Category Archives: International

1000th Publisher added to SHERPA RoMEO

SHERPA Services’ is delighted to announce the addition of the 1000th publisher ‘International Institute for Religious Freedom’ to the SHERPA RoMEO database. The addition of the 1000th publisher is a significant landmark for the SHERPA RoMEO service, which now has its own journals database, containing policies of over 18000 journals from 1000 publishers. About SHERPA-RoMEO … 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

RoMEO and JULIET Updates for June

RoMEO Added new publishers: •    Babylon (White) [15/6/11] •    Brock University, Faculty of Education [Blue [17/6/11] •    Comité National de la Gravure Française [Yellow] [23/6/11] •    Institute of Foresters of Australia [White] [24/6/11] •    Medfarma – Edições Médicas {blue }[24/6/11] Blimunda •    National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges [white ] [24/6/11] •    Norsk kulturråd (Arts Council … 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

Disponible la nueva versión en castellano de ROMEO (Spanish Version of RoMEO Released)

Los Servicios SHERPA tienen el placer de anunciar que está ya disponible una nueva versión en castellano de su base de datos ROMEO en: La nueva versión ofrece no sólo la interfaz en castellano sino también los propios datos de la base de datos de ROMEO. Otros datos sobre editoriales de España y de … Read more

SHERPA/RoMEO announces its 900th Publisher.

The Centre for Research Communications are delighted to announce that the 900th publisher has been added to the SHERPA/RoMEO database – Selskabet for Oslo Byes Vel. The policy details for Selskabet for Oslo Byes Vel have been provided by Norsk RoMEO, who are collating the policies of Norwegian publishers, for inclusion into RoMEO. SHERPA Services … Read more

RoMEO Português Agreement

The SHERPA/RoMEO team – Peter Millington and Jane Smith – met with colleagues from the Portuguese Projecto Blimunda while at OR10, Madrid to finalise partnership arrangements. Blimunda will provide details of Portuguese publishers’ policies on open access and self archiving for inclusion in RoMEO. Blimunda will also be providing translations of RoMEO data into Portguese, … 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