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EDP Sciences joins forces with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and its publisher Science...

An exchange of signatures took place on 13th Novemberfinalising the sale of EDP Sciences to Chinese Science Publishing & Media Ltd. (Science Press). This concludes the agreement reached earlier this year by EDP Sciences’ former co-owners, Société Française de Physique, Société Chimique de France, Société Française d’Optique and Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles, to sell their interests.

Aries Systems Announces Partnership with Aptara for Simplified Processing of Open Access Publishing Charges

Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology workflow solutions supplier to the scholarly publishing community, is pleased to announce a partnership with Aptara Incorporated, a developer of innovative digital solutions for content creation and enhancement.

ConTech 2019 celebrates phenomenal sponsor support

ConTech 2019 is delighted to announce a record number of sponsors and partners supporting this year’s event.

Digital & Platforms

Aries Systems Announces Partnership with Aptara for Simplified Processing of Open Access Publishing Charges

Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology workflow solutions supplier to the scholarly publishing community, is pleased to announce a partnership with Aptara Incorporated, a developer of innovative digital solutions for content creation and enhancement.

Kudos Pro to support early career researchers at Nanyang Technological University

Kudos Pro, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, will be trialled for a year at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) to support early career researchers.

IET’s Inspec Analytics wins Best New Product/Service in The Charleston Advisor’s Eighteenth Annual Readers’...

The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Inspec Analytics, has been named “Best New Product/Service” in The Charleston Advisor’s Eighteenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Open Access

The Company of Biologists and Jisc are excited to announce a two-year pilot transitional...

The Company of Biologists and Jisc are excited to announce a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement from January 2020.

Göttingen and De Gruyter in open access book transformation project for the Humanities

De Gruyter and a consortium led by the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) have launched a project to transform Humanities titles into open access books by providing consortial financing for selected De Gruyter frontlist titles.

A View of Plan S from the International Alliance of Research Library Associations

The member organisations of IARLA — LIBER, ARL, CARL, CAUL and RLUK — welcome moves towards an open access environment for journal articles and aligned funder policies to achieve this. We are therefore supportive of the overall objectives of Plan S as published by cOAlition S.

Editorial

Springer Nature first publisher to implement SeamlessAccess.org service

Users of nature.com are to be the first to benefit from an enhanced user experience when accessing research content from outside of their university network. As part of its commitment to finding solutions to problems researchers are facing, Springer Nature has been working with others in the industry and in collaboration with SeamlessAccess.org to address the current sometimes confusing and frustrating experience researchers face trying to access research subscribed to by their university when outside of the institution’s network.

Wiley partners with Editage to enhance and expand services for authors

John Wiley and Sons Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Editage, a leading global scholarly communications brand by Cactus Communications (CACTUS), to enhance and expand the services available from Wiley Editing Services.

The Perfect Match – Enago Announces Collaboration with AcademicLabs to Support Their Community of...

Enago, a global leader in editing and publication support services, has announced a collaboration with AcademicLabs, a specialist platform to easily identify opportunities and ideal partners for research collaboration.

Libaries

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.

ProQuest News Discoverable in Ex Libris Primo

According to a 2017 study, 87 percent of faculty members recommend news sources as a research tool for students – and 72 percent use it themselves.*

Events

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