Tag: Open access

Guides for Researchers

The Library has produced a number of  online guides specifically for researchers at City. These guides cover: Links to and details about key resources How to perform an effective literature search Managing your research and keeping up to date How to improve the impact of your research Understanding open access; the Research Excellence Framework and…Continue Reading Guides for Researchers

Retrieving the full text of articles/documents

Whilst databases and websites sometimes provide direct access to articles and documents, this is not always the case. If you cannot get direct access from a resource you are searching there are a number of other options you can try to retrieve the full text of an article/document you want to use for your research….Continue Reading Retrieving the full text of articles/documents

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

Open Access Book & Information Display

To celebrate Open Access Week, we have created a book and information display on Level 5 of the Northampton Square Library. You will be able to browse the display until mid-November, so don’t worry if this week you are not on campus. The books cover topics such as general open access (OA), copyright and research….Continue Reading Open Access Book & Information Display

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

Most popular publications in City Research Online

Top downloaded publication The book chapter, Globalization and Mass Media by Dr Carolina Matos (Department of Sociology) is the most downloaded publication from City Research Online (CRO). Since being added to CRO in 2017 and has since been downloaded nearly 58,000 times – that’s 717 downloads a week. The chapter looks at the how mass media…Continue Reading Most popular publications in City Research Online

Open Access Week 2021

Welcome to Open Access Week at City! Once again, we’re celebrating Open Access week, a global event highlighting the importance of making research openly available. This year’s theme focuses on ensuring equity among researchers around the globe. Open Access makes publications freely available that would otherwise be restricted access, behind a paywall. There are 2…Continue Reading Open Access Week 2021

What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in December?

In December CRO experienced significant user activity with over 17,000 visitors from 167 countries accessing City’s research outputs. Full details can be found in the infographic below: If you would like to increase the visibility of your work, and help expand City’s archive of research, contact the Publications Team who can help you upload your…Continue Reading What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in December?

What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in October?

While October has seen a steady flow of new additions to CRO, it has also seen a sharp increase in the number of visitors and downloads compared with the summer months. Full details can be found in the infographic below. If you would like to increase the visibility of your work, and help expand City’s…Continue Reading What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in October?

Read about open access

In support of International Open Access Week, and City’s upcoming events for ‘Good Practice in Research’ taking place next week, a range of books relating to open research can be found on Level 5 of City Library. These books cover topics such as general open access, copyright, and increasing the impact of your research. They…Continue Reading Read about open access