An update from OpenDOAR: policy support and repositories galore

Over the last six months, the OpenDOAR team have been working hard behind the scenes on two exciting projects.  The first was to enhance the functionality and create a fresh look on our repository open access policy support page. The second project was a large-scale record import from CORE which resulted in 900 new repositories … Read more

Sherpa Services and coronavirus – delayed decommission of the v.1 Sherpa Romeo API

As the world reacts and adapts to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, we would like to assure you that the health and safety of our members, stakeholders and staff is our highest priority. In line with government advice, all Jisc staff are now working from home and our offices are currently closed. Read Jisc’s statement about … Read more

v2.Sherpa Romeo and v2.Sherpa Fact now available for public testing

The Jisc open access team are delighted to announce the release of test versions of two of our established policy compliance services, Sherpa Romeo (https://v2.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo) and Sherpa Fact (https://v2.sherpa.ac.uk/fact).  We have reviewed and upgraded both services to improve the user experience, helping you manage open access policies and demonstrate compliance with different funder and publisher … Read more

Jisc and CNI leaders conference – 14/15 July 2020

Jisc and CNI reveal keynote speakers for research and scholarly communications conference. Jisc and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), a joint project of the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, today reveal the line-up of keynote speakers of their summer conference in Bristol. Speaker Alexa McCray, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School will address challenges around knowledge … Read more

CORE raises repository data quality by consolidating information from external datasets

CORE is constantly seeking ways to collect available OA resources and make research outputs easy to find, cite, link, assess, and reuse. CORE has greatly increased the amount of content hosted directly in its database; last year the service provided access to approximately 12 million full texts, to date it hosts 18 million full texts … Read more