Category Archives: Publications

Talking about Open Research at the University of Reading

Are you an Open Researcher? Do you support or promote Open Research? Did the conference convert you? If you’ve got an Open Research story to tell and would like to write a post for our blog, please drop me a … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for March 2017

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CentAUR statistics for February 2017

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Science is a social process: facilitating community interactions across the research lifecycle

Modern day research practice is incredibly collaborative, increasingly interdisciplinary and a very social process. Sierra Williams underlines the importance of researchers and publishers alike recognising publication as one aspect of a much wider social process. By way of introduction to … Continue reading

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On Being Open In Practice: Giving Credit Where it is Due

We are pleased to present a guest post from Martin Paul Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing, Birkbeck, University of London, who spoke at the University’s Open In Practice conference on 30th March 2017. Martin is an academic, a … Continue reading

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Have you checked who you are recently?

I’m sure we’ve all Googled our own name at some point and been interested or surprised to see what comes up in the search results. When it comes to your academic profile online, it is always a good idea to … Continue reading

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What’s new in SciVal ? – Awarded Grants

A new release of SciVal, the research intelligence tool from Elsevier, was launched in mid-November. The tool now features two additional sources of information that can be mined: Awarded Grants and Mass Media Mentions. This post covers the Awarded Grants feature … Continue reading

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Our Orchid for an ORCID winner

As part of our Open Access week activities at University of Reading, we held an ‘Orchid for an ORCiD’ competition for our researchers, research students and research support staff. We had 59 entries and the lucky winner of our orchid … Continue reading

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What is an ORCID?

Have you been asked for your ORCID ID yet? Increasingly, research funders, employers and publishers are asking their researchers to sign up for an ORCID ID   What is an ORCID ID? An ORCID® identifier or ORCID iD is a 16-character … Continue reading

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Think and check before you submit

How do you know that the journal you’re submitting to is legitimate? You’ve done the research and drafted your precious paper  – make sure that you submit it to a reputable publisher where it will get the attention it deserves Choosing a journal … Continue reading

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