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OpenDOAR collaborate with National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan – LocalDOAR

We recently announced that OpenDOAR has undertaken a record review exercise which resulted in an additional 683 repository records from Japan. Our UK-based editorial team collaborated with Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) to make this happen. As part of this project, NII used a local version of OpenDOAR, called NII LocalDOAR, which allowed them […]

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There’s A PID For That, Part 5: Outputs

This is a guest blog post written by Dr Fiona Murphy, MMC Consulting, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1693-1240 and Dr Phill Jones, Double L Digital Consulting https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0525-6323. Reference back to these posts about the wider project: https://orcid.org/blog/2020/08/03/orcid-and-uk-national-pid-consortium https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/06/29/the-uk-national-pid-consortium-a-pathway-to-increased-adoption/ In this last in our series of blog posts from the recent Jisc persistent identifier (PID) focus group meetings, we explore […]

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There’s A PID For That, Part 4: People

This is a guest blog post written by Dr Fiona Murphy, MMC Consulting, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1693-1240 and Dr Phill Jones, Double L Digital Consulting https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0525-6323. Reference back to these posts about the wider project: https://orcid.org/blog/2020/08/03/orcid-and-uk-national-pid-consortium https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/06/29/the-uk-national-pid-consortium-a-pathway-to-increased-adoption/ In the fourth of this series of reports from the Jisc persistent identifier (PID) focus group meetings, we will outline some […]

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There’s A PID For That, Part 3: Organisations

This is a guest blog post written by Dr Fiona Murphy, MMC Consulting, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1693-1240 and Dr Phill Jones, Double L Digital Consulting https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0525-6323. Reference back to these posts about the wider project: https://orcid.org/blog/2020/08/03/orcid-and-uk-national-pid-consortium https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/06/29/the-uk-national-pid-consortium-a-pathway-to-increased-adoption/ Our third post in this series reports on the key findings of the recent focus group on organisation IDs, and how […]

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There’s A PID For That, Part 2: Projects

This is a guest blog post written by Dr Fiona Murphy, MMC Consulting, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1693-1240 and Dr Phill Jones, Double L Digital Consulting https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0525-6323. The second in this week’s series of five blog posts focuses on persistent identifiers (PIDs) for projects. Like the other posts, it is based on the key findings of a recent focus […]

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There’s A PID For That, Part 1: Grants

This is a guest blog post written by Dr Fiona Murphy, MMC Consulting, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1693-1240 and Dr Phill Jones, Double L Digital Consulting https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0525-6323. Reference back to these posts about the wider project: https://orcid.org/blog/2020/08/03/orcid-and-uk-national-pid-consortium https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/06/29/the-uk-national-pid-consortium-a-pathway-to-increased-adoption/ This — the first in a series of five blog posts being published this week — summarises the key findings of […]

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There’s A PID For That! Next Steps in Establishing a National PID Strategy

This is a guest blog post written by Alice Meadows, Director of Community Engagement, National Information Standards Organisation (NISO) https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2161-3781 In case you didn’t already know, for the past year or so, Jisc has been leading a PIDs for Open Access project, aimed at expanding adoption and usage of persistent identifiers in the UK. Building […]

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Publications Router is integrated with Haplo

Publications Router, the service from Jisc that adds research articles automatically to repositories, is now fully interoperable with Haplo Repository, an open-source repository and research information management system. This means that the Router service is now available to you if your institution uses Haplo and is a Jisc member. Seamless integration Once Router has matched […]

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The UK National PID Consortium

This is a guest blog post by Alice Meadows, Director of Community Engagement, National Information Standards Organisation (NISO). If you’re reading this post, the chances are you’re already a fan of persistent identifiers (PIDs). You may have an ORCID iD. You understand why to cite DOIs rather than URLs. You’re [probably] familiar with organisation identifiers […]

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March 2020 open access update now available

  Welcome to the March 2020 issue In formulating a response to COVID-19, immediate and unrestricted access to high-quality information is obviously key. But there are also information needs in our current state beyond the coronavirus. For students and academics across all disciplines, working from home will bring its challenges: access to some materials may […]