Today’s rewind is an infographic from Open Access Week 2016, showing what else you can discover from altmetrics besides the donut score – including more detailed information about what people are saying about your work. To see the full infographic, click on the preview above.
For information about altmetrics and what they mean for your research please feel free to contact us.
Today’s rewind is the third poster originally created for Open Access Week 2016. Altmetrics donuts now appear on journal article on the UWE Bristol Research Repository, and this poster explains what they are and what they mean. Click on the poster to see it at full size.
The donut shows the attention that an article has received from ‘alternative’ sources including news outlets, blogs, policy documents, and Twitter. It can be used in conjunction with ‘traditional’ metrics (like citation rates) to give an idea of research impact.
Today’s rewind is the second poster created for Open Access Week 2016. This poster looks at the HEFCE and RCUK open access policies and what you, the researcher, needs to do in order to comply with them. As usual, click the poster to see it at full size.
HEFCE is the Higher Education Funding Council for England, and introduced an open access policy for complying with the post-2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) in April 2016.
RCUK is the strategic partnership of the UK’s seven Research Councils. Researchers in receipt of a grant from one of the councils must comply with the open access policy.
Rewind is a series where we re-post useful or interesting information from our previous blog.
Today’s rewind is a poster originally created for Open Access Week 2016 looking at the differences between gold and green open access, and what you should do to make your work available. Click on the poster to view it at at full size.
If you have any questions about publishing via the green or gold route to open access, please contact the Research Support team for more information.