Knowledge Exchange


A landscape study on Open Access and monographs: policies, funding and publishing in eight European countries

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.

Research software sustainability

Without software, modern research would not be possible. Understandably, people tend to marvel at results rather than the tools used in their discovery, which means the fundamental role of software in research has been largely overlooked. But whether it is widely recognised or not, research...

Research identifiers: national approaches to ORCID and ISNI implementation

In June 2015, Knowledge Exchange brought together representatives from its five member countries for a Knowledge Exchange Workshop on National approaches to ORCID and ISNI implementation. The aim of the workshop was to share national perspectives on ORCID and ISNI, including the challenges, solutions and...

Briefing paper on impact of open access outside European universities

The potential impact of open access is understood in many communities but requires a greater volume of open access content to be available for the full potential to be realised. The Open Access movement has encouraged the availability of publicly-funded research papers, data and learning...
Briefing paper

Knowledge exchange briefing paper on journal business models

This concise brochure offers an overview of the various studies on journal business models. Over the past few years many studies have been published on the costs and economic benefits of journal business models. Early studies considered only the costs incurred in publishing traditional journals...