Opening Keynote presentation by Yvonne Budden, University of Warwick, at Repository Fringe 2014.
Grigori Goldstein (1870-1941) (1920) Lenin speaking at an assemble of Red Army troops Sverdlov Square, Moscow, on 5 May 1920 Public Domain Image The revolution has been cancelled: the current state of UK Open Access
For their part, publishers tend to assume that OA advocates are freeloaders or - as ACSs Rudy Baum appeared to imply in 2004 - dangerous socialists. - Richard Poynder (2014) Poynder, R. (2014) Richard Poynder on the state of open access: Where are we? What still needs to be done? - http://poynder.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/the-state-of- open-access.html
Revolution, n. An alteration, a change; esp. a dramatic or wide-reaching change in conditions, the state of affairs, etc.
In the beginning
connecting you with information, support and your community Disruptive technology
A peoples revolution?
Revolution, n. Cyclical recurrence, esp. of a point or period of time; the passing or duration of a (usu. recurring) period of time (as a year, a season, etc.). by revolution, with the passing of time; in due course.
Attitudes to OA
Attitudes to OA - Warwick in favour of OA principles79.4% have made work open access Of those 67.1% used WRAP70.8% believe copyright of articles should remain with the author70.4% keep a copy of the AAM93.5% are happy with CC-BY licenses for their work48.6%
Attitudes to the RCUK policy - Warwick 20% 23% 13% 10% 16% 13% 5% Strongly in favour Mildly in favour Neutral Mildly against Strongly against Don't know Not applicable
Attitudes to the HEFCE policy - Warwick 16% 26% 14% 10% 12% 19% 3% Strongly in favour Mildly in favour Neutral Mildly against Strongly against Don't know Not applicable
Carrots and sticks
Issue of ownership http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FACT_taxi.jpg
Five year plan
Swan, A and Houghton, J (2012) Going for Gold? The costs and benefits of Gold Open Access for UK research institutions: further economic modelling. Report to the UK Open Access Implementation Group. http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/610/ Released under the CC-BY 3.0 license - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) -1,000,000 -500,000 0 500,000 1,000,000 1,500,000 2,000,000 Worldwide Gold OA Worldwide Green OA Unilateral Gold OA Unilateral Green OA GBPperannum Worldwide adoption of Open Access Unilateral adoption of Open Access
Revolution, n. Overthrow of an established government or social order by those previously subject to it; forcible substitution of a new form of government. In early use also: rebellion.
The future of scholarly communications is
connecting you with information, support and your community Thanks for listening! The revolution has been cancelled: the current state of UK Open Access Repository Fringe 2014, University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum, 30th July 2014 Yvonne Budden - Academic Support Manager (Research) and Chair (UKCoRR) firstname.lastname@example.org +44 2476 151275