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NLW/WHELF event: Research and scientific data management 16th Feb 2015

Research and Scientific data management: new challenges and opportunities National Library of Wales Monday, 16 February 2015 from 10:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Aberystwyth This event will explore how we can build on existing experience of data management from the Welsh

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Presentations from the Repository and Research Support Seminar, Swansea University July 21st 2014

Swansea University Library recently organized a highly informative seminar day for WHELF on repositories and supporting research. The event covered a wide range of topics from the Welsh Repository Network and the WW1 project, to REF, bibliometrics, ORCID and the

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Repository Fringe 2013

Repository Fringe 2013 (31 July – 2 August 2013) Lynette Summers, Information Advisor at Cardiff Metropolitan University Repository Fringe, now in its 6th year, may not have had the radical beginnings of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (when, in 1947, eight

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RLUK/SCONUL response to BIS statement on access to publicly funded research

The Government has announced that it has accepted all the recommendations of the Finch report except the recommendation on reducing the VAT on e-journals.   It stresses Government’s preference for “gold” over “green” open access. Its response can be found here: http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/science/docs/l/12-975-letter-government-response-to-finch-report-research-publications

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Expanding access to research publications

The report of the Working Group chaired by Dame Janet Finch published on 18 June recommends a programme of action to enable more people to read and use the publications arising from research. Better, faster communication of research results will

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Launch of Theses Collection Wales

In February the Welsh Repository Network held a launch event for ‘ Theses Collection Wales‘. The collection allows users to view both electronic and paper copies of theses and dissertations from every Higher Education Institution (HEI) in Wales through a dedicated

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AEIOU – increasing the visibility of academic research in Wales

We are pleased to announce that the WRN consortium has been successful in their bid for further JISC funding. The AEIOU (Activity data to Enhance and Increase Open-access Usage) Wales project will run for six months and starts this week.  Project

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Open Access Week competiton – WRN

The week of Monday 18th – Sunday 24th October has been allocated as Open Access Week across the globe. Now in its 4th year, this dedicated week aims to promote ‘Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research’.

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WRN Repository Stream at Gregynog

The presentations delivered at the repository stream are now available online from the WRN website at: http://www.wrn.aber.ac.uk/en/gregynog.html. In order to evaluate the training we deliver as a project we look to collect feedback wherever possible to feedback to our sponsors

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Repositories Strand – Gregynog 2010

Just a reminder that we have announced the repository stream programme at this year’s Gregynog Colloquium. Please book now to attend as delegate bookings are closing at the end of this week (Friday 21st)! The full Colloquium programme is available

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