Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Jisc secures two-year pilot transitional open access agreement with Microbiology Society

Not-for-profit Jisc and the Microbiology Society are pleased to announce a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement. The ’Publish and Read’ deal will allow researchers at participating institutions to publish an unlimited number of open-access articles, as well as access to the society’s full portfolio in return for a cost neutral fixed fee.

ScienceOpen’s now includes books and book chapters in its discovery environment!

The academic research network ScienceOpen now adds books and book chapters to give users a richer discovery experience and to provide publishers and their authors with increased visibility and a new sales channel.

AIP Publishing partners with Kudos to extend author services and enrich publication insights

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, is delighted to announce a new partnership with AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences.

First large-scale survey on grant peer review published by Publons

The first large-scale survey on competitive research grant peer review, Grant Review in Focus, is published today by Publons, part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company).

PubGrade and BMJ enter agreement to integrate contextual advertising platform

PubGrade’s platform-as-a-service solution: PubGrade for Publishers provides BMJ, a healthcare knowledge provider, with a fully integrated advertising platform that enables the sales team to offer their advertising clients a cutting-edge digital advertising solution.

De Gruyter launches the University Press Library

The University Press Library is the result of a five-year pilot project initiated by De Gruyter, the three prestigious presses of Harvard, Columbia and Princeton with collaboration from LYRASIS and ten participating academic libraries.

Kudos invites partners for important new research project to identify and prioritize publishing innovations...

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, is launching a major new research project, ‘Bridging the Divide’.

ScienceOpen partners with university presses from Vilnius and Liverpool to support university publishing

ScienceOpen is pleased to announce that Vilnius University Press (VUP) and Liverpool University Press (LUP) have joined ScienceOpen in a partnership that integrates new collections in humanities, social and life sciences on the platform.

Discover how European funders are approaching Open policy and practices in new report

A report that reveals the Open Access and Open Science policies, incentives and practices of European funders is being released today. Based on a survey conducted in late spring, the report is a first of its kind to examine what key international funding bodies (international and national funding bodies, major charities and foundations, national academics and key research performing organisations) are doing to incentivise openness to the work they help fund.

OpenAthens unveils new embeddable version of organisation discovery service Wayfinder

Single sign-on provider OpenAthens has announced the launch of its new embeddable version of Wayfinder organisational discovery service.

Research on Research Institute (RoRI) launches to enable more strategic, open, diverse, and inclusive...

Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of the Research on Research Institute (RoRI) – an international consortium of research funders, academic institutions, and technologists working to champion the latest approaches to research on research.

STM Board appoints Ian Moss as new CEO

The International Association for Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) announced today that its Board has appointed Ian Moss as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer. Moss who currently serves as Director of Public Affairs for the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) will take up the position in December 2019.