Category Archives: General

Easter Closure

SHERPA Services will be closed from 6th April to 10th of April 2012, inclusive, due to Easter holidays in the United Kingdom. All three services (RoMEO, JULIET and OpenDOAR)  should run as normal in our absence. We will answer all enquiries upon our return. Azhar, Jane & Peter Read more

European Commission consultation on opinions to Open Access

Readers may be interested to learn that the European Commission currently has a consultation out on opinions to Open Access. The deadline for submissions is the 9th – so not long now. The instructions for submission are at the bottom of the page. Jane, Azhar & Peter Read more


After a nice break for Easter and the Royal Wedding, we are gearing up to attend the summers’ conferences. First up is Open Repositories 2011, Austin, Texas, where we will have 3 posters presentations. RoMEO International Partnerships – Covering the results of existing partnerships and how we hope to improve the facilities for our partners. … Read more

Linking to Entries in RoMEO

We often get asked how to link to a specific entry in RoMEO. We have now created a webpagte with details of how to do this. Each record for a publisher in RoMEO has a persistent identification number. This not displayed, but it can be seen if you hover over the link labelled “Suggest an … Read more

What to expect from our Blog?

So what can you expect from the RoMEO Team in this blog? There will be: Monthly Updates on changes made to Publisher entried in RoMEO – this is also available via RSS feed, Twitter and email (contact to be added) , as well as being added to the RoMEO website itself. News on any … Read more

Welcome to the SHERPA RoMEO Blog

This blog has been set up to disseminate news about the SHERPA RoMEO service, funded by JISC, which is a database of scholarly publishers’ copyright and open access archiving policies. RoMEO is used academics and repository administrators to check the archiving permissions for academic publications before there deposit them in a repository. To use RoMEO, and for more … Read more