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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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™ »

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 »

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 »

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] »

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” »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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) »

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 »

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 »