ResearchGate and Springer Nature embark on pilot to deliver seamless discovery and an enhanced reading experience

ResearchGate and Springer Nature embark on pilot to deliver seamless discovery and an enhanced reading experience

ResearchGate and Springer Nature are partnering to pioneer innovative access models for scientific content in the rapidly evolving research ecosystem. Full-text articles published in select Nature journals since November 2017 will be rolled out to researchers’ ResearchGate profiles, starting now and completed by March 7, making it easier to read or download research on or off campus from that moment on.

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Inaugural Women in Science 2018 is 4,000th Open Access book published

Inaugural Women in Science 2018 is 4,000th Open Access book published

InTechOpen is proud to announce the publication of the first title in the IntechOpen Women in Science 2018 Book Collection. It is the first of the winning titles to go live online and is part of a broader program created to support women scientists worldwide. The Open Access book, Advances in the Molecular Understanding of Colorectal Cancer, is also the 4,000th book published by IntechOpen.

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De Gruyter flips top mathematics journal to open access

De Gruyter flips top mathematics journal to open access

De Gruyter’s Advances in Nonlinear Analysis (ANA) is one of ten journals recently transformed from the subscription model to open access. ANA is one of the top journals in mathematics (2017 ISI Impact Factor 4.674, ranking second in applied mathematics and third in the entire discipline), which publishes high-quality research articles in the areas of nonlinear analysis and partial differential equations, and on their numerous applications in science and technology.

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Physics societies warn of ‘irrecoverable damage’ from European open-access plan

Physics societies warn of ‘irrecoverable damage’ from European open-access plan

The European Physical Society (EPS) has warned that a major open-access initiative in Europe could cause “irrecoverable damage” if it is implemented too quickly. In a statement, the EPS says that while it welcomes the proposal – known as Plan S — as a “medium to long-term vision”, its proponents must get more support by engaging further with the scientific community.

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IWA Publishing partner with Knowledge Unlatched to make 14 book titles Open Access

IWA Publishing partner with Knowledge Unlatched to make 14 book titles Open Access

IWA Publishing is excited to announce that through our recent partnership with Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a library crowd-funding initiative, we have made 14 of our books Open Access. Titles are available to download for free on the IWA Publishing website, the KU platform and the Directory of Open Access Books. Among the titles are two new releases including Clean Water Using Solar and Wind and Water, Energy, and Environment – A Primer.

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