MIAO - My Individual Assessment of Open Access. (Pilot version)


MIAO is self-assessment tool for researchers to assess how prepared they think they , and their institution, are for Open Access (OA) compliance. This is based on CIAO - Collaborative Institutional Assessment of Open Access - a benchmarking tool for assessing institutional readiness for Open Access (OA) compliance. This tool has been produced as part of the JISC OA Pathfinder: Making Sense: a researcher-centred approach to funder mandates. Two versions are provided here: one for printing and a web version . The project runs from June 2014 – June 2016 and will explore researcher behaviours using sensemaking techniques, trying to get researchers to comply with UK research open access mandates because they want to rather than having to. The lead institution is Oxford Brookes University, associates are Nottingham Trent University and University of Portsmouth. 31 July 2015 An editable version has now been added which means that you can tailor this tool to suit your own institutional needs.

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MIAO, My Individual Assessment of Open Access, JISC OA Pathfinder, Open Access Benchmarking for Researchers, Open Access baselining, CARDIO, CIAO

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Directorate of Learning Resources\Library

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Research literacy


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