Category Archives: Open Access

Talking about Open Research at the University of Reading

Are you an Open Researcher? Do you support or promote Open Research? Did the conference convert you? If you’ve got an Open Research story to tell and would like to write a post for our blog, please drop me a … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for March 2017

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CentAUR statistics for February 2017

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Science is a social process: facilitating community interactions across the research lifecycle

Modern day research practice is incredibly collaborative, increasingly interdisciplinary and a very social process. Sierra Williams underlines the importance of researchers and publishers alike recognising publication as one aspect of a much wider social process. By way of introduction to … Continue reading

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On Being Open In Practice: Giving Credit Where it is Due

We are pleased to present a guest post from Martin Paul Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing, Birkbeck, University of London, who spoke at the University’s Open In Practice conference on 30th March 2017. Martin is an academic, a … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for January 2017

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CentAUR statistics for 2016

Ever wondered how the Reading University CentAUR repository is used by people looking for research articles? This infographic gives you a summary of the activity around our repository in 2016.

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Happy 7th birthday, CentAUR!

Today CentAUR, our open access institutional repository, lists over 37,000 research outputs, and has had over one millions downloads since opening at the end of January 2010. Here are some of CentAUR’s key milestones.         2010 Researchers are automatically … Continue reading

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Towards Open Research: a new report from the Wellcome Trust

October this year saw publication of Towards Open Research: Practices, experiences, barriers and opportunities, a study investigating researcher’s attitudes and behaviours in respect of open research, commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, and based on surveys of researchers and focus groups … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for November 2016

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