UK Progress towards the use of metrics responsibly – Three years on from The Metric Tide report [.pdf]

« Over the last five years the use, and abuse, of metrics in research assessment has been in sharp focus, with … Continuer la lecture de « UK Progress towards the use of metrics responsibly – Three years on from The Metric Tide report [.pdf] »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 10 juillet 2018

UK research integrity – how to maintain the UK’s reputation for high standards

« The publication of the Commons Science and Technology Committee’s (STC) report into research integrity has confirmed what we already know: … Continuer la lecture de « UK research integrity – how to maintain the UK’s reputation for high standards »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, Samuel Roseveare, 13 juillet 2018

The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access

« Whilst take-up of open access (OA) in the UK is growing rapidly due partly to a number of funder mandates, … Continuer la lecture de « The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access »

Source > mdpi.com, Julie Baldwin, Stephen Pinfield, Publications 2018, 6, 31; https://doi.org/10.3390/publications6030031

British Library to develop shared open access repository services

« The British Library, working with a group of cultural and memory organisations, is piloting a shared repository service for research … Continuer la lecture de « British Library to develop shared open access repository services »

Source > bl.uk/press-releases, 2 juillet 2018

Over 80% of research outputs meet requirements of REF 2021 open access policy

« Sixty one per cent of research outputs known to be in scope for the REF 2021 are meeting open access … Continuer la lecture de « Over 80% of research outputs meet requirements of REF 2021 open access policy »

Source > re.ukri.org, 14 juin 2018

What do we do with your article processing charge data?

« Every year, Jisc asks UK HEIs to provide details of the individual article processing charges (APC) transactions they’ve made throughout … Continuer la lecture de « What do we do with your article processing charge data? »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Katie Shamash, 6 juin 2018

LSE launches open access publishing platform

« LSE has unveiled a new open access publishing platform in partnership with Ubiquity Press. ‘LSE Press’, managed through the LSE … Continuer la lecture de « LSE launches open access publishing platform »

Source > lse.ac.uk, 16 mai 2018

Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors

« A new report outlines how Springer Nature has been able to deliver rapid growth in gold open access (OA) articles … Continuer la lecture de « Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors »

Source > group.springernature.com, 17 mai 2018

National licence negotiations advancing the open access transition – a view from the UK

« (…) This article will provide a status update on OA negotiations in the UK in the context of the UK’s … Continuer la lecture de « National licence negotiations advancing the open access transition – a view from the UK »

Source > insights.uksg.org, Earney, L. (2018), Insights, 31, 11. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.412

Bad habits and best practices – a survey on RDM among early career researchers

« One of the Jisc Research Data Champions, who is also a Research Data Champion at the University of Cambridge, Annemarie … Continuer la lecture de « Bad habits and best practices – a survey on RDM among early career researchers »

Source > researchdata.jiscinvolve.org, Daniela Duca, 28 mars 2018

American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™

« The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry and the German Chemical Society … Continuer la lecture de « American Chemical Society partners with leading Societies to support ChemRxiv™ »

Source > acs.org, 20 mars 2018

University of Huddersfield Press Becomes First to Use Hosted Janeway Service for Journals

« The Open Library of Humanities, Birkbeck’s Centre for Technology and Publishing, and the University of Huddersfield Press have entered into … Continuer la lecture de « University of Huddersfield Press Becomes First to Use Hosted Janeway Service for Journals »

Source > openlibhums.org, Martin Paul Eve, 17 mars 2018

Creative Nation – How the creative industries are powering the UK’s nations and regions

« Creative Nation uses official, open and web data to map the creative industries in the UK, their evolution, contribution to … Continuer la lecture de « Creative Nation – How the creative industries are powering the UK’s nations and regions »

Source > nesta.org.uk, février 2018

Re-envisioning scholarly publishing: new university presses and academic-led publishing in the UK [diaporama]

« The 2017 report, Changing publishing ecologies: A landscape study of new university presses & academic-led publishing, shows a discernible increase … Continuer la lecture de « Re-envisioning scholarly publishing: new university presses and academic-led publishing in the UK [diaporama] »

Source > repository.jisc.ac.uk, Stone, Graham, 16 février 2018

80 University Libraries in UK, Ireland “Reject Taylor & Francis Opportunistic Change of Contract”

« Over eighty university libraries have signed an open letter to Taylor & Francis rejecting their new policy of locking content … Continuer la lecture de « 80 University Libraries in UK, Ireland “Reject Taylor & Francis Opportunistic Change of Contract” »

Source > sconul.ac.uk, 13 février 2018

Research Councils UK sign up to Responsible Research Metrics Declaration

« The UK Research Councils have today (Wednesday 7th February) published a statement on the responsible use of metrics and signed … Continuer la lecture de « Research Councils UK sign up to Responsible Research Metrics Declaration »

Source > rcuk.ac.uk, 7 février 2018

Academic Software “Kopernio” Receives Funding from Innovate UK to Accelerate One-Click Journal Article Access for Academics and Researchers Worldwide

« We are proud to announce that Kopernio has received funding and additional support from Innovate UK, the UK Government’s innovation … Continuer la lecture de « Academic Software “Kopernio” Receives Funding from Innovate UK to Accelerate One-Click Journal Article Access for Academics and Researchers Worldwide »

Source > prweb.com, Jan Reichelt, 7 février 2018

Royaume-Uni: AHRC: About the new Data Management Plan

« We would like to announce some changes to our Peer Review College. From March 29th we will be removing our … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni: AHRC: About the new Data Management Plan »

Source > ahrc.ac.uk, janvier 2018

In Conversation with the Wellcome Trust – sharing & managing research outputs

« In July 2017, the Wellcome Trust updated their policy on the management and sharing of research outputs.  This policy helps … Continuer la lecture de « In Conversation with the Wellcome Trust – sharing & managing research outputs »

Source > unlockingresearch-blog.lib.cam.ac.uk, 26 janvier 2018

Communiqué de presse : Les trois Académies des sciences du Royaume-Uni, de l’Allemagne et de la France recommandent dans une déclaration commune de consolider les collaborations scientifiques et de recherche entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Europe

« À un moment où la nature exacte et l’organisation des relations futures entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Union européenne sont encore … Continuer la lecture de « Communiqué de presse : Les trois Académies des sciences du Royaume-Uni, de l’Allemagne et de la France recommandent dans une déclaration commune de consolider les collaborations scientifiques et de recherche entre le Royaume-Uni et l’Europe »

Source > academie-sciences.fr, 24 janvier 2018

Adoption of open access is rising – but so too are its costs

« Options available to authors to make their work open access are on the rise. Adoption of open access itself is … Continuer la lecture de « Adoption of open access is rising – but so too are its costs »

Source > blogs.lse.ac.uk, Stephen Pinfield, Rob Johnson, 22 janvier 2018

UCL launches open access megajournal to help solve the world’s biggest challenges

« UCL Press is launching a new open access megajournal that will provide academics and students with ground-breaking research free of … Continuer la lecture de « UCL launches open access megajournal to help solve the world’s biggest challenges »

Source > ucl.ac.uk, 16 janvier 2018

Workshop report: Identifiers for UK theses

« Along with the Universities of Southampton and London South Bank, EThOS and DataCite UK have been investigating if having persistent … Continuer la lecture de « Workshop report: Identifiers for UK theses »

Source > blogs.bl.uk, Rachael Kotarski, 18 décembre 2017

More than half of UK-authored research articles are made accessible for public view within 12 months, new Universities UK report shows

« A report commissioned by Universities UK (UUK) and conducted by UUK’s Open Access Coordination Group, including information analytics business Elsevier, … Continuer la lecture de « More than half of UK-authored research articles are made accessible for public view within 12 months, new Universities UK report shows »

Source > elsevier.com, 6 décembre 2017

Growing the artificial intelligence industry in the UK (.pdf)

« This independent review, carried out by Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti reports on how the Artificial Intelligence industry … Continuer la lecture de « Growing the artificial intelligence industry in the UK (.pdf) »

Source > gov.uk, Dame Wendy Hall, Jérôme Pesenti, 15 octobre 2017

Cost estimates of an open access mandate for monographs in the UK’s third Research Excellence Framework

« The recent ‘Consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework’ (REF) in the UK contains an annex that signals the extension … Continuer la lecture de « Cost estimates of an open access mandate for monographs in the UK’s third Research Excellence Framework »

Source > insights.uksg.org, Eve, M.P. et al., 2017, DOI: http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.392

Open in order to…discover buried connections: Text and Data Mining

“By « open access” to this literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, … Continuer la lecture de « Open in order to…discover buried connections: Text and Data Mining »

Source > leedsunilibrary.wordpress.com, 26 octobre 2017

Vous pouvez désormais lire gratuitement la thèse de Stephen Hawking sur l’expansion de l’univers

« Le physicien Stephen Hawking a décidé de rendre sa thèse accessible à tous, en donnant son accord pour l’intégrer dans … Continuer la lecture de « Vous pouvez désormais lire gratuitement la thèse de Stephen Hawking sur l’expansion de l’univers »

Source > numerama.com, Nelly Lesage, 23 octobre 2017

NaCTeM involved in research partnership with the BBC to unlock the potential of data in the media

« BBC Research and Development has launched a five-year research partnership with eight UK Universities, including the University of Manchester, to … Continuer la lecture de « NaCTeM involved in research partnership with the BBC to unlock the potential of data in the media »

Source > nactem.ac.uk, 19 octobre 2017

British Library On Demand service extends to ‘least developed’ countries

« The On Demand document supply service provided by the British Library to non-commercial UK institutions has been extended to institutions … Continuer la lecture de « British Library On Demand service extends to ‘least developed’ countries »

Source > bl.uk, 17 octobre 2017

University of Cambridge: LibGuide: Text & Data Mining (TDM)

« The aim of this guide is to make a start towards exposing the breadth of content (mostly library-subscribed) that may … Continuer la lecture de « University of Cambridge: LibGuide: Text & Data Mining (TDM) »

Source > library.ch.cam.ac.uk, 2017

JISC: The push and pull towards new models of publishing

« Within the world of publishing, we are seeing some new trends emerge. Born from a desire to change the current … Continuer la lecture de « JISC: The push and pull towards new models of publishing »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, Graham Stone, 12 octobre 2017

A practical view on text data mining from ContentMine

« We at ContentMine are a non-profit NGO from Cambridge UK, who are practitioners on the forefront of text data mining … Continuer la lecture de « A practical view on text data mining from ContentMine »

Source > futuretdm.eu, Stefan Kasberger, 31 août 2017

British Library to investigate possibility of a ‘single digital presence’ for UK public libraries

« The British Library is to lead an 18-month scoping project to establish the demand for and possible shape of a … Continuer la lecture de « British Library to investigate possibility of a ‘single digital presence’ for UK public libraries »

Source > bl.uk, 30 août 2017

Announcing the new British Library Research Data Strategy

« With the support of a Research Data Strategy since 2010, the Library has been active in services for research data … Continuer la lecture de « Announcing the new British Library Research Data Strategy »

Source > blogs.bl.uk, 25 août 2017

Le “Research Data Shared Service” du Jisc intègre une solution de préservation à long terme

« Le JISC (Joint Information Systems Committe – UK ) construit un data pilot pour un service de données ( Research Data … Continuer la lecture de « Le “Research Data Shared Service” du Jisc intègre une solution de préservation à long terme »

Source > ist.blogs.inra.fr, Pascal M. Aventurier, 23 août 2017

JISC : Article processing charges in 2016

« Each year since 2013, Jisc Collections has asked UK institutions to submit data on their article processing charges (APCs). Last … Continuer la lecture de « JISC : Article processing charges in 2016 »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Katie Shamash, 23 août 2017

NaCTeM talk at University of Cambridge mentioned in blog

« John McNaught, deputy director of NaCTeM, gave a talk at the Text and Data Mining Symposium at the University of … Continuer la lecture de « NaCTeM talk at University of Cambridge mentioned in blog »

Source > nactem.ac.uk, 17 août 2017

U. of Cambridge Office of Scholarly Communication Blog: Next steps for Text & Data Mining

« Sometimes the best way to find a solution is to just get the different stakeholders talking to each other – … Continuer la lecture de « U. of Cambridge Office of Scholarly Communication Blog: Next steps for Text & Data Mining »

Source > unlockingresearch.blog.lib.cam.ac.uk, Danny Kingsley, 17 août 2017

Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing releases scholarly communications platform, “Janeway”

« Birkbeck’s Centre for Technology and Publishing is pleased to announce the open-source release of its software for academic publishing. “Janeway” … Continuer la lecture de « Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing releases scholarly communications platform, “Janeway” »

Source > ctp.bbk.ac.uk, 4 août 2017

Jisc futures: our ‘painfully slow’ progress towards the goal of open science

« Tony Hey charts the progress of the US and UK Open Science movement (…) Nobel laureate Ken Wilson called computation … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc futures: our ‘painfully slow’ progress towards the goal of open science »

Source > timeshighereducation.com,Tony Hey, 24 juillet 2017

The Academic Book of the Future: A New BOOC From UCL Press

« This dynamic, innovative, evolving and open platform publishes contributions connected to the AHRC/British Library project, The Academic Book of the … Continuer la lecture de « The Academic Book of the Future: A New BOOC From UCL Press »

Source > ucldigitalpress.co.uk, 2017

International and EU students in higher education in the UK FAQs

« This House of Commons briefing paper answers some frequently asked questions about international and EU students in the UK. It … Continuer la lecture de « International and EU students in higher education in the UK FAQs »

Source > researchbriefings.parliament.uk, Susan Hubble, Paul Bolton, 24 juillet 2017

The Rise of New University Presses and Academic-Led Presses in the UK

« Our new report: Changing publishing ecologies: A landscape study of new university presses and academic-led publishing maps the rise of new university … Continuer la lecture de « The Rise of New University Presses and Academic-Led Presses in the UK »

Source > scholarlyfutures.jiscinvolve.org, Verena Weigert, 6 juillet 2017

UK Research and Innovation launches interim website

« An interim website has been launched today by UK Research & Innovation – www.ukri.org. The site will be a source … Continuer la lecture de « UK Research and Innovation launches interim website »

Source > nerc.ac.uk, 19 juillet 2017

British Library Annual Report and Accounts 2016 to 2017 (.pdf)

« (…) The British Library’s six purposes define everything that we do and explain the enduring ways in which the funding … Continuer la lecture de « British Library Annual Report and Accounts 2016 to 2017 (.pdf) »

Source > gov.uk/government, 19 juillet 2017

Jisc: Next Generation Research Environments – recommendations and next steps

(…) This post is an update on the Next Generation Research Environments’ discovery phase. The general message that came across, … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc: Next Generation Research Environments – recommendations and next steps »

Source > researchdata.jiscinvolve.org, Christopher Brown, 19 juillet 2017

Royal Society Open Science: Building a sustainable open science journal

« Since its launch in 2014, our newest journal, Royal Society Open Science, has operated a full waiver of all article … Continuer la lecture de « Royal Society Open Science: Building a sustainable open science journal »

Source > blogs.royalsociety.org, Stuart Taylor, 18 juillet 2017

The role of Research Libraries in the creation, archiving, curation, and preservation of tools for the Digital Humanities (.pdf)

« The purpose of this report is to present and discuss the results of the ‘Research Libraries and Digital Humanities Tools’ … Continuer la lecture de « The role of Research Libraries in the creation, archiving, curation, and preservation of tools for the Digital Humanities (.pdf) »

Source > rluk.ac.uk,Christina Kamposiori, juillet 2017

Research Data Infrastructures in the UK (.pdf)

« (…) This report is intended to inform the work of the Open Research Data Task Force, which has been established … Continuer la lecture de « Research Data Infrastructures in the UK (.pdf) »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 30 juin 2017

Coopération franco-britannique : maintenir les relations universitaires, renforcer la mobilité et les partenariats de recherche

« La Conférence des présidents d’université et son homologue britannique (UUK) ont signé le 20 juin dernier, dans les locaux de … Continuer la lecture de « Coopération franco-britannique : maintenir les relations universitaires, renforcer la mobilité et les partenariats de recherche »

Source > cpu, 20 juin 2017

What are the possibilities for an Open Access Dashboard?

« We’re excited to announce a new project, which will test the feasibility of developing an Open Access Dashboard that would … Continuer la lecture de « What are the possibilities for an Open Access Dashboard? »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Katie Shamash, 19 avril 2017

« Become part of the research process” – observations from RLUK2017

« When is a librarian not a librarian? Rather than a bad joke, this was one of the underlying interesting discussions arising from … Continuer la lecture de « « Become part of the research process” – observations from RLUK2017 »

Source > unlockingresearch.blog.lib.cam.ac.uk, Danny Kingsley, 30 mars 2017

CLIR and Jisc announce partnership to enhance digital services for libraries and research

« The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Jisc today announced a partnership to advance programs of mutual interest … Continuer la lecture de « CLIR and Jisc announce partnership to enhance digital services for libraries and research »

Source > clir.org, 29 mars 2017

F1000 announces partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

« F1000, a provider of a suite of services to support researchers, institutions and funders, has announced a partnership with the … Continuer la lecture de « F1000 announces partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation »

Source > stm-publishing.com, 24 mars 2017

Repères RSTI – Une nouvelle stratégie numérique britannique

« En complément avec le livre vert sur la stratégie industrielle annoncée en début d’année, la UK Digital Strategy présentée ici … Continuer la lecture de « Repères RSTI – Une nouvelle stratégie numérique britannique »

Source > economie.gouv.qc.ca, 13 mars 2017

ProQuest joins Jisc’s Digital Archival Collections Group Purchasing Pilot

« ProQuest is working with Jisc to enable UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to build strong, user-centered research collections that better … Continuer la lecture de « ProQuest joins Jisc’s Digital Archival Collections Group Purchasing Pilot »

Source > stm-publishing.com, 14 mars 2017