Defining open research
Open research extends beyond the boundaries of open access articles to all research outputs, including metadata, data, algorithms, code and software, as well as the processes and management of research itself.
Helping you to meet and demonstrate compliance with different funder and publisher requirements.
Tools to access and comply with open access archiving policies
Populates repositories automatically
OpenAIRE national open access desk (NOAD)
Support to comply with the European Commission's open access policy
Article Processing Charge and compliance reporting
Support with improving your processes and systems; and providing shared services, in order to save costs.
Discovery, usage and impact
Supporting you to improve the visibility of your repository and demonstrate the reach and impact of your research.
Metadata and interoperability
Helping you to overcome interoperability issues between funder, publisher and institutional systems.
A new way to publish your research
Open by design, Octopus is free to use and publishes all stages of the research process, whether it is a hypothesis, a method, data, an analysis or a peer review.
Valerie McCutcheon Research information manager, University of Glasgow
"With Jisc support, outputs were delivered more expediently and there was increased sharing of information and development work with other institutions at different stages in open access process and system development."