Editorial

Announcing the MIT Press Grant Program for Diverse Voices

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New initiative extends the Press’s commitment to the publication of books by historically underrepresented authors through direct financial support

IET joins United Nations SDG Publishers Compact

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Publishers Compact, committing to develop and implement sustainability principles aimed at accelerating progress towards achieving the SDG by 2030.

IOP Publishing makes abstracts openly available

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IOP Publishing (IOPP) has joined the Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA), a collaboration between publishers, infrastructure organisations, librarians, and researchers to promote the open availability of abstracts. 

New partnership guarantees full picture of UK clinical trials

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Clinical trials will be automatically registered to guarantee a full picture of research taking place in the UK, thanks to a world-first partnership launched today.

PLOS Global Public Health publishes first papers

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The Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced that PLOS Global Public Health published its initial cohort of papers. PLOS announced the launch of five new journals earlier this year and PLOS Global Public Health is the first of these journals with papers  ready for publication.

ChronosHub chooses The Charlesworth Group to represent them in China as part of an...

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ChronosHub has chosen The Charlesworth Group to represent them in China. Charlesworth's dedicated national sales team is well placed to represent ChronosHub with their deep insight into bringing publishing solutions for universities to market in China.

AIP Publishing launches Publish on Acceptance pilot program

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AIP Publishing is pleased to announce a Publish on Acceptance option for The Journal of Chemical Physics, APL Photonics and Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

Three new academic journals to meet growing demand for environmental research

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IOP Publishing (IOPP) is launching three new, fully open access (OA) journals, extending the publisher’s Environmental Research series. IOPP’s Environmental Research Series now comprises of six titles that collectively address all major areas of environmental science. 

PLOS Pathogens to offer authors seamless data deposition to Dryad

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The Public Library of Science (PLOS) today announced that PLOS Pathogens is introducing a new technology solution that makes depositing data simpler and more accessible for our authors.

Clarivate Global Research Report Outlines Rising Impact in Latin America

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New data on research landscape of 34 countries across South & Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean highlights benefits of an EU-style regional collaborative research organization

ALPSP Launches New Careers Hub for the Scholarly Publishing Community

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ALPSP - the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, has announced the launch of its Careers Hub this week, which is kindly sponsored by Publishers’ Licensing Services.

Leading protocols publisher Springer Nature and protocols.io partner to better understand open research practices

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Having easy and open access to protocols and methods sits at the heart of reproducibility in open science. According to a PWC study undertaken for the European Commission, duplicating work due to a lack of awareness of existing research or negative results could cost up to €26 billion in Europe alone.