Every publication has to be submitted to the institutional PURE repository immediately upon acceptance by the journal in which it is published in order to satisfy the HEFCE Open Access Policy and eligibility for inclusion in REF assessments.  Sounds scary?  It …

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Update 16.06.16 – This workshop has now passed.  Please watch the Library newsfeed for announcements of future workshops. Open to all University of Portsmouth research and academic staff For the next REF, HEFCE require journal and conference articles (with an ISSN) accepted for …

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We recently published a peer-reviewed journal article (a free version is available from the University of Portsmouth Research Portal) about the arrival of Pablo the penguin (who tweets as @uoppenguin).  Some of you might be wondering about the origins of Pablo the penguin …

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Not all journals are equal.  This has long been known but in the past the difference has only been that some were more prestigious than others.  More recently, new publishers have appeared who appear on the surface to be professional companies …

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Of potential interest to PhD students, researchers and undergraduates considering a career in academic research, IET Academic Publishing are offering a free presentation on Scholarly Research and Publication on how to publish and access research at Southampton University on 10th …

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