Innovative workflows around APC management

Pablo de Castro

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    Abstract

    The presentation describes a number of examples of innovative workflows around the management of Article Processing Charges (APCs) as implemented at the University of Strathclyde Library. It's argued that a certain creativity may be applied to the area of institutional APC management with the two-fold purpose of (i) extending the funding eligibility beyond the default coverage provided by the RCUK and COAF block grants and (ii) paying lower APC fees whenever possible. The background strategy is to build a relation of trust with as many researchers as possible that will make it easier for them to remain aware of the need to meet the (Green) Open Access policy requirements. It's also argued that there could be significant benefits to be reaped from the extension into this APC management area of the current cross-institutional collaboration within the Open Access Scotland Group.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages1-18
    Number of pages18
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2017
    EventMeeting of the Open Access Scotland Group - University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Duration: 28 Sep 2017 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceMeeting of the Open Access Scotland Group
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityDundee
    Period28/09/17 → …

    Keywords

    • Open Access
    • funded research projects
    • research impact
    • metadata
    • article processing charges
    • APCs
    • Gold Open Access
    • business process

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    de Castro, P. (2017). Innovative workflows around APC management. 1-18. Abstract from Meeting of the Open Access Scotland Group, Dundee, United Kingdom.