Month: October 2022

Finding Open Access content

The amount of peer-reviewed open access articles available online is increasing every year, but it can be difficult to recognise and find them. Here are our top tips! How do I recognise if an article is Open Access (OA)? The open padlock symbol is a universal icon indicating whether an article is open access. Whenever…Continue Reading Finding Open Access content

City Research Online – a year in figures

City Research Online now contains just over 20,000 publications – mainly journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and theses. This year there were nearly quarter of a million visitors largely from the UK, with the Philippines, USA, India and Germany rounding out the top 5 most heavy users. Overall however CRO attracts users from all…Continue Reading City Research Online – a year in figures

Publishing Open Access with City’s Transformative Agreements

Have you ever thought about publishing your research open access? Library Services has Open Access transformative agreements with 8 major publishers through which you may be entitled to publish your paper via the Gold Open Access route at no cost for you. The process for using each agreement varies between publisher, but in general you…Continue Reading Publishing Open Access with City’s Transformative Agreements

The Benefits of Open Access

The principle benefits of open access were first enshrined within the visionary Budapest Open Access Initiative statement released on 14 February 2002, and are still very much alive 19 years later. The convergence of research sharing with technological distribution via the internet, it declared, would create an “unprecedented public good” by facilitating free, unrestricted, access…Continue Reading The Benefits of Open Access

Welcome to Open Access Week at City!

We’re celebrating Open Access week, a global event highlighting the importance of making research openly available.This year’s theme focuses on Climate Justice and seeks to encourage connection and collaboration among the climate movement and the international open community. What is Open Access? Open Access makes publications freely available that would otherwise be restricted access, behind…Continue Reading Welcome to Open Access Week at City!