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Advocacy open access policy Research project

Monitoring agreements with Open Access elements: why article-level metadata are important

The Knowledge Exchange (KE) Monitoring Open Access (OA) task and finish group has undertaken research on agreements with OA elements (e.g. agreements with APC discounts, offsetting agreements, read and publish agreements) set between consortia from KE countries and major publishers between 2016 and early 2019. On 26 November 2019 an article was published in Insights […]

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Research project

Opportunity to develop a research themed Analytics Lab

Analytics Labs is an exciting research environment within which we co-design new data derived products and services with our members and other customers. Labs focus on the burning issues facing the higher education sector, and the service is offered free to Jisc and HESA members. This post focuses in on an opportunity to get involved […]

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OpenAIRE Research project

Open in order to Connect

This year’s Open Access Week prompts us to think about the “whys and whats” of Open Access: The theme “Open in order to __________” is an invitation to share why we are working in open access and what we want to achieve. An important part of our work at Jisc is to explore emerging technologies […]

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OA support Research project

Shaping our open access support services

Two ways in which we have supported institutions in meeting the challenges of implementing open access over the last couple of years are through the open access good practice initiative and the repository technical support project. While a great deal of progress has been made, supported by these projects, the challenges of OA implementation are […]