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Open Access publishing for Aston authors: Help, advice & training

Open Access & Open Data poster

Open Access publishing training resources

Summer 2016 Research Bite: "Open Access Publishing & Using PURE" presentation recording (Aston Replay podcast plus PowerPoint). "Open Access Publishing & Using PURE" PowerPoint (slides only)


Open Access publishing: Help, advice & training

  • For help and advice on the Open Access publishing process, please contact, Leigh Stork ext.4956, or Malcolm Horne ext.4506.
  • For information on the benefits of OA publishing, please contact your Information Specialist in the Library. 
  • For advice on self-archiving/depositing your publications in PURE, please contact  For general advice on Aston Research Explorer, please contact Paul Jones in Aston University's Research & Enterprise Office (formerly the Research Support Office), ext. 4443.
  • Sharpen your Open Access & Open Data Know-How

    Do you have questions about Open Access publishing or Open Data? Would you like to know more about the policies and how to achieve compliance for REF 2021, RCUK or other funders? Do you need help to upload publications and/or datasets to our repositories?

    Whether you are new to Aston or require a refresher session, specialists in Open Access (Leigh Stork), Open Data (Ammar Wahid) and Pure (Paul Jones) will be running a training session in MB525b on the following date:

    Tuesday 5th June 2018, 2-3pm

    After the session there will be time for optional hands-on help.  To book your place please contact