Category Archives: FACT

Scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 AM – Services at Risk

Please be advised that transfer of Sherpa services to the Jisc Cloud Platform has been scheduled for the morning of Wednesday 2nd December. Services affected: RoMEO, Juliet, FACT and OpenDOAR It is expected that the disruption will only be for several minutes, however the service should be regarded as at risk all morning. Please contact … Read more

SHERPA/FACT Extended and Simplified

SHERPA Services are pleased to announce two upgrades to SHERPA/FACT (www.sherpa.ac.uk/fact) – the tool that helps authors check if their journal complies with their funder’s open access requirements. Firstly, we have added five new funders – Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Campaign, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. These research … Read more

Wiley

This week we have started to make changes to the entries for the publisher Wiley. Last week Wiley kindly send us a list of the majority of their journals, with their individual embargo periods. Up until now we have had to provide a merged entry in RoMEO, that stated both the 12 months embargo for … Read more

Beta SHERPA/FACT Applications Programmer’s Interface Announced

SHERPA Services is pleased to announce the launch of a beta version of an application programmers’ interface (API) for SHERPA/FACT, the funders and authors compliance tool. This is available for beta testing during November 2013. Potential Applications SHERPA/FACT is a tool that helps authors check if a journal’s open access policies complies with the requirements … Read more

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