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Next steps for practice research: PR Voices and SPARKLE projects

At our latest Digital Research Community monthly discussion meeting we heard from two recently funded AHRC projects aiming to improve access to and preservation of practice research outputs.   Shared goals Across the two projects the shared goal is to establish a national shared digital space for storage, access, analysis and preservation of practice research. For […]

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Digital Preservation General news Open research

(Digital) Preservation first

If I was going there, I wouldn’t start from here… A little background (peppered with superlatives and speculation for good measure) … Ever since proto-humans first put marks on a cave wall way back when, producers and creators have been obsessed with preserving their legacy.  Sometimes they got it wrong (Oh Leonardo. Gesso, pitch, and […]

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Digital Preservation FAIR General news Open research

Open Access is useless …

For Open Access week, Jisc’s Paul Stokes (Product Manager, Open Research Services), argues that without investment in infrastructure, Open Access can’t be open for all.  So here we are.Open access week. People across the world are putting on their FAIR hats, pulling up their Plan S socks, pinning on their Open Access Week badges* and […]