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Developing a globally fair pricing model for Open Access academic publishing

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cOAlition S is seeking to engage the services of a consultant to explore how a globally fair pricing system for academic publishing could be devised and implemented. The European Science Foundation, which hosts the cOAlition S office, will award the contract on behalf of cOAlition S.

Digital Science appoints its first VP of Research Integrity

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Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, has today announced the appointment of Dr Leslie McIntosh as its first Vice President, Research Integrity.

Bone & Joint launches new customer-focussed platform built by 67 Bricks

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Bone & Joint have launched a new content platform that brings together all of their customer-facing products; their journals (The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint 360, Bone & Joint Open, Bone & Joint Research and Orthopaedic Proceedings) and digital services (OrthoMedia and OrthoSearch), whilst also providing the flexibility to develop new products in the future.

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Bone & Joint launches new customer-focussed platform built by 67 Bricks

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Bone & Joint have launched a new content platform that brings together all of their customer-facing products; their journals (The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint 360, Bone & Joint Open, Bone & Joint Research and Orthopaedic Proceedings) and digital services (OrthoMedia and OrthoSearch), whilst also providing the flexibility to develop new products in the future.

67 Bricks joins the SDG Publishers Compact

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Technology consultancy 67 Bricks is the latest signatory to the SDG Publishers Compact, joining an impressive roster of the leading players within the publishing industry.  As a member, 67 Bricks will be committing to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) both by working with clients to ensure best practices and scrutinising their own processes. 

Scholastica becomes one of the first journal software providers to integrate with ROR

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Scholastica, a leading software provider for academic journals, has announced ROR institutional identifier support for its peer review system, production service, and open access publishing platform, becoming one of the first journal vendors to integrate with ROR.

Open Access

Pilot project eliminates author processing charges for all PLOS journals

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McMaster University Libraries are partnering with the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in a pilot project to remove financial barriers to publishing research. The two-year project will see the elimination of author/article processing charges (APCs) in all PLOS journals. Typically, authors incur APCs to cover the cost associated with making their article publicly available for free in open access journals.

Developing a globally fair pricing model for Open Access academic publishing

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cOAlition S is seeking to engage the services of a consultant to explore how a globally fair pricing system for academic publishing could be devised and implemented. The European Science Foundation, which hosts the cOAlition S office, will award the contract on behalf of cOAlition S.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Partners With Taylor & Francis in New Read and Publish...

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Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Taylor & Francis have announced a new three-year transformative partnership to increase the publication of open access (OA) articles by researchers at the leading science and technology institution.

Editorial

EFSA selects SciencePOD to create plain language summaries

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SciencePOD is delighted to announce that it has won a tender to supply the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with plain language summaries (PLS) of EFSA scientific assessments.

The MIT Press opens spring 2023 list of scholarly monographs via Direct to Open...

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The MIT Press today announced that it will open its spring 2023 list of monographs via the Direct to Open (D2O) model. First launched in 2021, D2O harnesses the collective power of libraries to support open and equitable access to vital, leading scholarship.

IEEE launches new program for free access to AI Ethics and Governance standards

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IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) announce the availability of a program that provides free access to global socio-technical standards in AI Ethics and Governance that provide guidance and considerations towards trustworthy AI.

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OCLC’s new library analytics solution to better align collections with priorities, is now available...

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OCLC's new Choreo Insights™ library analytics solution is now available to early adopter libraries in North America seeking to better align academic library collections with institutional focus areas, emerging curriculum priorities, and future trends.

SPARC Report – New insights into OE in European Libraries of Higher Education 2022

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We are pleased to announce the publication of our report, Open Education in European Libraries of Higher Education: Implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on OER. The report presents the findings of the third edition of our annual survey of European academic libraries on the topic of Open Education (OE) and Open Educational Resources (OER). It explores the work being done by European academic librarians to implement the UNESCO OER Recommendation, almost three years on from its initial publication in November 2019. 

New Free-to-Read Collection Shares Research Supporting Librarians

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SAGE has launched a free-to-read collection of research and other resources supporting library professionals as they make improvements in their library, across their institutions, and build their own leadership skills. Categories in the collection include:

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