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  • Tentamen inaugurale, quaedam de plantarum motibus et vita complectens 

    Hope, Thomas Charles (The University of Edinburgh, 1787)
    Cum animum plantis intendere, earumque physiologiae operam haud parvam dare non dedignentur feientiae cultores, pauea plantarum vitam spectantia tradere in animum induxi. Quo vera rem diluddius exponerem, vitam animalium ...
  • Open Access Facilitator Job Description (DRAFT) 

    McMahon, Jacqueline (University of Edinburgh, 2015-03-23)
    DRAFT Job Description for an Open Access Facilitator job in the University of Edinburgh's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This draft job description is being made available as part of the Jisc-funded LOCH Project.
  • ARMA Open Access Good Practice - St Andrews University 

    Aucock, Janet (St Andrews University, 2015-03-19)
    Presentation delivered by Janet Aucock at ARMA Open Access Good Practice event (London 19-03-2015). These slides detail St Andrews University's approach to implementing Open Access requirements for the post-2014 REF.
  • Planning for Open Access in REF - Discussion Points 

    Tate, Dominic; Aucock, Janet (2015-03-19)
    Slides and checklist from facilitated discussion session from ARMA Open Access Good Practice event (London 19-03-2015).
  • School Open Access Implementation Plan with Risk Register 

    McMahon, Jacqueline (University of Edinburgh, 2015-03-23)
    This is a draft School Implementation Plan for Open Access in the post-2014 REF. This draft is tailored for a School in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is reproduced here as an example only, as part of ...

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