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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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OA monographs: policy and practice for supporting researchers

Following the release of the UUK Open access and monographs evidence review today, Dr Graham Stone reviews recent activities around OA monographs, including a Jisc community workshop in July.  There is a growing trend across European countries to include open access monographs in funder policy. Most recently, this push towards open access mandates was captured […]

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Open Repositories 2019 in Hamburg – themes and perspectives

Monica Duke, ORCID technical and community support, picks out emerging themes from last month’s conference and Adam Field, Sherpa services analyst developer, gives his personal perspective. All recordings and presentations from OR2019 are now online. Themes from the conference, by Monica Duke The dust is settling over the jostle for space between CRIS and IRs The […]

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Critical issues in open access and scholarly communications – event report

This blog post was written by Dr Graham Stone, Jisc Collections senior research manager. This event, which took place at Goldsmiths College, University of London, aimed to widen the dialogue on open access books, examining the implications of UK policy for research culture and values. It reflected on the most recent findings from the Universities […]

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Developing skills for scholarly communication

By Helen Blanchett, Jisc’s scholarly communications subject specialist, with contributions from Dr Danny Kingsley, Deputy Director Cambridge University Library – Scholarly Communication & Research Services, Anna Grigson, Head of Content and Discovery, LSE and Education officer for UKSG, and Claire Sewell, Research Support Skills Coordinator, Cambridge University Library. Over the last 2 years, representatives of […]

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Imagining the future of repositories

Jisc recently held a national OpenAIRE workshop in Birmingham to explore the changing role of institutional repositories in Open Science – and how OpenAIRE and Jisc (can) support this (presentations can be found here). With the transition to Open Science, research, its management, and life cycle are changing radically. Beyond publications, interest is growing in research […]

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Jisc and CNI leaders’ conference – Monday 2 July 2018: registration is open

Digital technology is revolutionising research. At the same time, research processes and practice are modernising and these developments mean a new role for the library in supporting both the research institution and strategic requirements of the university. Research is a global endeavour and supporting modern research requires changes at institutional, national and international levels. The […]

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Join Jisc at UKSG 2018

Jisc will be delivering more sessions than ever at this year’s UKSG conference in Glasgow. The scale reflects the breadth of our activities and where we are engaged on behalf of or in partnership with you, our members to deliver on your needs. Our sessions include a number on open access from Liam Earney’s plenary […]