The mission of CORE is to aggregate all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide and make them available to the public.


The Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) provides an innovative model for how to further research excellence and promote institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration.

DART Blog (University of London Computing Centre)

Digital Archives Research & Training. Blogging about digital archives, scholarship & repositories

Digital Curation Centre Blog

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is a world-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management across the UK’s higher education research community. The Digital Curation Centre provides expert advice and practical help to anyone in UK higher education and research wanting to store, manage, protect and share digital research data.

Digital Science Blog

Digital Science is a technology company serving the needs of scientific research. It aims to provide software that makes the research process simpler and more efficient. Its products include Figshare and Sympletic Elements.

DMPTool Blog

The DMPTool is a free, open-source, online application that helps researchers create data management plans. These plans, or DMPs, are now required by many funding agencies as part of the proposal submission process. The DMPTool provides a click-through wizard for creating a DMP that complies with funder requirements. It also has direct links to funder websites, help text for answering questions, and resources for best practices surrounding data management.

Imperial College London – Open Access & Digital Scholarship Blog

Jisc – Research Data and Related Topics

Jisc is the UK higher education, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions. It champions the importance and potential of digital technologies for UK education and research; and does three main things: 1) operates shared digital infrastructure and services, 2) negotiates sector-wide deals with IT vendors and commercial publishers, and 3) provides trusted advice and practical assistance for universities, colleges and learning providers.

US Library of Congress – Digital Preservation Blog – “The Signal”

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – Research Data Management Support Service Blog

Loughborough University – Research Data Management

OpenAIRE Blog

Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe. OpenAIRE aims to establish an open and sustainable scholarly communication infrastructure responsible for the overall management, analysis, manipulation, provision, monitoring and cross-linking of all research outcomes (publications, related datasets, software and services) across existing, planned and future repositories. Promote the discoverability and reuse of data-driven research results, across scientific disciplines and thematic domains.

RDM Insight

RDM Insight is a collaborative blog managed by RLUK and Sheffield Information School. Its aim is to keep track of new developments, emerging best practices, and insights relating to research data management.

RDM News and Blogs (A Blogroll from University of Sheffield)

Research Councils UK Blog

The RCUK’s mission is to optimise the ways that Research Councils work together to deliver their goals, to enhance the overall performance and impact of UK research, training and knowledge transfer and to be recognised by academia, business and government for excellence in research sponsorship.

Research Data Alliance Blog

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international member-based organisation focused on the development of infrastructure and community activities to reduce the social and technical barriers to data sharing and re-use and to promote the acceleration of data driven innovation and discovery worldwide. The RDA was launched as a community-driven organization in 2013 by the European Commission, the United States National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation.

UCL (University College London)- Research Data Management Blog

University of Cambridge – Unlocking Research

University of Edinburgh – Research Data Blog

University of Leeds – Managing Research Data Blog

University of Leiden – Research Data Blog

University of Melbourne – Researcher@Library Blog

University of Oxford – Oxford Research Data Blog

University of Sheffield – Research Data Management blog

University of St Andrews – Library Blog – RDM

University of the Arts London – Research Data Management

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