JISC has been instrumental in pushing forward a strategy for the development of digital infrastructure for higher and further education through its funded projects and initiatives over a number of years, not least as provider of the national education network, JANET. Infrastructure provision takes many forms, from data centres, research and innovation support services, networked server environments, high performance, grid and cloud computing facilities, portals and search engines through to digital libraries and repositories.

Network & Infrastructure

JISC has been instrumental in pushing forward a strategy for the development of digital infrastructure for higher and further education through its funded projects and initiatives over a number of years, not least as provider of the national education network, JANET. Infrastructure provision takes many forms, from data centres, research and innovation support services, networked server environments, high performance, grid and cloud computing facilities, portals and search engines through to digital libraries and repositories.

Key network & infrastructure activities

41 Programmes
351 Projects
  • Google Generation The University College London (UCL) CIBER group will be conducting a study for the JISC and the British Library to investigate how the Google generation searches for information and the implications...

  • Usability and Contemporary User Experience in Digital Libraries This project addresses the requirement of repositories to fully engage the end users who have become less tolerant of badly design system and expect Web 2.0 experience as norms.

  • Towards implementation of Library 2.0 and the e-Framework This project will contribute to the JISC Libraries of the Future initiative and the implementation of the JISC Information Environment by investigating developments in Library 2.0 services, within...

  • Kultur Consortium The Kultur Consortium aims to create a transferable and sustainable institutional repository model for research output in the creative and applied arts, a discipline area where repository development...

  • Moodle Repository Create, Upload, Tag and Embed (MR-CUTE) At present Moodle has a repository which does not have functionality for uploading and tagging resources. It is also not searchable. This project is designed to develop a repository module for Moodle...