Editor's picks

Jamie Hutchins

The events of 2020 have created a turning point for everyone in our industry, writes Jamie Hutchins

Researchers are keen for their work to have more impact – but they are often constrained by a lack of skills and resources

As OpenAthens celebrates its 25th anniversary, Jon Bentley discusses the organisation’s growth, industry changes and what to expect in the future

News

23 September 2020

Researchers are keen for their work to have more impact – but they are often constrained by a lack of skills and resources

CISPC 2019

17 September 2020

This year’s Research Information conference boasts a stellar and international line-up, writes Tim Gillett

10 September 2020

Open access (OA) books are reaching more countries and have greater usage and higher citation numbers than non-OA books

Analysis & opinion

Jamie Hutchins

24 September 2020

The events of 2020 have created a turning point for everyone in our industry, writes Jamie Hutchins

23 September 2020

As OpenAthens celebrates its 25th anniversary, Jon Bentley discusses the organisation’s growth, industry changes and what to expect in the future

Paul Stokes

22 September 2020

Data is everywhere – but where does it come from, where is it being stored, and is it worth keeping? It is crucial to take stock, says Paul Stokes

Features

22 July 2020

From deposits to discovery, Rebecca Pool looks at the long and winding journey of the institutional repository

10 June 2020

As scholarly publishing communities search for the meaning behind metrics, the need for context is becoming crystal clear, reports Rebecca Pool

02 April 2020

Five organisations define, describe, and share their thoughts on a subject that has become something of a hot topic in recent times

30 March 2020

A growing number of mandates, incentives and declarations are driving progress in open data, reports Rebecca Pool

Interviews

Jignesh Bhate

15 September 2020

Self-confessed workaholic Jignesh Bhate describes the foundation and progress of Molecular Connections over nearly 20 years

Ian Smith

01 July 2020

Our Researcher of the Month for July is Ian Smith, of Cambridge’s Royal Papworth Hospital.

Sami Benchekroun

25 June 2020

Sami Benchekroun explains how a love of entrepreneurship and scholarly communications have shaped his career

Viewpoint

23 September 2020

Author Insights: The Future of Education with Professor Rupert Maclean

25 March 2020

In a webinar with Research Information, given in November 2019, Rhianna Gamble and Carol Hollier of IFIS presented on the topic of literature reviews in food science

Webcasts and white papers

21 September 2020

As the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the scientific and medical research communities continue to search for effective treatments and work on vaccine options

17 September 2020

This paper takes a look at the methods and technologies librarians can adopt to effectively teach research skills in an environment of exponentially rising research output, increased use of mobile devices, and less available time for focused research. 

17 September 2020

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