Worldwide

Book

18 Jan 2018

Thios report summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from late 2016 through November 2017.

Commentary

10 Jan 2018

Britain’s liberal beacon, The Guardian, is scaling down but thinking big, writes David Hayes.

Journal article

9 Jan 2018

This article looks at how global climate stressors, such as warming and ocean acidification, can drastically impact the structure and function of marine food webs, diminishing the production of goods and services.

Guide

8 Jan 2018

This quick guide provides links to essential resources relating to Australian schooling, policy and administrative frameworks, and numerous state and territory government websites.

Research report

5 Jan 2018

This report explore the incentives that inspired the acquisition of RDM capacity on the part of the four research universities described in the case studies.

Article

5 Jan 2018

In poorer parts of the world, urban experts say efforts to improve cities with cutting-edge technology can run into challenges, particularly when applied in slums.

“A 24-hour smart water meter can only be possible if you’re connected to the water system in the first...

Article

5 Jan 2018

The idea of self-driving and electrified vehicles is gaining acceptance among global consumers, but is this enough to make our utopian dreams come true?

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2017

This discussion paper argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared.

Report

15 Dec 2017

This report has been prepared to deepen insights and provide examples of the impact of globalisation, as well as technological and societal trends on the library field.

Research report

15 Dec 2017

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States each have some combination of parliamentary/congressional, independent and judicial oversight of their intelligence agencies, in addition to accountability through the executive branch. However, there are differences in the nature and scope of each of...

Research report

13 Dec 2017

This paper examines the concept of e-diasporas, which refers to social media based manifestations of diaspora communities.

Report

13 Dec 2017

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has decided to bring together its members and produce this publication to share how they are addressing climate change through the implementation of low carbon solutions in their direct operations.

Report

11 Dec 2017

The mission of The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems is to ensure every stakeholder involved in the design and development of autonomous and intelligent systems is educated, trained, and empowered to prioritize ethical considerations so that these technologies are advanced...

Research report

8 Dec 2017

This report provides university and research library leaders with useful insights on emerging practices and infrastructures in European research information management (RIM), on the current and future role of persistent person and organization identifiers, and, more specifically, on incentives and barriers to adoption.

Report

8 Dec 2017

This report highlights a number of challenges and opportunities for SCONUL members, including the development of AI and machine learning, datafied scholarship and the on-going challenges of blurred boundaries between the library and the rest of the institutions and the development as library as a...

Report

5 Dec 2017

Transparent and accountable mining can contribute to sustainable development. Thisbegins with corruption-free approvals – the very first link in the mining value chainwhen decisions are made about whether, where, and under what circumstances topermit mining, including who is awarded licences or contracts.

Research report

4 Dec 2017

The primary purpose of this report is to summarise some of the opportunities and challenges associated with the deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. While the report was produced in a New Zealand context, the findings are lessons for all cities.

Conference proceedings

1 Dec 2017

This web portal provides access to presentations and papers from eResearch 2017.

Report

1 Dec 2017

A child-friendly approach to urban planning is a vital part of creating inclusive cities that work better for everyone. Designing for urban childhoods inspires us to respond positively to the challenges, and sets out actions that can help take us to a more child-friendly future...

Report

1 Dec 2017

This report sets out a roadmap of strategies and tools to help countries produce vital data on education. The digest sets out the measurement challenges around the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goal 4: a quality education for every child by 2030.