Monthly Archives: September 2012

Policy Exceptions in RoMEO

Readers of this blog will have noticed the occasional notification of new exceptions that have been added to RoMEO. But what are these exceptions and why are they important? RoMEO has traditionally focussed on the general policies of publishers, those that cover the majority of their journals titles. However, some titles may have a different … Read more

Journal Research Data Policy Bank (JoRD)

Journal Research Data Policy Bank (JoRD) will shed light on the policies devised by academic publishers to promote linkage between journal articles and underlying research data. This initiative, is funded by JISC as part of its Digital Infrastructure Programme;  it runs from July to December 2012. This work is being carried out by the Centre … Read more

The Fate of Suggested OpenDOAR Additions

We have recently updated the chart showing the growth and fate of OpenDOAR suggestions over time: The overall annual number of suggestions has grown steadily, but the rejection rate has remained steady at about 22% of suggestions. There was a significant problem with spam during OpenDOAR’s first two years. We added spam blocking functions to … Read more

RoMEO and JULIET Updates for August 2012

RoMEO Added new publishers:  Association of Computer Electronics and Electrical Engineers – Blue [22/8/12] Melbourne University, Law Review Association – Blue [22/8/12] McGill University, Faculty of Education – Green [22/8/12] Kairali Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists – Blue [22/8/12] Sociedade Portuguesa de Anestesiologia – White {blimunda} [22/8/12] Sociedade Portuguesa de Oftalmologia – Blue (Blimunda) … Read more