Editorial

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

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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...

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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.

ChemPubSoc Europe becomes Chemistry Europe – a new look for a new future

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John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and its subsidiary Wiley-VCH in partnership with European chemical societies publisher, ChemPubSoc Europe, are proud to announce that from today ChemPubSoc Europe becomes Chemistry Europe.

SAGE waives Article Processing Charges for COVID-19 research

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SAGE Publishing announces that it will publish open access any accepted research that is relevant to the treatment, transmission, cure, or social impact of COVID-19 without requiring article processing charges (APCs). Additionally, SAGE will fast track these papers for rapid publication and dissemination.

Wiley’s COVID-19 Research Freely Available in Publicly Funded Archives

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John Wiley and Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, is making all current and future research content and data on the COVID-19 Resource Site available to PubMed Central, the archive of biomedical and life science at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine.

Cambridge University Press increases coronavirus support for academic customers

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Cambridge University Press is offering free, online access to higher education textbooks and coronavirus research during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, existing customers are being offered free access to key reference works on request to help them overcome the disruption caused by the global response to the pandemic.

Springer Nature expands open access portfolio with two new high-quality journals from Nature Research

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Two new high-quality open access (OA) journals have been launched by Springer Nature as part of the Nature Research Communications family. The first articles in Communications Materials were published on 4 February 2020, while the submissions portal for the journal Communications Earth & Environment opens on 12 February 2020.

Wiley and FinELib sign transitional agreement continuing expansion in open access

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John Wiley & Sons, a global leader in research and education, and FinELib, a Finnish consortium of higher education and research institutions, have announced a new three-year license that combines an open access and subscription agreement effective February 2020.

Press Release from the American Chemical Society ACS Publications signs agreement with ORCID to...

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The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is pleased to announce that reviewers of ACS journal articles can now claim credit for their efforts through ORCID. This new collaboration will provide acknowledgement for reviewers’ crucial contributions to the scholarly publication process.

PLOS ONE Offers New Article Type

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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

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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

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