Understanding of the HEFCE policy for open access relating to future research assessments.
  • Existing or forthcoming services, tools and guidance to support institutions in the implementation of this policy.
  • Awareness of the key issues which need to addressed if the benefits of OA are to be fully realised.
  • Improved knowledge of organisations and services available to support institutions in OA implementation.

 

Who should attend

  • Academic library managers who have a role in the practical implementation of OA requirements
  • Research Managers and administrators who will have a role in responding REF requirements
  • Academic departmental staff who create or consume research
Do you have questions about Jisc Open Access Implementation Community Webinar: HEFCE's Open Access requirements for REF? Contact Jisc

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