Editor's picks

Many universities are finding they can no longer afford to provide the publications their patrons require

In this webinar we will speak to representatives from University College London, University of the Arts London and University of Essex on how their teams approached the REF, how technology helped them tackle the exercise, and how many times they cried during the process.

ConTech 2022 will be a hybrid event taking place on the 29 and 30 November with the physical event once again being held at The Marriott Regent’s Park, London.

News

27 September 2022

Survey highlights the challenges institutions and researchers face as they strive for a more inclusive working environment

26 September 2022

The Library of Congress is set to develop and implement a new, open-source IT platform that will transform how the physical and digital collections are managed and made accessible

23 September 2022

Initiative will help broader audience understand how AI works, how it is being applied, and whether it can be trusted

Analysis & opinion

21 September 2022

Six university presses join forces to support early-career researchers from 2022 to 2025 with the OpenUP initiative

Analysis & opinion

Photo credit: Olwenn Ní Dhubhghaill

06 September 2022

Sabine Louët uncovers three myths about digital research dissemination and shares lessons she has learned

Sowmya Swaminathan

29 June 2022

Sowmya Swaminathan discusses the implications for publishers in helping to foster open research practices

Nandita Quaderi

27 June 2022

Nandita Quaderi explains how Covid-19 continues to affect the citation network, and introduces a new kind of citation distortion

Features

21 September 2022

Research Information spoke to four experts in the field about the ongoing move to open science, and the challenges that have emerged in an increasingly complex open-science ecosystem

Features

21 September 2022

Siân Harris considers the use of video in scholarly communications today and the challenges and opportunities for the future

26 August 2022

As the move towards open science and FAIR data progresses, platform providers are facing new challenges. Five industry figures tell Tim Gillett what comes next

04 August 2022

Antonia Seymour, chief executive at IOP Publishing, and Andrew Barker, director of library services and learning development at Lancaster University, talk about hybrid working and re-thinking how we work

Interviews

Leah Hinds, executive director, Charleston Hub, gives us the details of the new and improved conference taking place in November, including session and speaker information, as well as insights into what’s new this year

Gregory Gordon, managing director of SSRN and Knowledge Lifecycle, shares his thoughts on preprints and the benefits of early-stage research

Maryam Bazargan

River Valley Technologies director Maryam Bazargan describes her early career, 10 years of working with her brother Kaveh, and her love of languages and cultures

Viewpoint

How Springer Nature's acquisition of the Synthesis Collection of Technology is offering faster, easier access to authoritative information on leading topics

Why universities, researchers and knowledge creators must ensure that important environmental research can happen

Today’s academic institutions are facing a number of issues, one of them being 'contract cheating'

Resources

In this webinar we will speak to representatives from University College London, University of the Arts London and University of Essex on how their teams approached the REF, how technology helped them tackle the exercise, and how many times they cried during the process.

Reflections on the REF 2021: Use of a research information management (RIM) system to support output collation and curation processes

How Springer Nature's acquisition of the Synthesis Collection of Technology is offering faster, easier access to authoritative information on leading topics

Press releases

15 July 2022

ConTech 2022 will be a hybrid event taking place on the 29 and 30 November with the physical event once again being held at The Marriott Regent’s Park, London.

14 March 2022

The Special Collections Handbook, Third Edition is a comprehensive desk reference providing the essential principles, skills, and knowledge to manage special collections in any setting. 

27 October 2021

A free scholarly search engine for browsing open access academic content has been launched to coincide with International Open Access Week