“The declaration itself remains unchanged, but our aim is to spread the word much more effectively—about DORA and, especially, about the good practices it has already helped to establish in many institutions.” – Stephen Curry
Collaboration surges as businesses outsource discovery to academia. New data from the Nature Index show that as corporations have scaled back their own in-house research, there has been a surge in collaboration with academic and government research bodies, as they look to share the burden of scientific discovery.
Around 200 German universities will lose their subscriptions to Elsevier journals within weeks, because negotiations have failed to end a long-term contract dispute.
New integration offers a positive step towards making it even easier to open up research data, ensuring researchers get credit for all their research outputs.
The Spotify of the textbook world takes off as Bibliotech is go. As libraries look to widen access to core texts, how can they make this affordable to both universities and students?
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences, is making over 330 years’ worth of high-quality, full colour images from its journals available online.
The proportion of UK research which is available via open access is increasing at a considerable rate, with 37% of research outputs freely available to the world immediately at publication.