Jisc scholarly communications: Shaping our open access support services

« Two ways in which we have supported institutions in meeting the challenges of implementing open access over the last couple … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc scholarly communications: Shaping our open access support services »

Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 to 2021

« Libraries Deliver: Ambition sets out the government’s and Taskforce’s vision for, and commitment to, public libraries in England and provides … Continuer la lecture de « Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 to 2021 »

Jisc Collections and Elsevier agreement: questions and answers

« On behalf of UK institutions, Jisc Collections has signed an agreement with Elsevier, covering access to research publications. The five-year, opt-in … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc Collections and Elsevier agreement: questions and answers »

Royaume-Uni : Open access from start to finish

« A new website for the NIHR Journals Library launched today. By incorporating project information into the existing wealth of open access … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : Open access from start to finish »

Oxford Dictionaries: Word of the Year 2016 is…

« After much discussion, debate, and research, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 is post-truth – an adjective defined … Continuer la lecture de « Oxford Dictionaries: Word of the Year 2016 is… »

Oxford announces its partnership with edX and its first MOOC

« The University has announced a new development in its Digital Education Strategy: a partnership with edX which means that, as … Continuer la lecture de « Oxford announces its partnership with edX and its first MOOC »

Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration

« The UK’s research institutions and the world-leading provider of science, technology and medical information products and services signed today a … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration »

British Library Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16

« (…) 2015/16 was the first full year in which we were guided by the strategic vision articulated in Living Knowledge: … Continuer la lecture de « British Library Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16 »

Offsetting models: update on the Springer Compact deal

« In a recent blog post, Jisc Collections reported how the Springer Compact agreement was progressing in the UK. This blog … Continuer la lecture de « Offsetting models: update on the Springer Compact deal »

Jisc Open Access Digest for OA Week

« We are pleased to announce that the third Open Access Direct is now available on Jisc’s Open Access Website; it … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc Open Access Digest for OA Week »

Report on offset agreements: evaluating current Jisc Collections deals. Year 1 – evaluating 2015 deals

« This report is a comparative study of the different offset agreements that Jisc Collections has negotiated to date on behalf … Continuer la lecture de « Report on offset agreements: evaluating current Jisc Collections deals. Year 1 – evaluating 2015 deals »

In the context of Open Access policies in the UK, what is a “repository”?

« Repositories are an established part of the research communication process and there are many policies which now have requirements for … Continuer la lecture de « In the context of Open Access policies in the UK, what is a “repository”? »

University of Cambridge: Futurelib

« Snapshot. A cultural probe study exploring the research and information behaviour of postdocs and PhD students at the University of … Continuer la lecture de « University of Cambridge: Futurelib »

Multi-lingual publishing at Open Library of Humanities – launch of the French site

« We are delighted to announce the launch of the first of our planned multi-lingual sites of the Open Library of … Continuer la lecture de « Multi-lingual publishing at Open Library of Humanities – launch of the French site »

Kudos announces new Jisc agreement and new institutional pricing

« Kudos (www.growkudos.com), the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, is pleased to announce that it … Continuer la lecture de « Kudos announces new Jisc agreement and new institutional pricing »

To boldly go… the librarian’s role in text and data mining

« The relatively new exception to copyright law that we enjoy in the UK, permitting text and data mining (TDM) for … Continuer la lecture de « To boldly go… the librarian’s role in text and data mining »

How the British Library is using SEO to become a digital media publisher

« The British Library is becoming a modern news publisher. Its expertise in the field of journalism is immense. The home … Continuer la lecture de « How the British Library is using SEO to become a digital media publisher »

Cambridge University spend on Open Access 2009-2016

« Today is the deadline for those universities in receipt of an RCUK grant to submit their reports on the spend. … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University spend on Open Access 2009-2016 »

Royaume-Uni : New Forum for Responsible Research Metrics launched

« A group of research funders, sector bodies and infrastructure experts are working in partnership to promote the responsible use of … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : New Forum for Responsible Research Metrics launched »

Making data discoverable with figshare

« Stuart Taylor, Publishing Director at the Royal Society, outlines why open data is an important part of scholarly scientific communication, … Continuer la lecture de « Making data discoverable with figshare »

Royaume-Uni : Dossier : L’université dans le développement économique local

« Le rôle de l’université dans la croissance économique du Royaume-Uni a été étudié en détail et n’est plus à démontrer. … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : Dossier : L’université dans le développement économique local »

Jisc supports Wellcome’s OA requirements for publishers

« Wellcome this week has published a set of requirements for open access publications, which will come into force next spring. … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc supports Wellcome’s OA requirements for publishers »

The Open Library of Humanities: Year One

« September 2016 marks the first year anniversary of the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. To celebrate, we thought … Continuer la lecture de « The Open Library of Humanities: Year One »

Cambridge University Press Launches Cambridge Core

« Cambridge Core, the new academic platform from Cambridge University Press has now launched, bringing together all CUP academic content in … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Press Launches Cambridge Core »

Royaume-Uni : Wellcome Trust: Publisher requirements

« Publishers who wish to provide open access publishing services based on APCs for Wellcome grantholders must commit to providing a service which … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : Wellcome Trust: Publisher requirements »

Identifiers for PhD theses and research students: How can we make it happen?

« By their very nature PhD theses break new ground and advance research. They are often the first scholarly output produced … Continuer la lecture de « Identifiers for PhD theses and research students: How can we make it happen? »

Liberating Data: How libraries and librarians can help researchers with text and data mining.

« (…) This post examines the ways in which libraries and librarians can facilitate the work of researchers who might want … Continuer la lecture de « Liberating Data: How libraries and librarians can help researchers with text and data mining. »

Rapport de la task force franco-britannique : bâtir une économie de la donnée

« Axelle Lemaire, secrétaire d’Etat au numérique, a reçu à Londres les conclusions de la task force franco-britannique sur la donnée … Continuer la lecture de « Rapport de la task force franco-britannique : bâtir une économie de la donnée »

Conclusions du rapport Stern sur l’évaluation de la recherche britannique

« Jo Johnson, secrétaire d’état à la science et aux universités, a commandité en novembre 2015 une étude indépendante sur l’excellence … Continuer la lecture de « Conclusions du rapport Stern sur l’évaluation de la recherche britannique »

Brexit: implications for OA in the UK, and Jisc’s work in this area

« This post outlines some potential new issues arising for OA in the UK, and Jisc’s work in this area, arising … Continuer la lecture de « Brexit: implications for OA in the UK, and Jisc’s work in this area »

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2016 – St Hugh’s College 4 – 8 July 2016

« The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School is the University of Oxford’s annual training event for the Digital Humanities. Each … Continuer la lecture de « Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2016 – St Hugh’s College 4 – 8 July 2016 »

The Protolib Project at the University of Cambridge, Part 1

« Cambridge University Library has released a wonderful report about the Protolib Project, an effort, its title states, at “researching and … Continuer la lecture de « The Protolib Project at the University of Cambridge, Part 1 »

U.K. research charity will self-publish results from its grantees

« Starting sometime this fall, the Wellcome Trust, the charity in London that has become one of the biggest nongovernmental funders … Continuer la lecture de « U.K. research charity will self-publish results from its grantees »

British Library: International Non-Commercial Document Supply Service to be withdrawn

« The International Non-Commercial Document Supply (INCD) Service will be withdrawn from 1 July 2016. Since the overseas Library Privilege service … Continuer la lecture de « British Library: International Non-Commercial Document Supply Service to be withdrawn »

Two-thirds of UK academics back open access, survey finds

« Nearly two-thirds of UK researchers support the abolition of journal subscription fees and a move to open access, according to … Continuer la lecture de « Two-thirds of UK academics back open access, survey finds »

Jisc report: Article processing charges (APCs) and subscriptions

« (…)The first half of this report looks at article processing charges and subscription payments from UK higher education institutions. It … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc report: Article processing charges (APCs) and subscriptions »

A ‘gold-centric’ implementation of open access: Hybrid journals, the ‘total cost of publication’ and policy development in the UK and beyond

« This paper reports analysis of data from higher education institutions in the UK on their experience of the open-access (OA) … Continuer la lecture de « A ‘gold-centric’ implementation of open access: Hybrid journals, the ‘total cost of publication’ and policy development in the UK and beyond »

BREXIT : Solidarité et sympathie de la CPU envers les universités britanniques

« Suite au vote des britanniques pour le Brexit, la CPU exprime sa solidarité et sa sympathie envers les universités britanniques … Continuer la lecture de « BREXIT : Solidarité et sympathie de la CPU envers les universités britanniques »

Spacefinder: helping Cambridge University students find study spaces which match their needs

« Last year, ethnographic research into the experience and behaviour of students at Cambridge University led the Futurelib Programme to pilot … Continuer la lecture de « Spacefinder: helping Cambridge University students find study spaces which match their needs »

Twittering About Research: A Case Study of the World’s First Twitter Poster Competition

« The Royal Society of Chemistry held, to our knowledge, the world’s first Twitter conference at 9am on February 5 th, … Continuer la lecture de « Twittering About Research: A Case Study of the World’s First Twitter Poster Competition »

What if…public libraries could anchor a platform cooperative?

« We recently published our submission to the Libraries Taskforce consultation about its draft strategy – Libraries Deliver: An Ambition for … Continuer la lecture de « What if…public libraries could anchor a platform cooperative? »

Royal Society: Impact on UK research must be considered in the EU debate

« A referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union (EU) will take place on 23 June 2016.  The … Continuer la lecture de « Royal Society: Impact on UK research must be considered in the EU debate »

Jisc and international OA infrastructure

« The poster gives three views of how Jisc is contributing to, and building on, international infrastructure for OA. Those three … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc and international OA infrastructure »

Royaume-Uni : Research Councils publish Delivery Plans for 2016-2020

« The UK Research Councils have published their Delivery Plans for the period 2016-2020. The plans outline how the Research Councils … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : Research Councils publish Delivery Plans for 2016-2020 »

Strength in Numbers: The Research Libraries UK (RLUK) Collective Collection

« Research libraries are exploring opportunities to cooperatively address areas of mutual need, including collection management and the long-term stewardship of … Continuer la lecture de « Strength in Numbers: The Research Libraries UK (RLUK) Collective Collection »

World Wide Web Consortium selects Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton to host UK & Ireland Office

« The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is pleased to announce that the Web Science Institute (WSI) at the University of … Continuer la lecture de « World Wide Web Consortium selects Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton to host UK & Ireland Office »

L’Université de Leeds et Open University offrent les premiers MOOCs certifiants britanniques

« L’Université de Leeds et l’Open University offrent pour la première fois au Royaume-Uni des MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) certifiants … Continuer la lecture de « L’Université de Leeds et Open University offrent les premiers MOOCs certifiants britanniques »

Londres : la fermeture de deux bibliothèques coûte trois fois leur ouverture

« À cause de coupes budgétaires, le Lambeth Council avait décidé en mars de la fermeture de deux bibliothèques dans le … Continuer la lecture de « Londres : la fermeture de deux bibliothèques coûte trois fois leur ouverture »