Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are a crucial technical component of the modern scholarly information system. The fact that PIDs are built to operate ‘between’ systems and to serve as linking structures gives them a special resonance in open research systems.
This comprehensive bibliometric analysis of the technical papers and case studies published in Lean Construction Journal between 2004 and 2018 aimed to observe the connections between current researches and to propose systematic research in the future.
Mapping the current landscape of research library engagement with emerging technologies in research and learning: executive summary
This report is an executive summary of secondary resources and discussions with research library leaders on their organisations’ adoption of emerging technologies.
Reinventing ourselves: new and emerging roles of academic librarians in Canadian research-intensive universities
This study provides a snapshot in time and establishes a baseline on multiple aspects of librarians’ roles in the Canadian academic environment including confidence levels, job satisfaction, and impact on the academic enterprise.
This article outlines a case study of Elsevier’s Open Access (OA) journals as of 2016.
This survey asked researchers around the globe for their opinions on a range of important scholarly communication issues, including publishing habits, licensing and future scenarios for scholarly communications.
This report was commissioned in response to the growing trend of commercial acquisition of critical infrastructure in academic institutions. It is intended to provide a comprehensive look at the current players in this arena, their strategies and potential actions, and the implications of these on...
This report presents the results of work to identify and assess a range of potential models through which learned societies could successfully transition to the requirements of Plan S. Based on the research undertaken, the report sets out recommendations for learned society publishers and other...
The temptation to judge a researcher’s performance through simple metrics, such as the number of published research papers, is strong. These metrics are incentives that drive behaviour - not all of it good, writes Alan Finkel.
This white paper provides the rationale and describes the high level architecture for an innovative publishing framework that positions publishing functionalities on top of the content managed by a distributed network of repositories.