What is the Essex Student Journal? Formerly operated as ESTRO, the Essex Student Journal has recently relaunched onto a new publishing platform. The Essex Student Journal is an online multi-disciplinary academic journal and it aims to facilitate the publishing of high quality writing for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. How does the Essex Student Journal […]Read More Essex Student Journal
Celebrating all things Open Access at Essex, find out more about the open research movement, guidance on publishing open access, and much more!Read More Open Access Week 2020
What is open access? Open access (OA) refers to the free and unrestricted access to literature; in other words, making research available online with no cost to the reader. Many researchers will be familiar with using or publishing OA material, but it is also a useful way to make important and up-to-date research easily available […]Read More How open access can ensure your students can access their module readings
What is open access? Open access refers to the free and unrestricted access to literature. In other words, making your research available open access means your research is available online with no extra cost to the reader. Most funders require research outputs to be made available for free to maximise the benefits of the research. […]Read More New opportunities to publish open access
Open Access? What’s that? When a resource is Open Access, it means that the full-text is available without any cost to the reader. Open Access resources are also free of most copyright and licensing restrictions, meaning that they can be more easily shared and re-used. Open Access therefore removes barriers between readers and research, making […]Read More Open Access Week!
Every year librarians from all over the world try to crack the code to engaging others with Open Access* during Open Access Week. Lectures, workshops and discussion groups might be extremely useful and have lots of exciting information… but it’s difficult to get people to see the value of coming to something that might seem […]Read More Open Access Escape Room
The End has passed, and we will soon be at the end of the Summer Term. But we know this is not the end of the year for our postgraduate students. So what are we doing to support our students who will studying throughout the summer? Extended Summer Opening Hours Although we’re coming to the […]Read More Postgraduates: What to look forward to…