Analysis & opinion

18 March 2010

A new report shows universities how to work out their potential cost savings using various open-access models, writes Sian Harris

15 February 2010

The Dutch higher education sector is convinced of the need for open access, writes Annemiek van der Kuil, project manager of SURFshare in the Netherlands

03 February 2010

The general public are increasingly being invited to get involved in scientific data collection and view the results. Neil Jacobs of JISC looks at how this might benefit scientific understanding

20 January 2010

Joachim Schöpfel and Chérifa Boukacem-Zeghmouri report back from the International Symposium: Academic Online Resources: Assessment and Usage, which was held in November in Lille, France

06 January 2010

Data sharing on virtual servers can aid collaboration and help universities cut costs and carbon emissions, writes JISC's James Farnhill

04 December 2009

Frederique van Till of JISC looks at ways to reconnect researchers with the information about their research

04 December 2009

Tom Wilkie reports back from the Online Information Show in London at the start of December

12 November 2009

Simon Hodson, e-Research programme manager at JISC in the UK, examines how technology and funding policies have changed the ways that researchers share data

09 September 2009

Sian Harris finds out about a new social network to help physicists work together and share information

21 July 2009

The journal Cell is leading a push to redefine how peer-reviewed articles are accessed and used online. Sian Harris spoke to Emilie Marcus, editor in chief of Cell Press, to find out why

25 June 2009

There has been an important shift in how students interact with and shape the world of scholarly communication with the release of a statement calling for broader access to scholarly knowledge, writes Nick Shockey

12 June 2009

Research released in May suggests that universities and colleges are falling behind their students in the use of new technologies. Malcolm Read, executive secretary of JISC, explains what this research means for the future of higher education