Category Archives: interoperability

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

Event Report: Gaining Business Intelligence from User Activity (July 2010)

On 14th July 2010 David Kay from Sero Consulting facilitated the above workshop, which built on the findings of the JISC MOSAIC project.  The event report and presentations from the workshop are now available. The following are few reflections from the workshop: There are a small number of projects (e.g. MOSAIC, PIRUS2 and Journals Usage Statistics … Read more

Repositories and Research Management Systems

There have been discussions over the years about the potential of repositories to play a role in research management systems, supporting universities’ ability to report, for example, for the Research Assessment Exercise. A few universities have gone down that road a long way, while others have not. Indeed, various surveys (eg infoNet work) suggest that … Read more

Sharing citations?

An international workshop in Amsterdam in March, funded by JISC, SURF and DRIVER, discussed work needed to improve interoperability between repositories. Four areas of work were focused upon: – citation services – interoperable identification systems – repository handshaking (interoperable deposit systems), and – repository organisation (supporting repositories around the world) There’s more information and an … Read more