Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service

« This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service. Participants … Continuer la lecture de « Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service »

Source > youtube.com, UK data service, 18 mai 2020

Developing a persistent identifier roadmap for open access to UK research

« This report was prepared as part of Jisc’s work in response to Prof. Adam Tickell’s recommendation “Jisc to lead on … Continuer la lecture de « Developing a persistent identifier roadmap for open access to UK research »

Source > repository.jisc.ac.uk, Brown, Josh (2020)

Cambridge University Press launches open research platform, Cambridge Open Engage

« Cambridge Open Engage, the early and open content and collaboration platform from Cambridge University Press, has officially launched and is … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Press launches open research platform, Cambridge Open Engage »

Source > cambridge.org, 2 avril 2020

First US–based university press signs Jisc transitional open access agreement for UK higher education

« The Jisc agreement provides participating UK institutions with unlimited Immediate Open Access publishing in Rockefeller University Press journals. The agreement … Continuer la lecture de « First US–based university press signs Jisc transitional open access agreement for UK higher education »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, 19 février 2020

UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy

« UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will … Continuer la lecture de « UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy »

Source > ukri.org, 13 février 2020

Article 13: UK will not implement EU copyright law

« Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore has said that the UK will not implement the EU Copyright Directive after the … Continuer la lecture de « Article 13: UK will not implement EU copyright law »

Source > bbc.com, 24 janvier 2020

Universities unite in high-level strategy group to govern negotiations with publishers

« Universities UK has convened a new group to support and enhance the mandate of Jisc in negotiating publishing agreements with major … Continuer la lecture de « Universities unite in high-level strategy group to govern negotiations with publishers »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, 25 novembre 2019

British Library Shared Research Repository launched in beta

« (…) The Shared Repository, currently a beta service, brings together the openly available research outputs produced by staff and research … Continuer la lecture de « British Library Shared Research Repository launched in beta »

Source > blogs.bl.uk, 26 novembre 2019

ORCID IDs in Research Data Management workflows at the University of Cambridge

« Tying a researcher’s work to their online identity, unambiguously, universally and persistently is a perennial problem. At the University of … Continuer la lecture de « ORCID IDs in Research Data Management workflows at the University of Cambridge »

Source > ukorcidsupport.jisc.ac.uk, 2019

Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC): Open Access monographs: from policy to reality – October 2, 2019 [vidéos]

« One-day symposium for Cambridge researchers and support staff organized by Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC), incorporating talks, … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC): Open Access monographs: from policy to reality – October 2, 2019 [vidéos] »

Source > repository.cam.ac.uk, october 2019

Universities UK: Updated concordat must be followed if research is to be trusted

« Universities UK, together with signatories to the concordat including UK Research & Innovation and Wellcome Trust, has reaffirmed its pledge … Continuer la lecture de « Universities UK: Updated concordat must be followed if research is to be trusted »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 25 octobre 2019

UUK open access monographs group:: Open access and monographs evidence review

« This report presents new evidence on academic book publishing in the UK, and puts forward a set of stakeholder recommendations … Continuer la lecture de « UUK open access monographs group:: Open access and monographs evidence review »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 8 octobre 2019

The changing research landscape and reflections on national research assessment in the future

« RAND Europe conducted a study to explore current and future changes in the research landscape and how this may affect … Continuer la lecture de « The changing research landscape and reflections on national research assessment in the future »

Source > rand.org, Parks, Sarah, Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon, Sarah Parkinson, Catriona Manville, Research England, 2019. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR3200.html.

Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press find that the monograph continues to play a crucial role for researchers

« The world’s two biggest university presses have announced the results of a joint, global survey into the future of the … Continuer la lecture de « Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press find that the monograph continues to play a crucial role for researchers »

Source > cambridge.org, 1er octobre 2019

New report explores impact of automation on UK research

« Today, leading independent think-tank Demos launches its interim report, Research 4.0: Research in the age of automation (pdf), supported by … Continuer la lecture de « New report explores impact of automation on UK research »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, 1er octobre 2019

NaCTeM announced as the winners of NLP challenge on scholarly discourse and summarisation

« A team of researchers from NaCTeM group were recently announced as the winners of an NLP challenge. Dr. Chrysoula Zerva, … Continuer la lecture de « NaCTeM announced as the winners of NLP challenge on scholarly discourse and summarisation »

Source > nactem.ac.uk, 5 aout 2019

The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come?

« This article seeks to understand how far the United Kingdom higher education (UK HE) sector has progressed towards open access … Continuer la lecture de « The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come? »

Source > mdpi.com, Elizabeth Gadd, Chris Morrison, Jane Secker, 1 août 2019

Cambridge announces open research platform, Cambridge Open Engage

« Publisher invites academics to help shape development of its new early research and collaboration service Cambridge University Press is to … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge announces open research platform, Cambridge Open Engage »

Source > stm-publishing.com, 29 juillet 2019

Jisc is launching three new library services on 31 July 2019

« (…) Neil Grindley, head of resource discovery at Jisc, said: “We are delighted to introduce these next-generation library services, which … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc is launching three new library services on 31 July 2019 »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, 22 juillet 2019

RHS Working Paper – Plan S and the Hybrid History Journal Landscape (July 2019)

« The RHS has released (29 July 2019) an interim working paper offering a preliminary mapping of current preparedness for Plan … Continuer la lecture de « RHS Working Paper – Plan S and the Hybrid History Journal Landscape (July 2019) »

Source > royalhistsoc.org, 29 juillet 2019

Can I write an article or book based on my open access thesis?

« This is an interesting question and one that early career researchers commonly ask. You’ve worked long and hard on your … Continuer la lecture de « Can I write an article or book based on my open access thesis? »

Source > blogs.napier.ac.uk, Joyce Templeton, 26 juillet 2019

A commentary by the British Academy on cOAlition S’s final version of Plan S

« At the end of May 2019 cOAlition S issued a second, final version of Plan S, together with guidelines for … Continuer la lecture de « A commentary by the British Academy on cOAlition S’s final version of Plan S »

Source > thebritishacademy.ac.uk, juillet 2019

Roles and jobs in the open research scholarly communications environment: analysing job descriptions to predict future trends

« During the past two-decades academic libraries updated current staff job responsibilities or created brand new roles. This allowed them to … Continuer la lecture de « Roles and jobs in the open research scholarly communications environment: analysing job descriptions to predict future trends »

Source > liberquarterly.eu, Pontika, N., 2019, LIBER Quarterly, 29(1), pp.1–20. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/lq.10282

Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

« The University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Press announced on 8 July 2019 that they have signed up to the … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment »

Source > cam.ac.uk, 8 juillet 2019

Open Research – Exchange of Experience (University of Manchester)

« On Tuesday 13 June Brenda and Nick from the research data team attended a NoWAL event at the University of … Continuer la lecture de « Open Research – Exchange of Experience (University of Manchester) »

Source > leedsunilibrary.wordpress.com, 29 juin 2019

UKRI signs San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment

« UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has signed an international declaration aimed at strengthening and promoting best practice in the way … Continuer la lecture de « UKRI signs San Francisco Declaration of Research Assessment »

Source > ukri.org, 27 juin 2019

A guide to using artificial intelligence in the public sector

« (…) The Government Digital Service (GDS) and the Office for Artificial Intelligence (OAI) have published joint guidance on how to … Continuer la lecture de « A guide to using artificial intelligence in the public sector »

Source > gov.uk, 10 juin 2019

Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing

« A new Research England funded project is set to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers to make more, and better, … Continuer la lecture de « Research England awards £2.2m to project to improve and increase open access publishing »

Source > re.ukri.org, 14 juin 2019

Jisc and Springer Nature renew transformational deal securing open access for UK higher education

« Jisc and academic publisher Springer Nature have agreed a further ‘read and publish’ agreement that meets the aims of Plan … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc and Springer Nature renew transformational deal securing open access for UK higher education »

Source > jisc.ac.uk, 26 avril 2019

Gigantum and Ripeta Join the Digital Science Family

« We are proud to welcome two US-based startups to the Digital Science family of companies: automated reproducibility assessment tool, Ripeta, … Continuer la lecture de « Gigantum and Ripeta Join the Digital Science Family »

Source > digital-science.com, Cameron Shepherd, 8 avril 2019

How safe is your data? Cyber-security in higher education

« In this new Policy Note, Dr John Chapman, Head of Jisc’s Security Operations Centre, reports on the cyber-security risks facing … Continuer la lecture de « How safe is your data? Cyber-security in higher education »

Source > hepi.ac.uk, Dr John Chapman, HEPI number Policy note 12, 4 avril 2019

UUK open access monographs group: open access and monographs

« This report is a synthesis of two events: the first was an event for arts and humanities learned societies and … Continuer la lecture de « UUK open access monographs group: open access and monographs »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 28 mars 2019

AMRC Open Research – The new publishing platform for charity funded research

« The wait is over! We are excited to announce that 24 members of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) … Continuer la lecture de « AMRC Open Research – The new publishing platform for charity funded research »

Source > amrc.org.uk, Jocelyn LeBlanc ,Philip Dooner, 19 février 2019

Collaboration key for advancing open research: repository progress for Jisc and the British Library

« Jisc and the British Library share an interest in the persistence and open access of the UK research record, and … Continuer la lecture de « Collaboration key for advancing open research: repository progress for Jisc and the British Library »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Neil Jacobs, 5 février 2019

UKRI welcomes publication of open research reports

« UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) welcomes the publication of two independent reports on open research, commissioned by government and published … Continuer la lecture de « UKRI welcomes publication of open research reports »

Source > ukri.org, 4 février 2019

2014 copyright changes: post-implementation reviews Call for Evidence

« Following the implementation of policy, the Government aims to complete a post-implementation review (PIR). These reviews evaluate whether the regulation … Continuer la lecture de « 2014 copyright changes: post-implementation reviews Call for Evidence »

Source > gov.uk, 30 janvier 2019

Helping learned societies transition to Open Access and explore Plan S-compliant business models

« Wellcome, in partnership with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), have … Continuer la lecture de « Helping learned societies transition to Open Access and explore Plan S-compliant business models »

Source > informationpower.co.uk, 1 février 2019

Cambridge University Press launches new model for scholarly publishing

« Cambridge University Press has launched a new publishing model to provide an outlet for world-class research and writing that sits … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge University Press launches new model for scholarly publishing »

Source > cambridge.org, 15 janvier 2019

Jisc and Elsevier collaborate on open access compliance

« Jisc and Elsevier have signed an agreement setting out how they will work together to support institutions to comply with … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc and Elsevier collaborate on open access compliance »

Source > researchinformation.info, 26 novembre 2018

Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan

« Two of the world’s largest biomedical research funders have backed a plan to make all papers resulting from work they … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome and Gates join bold European open-access plan »

Source > nature.com, Richard Van Noorden, 5 novembre 2018

Wellcome Trust is updating its open access policy

« Following a six-month review, we’re updating our open access (OA) policy. The changes will apply from 1 January 2020. Robert … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome Trust is updating its open access policy »

Source > wellcome.ac.uk, 5 novembre 2018

The Turing publishes new landscaping report on data science, AI and futures of work

« Today the Turing publishes a landscaping report: ‘Data science, artificial intelligence and the futures of work’ by researchers Sanna Ojanperä, … Continuer la lecture de « The Turing publishes new landscaping report on data science, AI and futures of work »

Source > turing.ac.uk, 30 octobre 2018

General Data Protection Regulation guidance for researchers

« UK Research and Innovation has provided some guidance on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for researchers of all disciplines. The … Continuer la lecture de « General Data Protection Regulation guidance for researchers »

Source > ukri.org, 29 octobre 2018

Fixing the UK repository landscape

« This paper outlines the current state of the organisational, cultural and technical landscape related to OA repositories in the UK, … Continuer la lecture de « Fixing the UK repository landscape »

Source > repository.jisc.ac.uk, Neil Jacobs, 23 octobre 2018

Mapping the Future of Research Assessment at Imperial College London – 21 Sep 2018 [video]

« Imperial College has signed the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). What does that mean for academic career progression and for … Continuer la lecture de « Mapping the Future of Research Assessment at Imperial College London – 21 Sep 2018 [video] »

Source > youtube.com, Diffusé en direct le 21 sept. 2018

Cambridge Open Access spend 2013-2018

« Since 2013, the Open Access Team has been helping Cambridge researchers, funded by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the consortium … Continuer la lecture de « Cambridge Open Access spend 2013-2018 »

Source > unlockingresearch-blog.lib.cam.ac.uk, Dr Arthur Smith, 22 octobre 2018

UK Data Service Portal is 500th eResource in eDesiderata

« CRL’s eDesiderata platform recently surpassed 500 electronic resource entries, all accessible to members to support informed decisions on electronic resources. … Continuer la lecture de « UK Data Service Portal is 500th eResource in eDesiderata »

Source > crl.edu, Maria Smith, 24 septembre 2018

Jisc scholarly communications Issue 10: October 2018 – Open access update (.pdf)

« Welcome to the October issue This issue is released to the echoes of the announcement of « Plan S » from Science … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc scholarly communications Issue 10: October 2018 – Open access update (.pdf) »

Source > repository.jisc.ac.uk, Jisc scholarly communications, Issue10: octobre 2018

New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants

« (…) Science Minister Sam Gyimah said: « It is imperative that we support our world-class researchers, businesses and scientists to continue … Continuer la lecture de « New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants »

Source > gov.uk, 27 septembre 2018

Jisc gateway to text and data-mining – status update

« Over the past few months, we have been investigating the opportunities for a possible Jisc-delivered text and data mining (TDM) … Continuer la lecture de « Jisc gateway to text and data-mining – status update »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Sarah Fahmy, 11 septembre 2018

UKRI contributes to new Google search tool

« Experts from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have contributed to a new Google search tool to help scientists, policy makers … Continuer la lecture de « UKRI contributes to new Google search tool »

Source > ukri.org, 7 septembre 2018

UK Research and Innovation joins Europe-wide ambition on open access

« Today, Tuesday 04 September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), joined funders from across Europe to launch cOAlition S, a … Continuer la lecture de « UK Research and Innovation joins Europe-wide ambition on open access »

Source > ukri.org, 4 septembre 2018

Wellcome: How we judge research outputs when making funding decisions

« Robert Kiley, Head of Open Research, and Jim Smith, Director of Science, discuss the steps Wellcome is taking to fulfil … Continuer la lecture de « Wellcome: How we judge research outputs when making funding decisions »

Source > wellcome.ac.uk, 8 août 2018

Open science, research indicators and reproducibility

« There’s been a flurry of reports and announcements on open science over the last few weeks. (…) At July’s Coalition … Continuer la lecture de « Open science, research indicators and reproducibility »

Source > wonkhe.com, Neil Jacobs, 8 août 2018

Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas]

« The presentations from our four OA summer series events this month in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol are below: OA … Continuer la lecture de « Resources from OA summer series community events [diaporamas] »

Source > scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org, Helen Blanchett, 1 août 2018

Open science is all very well but how do you make it FAIR in practice?

« (…) For research to be truly “open” both the findings and the data behind these results need to findable, accessible, … Continuer la lecture de « Open science is all very well but how do you make it FAIR in practice? »

Source > blogs.lse.ac.uk, Rachel Bruce, Bas Cordewener, 26 juillet 2018

arXiv and REF – together at last?

« New draft REF2021 guidance was released for consultation on Monday morning. Buried half-way through this daunting 139 page document was … Continuer la lecture de « arXiv and REF – together at last? »

Source > unlockingresearch-blog.lib.cam.ac.uk, Dr Arthur Smith, 25 juillet 2018

Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice

« The Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group (OACG) works to ensure that activities to support the transition towards open access in the … Continuer la lecture de « Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group: recommendations and guidelines for best practice »

Source > universitiesuk.ac.uk, 20 juillet 2018

Do altmetrics assess societal impact in the same way as case studies? An empirical analysis testing the convergent validity of altmetrics based on data from the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF)

« Altmetrics have been proposed as a way to assess the societal impact of research. Although altmetrics are already in use … Continuer la lecture de « Do altmetrics assess societal impact in the same way as case studies? An empirical analysis testing the convergent validity of altmetrics based on data from the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) »

Source > arxiv.org, Lutz Bornmann, Robin Haunschild, Jonathan Adams, 11 juillet 2018, arXiv:1807.03977v1