academic research

Report

6 Mar 2019
80

The volume and diversity of research data is rapidly growing, posing questions and challenges concerning data retention. This report presents insights for institutions, research funders, researchers and others on what research data to keep and why.

Report

27 Feb 2019
154

This volume, comprising eight chapters from experts in a variety of fields, examines the use of three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library’s vital role in supporting this work.

Report

6 Feb 2019
45

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
72

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

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.

Commentary

26 Oct 2018
33

Birmingham has defended his intervention, suggesting most Australian taxpayers would prefer funding be directed to other research.

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...

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...

Article

16 Aug 2018
270

Policymakers need empirical research, and a lot of researchers aspire to influence public policy, writes Stephen Easton.

Journal article

26 Jul 2018
11

This paper begins with a brief overview of the origins and continued use of standpoint theory in the social sciences. It highlights both historical and contemporary challenges to the utility of standpoint theory as a critical scholarly tool, including developments such as intersectionality and transgenderism...

Journal article

26 Jul 2018
6

As the way academics work becomes increasingly specified and regulated, the role of the public intellectual, as championed by Burawoy and exemplified by Jakubowicz, is changing. Engagement with the professions and industry is being proposed as a requirement for a research-active academic. Prescriptions for the...

Journal article

31 May 2018
17

Community-based research (CBR) is a relatively new methodology characterised by the co-generation of knowledge. As CBR is integrated into institutional frameworks, it becomes increasingly important to understand what differentiates CBR from other research. To date, there has been no systematic study of CBR values and...

Journal article

31 May 2018
7

This article contributes to the current conversation surrounding the definition of community-engaged scholarship (CES) by providing critical insights from a linguist’s journey towards establishing a CES partnership with a middle school. I argue that a prescribed CES definition for all disciplines is neither possible nor...

Commentary

17 May 2018
20

"Soft" infrastructure includes the services, policies or practices that keep academic research working and open. Without a funded, coordinated national approach the private sector may take control, writes Virginia Barbour.

Report

1 May 2018
73

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.

Report

5 Jan 2018
236

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.

Report

27 Oct 2017
2

The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM services in these...

Report

26 Sep 2017
124

This report explores the nature of the RDM capacity acquired by four research universities in four different national contexts, highlighting key factors that shaped the contours of this capacity, and provides a number of key takeaways that provide useful starting points for institutions as they...

Journal article

24 Aug 2017
96

This article seeks to reveal researcher practices, attitudes, and motivations around uploading their work to ResearchGate and complying with an institutional OA Policy through a study of faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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