More and more funders are now including Open Access mandates in their contractual conditions. Why are they doing this, and what can grantees do to comply with these mandates? Catherine Brendow, the OA specialist in the library, helps us to understand.Continue reading “Research Funders and Open Access Mandates”
Many scholars are confused and do not know if they can or should upload the pdfs of their articles on academic social media websites such as Researchgate or academia.edu. Our colleague Catherine Brendow tries to clear things up.Continue reading “Should you Share your Published Articles on Academic Social Media?”
If only researchers and their work could be traced with a unique identifier. You could make sure you’re not confusing them, find all their publications, and the lives of publishers and users of research would be much easier. Well, it turns out there is such a thing, and our colleague Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval tells you how and why you should adopt it.
The Gender Centre of the Institute is currently holding its conference “Bubbling up. Solidarities, Feminisms and Social Reproduction“. To celebrate this event, the Library set up a small exhibition in the Davis Lounge to present its rich Gender collection.
Journals and researchers are ranked in different ways through the use of specific metrics. In this post, our colleague Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval gives you a short introduction on what metrics are, why they were created, and why they are problematic and should be used with care.