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CORE open access

CORE helps Lean Library to provide its users with freely accessible copies of research papers

Lean Library – a browser extension that brings library services directly into a patron’s browser – enriches its services with CORE’s help and brings to its users even more open access articles. The Lean Library browser extension delivers library services into library users’ workflows, wherever they are, with one aspect of this being the direction […]

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Jisc launches Research Repositories Dynamic Purchasing System

Jisc are pleased to announce the launch of the Research Repositories Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). The DPS is a framework that provides a light touch route for Jisc members to procure repository services. The DPS was created following feedback from the UK research sector and Jisc members about difficulties of procuring repository services, and the […]

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CORE open access

CORE update for January to March 2020

CORE would like to announce their new update for January to March 2020. The first quarter of 2020 was a highly productive period for CORE in terms of growing and developing their products. Highlights CORE is ready to release a premium version of the Repository Dashboard CORE’s products are used by Open Access Helper CORE […]

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March 2020 open access update now available

  Welcome to the March 2020 issue In formulating a response to COVID-19, immediate and unrestricted access to high-quality information is obviously key. But there are also information needs in our current state beyond the coronavirus. For students and academics across all disciplines, working from home will bring its challenges: access to some materials may […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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CORE open access

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 […]

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CORE open access

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 […]