Developing a research data policy framework for all journals and publishers

As part of the Data Policy Standardisation and Implementation Interest Group (IG) of the Research Data Alliance (RDA), Jisc has been working on journal research data policies in order to promote open data sharing and good data practice. On 21 February 2020, an article was published detailing the outcome of the group’s work: Developing a […]


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 […]

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 […]

CORE has announced a new development – Open Access (OA) Helper

Open Access (OA) Helper is an application developed for iOS mobile devices by Claus Wolf in collaboration with CORE. It enables you to access scientific articles in your device without hitting a paywall. Dr Petr Knoth, Head of CORE and Senior Research Fellow in Text and Data Mining at the Open University, comments: “I am […]

CORE update for October to December 2019

CORE has published a new quarterly update with more details on its most recent activities. During the last quarter of 2019, CORE released new updates for two of its services, CORE Reader and CORE Discovery, and has initiated new collaborations, for example with LA Referencia. In addition, CORE was singled out for its contributions and […]