OA content discovery: what’s next for the Jisc OA Button project

In October, we released our findings from the Jisc OA Button project, which aimed to assess the feasibility of a service in the discovery/ interlibrary loan (ILL) workflow utilising Open Access Button functionality to aid the discovery and promotion of open access content. The project, based on the range of evidence gathered, identified three potential … Read more

An alternative OA week, ‘demand management’ and mentoring – discussions from our community webinar

Our community webinar on 27th September aimed to provide an opportunity for sharing expertise and experiences. While face to face events are often preferred (see the write up of the last event), they are costly in term of time and resources and there are limits on the numbers that can attend. So we wanted to … Read more

Open in order to Connect

This year’s Open Access Week prompts us to think about the “whys and whats” of Open Access: The theme “Open in order to __________” is an invitation to share why we are working in open access and what we want to achieve. An important part of our work at Jisc is to explore emerging technologies … Read more