Re: Teesside University announces the first institutional mandate of Open Access Week 2010 Stevan Harnad 15 Oct 2010 14:31 UTC
** Cross-Posted ** On 2010-10-15, at 10:15 AM, Alma Swan wrote: > Teesside University in the UK has launched its institutional repository and > announced a mandatory policy on depositing the University's research > outputs. Bravo Teesside! And since then, INRA (France) and U. Nottingham (UK) have announced the second and third institutional mandates of the Open Access Week 2010 Mandate Adoption Challenge http://www.openaccessweek.org/events/oa-mandate-adoption-challenge-1 You can follow the daily progress of the OA Week OA Challenge on Alma Swan's OASIS http://bit.ly/OAweekMandates and EOS http://bit.ly/OAweekMandates2 [click twice] sites. Please register any adopted or proposed mandates in ROARMAP, and encourage everyone else to do so too! http://www.eprints.org/openaccess/policysignup/sign.php Stevan Harnad > > The repository, TeesRep, was officially opened by the Vice Chancellor, > Professor Graham Henderson, who welcomed the new development, saying: 'It > plays a significant role in emphasising the importance of the research being > undertaken by our staff and makes the findings of our publicly funded > research available to the wider community.' > > 'The institutional repository holds journal articles, books, PhD theses and > multimedia work going back to 2000. It increases the visibility and impact > of the University’s research activities.' said Professor Cliff Hardcastle, > Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise. > > Liz Jolly, Director of the University’s Library and Information Services - > responsible for managing the archive - said: 'TeesRep is a valuable source > of information for academics, and disseminates the University’s research > outputs to the public at large.' > > TeesRep can be accessed from www.tees.ac.uk/teesrep > <http://tees.openrepository.com/tees/> .