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Libraries could play key role in managing research data

David Stuart explores the potential role of the research library in the data age

Library management systems

Openness and user experience guide future library systems

Sharon Davies investigates library management systems in research libraries today, librarians` and researchers` experiences of using them, and future trends


Video enhances publications

Nicola Davies looks at the benefits and challenges of including video in scholarly resources and explores the future of this approach

Analysis and opinion

Survey reveals researchers` views on monographs

Ellen Collins considers a recent survey of researcher attitudes to monographs and asks what the future is for the academic book

Analysis and opinion

Publishers must serve early-career researchers

In an article based on his presentation at the recent STM Frankfurt conference, Jonathan Foster asks how early-career researchers and publishers can help each other

Analysis and opinion

Starting a dialogue with publishers

At the recent Internet Librarian International conference in London, Karin Bystrom of Uppsala University in Sweden emphasised the need for discussion in closing the gap between librarians and publishers

COASP report

Meeting considers how open access could address inequalities

Mark Patterson reports back from the COASP meeting that was held in Paris in September

Analysis and opinion

Big data and education: the power of transformation

Olivier Dumon looks at big data and its potential to change the European educational landscape

Open access

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