Open Access

Details of Academy's engagement with open access issues.
Ongoing
Publishing, Policy

2020 UKRI Open Access Review: consultation. A response from the British Academy, 29 May 2020


2020 UKRI Open Access Review consultation: a British Academy comment, 14 May 2020 


Open Access and Book Chapters. A report from the British Academy, October 2019


A commentary by the British Academy on cOAlition S’s final version of Plan S, 23 July 2019


A commentary from the British Academy on ‘Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S’, 7 February 2019


Science Europe’s Plan S: making it work for all researchers. A commentary by the British Academy, published 16 November 2018


Open access and monographs: Where are we now? A position paper by the British Academy, published 17 May 2018


A submission from the British Academy to the Review of RCUK policy on Open Access, 3 October 2014


Open access journals in Humanities and Social Science
Report of a British Academy Research Project, by Rebecca Darley, Daniel Reynolds and Chris Wickham, published 17 April 2014


Debating Open Access
A collection of eight articles discussing the challenges of open access for the humanities and the social sciences, published 1 July 2013.
Featuring contributions from Rita Gardner, Stuart M Shieber, Chris Wickham, Stephen Curry, Martin Paul Eve, Ziyad Marar, Robin Osborne, Nigel Vincent


Professor Chris Wickham FBA represents British Academy at House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee hearing on Open Access, 16 April 2013


British Academy advice to HEFCE on open access and submissions to the REF post-2014, 25 March 2013


British Academy response to the RCUK Policy on Open Access and Supporting Guidance, 20 March 2013


British Academy says implementing open access must be done well, not quickly, 25 February 2013


A submission from the British Academy to the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee on the Government’s Open Access policy, 7 February 2013


A submission from the British Academy to the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology on the implementation of open access for published academic research findings, 18 January 2013


Understanding the implications of open access publication in humanities and social sciences disciplines, 27 November 2012 publication summarising 22 October meeting


Open Access to research: British Academy response, 26 July 2012


Open Access: The New Future of Academic Publishing? British Academy panel discussion 12 January 2012


British Academy response to the RCUK position statement on access to research outputs, 26 August 2005


E-resources for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A British Academy Policy Review, May 2005

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