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The story behind the journal: Medicine Anthropology Theory TAGS: | | The DOAJ has recently been celebrating 20 years of service. As part of their celebrations they have been interviewing editors from some of the journals they index. We are thrilled …Continue reading →

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Some thoughts of the UKRI Open Access Policy on it’s 1st Birthday TAGS: | Do you think UKRI’s’ open access policy for journal articles has made a significant impact on the scholarly publishing landscape in the past year? How has the policy changed things …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022: Power structures in library and information services TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last month, three of our Academic Support Librarians team attended the LILAC conference. LILAC is a conference for librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in …Continue reading →

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Open Access Week: Meet the (Scholarly Communications) Team TAGS: | | Theo Andrew was one of the first supporters of Open Access at the University of Edinburgh. He started working with the University Library in 2003 on a couple of JISC …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | | | Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 • https://era.ed.ac.uk March saw a record number of downloads for ERA, with a 10% increase on the previous best of May 2020 and a 27% increase …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 TAGS: | | | | Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 • www.research.ed.ac.uk The dip in download numbers which seemed to inflict Research Explorer from the last quarter of 2019 onwards, due to some heavy-handed filtration implemented …Continue reading →

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What should I do when I can’t get the print book I need from my UoE library? TAGS: | | | | | | | Unfortunately, not every print book in our collections is available as an e-book. So what can you do to source a digital copy of an essential book, when the library …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA have performed over the last year. • Research Explorer hasn’t had the best of years, the …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Downloads: November 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Edinburgh Research Downloads: November 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA have performed over the last year relative to other institutions across the UK. Overall they’ve …Continue reading →

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