These are our current projects in support of research communication development:
Funders & Authors Compliance Tool (SHERPA FACT)
Developing a support tool for RCUK and Wellcome Trust funded authors
Mediterranean Open Access Network
Network of Collaboration Between Europe
and Latin American-Caribbean Countries
Open Access Repositories Registry (OARR)
A Jisc funded project to design and deliver a global and current registry of open access repositories.
Open Access Infrastructure Research for
Consortium of active repository development in leading UK and international
The CRC maintains the following databases for the benefit of open access
repository managers, advocates and academic authors.
Database of publishers' policies on copyright and open access archiving.
Database of research funding agencies' policies on open access.
Directory of Open Access Repositories
These are our significant completed projects in support of research communication
Copyright Knowledge Bank
copyright investigation for open access deposit
a keep-safe repository for UK academics
developing a cross-European repository network infrastructure
developed a national eTheses service
Intute: Repository Search
developed a search service across 90 UK academic repositories
JISC Research Communications Strategy
Working with JISC and the community to enhance take-up of sector development
work and identify emerging issues.
Journal Research Data (JoRD) Policy Bank
A feasibility study into the scope and shape of a sustainable service that will collate and summarise the relevant journal data policies
scoped The Depot keep-safe service
RSP (phase I)
supported UK repository growth - (current RSP
Repositories Support Project (RSP)
Supporting the growth and development of institutional open access
repositories in the United Kingdom.
SHERPA DP and DP 2
looked at preservation models
expanded the repository network in the UK
helped develop archives in research-led institutions