Features

26 September 2014

With hype waning for MOOCs and the backlash in full swing, what does the post-MOOC environment look like for higher education? Simon Linacre explores an increasingly complicated future of teaching, learning and research

26 September 2014

Finbar Galligan imagines a future library where patrons drive all collection development

26 September 2014

Sian Harris explores how the growth and improved accessibility of the cloud is presenting a wealth of exciting opportunities for research libraries

26 September 2014

The Frankfurt Book Fair is a time when publishers and publisher services companies tend to showcase their latest developments and news and these are often in the area of publishing platforms. From shifts towards mobile devices and decisions about changing technology to trends in e-books and the launch of new database platforms, companies tell us about some of their latest trends

26 September 2014

William Gunn reports back from a session on altmetrics that he chaired at the SSP conference earlier this year

26 September 2014

The topic of metrics for scholarly impact can seem highly polarised but there might be fewer tensions between traditional and alternative than there first appear, writes Sian Harris

26 September 2014

It is nearly a year since EBSCO bought Plum Analytics. Sian Harris asks what has happened since the acquisition and what it means for the role of altmetrics in analysing research

06 August 2014

With the raft of policies and mandates that impact researchers and their institutions Sian Harris asks a range of publishers and publishing services companies about their approaches to open access

06 August 2014

With the raft of policies and mandates that impact researchers and their institutions Sian Harris asks a range of publishers and publishing services companies about their approaches to open access

06 August 2014

With the raft of policies and mandates that impact researchers and their institutions Sian Harris asks a range of publishers and publishing services companies about their approaches to open access

06 August 2014

Sian Harris speaks to four providers of institutional repository software and services

06 August 2014

Sian Harris takes a look at some of the approaches that research funders take to open access and why

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