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Outside in: The role of the university library in open science | Wonkhe | Comment

Outside in: The role of the university library in open science | Wonkhe | Comment | Research | Scoop.it
Ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s Jisc and CNI leader’s conference, Bodley’s Librarian Richard Ovenden takes us through the cultural changes afoot in one of the cornerstones of open science – the university library.
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‘Predatory’ journals: the situation is urgent, so why don’t we fight back?

‘Predatory’ journals: the situation is urgent, so why don’t we fight back? | Research | Scoop.it
The solutions to the predatory publishing problem are known, we just need to implement them, say Larissa Shamseer and David Moher
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Following the success of the learning technologist, is it time for a research equivalent?

Following the success of the learning technologist, is it time for a research equivalent? | Research | Scoop.it
With so many scholarly communications tools and technologies now available, how do academics decide which are most appropriate for their research? Andy Tattersall suggests it might be time for a re…
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Untangling Academic Publishing: Key Recommendations for Universities and Academics

Untangling Academic Publishing: Key Recommendations for Universities and Academics | Research | Scoop.it
The report 'Untangling Academic Publishing: A history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research' (Fyfe et al 2017) has been published today. I share some of the key recommendations.
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No one told me about the hidden costs of maternity leave

No one told me about the hidden costs of maternity leave | Research | Scoop.it
Research needs funding to keep it running even when we’re on leave. So although I have a job to go back to, there may be no money to do it
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Draft Concordat on Open Research Data opens for consultation - Wellcome Trust

Draft Concordat on Open Research Data opens for consultation - Wellcome Trust | Research | Scoop.it
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has published a draft version of a new Concordat on Open Research Data for consultation.
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The RECODE project recommendations for Open Access to Research Data are now available

The RECODE project recommendations for Open Access to Research Data are now available | Research | Scoop.it
The EU-funded FP7 project RECODE has leveraged existing networks, communities and projects to address challenges within the open access and data dissemination and preservation sector. On the basis of
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Developing Open Access and Research Data Management Policy

Developing Open Access and Research Data Management Policy -- a presentation by Hannah Lloyd-Jones and Kent McClymont as part of International Open Access Week at ...
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Meeting the requirements of the EPSRC research data policy | Jisc

Meeting the requirements of the EPSRC research data policy | Jisc | Research | Scoop.it
Steps that higher education institutions (HEIs) can take to ensure they meet the expectations set out by the EPSRC.

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2014-Independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment - HEFCE

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Big data: the real issue for publishers - Semantico

Big data: the real issue for publishers - Semantico | Research | Scoop.it
There is no big data problem in publishing – the data sets aren’t big enough – but there is a substantial big data problem for their customers, researchers.
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The ‘restricting choice of publication’ threat | Unlocking Research

The ‘restricting choice of publication’ threat | Unlocking Research | Research | Scoop.it
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Planning scholarly communication training in the UK | Unlocking Research

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Training for library staff around scholarly communications
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The right to read is the right to mine: Text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK.

The right to read is the right to mine: Text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK. | Research | Scoop.it
New copyright exceptions to text and data mining for non-commercial research have recently come into effect and this is welcome news for UK researchers and research, argues Ross Mounce. Here he pro…
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Predatory Publishers - Problem or Business Model?

Predatory Publishers - Problem or Business Model? | Research | Scoop.it
A lot of the training I give as part of my role happens as a result of questions and interest from Cambridge librarians. Like a Ba
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The research librarian of the future: data scientist and co-investigator

The research librarian of the future: data scientist and co-investigator | Research | Scoop.it
There remains something of a disconnect between how research librarians themselves see their role and its responsibilities and how these are viewed by their faculty colleagues. Jeannette Ekstrøm, M…
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Open Access to Research Data – Timeline | Open Access Working Group

Open Access to Research Data – Timeline | Open Access Working Group | Research | Scoop.it
Sharing the results of publicly funded research

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Open Access to Research Data | PASTEUR4OA

Open Access to Research Data | PASTEUR4OA | Research | Scoop.it
Open Access to Research Data http://t.co/U6hpMQkaNd @breedaherlihy @mauragflynn @ronanpmadden

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Open access to research data: the Open Research Data Pilot | H2020

Open access to research data: the Open Research Data Pilot | H2020 | Research | Scoop.it
open access infrastructure, research information, open data, scientific publication, scientific information system, European Commission, EC, FP7, ERC, Horizon 2020, H2020, linked data
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Open Research Course Update

Open Research Course Update | Research | Scoop.it
Way back in March you may recall seeing a post on the School of Open (SOO) course we were planning on open research… Well, whilst we did go a bit quiet, behind the scenes the cogs were turning, pla...

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The cost of open access publishing: a progress report

The cost of open access publishing: a progress report | Research | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust recently published details of how much it spent on open access publishing in the year 2012-2013 in an attempt to make the debate around the costs of open access publishing more e...
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