De Gruyter and Academic Studies Press enter partnership

Academic Studies Press (ASP) and De Gruyter have formed a commercial partnership to distribute ASP’s 360 frontlist and backlist e-books. ASP publishes between 50 and 60 new English-language titles every year, primarily in the areas of Jewish Studies and Slavic Studies. ASP also publishes three journals. Sixty of its book titles are open access books.

British Ecological Society launches large-scale study to test whether ‘blinding’ reduces bias in science...

A two-year randomised controlled trial in the British Ecological Society journal Functional Ecology will be the largest of its kind to date to assess whether hiding author details during peer review reduces bias against underrepresented groups in the science publishing process.

Wiley Performance remains strong in 2019 Journal Citation Reports

Performance by John Wiley and Sons Inc.(NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) in the 2019 release of Clarivate Analytics’ Journal Citation Reports (JCR) holds strong, maintaining its position as a top publisher in terms of the number of titles indexed, articles published, and citations received.

New CUP journal to explore the impact of data science on engineering

A new open access journal from Cambridge University Press will explore the transformative effect of data science on engineering.

The Harvard Data Science Initiative and The MIT Press launch the HARVARD DATA SCIENCE...

The Harvard Data Science Initiative and The MIT Press launch the HARVARD DATA SCIENCE REVIEW to publicly promote the latest research, educational resources, and commentary from the leading minds in data science.

PLOS – Academic Reviewers to Now More Easily Receive Credit for their Work

PLOS today announced that its collaboration with ORCID now includes credit for reviewers. For more than five years, PLOS authors have used ORCID to make their professional lives easier. Now reviewers at PLOS can take advantage of the same benefits to track their contributions, claim credit, and build up their research profiles.

American Chemical Society journals continue to publish the most impactful research in chemistry

The scholarly publications of the American Chemical Society (ACS) once again rank as the most cited and most impactful across their respective subject categories, as reported by the 2018 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) from Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science Group that were released on June 20.

The Company of Biologists launches preLists

We are happy to announce the launch of preLists, a new initiative within preLights where early-career researchers (preLighters) curate lists of preprints for the community.

Digital Science joins Research4Life initiative as a publishing partner

Digital Science is proud to announce a collaboration with Research4Life which will give all Research4Life participants access to Dimensions Plus. Dimensions will allow participants to explore the research landscape and the connections between publications, grants, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.

New journal to explore the impact of data science on government policy

A new Open Access journal will explore the role of data science in shaping government policy – and its possible impact on privacy and public trust.

Elsevier launches Physics Open

lsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, is launching a novel broad scope open access journal, covering all areas of physics and related interdisciplinary areas - be that fundamental or applied.

Springer Nature journals unify their policy to encourage preprint sharing

Recognizing the benefits, we move from merely supporting the use of preprint servers to promoting it.