Sherpa Services and coronavirus – delayed decommission of the v.1 Sherpa Romeo API

As the world reacts and adapts to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, we would like to assure you that the health and safety of our members, stakeholders and staff is our highest priority. In line with government advice, all Jisc staff are now working from home and our offices are currently closed. Read Jisc’s statement about […]


Being an enabling infrastructure, CORE makes open access more visible and reusable

CORE is the world’s largest aggregation of Open Access papers run in partnership with Jisc and the Open University. As of March 2020, CORE provides access to close to 25 million free to read full text research papers with more than 19 million full texts hosted directly by CORE and more than 179 million searchable […]


CORE welcomes a leading figure in the quest for open access to scientific knowledge

Last Tuesday, March 3, we were privileged at CORE to welcome a leading figure in the quest for open access to scientific knowledge – Carl Malamud. Carl Malamud and Petr Knoth had a very productive discussion of their work, common goals and shared their experience. What is more, Carl Malamud has given a talk at […]

Fact OA support Romeo

v2.Sherpa Romeo and v2.Sherpa Fact now available for public testing

The Jisc open access team are delighted to announce the release of test versions of two of our established policy compliance services, Sherpa Romeo ( and Sherpa Fact (  We have reviewed and upgraded both services to improve the user experience, helping you manage open access policies and demonstrate compliance with different funder and publisher […]