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Category: Insitutional repositories

How to recognise an ‘Accepted Manuscript’

With an increase in the number of policies requiring academics to deposit their ‘accepted manuscripts’ in repositories such as City Research Online (CRO), the library Publications Team has designed a quick and easy graphic guide to help you recognise which version is the ‘accepted manuscript’: The ‘accepted manuscript’, or ‘Author’s Accepted Manuscript (AAM), is the…

Sharing your research using academic social networks

There is a plethora of academic social networks which make sharing research with others very easy. The benefits include increased discoverability of the research and public engagement with it. Some care is however needed when using these platforms                               The best known and most…

A taste of Japan at City University London Library

Myself and our Systems Librarian and Digital Repository Manager at City University London Library were very pleased to welcome some colleagues from Kyoto University Library, Japan recently. We had some mini Danish pastries and orange juice to celebrate. Our colleagues were visiting the UK for a week and had been to University of Oxford, University…

Open access publishing

Open access (OA) refers to access to publications made available without constraints such as payment or passwords. Open access publication can mean different charging models sometimes called author pays. The costs are more often covered by the research funding body (such as Wellcome Trust) or the author’s institution. •Some journals are totally open access •Some…