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Moving Ahead with the UK National PID Strategy

This post has been written by MoreBrains Cooperative. Over the past few years, Jisc has been driving conversations about the need for a UK national strategy for persistent identifiers, in response to Professor Adam Tickell’s 2018 advice to the UK government on open access to research, in which he recommended that Jisc should lead on […]

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Open research Research information and analytics

Collecting data on open access publications

Author: Amy Devenney (Research and Business Intelligence Strategic Lead, Jisc) In 2019, an article by the Knowledge Exchange (KE) demonstrated the difficulty of efficiently collating consistent article-level metadata to enable the monitoring and evaluation on Transitional Agreements  (TAs) and the burden this placed on our members. Therefore, over the last eighteen months, we have been […]

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CORE Open research

CORE: Our commitment to The Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure

Authors: Petr Knoth and David Pride The Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (POSI) offer a set of guidelines by which open scholarly infrastructure organisations and initiatives that support the research community can be operated and sustained. In this post, we demonstrate CORE’s commitment to adhere to these principles and show our current progress in achieving […]