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Workshops and Classes: Open Access Oxford: what's happening?

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Open Access Oxford: what's happening?

An online briefing on open access publishing and Oxford's position including guidance on how to comply with the Open Access requirements for the REF and mandates from key funding bodies whilst respecting your publisher's rights and policies.

Topics to include:

  • What is open access?
  • Key terms – Gold, Green, Article Processing Charges
  • How to find out about research council or funder requirements
  • How to find out what your publisher will allow
  • Green route – how to deposit in ORA
  • Gold route and how to claim for APCs
  • Where to get more information & help
  • Act on Acceptance and OA policy for REF 2021
  • University policy for the Open Access block grants including RCUK/UKRI and Wellcome Trust

Intended Audience: Current Oxford researchers and academics, research support staff and librarians

Dates and booking

Tuesday 27 October  11.00-12.00 > Book a place
Monday 2 November  14.00-15.00 - Fully booked > Book a place on the Waiting list
Tuesday 8 December  11.00-12.00 > Book a place
Tuesday 26 January  14.00-15.00 > Book a place
Tuesday 9 February  14.00-15.00 > Book a place
Tuesday 4 May  14.00-15.00 > Book a place
Tuesday 18 May  14.00-15.00 > Book a place


Notice of recording

We will record each live online training session for accessibility and inclusivity reasons. The recording will include what appears on the screen, the audio stream, and the content of the chat panel, and will be circulated to all who attended following the session. Sharing the video beyond those who attended the session will be done at our discretion only in response to individual request.

More information


Presenters:  Sarah Barkla; David Watson; Luke Taylor

Format:  Online presentation and demonstration with plenty of time for questions. The session will take place on MS Teams.

What you will need:  You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed.  Please read our guidance notes below on using Teams.  You will need a webcam and microphone with speakers or headset. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

Find out more
Go to to find out more about Open Access publishing at Oxford.
Go to our LibGuide pages for Researchers to find out more about Open Access and Research Data Management.


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