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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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An update from OpenDOAR: policy support and repositories galore

Over the last six months, the OpenDOAR team have been working hard behind the scenes on two exciting projects.  The first was to enhance the functionality and create a fresh look on our repository open access policy support page. The second project was a large-scale record import from CORE which resulted in 900 new repositories […]

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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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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 […]