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Content businesses are using technology to evolve

New technologies are transforming the way content businesses work. Attendees to the ConTech Forum online on the 9th June will be able to looks at technologies’ impact on users and content businesses.

SciScore to launch a pilot with the American Association for Cancer Research to help...

SciScore, an advanced, text-mining-based tool, is pleased to announce that the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, will integrate SciScore into the AACR journals’ submission platform, eJournalPress, as part of a pilot program.

The Association for Computing Machinery and The Charlesworth Group Partner to Expand Open Access...

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s oldest and largest scientific computing society, has partnered with The Charlesworth Group to expand the benefits of the ACM OPEN “read and publish” Open Access (OA) licensing model in China.

Digital & Platforms

Research Square Now Offering Badges via Preprint Platform

Research Square is now offering badges to researchers who post a preprint to its multidisciplinary preprint platform, also known as Research Square. Preprint authors can purchase a badge in Methods or Statistics Reporting to certify their preprint and demonstrate that it meets established standards in scientific reporting.

SciScore to launch a pilot with the American Association for Cancer Research to help...

SciScore, an advanced, text-mining-based tool, is pleased to announce that the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, will integrate SciScore into the AACR journals’ submission platform, eJournalPress, as part of a pilot program.

Kudos extends complimentary access to Kudos Pro after 5,000 researchers sign up to maximize...

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact, has today announced that it has extended the sign-up period for complimentary access to Kudos Pro, after more than 5,000 researchers signed up in the first wave.

Open Access

The Association for Computing Machinery and The Charlesworth Group Partner to Expand Open Access...

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s oldest and largest scientific computing society, has partnered with The Charlesworth Group to expand the benefits of the ACM OPEN “read and publish” Open Access (OA) licensing model in China.

Oxford University Press and National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences agree first Read...

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) are pleased to announce a landmark new Read & Publish agreement, the first of its kind in Mainland China.

Royal Society of Chemistry and Jisc consortium agree transformative new journals deal

The Royal Society of Chemistry and Jisc have collaborated on a transformative national deal that will provide UK institutions with access to read, and publish open access in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s peer-reviewed portfolio of hybrid journals in the chemical sciences and related fields.

Editorial

The American Psychiatric Association Selects Wiley to Publish its Open Access Journal Psychiatric Research...

John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) announced today that it will publish the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) esteemed journal, Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice (PRCP). Wiley expands its open access portfolio with the addition of this journal, which will be published on the Wiley Online Library platform in summer 2020.

eLife launches service to peer review preprints on bioRxiv

eLife is pleased to announce today the launch of Preprint Review, which brings high-quality peer review to the preprint server bioRxiv.

Amsterdam University Press launches OA Journal of European Landscapes on ARPHA

Journal of European Landscape (JEL), an openly accessible, peer-reviewed academic outlet, was launched by Amsterdam University Press (AUP) with the aim to bridge the gap between heritage and future-proof landscapes, between local and international perspectives, between what is and what is only in the eye of the beholder.

Libaries

Springer Nature Reach Understanding On A New Transformative Agreement With Swissuniversities

Springer Nature has reached an understanding on a new transformative read and publish deal with swissuniversities. Both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding; the final agreement will be concluded between Springer Nature and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries this summer.

Coronavirus-Impacted Libraries Get Unlimited Access to Ebook Central Holdings

ProQuest has partnered with more than 50 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons...

Jisc and IOP Publishing secure new transitional open access agreement for UK universities

Researchers at up to 58 UK universities will soon benefit from a new open access (OA) ‘read and publish’ agreement between Jisc and IOP Publishing (IOPP), a pioneer in open access physics publishing.

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