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JISC

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Report

06 Jul 2017

A new wave of university presses is emerging. Common characteristics are that they are open access (OA), digital first, library-based, and they often offer a smaller set of services than a traditional publisher, blurring the line between publisher and platform. In tandem, a small but notable...

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Research report

23 Oct 2015

Introduction

Over the last decade or so, travellers moving towards an open future for scholarly communications have picked up their pace, spurred on by shifts in public perceptions of openness and by evolving scholarly views and practices.

National and...

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Database

17 Jul 2015

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list...

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Research report

31 Mar 2015

The growth of collaborative research practices in a connected era, and latterly a rise in funder mandates, have fuelled a rapid increase in interest in sharing research data.

Research data is recognised as being central to research and disseminating, sharing and enabling access to...

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Guide

15 Mar 2014

There are fewer barriers than ever before for those who wish to build something on the web, whether an online journal, a website with tools for teaching, or a digitised collection of rare and unique materials. Today’s builders may be individuals, institutions or social enterprises, in addition...

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Guide

27 Mar 2013

This guide explains open educational resources (OER) and the benefits that creating, sharing and using OER can provide.

Open educational resources (OER) are learning and teaching materials, freely available online for anyone to use. Examples include full courses, course modules, lectures...

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Research report

03 Jan 2013

This report discusses the importance in an understanding of usability and user experience for universities and colleges, considering the huge competitive advantage well designed technology products provide.

Universities and colleges are becoming increasingly aware of the huge competitive...

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Research report

17 Dec 2012

By enabling data sharing between internal IT systems and between one organisation and another, APIs facilitate not only the dissemination of knowledge but also the design of innovative online services for students and staff. By removing the need to repeat laborious data entry tasks, they...

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Research report

28 Jun 2012

Researchers of Tomorrow is the UK’s largest study to date on the research behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students (born between 1982 and 1994). JISC and the British Library jointly commissioned the three year study in 2009, which involved 17,000 doctoral students from 70 universities at...

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Commentary

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13 Feb 2012

The number to watch is not the putative $100bn valuation but the 845 million users that Facebook now claims to have.

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The observation that if Facebook were a country then it would be the third most populous on the planet has become a cliche, but...

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Research report

23 Oct 2015

Introduction

Over the last decade or so, travellers moving towards an open future for scholarly communications have picked up their pace, spurred on by shifts in public perceptions of openness and by evolving scholarly views and practices.

National and...

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