Mimas is an organisation of experts.
Our role is to support the advancement of knowledge, powering world-class research and teaching.
As a nationally designated data centre, we host a significant number of the UK's research information assets – and build applications to help people make the most of this rich resource.
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13 May 2013 » News
Those who rely on social and economic data now have a variety of online channels to learn more about the UK Data Service.
The newly formed service, which is supported by Mimas, is launching a new series of webinars, videos, case studies and social media channels. These will be of special interest to social scientists in all sectors including central and local government, charities, think tanks and the private sector.
05 April 2013 » News
Our work with usage statistics is helping librarians and repository managers to evaluate the value and impact of their collections quickly and efficiently. Developed collaboratively with the community, JUSP and IRUS-UK offer reliable and comparable data for online journal and repository usage.
We spoke about IRUS-UK at the UKSG Conference. Our slides are available if you're interested to find out more.
13 March 2013 » News
Accessing and creating Open Educational Resources (OER) is now something within reach of everyone, bringing great benefits to those who work within the third sector and adult learning communities.
Here's how our expertise in the creation, management and storage of OERs has led to a strong and mutually beneficial partnership with one charity, through an online learning project.
27 February 2013 » News
Dr Jackie Carter, who leads our Learning and Teaching Services, will be co-chair for the OER13 conference - Creating a Virtuous Circle in March.
Jackie brings extensive knowledge and expertise in OER and open educational practice through the opening up of a number of our services - making quality content available to all.
Find out more about our expertise in…
Finding new ways to help people interact with information
Tackling the challenges of collating, preserving, standardising and exchanging data
With helpdesk facilities, and online and face-to-face training
Including workshops, seminars and training programmes for researchers, students and information professionals
Developing multi-partner initiatives and working to rigorous quality assurance standards
Solving the practical problems of the digital information world