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The Great Science Publishing Scandal

For centuries academic journals have been the custodians of scientific knowledge. But in the past few decades this has become increasingly contentious, as publishers continue to boast high profit margins, and their…

UKRI Open Access Review

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) recently released a statement giving more details about the upcoming Open Access review. UKRI encompasses the 7 research funding councils formerly under the RCUK umbrella, as well as…

Charlie Chaplin and Pixar’s WALL-E

It’s Charlie Chaplin’s birthday! So we are highlighting an article in our institutional repository that focuses on the slapstick comedy tradition of the silent era and specifically how the themes of Fordism and…

Europe PMC Plus is getting an upgrade

In a recent blog post Europe PMC announced that their Europe PMC Plus system will soon be getting an upgrade. PMC Plus is the interface used by Principal Investigators to upload manuscripts to the Europe PMC…

World Poetry Day: Marion Angus (1865-1946)

To mark World Poetry Day we’re highlighting a PhD thesis in the University’s Research Repository.   The thesis, by Aimée Y Chalmers, delves into the life and works of the Scottish novelist and poet Marion Angus…

16,000 items now in St Andrews Research Repository

Today the St Andrews Research Repository reached another Milestone – 16,000 items! The 16,000th item was: ‘Of decolonial imaginings in Black Panther‘, by Muneerah Razak. ‘Of decolonial imaginings in Black Panther’ was…

Library satisfaction survey – have your say

The University Library is currently running a survey to find our what you think about our services. The survey should only take around 5 minutes to complete, and you could win a £200 Amazon gift card. Questions are…