Author Archives: Verena Weigert

Blogging the ebooks landscape

Over the next few weeks we plan to blog a series of posts covering some of the main topics surround the creation, curation and consumption of ebooks in teaching, learning and research. There’s little doubt about the growing use and importance of ebooks within universities. Statistics compiled by the University of York, for example, show … Read more

The value and impact of the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC)

Jisc[i] in partnership with NERC[ii]  have commissioned work to examine the value of impact of the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC). Charles Beagrie Ltd, the Centre for Strategic Economic Studies Victoria University, and the British Atmospheric Data Centre are pleased to announce key findings for the forthcoming publication of the results of the study on … Read more

How you can help us to make research administration more efficient

Jisc and CASRAI are piloting the development of a ‘UK chapter’ of the CASRAI dictionary to improve research interoperability. Get in touch by emailing if you’d like to keep up-to-date with progress and to contribute your views. More information is below. The problem we are addressing Research teams and administrators must retype the same … Read more