Policy

Open Access – a national license?

Posted on 7 April 2015 by Jennifer Evans

A recent publication by HEPI (Higher Education Policy Institute) calls for consideration to be given to a national license for Open Access. This would, in theory, allow everyone in the UK access to all academic research published in academic journals. Concerns are raised about current Open Access only allowing UK-based research to be made more widely available;
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Directions for Research Management – Jisc report

Posted on 7 April 2015 by Jennifer Evans

The development of Research Data Management policies as a result of increasing requirements of funders and publishers, has led to a report from Jisc, produced to reflect on how Universities need to develop over the next five years. The report reflects that whilst policies are often decided at a very strategic level, implementation can be tricky and
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