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					  Open Access -
Where are we so far?

         Bill Hubbard
  SHERPA Project Manager
   University of Nottingham
Open Access
D Giving anyone online free, unrestricted access to
  research information
D Increases citations and use for authors
D Increases profile for institutions

D Publically funded research made publically available

D Open Access Repositories
D Open Access Journals
Institutional Repositories
D   Take in articles from staff in any subject-discipline
D   Simple - very simple - metadata created
D   Metadata harvested from repositories worldwide
D   User searches metadata records to locate specific
    article

D Rapid, global, “free” dissemination
Building the network
D   Repositories need to be in place
D   Procedures for filling them defined
D   Legal and IPR issues clarified
D   Publicity and advocacy to *all* stakeholders
D   Services - like search - built on top
Initiatives and Policies
D   JISC FAIR programme
D   JISC Digital Repositories Programme
D   OSI initiatives
D   Berlin Declaration
D   Scottish Open Access Declaration
D   House of Commons Select Committee
D   NIH policy
D   Welcome Trust Policy
D   RCUK policy
Responses
D Academics
   – favourable reaction, but few archiving all their work
D Administrators
   – cautiously favourable, with growing enthusiasm
   – further use - eg RAE
D Publishers -
   – ALPSP, Publishers Association - concerns for publishers’
     stability
   – Embargoes
   – “Open Choice”, hybrids, attempts at redefinition, et al
D Libraries . . .
Implications
D   What time-scale are we looking at?
D   Libraries will continue to adopt a decentralised service
D   Journals are not going to disappear
D   Interlibrary loan may diminish for some items
D   RAE will be affected
D   Books largely unaffected - by this, anyway
D   Overall - who is likely to do the work?
D   Curation and provision of information will remain, with
    new developments
How we are involved
D Repositories in the University
   – Nottingham EPrints - http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/
   – Nottingham ETheses - http://etheses.nottingham.ac.uk/
   – Nottingham MLPA - http://mlpa.nottingham.ac.uk/
D Departmental web-sites
D Advocacy and information
D Nottingham’s involvement with various projects
Projects involving Nottingham
D   SHERPA
D   SHERPA Plus
D   SHERPA DP
D   SHERPA/RoMEO
D   Knowledge Bank
D   OpenDOAR
D   EThOS
D   IRS
D   potential projects DRIVER and PLANET
SHERPA partners & repositories
D   Birkbeck          D   Glasgow         D   Oxford
D   Birmingham        D   Imperial        D   Royal Holloway
D   Bristol           D   Leeds           D   Sheffield
D   British Library   D   LSE             D   SOAS
D   Cambridge         D   Kings College   D   UCL
D   Durham            D   Newcastle       D   York
D   Edinburgh         D   Nottingham      D   AHDS
SHERPA - practical outcomes
D   establishing an archive
D   populating an archive
D   copyright
D   advocacy & changing working habits
D   mounting material
D   maintenance
D   preservation
D   concerns . . .
SHERPA Plus
D 2 year project to July 2007 for national support
D advocacy strategies and material for the further
  population of existing repositories
D resources, information and advice for all institutions
  wanting to establish repositories
D support for repository-level, institutional and national
  policy development
D review and analysis of extending repository holdings
  with datasets, multimedia, grey literature, learning
  objects and other content types
                               Population
  Extension                                               Policies



               Repository
                                             Advocacy
              Development




Establishment               SHERPA Plus                   Strategies




                Support                      Resources



  Representation                                         Analysis
                               Information
SHERPA DP
D 2 year project to December 2006
D use OAIS model to develop a persistent preservation
  environment for SHERPA
D explore use of METS as metadata framework
D protocols for a working preservation service
D extend the storage layer of repository software with
  Open Source extensions
D “Digital Preservation User Guide”
SHERPA/RoMEO
D Provides global service (and needs continual updating)
D Development and Knowledge Bank . . .
D www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php
OpenDOAR
D   18 month project to August 2006
D   survey of Open Access Repositories
D   registry of Open Access Repositories
D   for third party service providers . . .
D   for end users . . .
EThOS
D Major national project
D Universities of Glasgow, Cranfield, Birmingham,
  Warwick, Southampton, Edinburgh, Robert Gordon;
  British Library, National Library of Wales, SHERPA
D Developing the British Library’s theses service
D Examining centralised and distributed theses
  provision
Other projects . . .
D IRS
D DRIVER
D PLANET
Summary
D   Open Access initiatives now have good momentum
D   Recognition at senior levels
D   Policy development now happening
D   Publishers still uncertain
D   Academics incrementally adopting archiving practice
  http://www.sherpa.ac.uk

bill.hubbard@nottingham.ac.uk

				
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