Last week, we held two public information sessions via Zoom to introduce the newly launched Catalog of Open Infrastructure Services (COIs). We presented details on the catalog's ideation, research process, design, prototyping, and plans for future expansion.
Last week we shared a first look at the Catalog of Open Infrastructure Services (COIs), a prototype designed to provide insight for decision makers looking to invest or adopt open infrastructure solutions. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the initial questions we’ve received.
Today we are excited to share the first look at the Catalog of Open Infrastructure Services (COIs). This resource is the culmination of research, interviews, and analysis of a sampling of open infrastructure projects serving the research community.
We had conversations with nine open infrastructure providers, representatives of funding bodies, and institutional budget owners to surface the obstacles and challenges that open infrastructure projects face in their daily operations and long-term planning. This blog post shares initial findings.
The Conquest of ProQuest and Knowledge Unlatched: How recent mergers are bad for research and the public
This post is written by members of IOI's Community Oversight Council on the recent corporate acquisitions involving two library services products: Clarivate, a major academic metrics company, and Knowledge Unlatched, a crowdfunded open access provider.