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Reflecting on 2020 – and getting ready for 2021

COVID-19 has accelerated the shift to digital learning and teaching and a tremendous amount of work has taken place to make this shift happen. We look back at some of the highlights of 2020 in supporting this rapid transformation in teaching, learning and research. >>

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Caren Milloy

The UK Wiley read and publish agreement – nine months on

A 2018 review estimated that only 28% of all scholarly publications are open access. But the pandemic has heightened the need for full and immediate open access to research and has thrown into sharp relief the barriers that paywalls present to free and unfettered access to knowledge. >>

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Anna  Vernon

Can an open research statement drive best practice?

The University of Reading published an institutional Statement on Open Research in January 2019 which we hoped would encourage best practice and help to establish a flourishing open research (OR) culture. >>

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Robert DarbyKaren Rowlett