eResearch

eResearch is the application of advanced ICT to the practice of research. Key areas include collaboration, high performance computation, visualisation, research data management and tools. This collection is curated by AeRO –  Australasian eResearch Organisations and its many members. It will grow to include policy development and analysis, roadmaps, review submissions, issues and discussion papers, commentary, audio/video, presentations, websites and other content related to eResearch, eScience, Cyberinfrastructure, research infrastructure and similar initiatives, from across Australasia and globally.  Contributions are very welcome, and will help to grow the value of the collection. Please contact editors@apo.org.au


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eResearch

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

1 Dec 2017

This report examines the relentless growth in the sheer volume of quantitative and qualitative data and analysis, coupled with advancements in data governance and stewardship, which are propelling improvements and innovations at many colleges and universities.

Conference proceedings

1 Dec 2017

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

Report

28 Nov 2017

This document outlines COAR’s vision of positioning repositories as the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication, on top of which layers of value added services will be deployed, thereby transforming the system, making it more research-centric, open to and supportive of...

Evaluation

1 Nov 2017

This report presents findings from a mixed methods study involving qualitative interviews and a heuristic analysis of the Horticulture Industry Network’s (HIN’s) website.

Audio program

1 Nov 2017

Australian research is set to come under tougher assessment criteria, to ensure it delivers economic and social benefits.

Website

23 Oct 2017

The UK SCL represents an important step towards accelerating scholarly communication of research by allowing authors to retain their rights, enabling maximum re-use.

Report

19 Oct 2017

This paper looks at what Research Information Management (RIM) is, what is driving RIM adoption, and the library’s role in RIM.

Report

15 Oct 2017

This independent review reports on how the artificial intelligence (AI) industry can be grown in the United Kingdom.

Report

5 Oct 2017

This study shows that although the main Open Access (OA) policies do not include monographs, conversations about OA and monographs are surfacing and are expected to be accelerating over the next few years.

Article

20 Sep 2017

This article presents a genealogy of the term open access, focusing on the separate histories that emphasise openness and reusability on the one hand, as borrowed from the open-source software and free culture movements, and accessibility on the other hand, as represented by proponents of...

Report

18 Sep 2017

This report argues that we need to think about data differently - moving away from ideas of data as a commodity to be bought and sold, and more as a common good that can deliver significant personal and public benefits.

Report

6 Jul 2017

This report captures the current landscape of new university presses (NUPs) and academic-led presses (ALPs) emerging within the UK.

Report

5 Jun 2017

This report explores four plausible adoption scenarios of blockchain technology in Australian in 2030.

Report

5 Jun 2017

This report selects three use cases to examine how blockchain systems can support new markets and business models.

Strategy

9 May 2017

Outstanding science and research is a critical foundation of an innovative and prosperous modern society. Globally competitive research depends on access to first-class research equipment, systems and services, collectively referred to as research infrastructure.

Australia today is the beneficiary of internationally recognised and highly...

Journal article

15 Feb 2017

A significant challenge in research translation is that interested parties interpret and apply the associated terms and conceptual frameworks in different ways.

The purpose of this review was to: a) examine different research translation frameworks; b) examine the similarities and differences between the frameworks;...

Research report

7 Feb 2017

The vision is to position repositories as the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication, on top of which layers of value added services will be deployed, thereby transforming the system, making it more research-centric, open to and supportive of innovation, while...

Submission

17 Jan 2017

Government investment in first class research infrastructure is vital to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s research program, driving innovation, economic productivity and social benefits for the nation. National research facilities are built and maintained for the public good. As such there is a fundamental role...

Submission

16 Jan 2017

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) acknowledges that the current draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap goes a long way in recognising the developments in humanities and social sciences research and its contribution to a national research and innovation...