CORE reaches 30 million visits per month

CORE has reached a new milestone of 30 million monthly active users. This follows already significant growth of CORE’s user base in 2020, as we only reported achieving 20 million monthly users in June 2020.  This usage growth is also reflected in a substantial improvement of CORE’s Alexa Global Rank. As of November 1, 2020, […]

Open Access Quarterly Update – Issue 19: December 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 Issue Editorial This has been, by any standards, a trying year. With a vaccine actually being distributed as I write this, we can perhaps look forward to the new year with more confidence than we thought even a month ago. We all, as a sector and as a society, obviously […]


Global first for UKRI – recording funding peer review contributions in ORCID records

Researchers can now have their grant peer review contributions made visible and recognised when added to their ORCID Record by the UKRI’s Je-S funding platform. UKRI and nearly 100 UK Higher Education and research organisations are members of ORCID, an international non-profit organisation that is committed to help achieve recognition and support for researchers by […]