Latest News

9 August 2017

In a recent contribution to THE (Times Higher Education), Joanna Dally and Frances Downey imagine the research culture of the future. The article can be found at https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/jisc-futures-what-will-research-look-2035#survey-answer
 

9 August 2017

The paper by Piwowar et al. on “The State of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles”  (https://peerj.com/preprints/3119), submitted to PeerJ Preprints, finds that “half of the papers searched for online are free to read”. The study analysed reader data from the Unpaywall tool, a (free and legal) browser extension that finds open access versions of scholarly articles.

The paper was also featured in a Nature News article.

Read more...

Did you know...