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 »

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 »

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 »

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] »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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? »

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 »

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 »

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) »

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? »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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) »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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] »

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 »

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 »

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) »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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] »

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? »

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? »

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 »

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) »

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] »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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? »

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 »