Category Archives: Event

Live from Open Access at Leeds University

  Here we are at the Leeds University Open Access fair in the Parkinson Atrium. We had a slow start to the morning, but from around 11am there has been a lot of interest in our work. We have been talking to some Open Access publishers, many repository staff and librarians as well as telling … Read more

CRC attendance at RECODE workshop in Sheffield University

The RECODE project is an EU funded project designed to compile a set of generic guidelines for EU funders to use when forming research data sharing policies. The premise is that publicly funded data should be openly accessible to the public, because they have paid for it. The workshop signalled the end of the first … Read more

SHERPA Services at Open Repositories 2013

We are glad to announce that several members of SHERPA Services staff will be attending and presenting at Open Repositories 2013, in Prince Edward Island, Canada next week.   Presentations by SHERPA Services include: Peter Millington – Plenary: Compliance with Funders’ Mandates – FACT Peter Millington – 24/7: Counting on OpenDOAR Azhar Hussain – 24/7: … Read more


Both Peter and Azhar will be attending the CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication  (OAI7) in June. Peter will be presenting a poster on How SHERPA/RoMEO lubricates the CRIS Publication List –  Repository Interface This poster will give an overview of how RoMEO is used in CRIS and bibliographic applications. It will also outline … 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

Forthcoming RoMEO Workshops

In collaboration with RSP,  SHERPA Services will be running to workshops in the coming months RoMEO and Repository Administrators, 24th March 2011, Aston Business School Conference Centre – this event is now closed for booking [28/2/11] RoMEO and CRIS in Practice, 1st April 2011, Aston Business School Conference Centre SHERPA/RoMEO data is increasingly being used … Read more

RoMEO Posters comes 2nd place in Poster Competition at Open Repositories 2010

Last week we attended Open Repositories 2010, in Madrid, were we presented a poster on the Major Improvements to the RoMEO Service (Poster 13). I am delighted to say that after a delegate vote, we came 2nd place in the Poster Competition. We offer our congratualtions to the Winners- Poster 2 (Colin Smith and Chris … Read more