Author Archives: Neil Jacobs

About Neil Jacobs

JISC Programme Director, Digital Infrastructure (Information Environment)

Is the Open Mirror a portal?

Several people have asked me implicitly whether the Open Mirror is a portal. My first response, which is true but not substantive, is that I don’t yet know what the Open Mirror is; we are conducting a feasibility study to identify what, if anything, it should be. But the “portal” question is interesting. If all … Read more

The Open Mirror: a feasibility study

Jisc is conducting a feasibility study into the “Open Mirror”, which would provide access for the world to the open access research outputs from UK researchers. It would be an aggregation of all UK Open Access content, based upon the network of institutional repositories in the UK. It might support better discovery and access, text-mining, … Read more