Bee face-off shows need for more open research data

Bees might be fast becoming an endangered species in the UK, but research data ‘takedowns’ seem likely to thrive with moves towards more open research data. Take the scandal that has erupted over bees and their reaction to pesticides as …

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Why research data is a strategic issue for institutions

What role should institutional libraries play in helping researchers to comply with funder mandates regarding the open accessibility of data? Reports from two think tank dinners Semantico held at the end of last year in New York and London seemed …

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Disruption, development and divestment: lessons to learn from the B2C market

Richard Padley was a guest speaker at last week’s Disruption, Development and Divestment seminar. The seminar, organised by ALPSP, focused on the new technologies and business models impacting on the scholarly publishing market.

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