Loughborough University Deploys an Integrated Arkivum and Figshare Data Archiving and Discovery System

By |July 31st, 2015|

Loughborough University has taken an innovative approach to making academic research more efficient by using the Figshare data discovery solution as a front-end to the Arkivum long-term and large-scale data archiving service.

The Netherlands are at it again – leading the fight for open access

By |July 30th, 2015|

Universities in The Netherlands are pressuring Elsevier to make freely available online all Dutch research papers by 2024 (with 60% by 2019).

‘Digital drafts’ in digital repositories: another route to open access

By |July 28th, 2015|

Researchers are within their rights to publish peer-reviewed digital drafts on digital repositories prior to their being edited for publication.

The next Life Sciences investment domino falls: Sean Parker

By |July 23rd, 2015|

A few weeks ago, we wrote a post addressing Google’s investment in the life sciences. Bill Maris, the president and managing partner of Google’s investment arm (Google Venture), was the […]

University of Salford Selects Arkivum and Figshare to Create an Integrated Research Data Management Solution

By |July 22nd, 2015|

Chippenham, Wiltshire and Salford, UK – 23 July 2015

Arkivum, the provider of ultra-safe and secure, long-term, large-scale digital data storage and archive services is delighted to announce today that University […]

Boom! That’s the sound of today’s UK life sciences industry!

By |July 21st, 2015|

It’s an exciting time to be part of the life sciences industry in Britain. And it’s mainly because the government has recently taken a much more proactive approach to growing […]

Wiley, Figshare and the open access journal movement

By |July 17th, 2015|

As major proponents of open access in the UK and throughout the world, we try to keep you up to date on the latest news surrounding the subject. While our […]

Workflows are the actionable and practical day-to-day aspects of RDM

By |July 16th, 2015|

Are you managing data generated by research? Did you know that the ability to define and automate RDM workflow processes is one of the key ways of ensuring their quality, […]

Just what is open access anyway?

By |July 9th, 2015|

If you’re a member of the academic or scientific communities then you’re probably familiar with open access, however there are a number of individuals who are still a little perplexed […]

What? You’re only backing up your data?!

By |July 7th, 2015|

If you’ve ever worked in higher education—whether as a professor or administrator – then you know one of the most important keystrokes you’ve mastered on your computer is Ctrl+S (or […]

Could better open access in science save the world?

By |July 7th, 2015|

Today there seems to be an Armageddon scenario for everything. Whether you’re worried about the world descending into war or a super-virus rapidly infecting everyone, there is a lot of […]

Are Elsevier setting a dangerous precedent?

By |July 1st, 2015|

Elsevier, a global leader in scientific publications including Cell, made headlines recently for a new policy change that many believe to be detrimental to the fight for open access. The […]