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Technical, cultural and creative sectors unite for EuropeanaTech 2015

29 January 2015
Technical experts, developers and researchers will discuss the challenges around storing our digital cultural heritage at the 2nd EuropeanaTech Conference in Paris next month

Biomedical researcher wins IET award

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A research expert in biomedical engineering has been awarded £300,000 from the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Ex Libris and Harrassowitz to provide 'streamlined acquisition process'

28 January 2015

Prestigious universities join forces in Turing project

28 January 2015

25,000 Proquest titles released in Michigan/Oxford deal

28 January 2015

Nature Publishing Group moves to CC BY 4.0 for OA journals

26 January 2015

EBSCO and American Medical Association move closer

23 January 2015


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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

What price open access?

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Lorraine Estelle, executive director digital resources and divisional CEO of Jisc Collections, Jisc According to conservative estimates, UK higher education institutions are paying £160m per year for subscriptions to peer-reviewed academic journals