Author: wl0bha

SURE isn’t just for the REF

Just read a rather  bleak article in the Times Higher that describes one academic’s experience of higher education in England.  His frustrations have led to him taking a position at a university in Germany....

Research

Victoria Rafferty

  Two new items on SURE from Study Skills Adviser, Victoria Rafferty. ‘Making connections: students’ experiences of academic advice and guidance discussions’ published in the current issue of the ALDinHE Newsletter: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/7264/ And a poster Victoria...

Research

Know Your Embargoes

I thought it was worth posting a reminder about the embargo periods some publishers impose on the depositing of final author-created manuscripts in SURE.                    ...

ORCID and SURE

Sure is now linked with ORCID, the persistent identifier for researchers.  ORCID (Open Researcher Contributor Identification Initiative) allows users to create a unique 16 digit code that acts something like an ISBN for authors....

Open Access Week 2016

Every year, Open Access Week highlights the developments and innovations surrounding the Open Access movement.  The theme for this year is ‘Open in Action’ and will focus on sharing successes, actions, and ideas for...