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Jisc Joins the OpenAIRE Legal Entity: OpenAIRE, AMKE

In May 2020, Jisc officially signed up to participate in the OpenAIRE Legal Entity (LE), also known as OpenAIRE, AMKE. Jisc continues its involvement in the current Horizon 2020-funded project known as OpenAIRE Advance, which was set to conclude at the end of December but now has a two-month extension; however, joining the LE means […]

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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 […]


Measuring the impact of OA week: IRUS-UK’s new daily usage stats

A new development for IRUS-UK users and Open Access (OA) Week and beyond IRUS-UK continues to respond to users’ needs with a new development released in time for OA week. For example, the service has recently been asked by one of our institutions, Apollo – University of Cambridge Repository, to measure the impact of OA […]