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Digital Preservation—Why is difficult to get started?

If everyone agrees that digital preservation is essential then why is it so difficult to get started? Perhaps it’s because there are so many things to be considered, from so many different angles, that it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. Things like… Why should we preserve data? What is driving our desire/need […]

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European Open Science Cloud webinar resources available

At the end of March we ran a webinar on the European Open Science Cloud as part of our Tech2Tech series. Over 120 attendees watched the presentations, asked (and answered!) questions and took part in discussions on the following questions: What is the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and what does it offer the research […]

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New Jisc APC Return: Reporting publications to aid transition to Open Access

This is a blog post by Amy Devenney, Product Manager – Intelligence, Jisc Licensing.   Since 2013 Jisc Licensing (formerly Jisc Collections) has been gathering and openly releasing data on article processing charges (APC) made by UK higher education institutions on an annual basis – we call this the Jisc APC Return. A standard template […]