The Knowledgebase is where the UKCORR community can share key resources to assist both in their every day work and also to learn about new developments in the sector. All members of UKCORR can access the resources through Google Docs and are free to add content to the Knowledgebase to share across our community.
Day to Day Guidance
This details publisher policies on making conference papers open access. Free to edit
Essential viewing on publishers’ open access policies on monographs and chapters, also includes a section on journal articles. If you want to add to this you need to sign into the document and make a request.
This is very informative on permissions and policies of publishers in terms of making PhD theses open access. If you want to add to this you need to sign into the document and make a request.
This details a list of journal titles published by Elsevier and recent changes to their embargo periods. This sheet needs to be updated. Free to edit
This list a number of key journal titles and details how publishers have defined the term, accepted manuscript. Free to edit
A spreadsheet recording reoccurring issues members have had with publishers. The issues are raised with publishers and resolutions are shared amongst the community.
This is a very useful sheet showing which institutions are running which type of repository and / or CRIS. Free to edit
This is an ambitous initiative to record issues raised by the community at various events and to detail any response or resolution. Needs to be updated.
Compliance and Reporting
How are insitutions using their block grants, are they imposing additional manadates such as no spend on hybrid journals or paying full APCs. Free to edit
A list of questions collated by UKCORR in response to the revised guidance for REF requirements (dated 2018).
This is quite a comprehensive year by year list of institutions and their compliancy using the RCUK block grant