Research institutes

Journal article

20 Feb 2019
75

This article explores the necessity of articulating an ethics of care in the design, governance, and future evolution of digital library software applications.

Report

6 Feb 2019
34

Research messages brings together publicly released research produced by NCVER each year. This year’s compilation includes an extensive array of research activities undertaken during 2018, comprising of research reports, summaries, opinion pieces, infographics, interactive tools, presentations, in-house seminars, submissions, webinars, the 27th National Vocational Education...

Report

16 Jan 2019
71

The report provides an aggregated picture of the use and outcomes from National Research Infrastructure (NRI), including the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) projects, supporting quality research that benefits Australia.

Commentary

28 Dec 2018
33

Tensions between the government and the university sector ran high in 2018, with the government cutting funding to student places and research and a big push back from universities.

Report

19 Dec 2018
50

This report argues that although Australia’s research system is strong, its performance in innovation and commercialisation is not. Nor has innovation policy been effective in driving sustained improvement.

Report

4 Dec 2018
108

This report contributes to a growing body of work from OCLC to better understand research information management (RIM) practices, including their regional differences, as well as the growing interoperability imperative between siloed sources of data—both internal and external.

Other text

29 Nov 2018
58

CAUL and the AOASG have released this joint statement about the importance of Open Scholarship. The statement responds to recommendations in the Australian Government Funding Arrangements for non-NHMRC Research report recently released by the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training.

Report

19 Nov 2018
38

This inquiry examined the efficiency, effectiveness and coherency of Australian government funding for research. It focused on federally funded research agencies, their funding mechanisms and university collaborative research.

Working paper

31 Oct 2018
20

This paper looks at a number of recent factors which have affected universities. Some trends like the tremendous growth in participation in higher education worldwide and the equally rapid growth in investment in R&D indicate progress and reasons for optimism. Yet the context of higher...

Policy report

The Chinese military’s collaboration with foreign universities
30 Oct 2018
118

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is expanding its research collaboration with universities outside of China. Since 2007, the PLA has sponsored more than 2,500 military scientists and engineers to study abroad and has developed relationships with researchers and institutions across the globe.

Journal article

25 Oct 2018
11

In 2016, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) began offering postdoctoral fellowships in software curation. Four institutions hosted the initial cohort of software curation fellows. This article describes the work activities and research program of the cohort, highlighting the challenges and benefits of...

Report

A selection of analyses and articles about open data, curated by Figshare
22 Oct 2018
27

Figshare's annual report looks at global attitudes towards open data. It includes survey results of researchers and a collection of articles from industry experts.

Journal article

4 Oct 2018
229

This paper discusses the use of identifiers in research evaluation—for individuals, their contributions, and the organizations that sponsor them and fund their work.

Report

27 Sep 2018
33

This report concludes that to unlock innovation in New Zealand in the future, it is important for policy-makers, universities and investors to consider focusing on strengthening the contribution of universities to innovation.

Report

11 Sep 2018
154

The Social Science Research Council convened the To Secure Knowledge Task Force to examine the new research landscape and identify areas of action. In this, the council drew on its nine-decade history of convening and collaborating with scholars to facilitate conditions to produce world-class, independent...

Report

A white paper of the MIT Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s research
7 Sep 2018
158

This MIT white paper, examines efforts in the United States and in Europe to make research and scholarship openly and freely available, provides a backdrop to the ongoing work of the taskforce - identifying new, updated, or revised open access policies and practices.

Report

5 Sep 2018
403

This resource aims to shine a light on how qualitative methods are being used in health services and medical research contexts, and how they might be used more effectively.

Journal article

1 Sep 2018
95

This research found that university researchers cite only a fraction of journals purchased by their libraries, that this fraction is decreasing, and that the cost per cited journal has increased. These findings reveal how academic publishers use various strategies to increase sales and profits in...

Journal article

31 Aug 2018
3

This case study details a multi-year collaboration between librarians and graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder aimed at the development and adoption of a campus OA policy.

Report

17 Aug 2018
119

This report, developed in conjunction with responsible organisations, documents the progress made in implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan actions to July 2018.

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