ALIA Virtual Showcase: CHORUS – A Simple and Affordable Community-led Solution for Monitoring Funded Research Output, Open Access Content and Datasets

Free online meeting 13 July 2022 @ 8:00 – 9:00 PM US EDT 14 July 2022 @ 10:00 – 11: 00 AM Australian EST #chorusaccess CHORUS will be presenting at the ALIA Virtual Showcase. Registration is open to everyone. Speakers will describe how CHORUS is a global not-for-profit organization which helps funders, institutions, publishers, and […]

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Publications in CHORUS Journals Soon to Satisfy NASA Archiving Requirement

NASA researchers who publish in a CHORUS member’s journal can now more easily satisfy the Agency’s requirements for public access. In a recent communication with their researcher community, NASA noted that they will leverage CHORUS data and infrastructure to increase access to NASA-funded research. CHORUS is currently tracking more than 33,000 articles reporting on NASA-funded […]

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Save the Date – CHORUS Forum: Making FAIR’s Interoperability and Reusability Data Goals Possible

CHORUS Forum: Making FAIR’s Interoperability and Reusability Data Goals Possible 17 June 2022 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT – Free online meeting #CHORUS Forum Since their publication in 2016, the FAIR Data Guiding Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) have become clear and enabling goals to work towards in any work or policies around […]

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CHORUS Releases New Dataset Report

Datasets are an important piece of the scholarly ecosystem. Linking datasets to published research helps increase their visibility and encourages further exploration and use. CHORUS members and participants can now download dataset reports directly from their dashboards. The dataset reports provide a view into the metadata associated with the dataset from DataCite (datacite.org) and  makes explicit […]

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CHORUS Board of Directors Election Results

Four directors were elected to the CHORUS/CHOR, Inc. Board of Directors at the Annual Members Meeting, 25 April 2022. New to the board are: Scott Delman (Association of Computing Machinery). Returning to the CHORUS board are: Mark Doyle (American Physical Society), Jenny Peng (Oxford University Press), Judith C. Russell (University of Florida).  All will serve a […]

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JST Revised Open Science Policy Posted

The Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) has posted their revised JST Policy on Open Access to Research Publications and Research Data Management (JST Open Science Policy) at the end of April 2022 (see bottom of Strategy Page). According to the JST website, “This policy defines JST’s basic stance on Open Access to research publications […]

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Takeaways from the CHORUS Forum on Research Integrity

With over 200 registrants and 100+ attendees, the February 25th CHORUS Forum resulted in a robust and frank discussion about research integrity.  Session 1:  Research integrity issues through the submission and publication process The first session addressed research integrity issues through the submission and publication process for journal articles and conference proceedings. According to moderator […]

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JST Launches Its Preprint Server

JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency), one of Japan’s prominent funders of research in science and the agency hosting J-STAGE journal and J-STAGE Data platforms, announces the launch of its preprint server Jxiv on March 24. As preprints globally become more acceptable as one of the forms of publication of research, Jxiv has been launched […]

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Presentation Now Available from R2R Conference, 23 February 2022

On 23 February 2022, during the R2R Conference Michael Levine-Clark (Dean of Libraries, University of Denver), Joaquín Giménez Héau (Research Data Coordinator at UNAM, Mexico), and Judy Russell (Dean of University Libraries, University of Florida) led a discussion on “Research Data Discoverability: The role of libraries in making research data discoverable and accessible. Presentation Link: […]

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