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Wellcome Open Access policy and non-compliance – the sanctions

Sanctions could be as much as 10% of the value of the grant

The Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) is a partnership between Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Now, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Bloodwise, Parkinson’s UK and the Wellcome Trust and those researchers funded by them…

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Funding Open Access for Post-Grant FP7 Publications

A pilot will be launched in spring 2015 which will provide funding to cover all or part of the post-grant open access publishing costs associated with projects funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

This pilot is necessary as opportunities to publish often occur near the end of a…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – December 2014


Image caption: LSHTM Research Online statistics info-graphic for December 2014.


Last month LSHTM Research Online had over 22,200 full text papers downloaded. The top three downloading countries last month were Germany, US and UK.  Below are the top five downloaded papers for December:

Kinoti, G; (1966…

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