Mon, 15 December 2014
Journal publishing models are changing rapidly, especially here in the UK. In this podcast we look at the pressing need for institutions to track the true cost of article processing charges (APCs) so they can manage their transition to open access from a position of authority and monitor their costs effectively.
Find out more in Lorraine Estelle's blogpost at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/unravelling-the-true-cost-of-publishing-in-open-access-15-dec-2014
Direct download: unravelling_the_true_cost_of_publishing_in_open_access.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:25pm UTC
Tue, 9 December 2014
Last week, we released a report on the ethical and legal challenges of learning analytics. Find out more in this podcast from report author Niall Sclater.
You can find Niall's blog and a link to the report at http://analytics.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2014/12/04/jisc-releases-report-on-ethical-and-legal-challenges-of-learning-analytics/
Wed, 3 December 2014
Last week we were in London for the 2014 Times Higher Education Awards, which recognise and celebrate exceptional talent, dedication and innovation across the sector.
We sponsored the award for Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year, won by the Open University's OpenScience Laboratory. We were hugely impressed by all of the shortlisted institutions though, and in this podcast Jisc futurist Martin Hamilton talks us through the projects and initiatives.
Find out more at http://jisc.ac.uk/blog/celebrating-outstanding-ict-in-uk-higher-education-28-nov-2014
Direct download: celebrating_outstanding_ict_in_uk_higher_education.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm UTC