Open Access Oxford (OAO) is a major initiative at the University of Oxford to support researchers in the dissemination of their publications using channels that are freely available to the reader. The OA programme has been prompted by the requirements of major funding bodies comprising RCUK. ORA forms a central service to enable authors to comply with their funder's publication policy. Information about OAO can be found at the OAO website.
Scholarly communications is an umbrella term used to describe the many and various methods that scholars use to disseminate information about and the content of their research. It also encompasses sharing and re-use of research methods and findings.
The mains premises are:
See SPARCEurope for more information about scholarly communications