The Digital Infrastructure
                    AUTHOR(S): Neil Jacobs, Matthew Davey and Rachel Bruce
               Year: Dec 2013               ISBN:  978-1-85604-856-9          Pages: 224


                                     Price  49.95


A cutting-edge analysis of topics such as open access and identity management, interoperability and shared services business
models, and scholarly communications and research data management from the groundbreaking Digital Infrastructure team

at JISC. 

The team provide an analysis of where we are now and future trends, challenges and issues of sustainability, exploring the

strategies and approaches that are evolving to deal with the new environment.


Table of Contents:


Introduction to digital infrastructure Rachel Bruce
Building the infrastructure for research practice Matthew Dovey
Recent innovations in research practice and infrastructure Torsten Reimer, Chris Brown and Judy Redfearn
Geospatial infrastructure for researchers Matthew Dovey and David Flanders
Building the infrastructure for research management Neil Jacobs
Research information management Josh Brown
Research data management Simon Hodson
Open access repositories Balviar Notay
Information and library infrastructure Rachel Bruce
Digital preservation Neil Grindley
Resource discovery Andy McGregor
Library opportunities Ben Showers
Learning materials Amber Thomas
Looking forward: data-driven infrastructure for the edgeless university.


An essential text for academics, researchers, and students of LIS and related disciplines including publishing. It will also
be invaluable for practitioners involved in the digital infrastructure including university staff, librarians, archivists and
records managers.





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