28/11/2013

EThOS webinar

EThOS Webinar: Using doctoral theses in your research, a guide to EThOS

EThOS (
http://ethos.bl.uk, Electronic Theses Online Service) is the national database for PhD theses, managed by the British Library.

The British Library is organising a free webinar to learn how to use EThOS.
You can find out how to search for and download theses. Also, if you are a PhD student, you can find out what will happen to your thesis once it's completed.
This webinar is aimed at researchers, students, librarians and anyone
who is interested in finding and using PhD theses.

The webinar will be hosted by Sara Gould, Development Manager at the British Library, who manages the EThOS service.
Sara will also answer questions after the webinar.

The webinar is on 10 December 2013, 11.00am GMT.

26/11/2013

Jisc Historic Books technical problem (Resolved)


Unfortunately due to a technical problem it is not currently possible to search Jisc Historic Books.

We apologise for the inconvenience this is causing and assure you they are working urgently to fix the problem. As soon as there is a further update we will let you know.

12/11/2013

Taylor & Francis One Month Waiver of Article Publication Charges

Taylor & Francis have announced that they are waiving Article Publication Charges (APCs) for a number of journals from 21st October until 20th November.   This decision celebrates two key events - the 10 year anniversary of one of the milestones in the Open Access Movement, the Berlin Declaration, and Open Access week (October 21st-27th).  To see the full list of Routledge and Taylor & Francis Open journals that will be waiving their fee visit:

Routledge and Taylor & Francis Fee-Waived Open Journals

08/11/2013

Elsevier's Policy for Authors funded by Research Councils UK

Interested in publishing RCUK-funded articles for open access in Elsevier Journals? Take a look at their step-by-step guide for green and gold open access articles:

Elsevier Policy

07/11/2013

Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library Downtime (Resolved)

Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library is currently not available.
They are investigating and hope to have the site up and running again soon.