Monthly Archives: April 2015

Jisc Monitor – The Final Episode – From ideas to prototypes

Back Story Frank Manista provides a summary update of the Jisc Monitor project. Completing at the end of May 2015, with inputs from over 60 UK institutions, the Jisc Monitor project is tasked with developments to help indicate how institutions might go about supporting and tracking Open Access publication processes, especially with reference to compliance … Read more

Research Services and Systems Survey

As part of Jisc’s consultation on our Research at Risk Co-design challenge requirements for shared preservation, archiving and repository services were identified. Our colleagues in Jisc Digital Futures have therefore released a survey to dig deeper so we can better understand what is currently in place in universities and colleges to support research data management, … Read more

ORCID consultation

Jisc would like to consult you about your institution’s interest in joining a UK ORCID consortium membership agreement. ORCID is an international, interdisciplinary, open, not-for-profit organisation. Its core function is to provide a registry of unique, persistent, and resolvable person identifiers together with web services to enable interoperability through integration of identifiers into your research … Read more

Offsetting agreements for open access publishing

More journal publishers are keen to introduce offsetting systems to reduce the total cost of publishing for institutions, so we have just published new guidelines, ‘Principles for Offset Agreements’. It sets out the five principles which UK HEIs expect will drive the design of effective offset systems, along with a clear rationale for each, explaining … Read more