E.g., 03/18/2018
E.g., 03/18/2018


New policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (UK)
  • OA policy

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the other three UK funding bodies have published details of a new policy for open access relating to future research assessments after t

Major repository infrastructure initiatives agree to align their networks
  • OA repositories

During a meeting held in Rome on 20-21 March 2014, representatives from several major regional repository networks sat down to develop a strategy to better align their activities.

Journals' inclusion in DOAJ
  • Best practice

The DOAJ, which is one of the data sources of ROAD (see, has launched a new form for journals

UNESCO publishes Guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software
  • Software and tools

The Guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software is being published as part of the UNESCO’s Open Access Strategy.

A Metric for the Quality of Peer Review: Interview with Adam Etkin of PreSCORE
  • Metrics

PreSCORE is a new metric that ”measures the level of peer review conducted prior to the publication of scholarly material.”