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Evaluating the options for an Open Access Dashboard

As we reported last month, work is underway to look at the viability of developing an Open Access Dashboard which would bring together information on open access (OA) outputs from a variety of sources in order to give institutions actionable insights on their OA activities. These data sources may include Sherpa services, Jisc Publications Router, […]

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Announcing the release of the report “Knowledge Exchange consensus on monitoring Open Access publications and cost data”

Back in May 2015 in Utrecht and then again last December 2016 in Copenhagen, Knowledge Exchange ran a workshop focused on monitoring open access. The aims of the KE workshop in Utrecht were to explore sustainable open access approaches at policy, service and business levels for all research outputs and information, to the benefit of […]

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The May 2017 edition of the OA Digest is now available

Dear Colleagues, The May edition of the Jisc Open Access Digest is now available on the OA website.  You can also access it as a PDF.  You can also sign up on the website to receive the quarterly Digests automatically. In addition, the previous four Digests are archived in the Jisc repository with the following […]

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Jisc Monitor User Group Workshop

This blog post is dedicated to the late David Kay, former lead architect for Jisc Monitor’s development stage, co-founder of Sero Consulting along with Liz and Ian Wallis: an ardent kayaker, a “Joe Russo’s Almost Dead” button designer and supporter (and thereby a Dead Head fanatic), and someone many of us called a friend: “Do […]