The Cost of Open Access

Report
The Cost of Open Access?
RCS Workshop
Conference Aston
23rd July 2010
Bill Hubbard
Centre for Research Communications
University of Nottingham
Pity the researcher . . .
Researchers view from the past . . .
Public Funder
Publisher
Funder
Funding
Researcher
Institution
Researchers view from the past . . .
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Institution
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Public Funder
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Mandate
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Institution
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Mandate
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Mandate
Institution
Institutional
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Researchers view
Public Funder
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with OA Option
Mandate
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Open Access
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Open Access
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Mandate
Institution
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Researcher
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Mandate
Institution
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Researchers view
Public Funder
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with OA Option
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Open Access
Publisher
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Researcher
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Mandate
Institution
Institutional
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Database
Researchers view
Public Funder
Publisher
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with OA Option
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Publisher
Funding
Researcher
Central/subject
Repository
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Mandate
Institution
Institutional
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Institutional
Database
Researchers view
Public Funder
Publisher
Funder
with OA Option
Mandate
?
Open Access
Publisher
Funding
Researcher
Central/subject
Repository
?
Mandate
Institution
Institutional
Repository
Institutional
Database
Researchers view from the past . . .
Public Funder
Publisher
Funder
Funding
Researcher
Institution
Researchers view today
Public Funder
Publisher
Funder
with OA Option
Mandate
?
Open Access
Publisher
Funding
Researcher
Central/subject
Repository
?
Mandate
Institution
Institutional
Repository
Institutional
Database
What do authors want to know
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What do I have to do?
Are there restrictions on my publication route?
How can I deal with this as quickly as possible?
Where can I get help?
• Mandates, repositories, open access, copyright - it all has
to fit into this . . .
What do funders require?
• Open Access to research results as a condition of
funding
• Deposit in a particular repository
and/or
• Deposit in the institutional repository
and/or
• Publication in an Open Access Journal
Impact for institutions
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Response necessary as a requirement of grant
Competitive advantage for compliance
Strategic alignment with global changes
Requires different service divisions to work together
Incentive for more closely integrated knowledge
management
How to respond
• Who is currently aware of these requirements?
• What current structures and processes are in place?
• What level of compliance is currently attained?
Integration
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Into workflows
Institutional systems must share data
“Owners” of these systems must collaborate
Policies must have be aligned with institutional
strategy, have purpose, support and consequences
• Authors must be given services that support their
needs and fit within their existing work-flows are far
as possible
What do we need to do?
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Compliance and support are complimentary
Collaborate on support given to authors
Integrate with funders’ requirements
Create systems for monitoring compliance
Establish major senior support for mandate
“ The system” to provide consistent, authoritative
information from all stakeholders at point of need
• Use infrastructure of repositories to benefit authors,
researchers, institutions and funders
Questions?
• Bill Hubbard
• Head of Centre for Research Communications
• JISC Research Communication Strategist
• [email protected]

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