Too many Washingtons: Addressing ambiguous institution names with GRID

Michael Product News

What’s the difference between The University of Oxford, and Oxford University? Well, the first is the official name of the famed UK institution that’s over 900 years old. You’d expect to see this on a citation of a publication produced there. The second clearly refers to the same place. It’s slightly faster to say, and uses fewer characters – which …

UGA Elements: Campus-wide at the University of Georgia

Michael Product News

We’d like to congratulate the University of Georgia on their recent successful campus-wide rollout of Elements. At the end of August this year, UGA Elements went live across the prestigious US institution to help them ‘collect, contextualize, report on, and publicly profile’ their research. As well as being a significant step in the evolution of UGA’s research management, it also represents …

Open Access Week 2015: A Roundup

Michael Events & Conferences

It’s just over a week since International Open Access Week 2015 ended, and we’ve seen some tremendous enthusiasm for the OA movement from voices around the world. Spirited evangelism, sharp analysis, and dissenting criticism were all present in the debate that crowded our inboxes and social streams. Here’s a small selection of articles and discussions that we enjoyed during the week. …