Author Archives: dkernohan

About dkernohan

Senior co-design manager, Jisc.

IRUS for Data now works with Figshare

Institutions, researchers and research funders are increasingly seeing the sharing of research data as “business as usual”. There is a clear need for metrics that can reliably demonstrate the value and impact of such sharing, and central amongst these are download metrics. With this in mind Jisc and Figshare have been working to allow UK … Read more

OR2016 conference report

It feels very much like another world, but two weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend the OR2016 conference in Trinity College, Dublin alongside Jisc colleagues including John Kaye and Balvair Notay. Open Repositories 2016 gathers together interest groups based around the four major open repository platforms: dSpace, ePrints, Fedora and Invenio. There were … Read more

Policy and metrics at the 2016 ARMA Conference

I was lucky enough to attend the ARMA (Association of Research Managers and Administrators) Conference early in June 2016. As a first-time delegate and speaker I was hugely impressed by the range and quality of presentations and, indeed, delegates. With 800 delegates and a packed, varied two-and-a-half day programme there was a lot to engage … Read more