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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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CORE wins an Outstanding Impact of Research on Society and Prosperity Award

On October 23rd, The Open University held the Research Excellence Awards 2019 Ceremony at the occasion of the OU celebrating 50 years of opening up education for all. Since it was established The Open University has empowered a vast number of students to transform their lives through learning – helping to make the impossible, possible. […]

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IRUS-UK collaboration: consistent, comparable usage statistics to demonstrate the growth of OA

This is a guest post by Pete Dalton, Evidence Base, Birmingham City University, on behalf of the IRUS-UK team. IRUS–UK is a standards-based statistics aggregation service, enabling UK universities to share and compare information about usage of items in their institutional repositories. Conforming to the COUNTER standard, statistics are consistent and comparable to enable benchmarking […]

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CORE partners with Naver, South Korea’s largest search engine

Nancy Pontika and Petr Knoth from the CORE team at the Open University share this latest development. CORE, the world’s largest aggregator of open access scientific content, and Naver, South Korea’s number one search solution, have entered into a collaboration that will see CORE’s content being made available to 42 millions Naver users.  As part […]

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CORE becomes the world’s largest aggregator

Blog post by Petr Knoth and Nancy Pontika at the CORE team (Open University) and Balviar Notay (Jisc) CORE, a global aggregator of full text open access scientific content from repositories and journals, has been growing at a fast pace over the last few months. As of May 2018, CORE has aggregated over 131 million […]

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Enhancing library discovery services with CORE content

Balviar Notay, with Petr Knoth and Nancy Pontika from the CORE team, write about a new partnership between CORE and ProQuest: The CORE service is working in partnership with ProQuest to deliver more content within their library discovery services (Ex Libris Primo and Ex Libris Summon).  What does this mean for the end user?  This […]