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The General Board has established an Open Access Project Board (OAPB) to manage the transition to Open Access.

The Open Access Project Board has adopted the Open Access Policy Framework


OAPB Membership

Terms of Reference

Agendas

Minutes


Membership of the Open Access Project Board

Last updated May 2017

Professor Chris Abell, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research (Chair)

Professor Duncan Maskell, Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Mandler, School of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Richard Prager, Head of the School of Technology

Professor John Danesh, School of Clinical Medicine

Professor Abby Fowden, Head of the School of Biological Sciences

Professor Lindsay Greer, Head of the School of Physical Sciences

Dr Nicholas White, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Alan Blackwell, School of Technology (User Needs Committee representative)

Dr Martin Bellamy, Director of UIS

Dr Matthew Day, Head of Open and Data Publishing, Cambridge University Press

Dr Jessica Gardner, University Librarian and Director of Library Services

Dr Peter Hedges, Head of the University Research Office

Dr Danny Kingsley, Head of Scholarly Communication

Dr Juergen Wastl, Head of Research Information

Helen Jones, Research Strategy Analyst, Research Strategy Office (joint Secretary)

Dr Andre Sartori, Open Access Finance Adviser, Cambridge University Library (joint Secretary)


Terms of Reference

Last updated May 2017

  1. To ensure that the University policy framework for Open Access to publications and research data (‘Open Data’) is in place and remains fully fit-for-purpose as the broader policy landscape evolves; and to provide input as required to external consultations on Open Access matters. 
  2. To oversee the distribution and management of block grant allocations from funders to support Open Access requirements.
  3. To oversee the development of the necessary IT system and operational arrangements, including the institutional repository or repositories, and the wider Open Access workflow, to achieve the aims.
  4. To ensure that the University continues to comply with the Open Access requirements of our key funders, including HEFCE and RCUK, regarding both making publications and research data publicly available and providing monitoring and reporting mechanisms as required.
  5. To report to the Research Policy Committee via an annual report and otherwise as necessary.

Meetings

The Project Board will normally meet twice per annum.


Agendas

7 March 2017
31 October 2016
27 July 2016
1 March 2016
11 November 2015
23 July 2015
31 March 2015
13 November 2014
5 June 2014
27 February 2014
23 October 2013
16 May 2013
26 February 2013
24 January 2013


Minutes

7 March 2017
31 October 2016
27 July 2016
1 March 2016
11 November 2015
23 July 2015
31 March 2015
13 November 2014
5 June 2014
27 February 2014
23 October 2013
16 May 2013
26 February 2013
24 January 2013


Questions?

If you have questions please email us at info@openaccess.cam.ac.uk.

To obtain advice on open access options, request payment of open access charges or deposit an accepted manuscript in the institutional repository, please enter your  publication details at www.openaccess.cam.ac.uk