UWL Repository and open access for researchers

Walker, Dominic and Phillips, David (2017) UWL Repository and open access for researchers. In: UWL Research Conference 2017, 30 June 2017, London, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This poster presents the various benefits of making work open access via an institutional repository such as the UWL Repository. These benefits include: making work more accessible for researchers around the world; allowing NGOs, businesses, practitioners, policy makers and journalists the potential for free access to research; and, various academic advantages such as the possibility of increased citation rates and the potential for finding new collaborators for research. The poster also outlines the steps that have been made to improve repository discoverability, and presents statistics that show a sharp increase in repository usage over the past six months.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: Original content is made available under a CC BY 4.0 license.
Uncontrolled Keywords: open access, green OA, repository, research support, scholarly communications, discoverability, benefits of open access
Subjects: Media > New media and new media theory
Social sciences > Communication and culture
Library and information sciences
Depositing User: Dominic Walker
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 10:07
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 12:03
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3458

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