Analysis & opinion

05 April 2011

Libraries house vast amounts of unstructured data and this is increasing as user-generated content becomes more important. John Pomeroy reports from the recent MarkLogic UK summit about some of the challenges and opportunities with this type of information

17 March 2011

Technology can help universities reduce costs while retaining strong values, according to discussions at this week's JISC annual conference

17 March 2011

The New Journal of Physics has recently launched video abstracts. Tim Smith explains why

02 March 2011

David Utting of JISC shares how money from the Higher Education Funding Council for England is being invested to give opportunities to UK researchers to store their data

15 February 2011

Friedel Grant looks at some new initiatives that increase access to the treasures of art galleries, libraries and museums around the world

19 January 2011

The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations is the latest group to join the Right to Research Coalition. Nick Shockey looks at how this coalition is gathering momentum

12 January 2011

Neil Jacobs of JISC welcomes the news of Nature Publishing Group's new open-access platform and considers what this means for research

21 December 2010

Torsten Reimer of JISC looks at the potential of cloud computing in research

03 December 2010

Research Information editor Sian Harris spoke about 'Trends in e-books for research' in a seminar at the recent Online Information event in London. Take a look at the slides from the talk

29 October 2010

Efficiency must not come at the cost of effectiveness was the message coming out of the recent JISC research conference, writes Matthew Dovey and Nicola Yeeles

03 September 2010

John Latham of Coventry University describes a new network to help academic and commercial researchers exchange information about measurement

20 August 2010

A culture of sharing gives students more access to both inspiring research and high-quality teaching, writes David Kernohan of JISC