Author Archives: Steve Byford

Elsevier to participate in Publications Router

Elsevier has agreed to enable Jisc’s Publications Router service to notify UK institutions of articles authored by their researchers. Under an agreement signed by Elsevier and Jisc, Router will capture metadata of articles from their Science Direct platform, providing early alerts to participating institutions of articles accepted for publication in Elsevier journals. These notifications can … Read more

Frontiers supplies full-text articles to Publications Router

Frontiers is the latest open access publisher to distribute content automatically to institutional repositories via Jisc’s Publications Router service. This enables institutions to capture, store, curate and showcase articles published in Frontiers journals that report research by their academics. Frontiers publishes 61 journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines, including in life sciences, health, … Read more

Publications Router is now interoperable with DSpace repositories

Joe Tennant provides this update. We’re very pleased to announce that Jisc’s Publications Router service is now available to institutions whose repositories use the DSpace platform. When first launched as a service in 2016, Publications Router was set up to populate Eprints-based repositories as this was the most commonly-used repository platform here in the UK. … Read more

New publisher joins Publications Router – BMJ Publishing Group

BMJ Publishing Group Ltd is now contributing content to Jisc Publications Router for onward distribution to open repositories, helping institutions to capture their researchers’ papers and make them freely available to all. BMJ Publishing Group publishes the well-known journal The BMJ (British Medical Journal), as well as some 60 others. All of their journals will … Read more

Publications Router – new publishers join, and next steps

Two major new publishers are enabling Jisc Publications Router to supply their content to institutional repositories. This helps institutions ensure they are compliant with funders’ open access (OA) policies and alerts them to the existence of their researchers’ articles. Regular daily feeds of new articles from Public Library of Science (PLOS) have been live since … Read more

Publications Router, Monitor Local and Monitor UK to move to full service status

Three Jisc development projects to help institutions meet their open access (OA) needs will move to full service status from August 2016. Publications Router, Monitor Local and Monitor UK will join Jisc’s suite of OA support services, following a decision by Jisc’s management board in April 2016. Publications Router helps institutions capture content to their … Read more

Repository and open access managers welcome findings on SHERPA/FACT accuracy

The finding announced today that SHERPA/FACT has an accuracy score of over 95% has been welcomed by repository and OA administrators and managers in UK universities. SHERPA/FACT is a tool for checking whether publishers’ policies provide for compliance with research funders’ open access requirements. Greater efficiency in vital support role Repository and OA administrators and … Read more