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JST and CHORUS Hold an Invitation Only Workshop at JST Headquarters in Tokyo (12 February 2020)

Guest Post by Mark Robertson Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and CHORUS jointly organised a workshop at JST’s Headquarters in Tokyo in February 2020. Thirty-one invited delegates attended from institutions in Japan that use or are trialling the CHORUS dashboard and data services. The program was as follows; Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communication […]

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How the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries use CHORUS dashboard’s data, tools, and reporting to save time and resources

The CHORUS/UFL Institution Pilot ran from July 2016 – May 2017. Participants included: University of Florida, University of Denver, American Chemical Society, Association for Computing Machinery, American Physical Society, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Rockefeller University Press, and Wiley. Collaboration among the participants resulted in the November 2018 launch of the CHORUS Institution dashboard.

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CHORUS Dashboard Service and Initiatives at Chiba University Library

Chiba University in Japan has been a CHORUS institutional subscriber since 2017. This article tells the story of their partnership with CHORUS and how they have developed a workflow to use the CHORUS data to link to open access articles published by their researchers in their institutional repository CURATOR. The article was published in the […]

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CHORUS Publisher Implementation Guide v2.3 Released

The latest version of the CHORUS Publisher Implementation Guide is now posted in our Resources section. Considerable thanks to Evan Owens and the Technical Working Group for this achievement. Please send any feedback to us via support@chorusaccess.org  

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Landscape of Open Science in Japan

Dr. Yasushi Ogasaka, Director of the Department for Information Infrastructure at the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), gave the keynote presentation at the inaugural Asia-Pacific meeting of the International Association of STM Publishers (STM) in Hong Kong in June 2019. This paper, based Dr. Ogasaka’s address, shares the evolution of open science in Japan […]

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New Data Available in CHORUS Dashboards

The CHORUS Dashboard Service now includes all DOI records that have Funder IDs, matching all agencies for all publishers in Crossref. This major enhancement provides a more comprehensive and discoverable set of article records identified as reporting on funded research to funders, institutions and publishers. Each dashboard is enhanced with a filter check box so […]

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2020 Call for Nominations to the CHORUS Board

Nominations to the CHORUS Board are now open! The CHORUS Board of Directors was elected by our membership last February during our Annual Members Meeting. We are now seeking your nominations for seats on the CHORUS Board that will be voted upon at the next CHORUS Annual Members Meeting scheduled for May 2020. Appointments to the Board of Directors […]

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Chiba University Brings Kaizen to CHORUS

Since August 2016, Chiba University has been working closely with CHORUS, guided by the key elements of kaizen – quality, effort, teamwork, willingness to change, and communication – to refine the CHORUS Institution Dashboard service so that it better meets their needs for monitoring faculty research output and increase the rate of Open Access compliance. […]

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