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If you are interested in finding out more about open access, open data and other new developments in the field, here are some ways to get involved.


  • The United Kingdom Council of Research Repositories (UKCORR) have a regular blog.
  • The Office of Scholarly Communication at Cambridge University’s Unlocking Research blog addresses developments and issues in open access, scholarly communication and open data.
  • The Scholarly Kitchen blog covers a range of publishing issues.
  • The LSE Impact Blog is a hub for researchers, administrative staff, librarians, students, think-tanks, government, and anyone else interested in maximising the impact of academic work in the social sciences and other disciplines.
  • The Open Access Directory provides a list of blogs about Open Access.

Discussion lists

  • Jisc have a long list of discussion lists that people can join.
  • The Global Open Access List (GOAL) is dedicated to the discussion of open access practice and policy by the worldwide research community.


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