Open Access at OUP: Oxford Open

Report
OA in HSS (at OUP)
Rhodri Jackson
Senior Publisher, Oxford Open
Oxford University Press
19 September 2013
Open Access at OUP: Oxford Open
• Open Access brand for OUP
– 15 Fully OA journals
– +230 Hybrid OA journals
• Not double dipping!
• Launched July 2005
• Published 3,262 OA articles in 2012
• CC-BY, CC-BY-NC and CC-BY-NC-ND licences
• All Oxford Open content is deposited in PMC
• Self-archiving policies for authors to enable green OA
• Reduced fees for authors based in developing countries
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Fully OA Journals
15 journals
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Problems with OA in the UK
Too early to say! RCUK policy and new Wellcome requirements only came
into effect 1st April 2013. But key concerns..
Transparency
of payment
mechanisms
Misuse of
papers
Allocation of
funding
Authors
Funders
Low author
awareness
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High page
and colour
charges
Restrictions
to academic
freedom
Problems with OA in the UK
continued
CC-BY and
third party
permissions
Favouring
green due to
limited APC
funds
Publishers
and
Societies
RCUK goal
of 6/12
month
embargos
Admin
burden
Institutions
Suitability of
CC-BY for
HSS
How to
allocate
funding
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CC-BY in Humanities and Social Sciences
Infringement
of academic
freedom
Suited to
STM not
HSS
Re-use
rights
amount to
plagiarism
Key
Concerns
Loss of
permissions
revenue
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Third party
permissions
• Wellcome Trust Workshop 24th April 2013
Derivative
works and
loss of
control
OA Licence Uptake in HSS
Licence uptake in all hybrid journals* over time
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Licence uptake
in HSS hybrid
journals*
12 since April 2013
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Licence uptake in all hybrid journals*
since April 2013
60
10
7
50
6
8
5
4
40
30
6
3
2
10
1
2
CC-BY
OA Licence (CC-BY-NC-ND)
0
CC-BY-NC
CC-BY-NC-ND
0
* which offer CC-BY, CC-BY-NC,
and CC-BY-NC-ND
March
April
May
* which offer CC-BY, CC-BY-NC, and CC-BY-NC-ND
7
OA Licence (CC-BY-NC)
20
4
0
OA Licence (CC-BY)
4/7 acknowledge funding
from funders which require
CC-BY
June
CC-BY
CC-BY-NC
CC-BY-NC-ND
* which
CC-BY, CC-BY-NC, and CC-BY-NC-ND
July offer
August
House of Commons BIS Select Committee
Report
• Focus on gold during transition a mistake –
criticises Finch
• Vital role of green open access – 6/12 month
embargos, and no evidence that short/zero
embargo causes lost subscriptions
• Want RCUK to withdraw support for PA decision
tree
• If gold preference is maintained, should only go to fully OA
journals
• Criticise RCUK for mandating CC-BY without proper analysis
‘mandating the use of a particular licence should not be
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prioritised over immediate online access’
OAPEN-UK
OUP joined in September 2013:
• Contributing 18 pairs, frontlist and backlist from Law and Ac Trade
Planning further OA books activity:
- Pilots
- In-house projects
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Thanks!
@rhodrijackson
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