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The General Assembly for OpenAIRE Advance and the Legal Entity

Setting the Stage: The General Assembly for OpenAIRE Advance took place in Debrecen, Hungary on the 15-17 January 2019; the previous GA, which took place in Athens in January 2018, was the kick off for Advance, so it was an important time for the 34 members of the project to regroup and see the progress […]

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Collaboration key for advancing open research: repository progress for Jisc and the British Library

Jisc and the British Library share an interest in the persistence and open access of the UK research record, and work together towards this aim. As the UK national library, the British Library is an integral part of the UK research infrastructure, a legal deposit library and a research organisation in its own right. Jisc […]

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Open research reports released – a response from Jisc

Yesterday the government released advice from Professor Adam Tickell on moving toward greater open access (OA) to research publications, and the report of the Open Research Data Taskforce (ORDTF) was published. In a post over on our main corporate blog, Jisc welcomes publication of open research reports, Neil Jacobs summarises key points from both publications and gives Jisc’s response.

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Developing skills for scholarly communication

By Helen Blanchett, Jisc’s scholarly communications subject specialist, with contributions from Dr Danny Kingsley, Deputy Director Cambridge University Library – Scholarly Communication & Research Services, Anna Grigson, Head of Content and Discovery, LSE and Education officer for UKSG, and Claire Sewell, Research Support Skills Coordinator, Cambridge University Library. Over the last 2 years, representatives of […]