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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.

IOP Publishing launches co-review policy

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has introduced a formal co-review policy, to help early-career researchers gain experience in peer review while ensuring they get credit for the work they contribute.

Nature Index Annual Tables celebrate institutions and countries producing high-quality natural sciences research

The 2020 Nature Index Annual Tables show strong performances from institutions with considerable funding and reputation as well as rising stars

Frontiers partners with Clarivate on new Reviewer Recognition Service

The role of the reviewer is vital. And as research output grows, more and more pressure is being put on reviewers to ensure quality articles are published as quickly as possible. But for such a crucial cog in the scholarly publishing wheel, their contribution is not always well acknowledged.

IOP Publishing becomes first publisher to integrate its article submission system with Editage’s online...

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has announced a full integration of its article submission system ScholarOne with the Editage Online System, allowing authors using Editage services to submit directly to IOPP.

Semantic Scholar partners with OpenAthens for institutional login and full text research access

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence and OpenAthens todayannounce a joint partnership to add a new institutional login option on Semantic Scholar, creating a seamless access experience for millions of researchers worldwide.

Springer Nature and UNESCO sign new open access books partnership

Springer Nature and UNESCO have signed an agreement to publish open access books on a range of issues cutting across major research areas such as education, culture, the natural sciences, the human and social sciences and communication and information.

Springer Nature agrees its first transformative agreement within Asia New transformative read and publish...

Springer Nature has today agreed its first transformative read and publish deal within Asia, with the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India.

Springer Nature makes key textbooks freely accessible for educators, students and academics affected by...

With the Coronavirus outbreak having an unprecedented impact on education, Springer Nature is launching a global program to support learning and teaching at higher education institutions worldwide. This will see institutions able to access for free more than 500 key textbooks across Springer Nature’s eBook subject collections.

OA journal All Life set to revolutionise how authors can publish their research with...

Launching today, a new multidisciplinary Open Access journal is set to revolutionise how authors – looking to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the world – can publish their research with Taylor & Francis.