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UUK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice

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20 July 2018

Open acess reports and recommendations

The Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group (OACG) works to ensure that activities to support the transition towards open access in the UK can be effectively coordinated, have an ongoing focus, and that progress can be monitored.

This series of reports follows the second Monitoring the transition to open access report in December 2017, and provides recommendations to solve issues around efficiency and operation for librarians, researchers and publishers, promote understanding of the benefits of open access publishing, and assist the long-term curation of articles. 

Guidelines for good practice in achieving open access outputs have been produced by the Open Access Service Standards working group, which was established by the OACG to identify and articulate service-level expectations of all major stakeholders. 

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