R & D project

Open access good practice

Sharing examples of open access (OA) good practice to support universities in implementing OA as efficiently as possible

  • 2 years and 3 months

    Ended 31 Jul 2016

  • Budget:

    £250k to £1m

  • Expected outcome:


Open access
Research and research data

Our project partners

Association for Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA)

Meet the project team

Project timeline

This project ran until summer 2016

Moving open access implementation forward: A handbook for open access good practice based on experiences of UK higher education institutions

Preparing for the Research Excellence Framework: Examples of Open Access Good Practice across the United Kingdom

Event Agenda: Cost Management

We are now putting the finishing touches to the 5th and final OAGP End of project event and on Friday 15th July we will be at the...

Open access and knowledge sharing: reflections on the Pathfinder projects and Open Access Good Practice initiative

Event Agenda: Metadata & Systems

On Monday 4th July we will be in Edinburgh for the 4th of our summer events and the theme will be Metadata & Systems....

Advocacy Event

Many busy months in preparation and reflective of 2 years project, the first of the end of Pathfinder project events was a huge success. ...

Busy Making Sense

The Making Sense project has been very busy across its constituent institutions over the last 3 months. You can read about what they have...

E2E Project update, January 2016

The End-to-End project from the universities of Glasgow, Lancaster, Southampton and Kent have been busy over the past couple of months....

opeNWorks January update

Over recent months the opeNWorks project team have been busy on two main areas of work:...

Counting the cost of Open Access

Commissioned by London Higher and SPARC Europe, the Counting the Costs of Open Access report highlights the compliance burden associated...

Pathfinder Events for OA week

As OA week approaches, it provides ‘an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential...

Open access good practice project starts.