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Open Research in February

Research Bites in February is about Open Research. Come along to a session to learn about where to publish your open research data, how to make your publications open access, and some of the practicalities of the Open Research agenda: using Pure to record your research outputs; and using ResearchFish for RCUK-funded researchers. 337 more words

Research Bites

Open Access and the Issue of Quality: Beall or not to Beall

Like everywhere else where money can be earned, also in the field of open access publishing there are pirates around. In the past 10 to 15 years, there have been many parties that abused the open access publishing model – in which the author must pay for the publication of his / her article, for the sole purpose of making money. 1,717 more words

Students’ PhD theses are now on the Research Portal

You may have noticed that a ‘Student Theses’ tab has appear on the Portsmouth Research Portal last week.

The Library team are now busy migrating the PhD theses written by our students (since 2012) into Pure to make them visible on the Portal.  748 more words

Open Access

The Parade website will be retired shortly

The University is planning to retire and switch-off Parade within the next few months. Parade is the institutional repository set up around 10 years ago to store the research publications produced by UoP academics. 128 more words

Open Access

New special issue on Quality in Legal Translation (open access)

The latest issue of The Journal of Specialised Translation (JoSTrans) is now available, including, amongst other things, articles on: the skills needed  for legal translation; written translation in criminal proceedings as a separate right;  translating in the EU environment; translating the names of official bodies; quality assurance; assessment; and stakeholder involvement in quality. 45 more words


In DITA (Digital Information Technologies and Architectures) we have been looking at how information is organised and retrieved. In this post I will explore the use of metadata and bibliographic frameworks in library technologies.

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Digital Humanities

Max Planck, Taylor & Francis Group Make Agreement

The Max Planck Digital Library and the Taylor & Francis Group have made an agreement. “The Max Planck Digital Library and Taylor & Francis Group have signed an agreement which enables researchers based in Max Planck institutes to publish open access in 2,390 journals, under a centrally funded arrangement. 53 more words

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