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Ex Libris Completes the Acquisition of Innovative

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has completed its acquisition of Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialist libraries. Innovative is now a business unit within Ex Libris.

American Chemical Society announces the launch of JACS Au, a new fully open access...

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces the launch of its newest open access journal, JACS Au. The journal (pronounced “JACS Gold”) represents a bold new step toward open science for the global chemistry community.

Cambridge University Press reaches transformative Open Access agreement with the Spanish National Research Council...

Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC). 

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Kudos launches new Research Showcase to maximize non-academic impact of research projects

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, has today announced the launch of its new Research Showcase.

Wiley Acquires mthree

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced today that it has acquired mthree from ECI Partners LLP. mthree is a rapidly growing education services provider that addresses the IT skills gap by finding, training and placing job-ready technology talent in roles with leading corporations worldwide.

The most discussed and shared scientific research of 2019

The annual Altmetric Top 100 highlights research published in 2019 that has generated significant international online attention and discussion – from patents and public policy documents to mainstream media, blogs, Wikipedia, and social media platforms.

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American Chemical Society announces the launch of JACS Au, a new fully open access...

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces the launch of its newest open access journal, JACS Au. The journal (pronounced “JACS Gold”) represents a bold new step toward open science for the global chemistry community.

Cambridge University Press reaches transformative Open Access agreement with the Spanish National Research Council...

Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC). 

Recommendations for transparent communication of Open Access prices and services

An independent report published today by Information Power aims to improve the transparency of Open Access (OA) prices and services. The report is the outcome of a project funded by Wellcome and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on behalf of cOAlition S to inform the development of Plan S.

Editorial

PLOS ONE Offers New Article Type

PLOS today announced that PLOS ONE will soon offer a new preregistration article type, Registered Reports. Registered Reports enable researchers to document and receive expert peer review feedback on their study design and proposed methods, before beginning their investigation.

Sciendo Celebrates 600th Published Journal

Sciendo - a 2018 relaunch of De Gruyter Open – is celebrating its 600th published journal after one year of rebranding.

National Science Review moves to fully Open Access

Oxford University Press and China Science Press are delighted to announce National Science Review (NSR) now publishes as a fully Open Access journal

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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.

Jisc announces three new library services

Library hub discover, library hub compare, and library hub cataloguing will make it easier for UK higher education libraries and researchers to access, discover and manage academic collections.

Ex Libris Esploro Expands its Presence with First Customer in Germany

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW Dresden, the Dresden University of Applied Sciences) has become the first German institution to opt for the Ex Libris Esploro™ research services management solution and participate in the early adopter program.

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