Tag Archives: open access

Making Sense of Plan S: Funder Open Access Policies from January 2021

Plan S refers to the new open access policy being introduced by a coalition of funders which have come together under the name “Coalition S”. This currently includes the Wellcome Trust, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI, formerly Research Councils UK), European Research … Continue reading

Plan S Essentials

You may have heard about Plan S from your funders or publishers. Plan S refers to the new open access policy being introduced by a coalition of funders, which currently includes the Wellcome Trust, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI, formerly … Continue reading

LSHTM Historic Theses to be Digitised

LSHTM Library has reached an agreement with the British Library to produce digital copies of 148 doctoral theses completed between 1973 and 2007 currently held by them on microfilm. Although all PhD candidates have had to provide a PDF of … Continue reading

Can’t find the resource you’re looking for?

Sometimes when you are searching for information, you might find that the Library at LSHTM doesn’t have the item you are looking for. If this happens to you, don’t give up – there are a number of other options you … Continue reading

Open Access October

While International Open Access Week is normally held in universities across the world during the last full week of October, this year the Research Publications Team will be running a series of events and workshops throughout October. October should therefore … Continue reading

Open Access Round-up: Summer 2018

The end of EU or national funding for hybrid journal APCs?  The EU’s 2021-27 R&D programme will not pay for articles to be published in hybrid open-access journals under new proposals published by the European Commission in June. Horizon Europe … Continue reading

RCUK Open Access Funding Update: Block Grant Closed until April 2019

Following our blog post in May regarding the 2018-2019 Block Grant for RCUK Open Access, unfortunately we are now no longer able to accept any further applications for open access funding from RCUK-funded authors until next April as this year’s … Continue reading

Important update on the RCUK open access block grant

Due to an administrative error made by RCUK last year, the amount of open access funding awarded to the School has been significantly reduced for the 2018-19 block grant year (running from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019). The … Continue reading

COAF Block Grant – April 2018 Update

Researchers funded by COAF partner charities other than Wellcome Trust: Please note that due to high demand, our 2017-18 block grant funding for several COAF partner charities has been depleted as of April 2018. The charities include: Arthritis Research UK, … Continue reading

Open access roundup – October 2017

Each month, the Research Publications Team will aim to provide a roundup of open access and scholarly communications news. In addition, we’ll highlight any tips, tricks and tools we’ve come across that help to make disseminating, finding and using open … Continue reading