Research Services Office - Festive period arrangements

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The Research Services Office of the Library and Learning Centre will be operating a reduced service in the week leading up to the start of the Christmas / New Year vacation period. (17th–21st December). During this time, all services offered by the Office, including processing of Article Processing Charges for Open Access publication, validation of Research Theses, and allocation of Digital Object Identifiers for datasets and publications, may not be dealt with as promptly as normal. Please note that the Office will close on Friday 21st December and will reopen on Thursday 4th&nbs...

Classified Britain, Dundee Courier, 16 Nov 1922

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History from the small ads through Box of Broadcasts ....  Listen to Chris Whatley, Billy Kay talk to James Naughtie  about Dundee life, work  & connections with the wider world (Ceylon, Nigeria, Calcutta, New Zealand)  using the adverts on the front page of the Dundee Courier and Angus, on the 16/11/1922, the day after Dundee had deselected Winston Churchill, & elected Prohibitionist Edwin Scrymgeour as it's MP. Classified Britain, Dundee Courier, 16 November 1922, 13:45 26/10/2018, BBC Radio 4, 15 mins...

New Wellcome Trust and UKRI Open Access policies: implications for researchers.

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Both the Wellcome Trust and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), as part of a coalition of European national research funders, have announced their intention to move to more robust policies on Open Access publication. The Wellcome Trust has announced five key changes to their existing policy: All Wellcome-funded research articles must be made freely available through PubMed Central (PMC) and Europe PMC at the time of publication. A six-month embargo period was previously allowed. This change will make sure that the peer-reviewed version is freely available to everyone at the time of publication. All ar...

New Wellcome Trust and UKRI Open Access policies: implications for researchers.

Plan S news

Both the Wellcome Trust and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), as part of a coalition of European national research funders, have announced their intention to move to more robust policies on Open Access publication. The Wellcome Trust has announced five key changes to their existing policy: All Wellcome-funded research articles must be made freely available through PubMed Central (PMC) and Europe PMC at the time of publication. A six-month embargo period was previously allowed. This change will make sure that the peer-reviewed version is freely available to everyone at the time of publication. All ar...

Black History Month October 2018

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Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in the U.S., is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States. It began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.  To celebrate BHM we would like to highlight two of the collections we have which may be of interest. Black Women Writers Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents, the database gives an unparalleled view of black wom...