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Open access

Making the connections between funder and research

Making the connections between funder and research

Howard Ratner is executive director of CHOR Inc, the organisation behind the new CHORUS service in the USA. We ask him what CHORUS is about, what plans he has and his thoughts on open access in general


Analysis & Opinion

What makes researchers willing to share their data?

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In principle the benefits of sharing data, by which I mean the digital or analogue sources that underpin research findings, are undeniable, writes Verena Weigert, senior technology manager at Jisc

Aligning Europe's approaches to open access

8 January 2015
While successive policy announcements by UK government and research funders have kept open access (OA) high on the agenda for UK researchers and universities, is it a similar priority for their European counterparts? By Mafalda Picarra, PASTEUR4OA project officer, Jisc


Product focus


The power of semantics

In recent years scholarly publishers have increasingly looked to add value to the content they put online. Sian Harris asks providers of semantic enrichment tools and services how publishers can enhance their content


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Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy

London, UK
29 January 2015

ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting

Chicago, IL, USA
30 January-3 February 2015

ASA Annual Conference 2015:

London, UK
16-17 February 2015

Data Harmony User Group meeting

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
16-20 February 2015

The future for Open Access and the move towards Open Data

London, UK
2 March 2015

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