Research Information editor to host open access debate

19 October 2020

Tim Gillett will host a discussion panel tomorrow as part of International Open Access Week, with a transatlantic line-up of industry experts taking part in the event

APC-free open access agreements test alternative funding models

14 October 2020

Researchers will be able to publish in PLOS journals without incurring article processing charges following a three-year agreement wth Jisc

Free places for librarians and academics at event

07 October 2020

The organisers of Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle (CISPC) 2020 are delighted to confirm that there will be a number of free places for librarians and academics for the virtual event

Survey on awareness of engineering and physics resources

07 October 2020

Help us better understand the awareness and perception of engineering/physics resources that librarians/information professionals can access on behalf of researchers, practitioners and students

Jisc/JSTOR deal brings free access to digital collections

07 October 2020

Bodies agree initiative that will allow institutions to make their digital special collections freely available to millions of researchers, faculties, and students around the globe

Open letter calls for ‘investigation of academic publishing industry’

30 September 2020

A group of UK-based academic librarians, researchers, university lecturers and students has called on the government to investigate the academic publishing industry over its pricing and licensing practices regarding ebooks

Search for more impact undermined by skills gap – report

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

Virtual event promises real-world interaction

17 September 2020

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

OA books 'have greater usage and higher citations'

10 September 2020

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

Liz Bal, director of open research services at Jisc

Jisc offers new preservation service

10 September 2020

Preservation, a new Jisc service, is aimed at making it easier for institutions to keep their digital collections accessible and reusable, comply with multiple mandates and fulfil their statutory obligations.

Spanning the digital divide

24 August 2020

The Research Information team is pleased to announce its live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, is available to view.

Universities 'will cancel deals with publishers'

14 August 2020

A price freeze on journal subscriptions will not be enough to avoid UK researchers losing access to key academic content, warn three major sector bodies representing academic library directors and higher education managers.