Category : Partners

CRIS2018 – deadline for submitting a paper extended till 19th of March 2018 

On behalf of the EUNIS partner, euroCRIS, we invite you to send the submission for the euroCRIS “CRIS2018” Conference that will be held on 14th-16th of June 2018 in Umeå, Sweden. The deadline for submitting a paper has been extended till 19th of March 2018.
Detailed information on the Call for Papers, among which a description of the general theme (“FAIRness of research information”) and the various strands in the Conference as well as the guidelines for submission can be found at the Conference website. Registration for the conference will open next week.

EMREX General Assembly: 17th April, Paris

EMREX General Assembly will take place on the 17th of April in Paris, France prior the 2018 Groningen Declaration meeting.

The preliminary agenda includes:

  • What is EMREX and EMREX User Group (EUG)? How can I join?
  • The vision of EMREX
  • Cooperation with other EU projects
  • Establishment of statutes of EUG
  • Yearly plan for 2018
  • Election of Executive Committee
  • Current affairs, collaborations and applications
  • Next meeting

Read more information on the event here.

ISE 2018: free tickets for EUNIS members

EUNIS is once again partnering in the delivery of a higher education conference as part of Integrated Systems Europe 2018, 6-9 February, Amsterdam ISE 2018.

ISE is the largest audio-visual trade show in Europe and will be of interest to senior managers and technical staff responsible for A/V design, purchasing and support.

The HE event What’s Next… Higher Education Integrated Experiences Design will be on Tuesday 6th of February and the theme will be transformation. This event is of interest to all staff involved in innovative technology in HE and in learning space development. You can find the programme here. EUNIS members can attend the HE event (usual price 250 euros) and obtain an exhibition pass (usual price 100 euros) free of charge! You are welcome to attend either the conference or exhibition or both. To obtain a code for your free registration email Gill Ferrell

Survey on Research Information Management Practices

euroCRIS, a Strategic Partner of EUNIS, and OCLC Research, recently announced a jointly-developed Survey on Research Information Management Practices, which offers research institutions worldwide the opportunity to share information about their practices.

We kindly invite your institution to participate in this international initiative and to share information about your research information management practices.

The survey is available online until early January 2018.  Please contact Rebecca Bryant at: with questions. oclc-research-logo

Broadly defined, research information management (RIM), also commonly known as CRIS (Current Research Information Systems), is the aggregation, curation, and utilization of information about institutional research activities. RIM adoption and practices vary broadly by region and nation, and may include activities such as the collection of an institutional registry of research outputs and impact, faculty activity reporting workflows, and publicly available researcher profiles.

This research is a significant effort to collect and compare RIM practices worldwide, and the data generated will help us to better understand regional drivers and practices. It will also help us to better understand the ways in which libraries are supporting research information management activities. Survey findings and data will be published CC-BY in 2018.

Who should participate?

  • We invite participation from universities, research institutes, and other organizations supporting research and research management.
  • We encourage any institution to participate in this survey regardless of the status of its RIM implementation–whether currently exploring, implementing, or in production.
  • Please complete no more than one survey per institution.

How do I participate?

The survey has been developed by a collaborative team of librarians, researchers, and CRIS practitioners from North America and Europe.


Student Digital Experience Tracker: join the survey

The Student Digital Experience Tracker is run by Jisc. It is a survey and student engagement process designed to help you learn more about students’ experiences of digital learning. 140 universities and major colleges are already signed up to participate in this year’s tracker, allowing you to benchmark your findings against other universities and learn from an established community of practice. European universities have been offered the chance to participate in this project to learn more about their own students’ experiences of digital learning.

The Student Digital Experience Tracker allows universities to:

  • gather evidence from learners about their digital experience, and track changes over time
  • make better informed decisions about the digital environment
  • target resources for improving digital provision
  • plan other research, data gathering and student engagement around digital issues
  • demonstrate quality enhancement

The webinar was held on 21st November to brief those interested in joining the Tracker. You can access a copy of the webinar recording here.

View further information for European universities & sign up to use the Tracker here.

You have until the end of April to sign up for the tracker and you must complete your student survey by the end of May 2018. We strongly recommend you sign up now to get full support and allow plenty of time.

There will be a further ‘Getting Started’ webinar on 14th December – details will be circulated to those who have signed up.