eLife introduces first demonstration of the open-source publishing platform Libero Publisher

eLife is pleased to announce the first working example of its open-source journal hosting and post-production publishing system, Libero Publisher.

UKSG and ALPSP announce collaboration on the November One Day Conference

UKSG is pleased to announce the preliminary programme for its One Day Conference held in November each year. This year’s conference is being organised in conjunction with ALPSP.

Research Square Now Offering Author Services & Videos via New Platform

Researchers who post a preprint to Research Square can now access AJE author services and Research Square videos to improve their manuscript and better communicate their findings. After the launch of the multidisciplinary platform in Fall 2018, Research Square has seen record uptake and now hosts more than 3,200 preprints, making it the world’s fastest growing preprint platform.

Web of Science Group and IOP Publishing Enter New Partnership – Bringing Transparent Peer...

Publons and ScholarOne, both part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company), have entered into a new partnership with IOP Publishing to introduce the industry’s first cross-publisher, scalable transparent peer review workflows across some of their leading journals in the physical sciences and beyond.

The European Mathematical Society Publishing House is growing and moving to Berlin

The new EMS Publishing House leadership team comes with broad and innovative publishing experience and will focus on community and Open Access publishing.

University of California Loses Access to New Content in Elsevier Journals

This is the latest development in the ongoing negotiations between Elsevier and the University of California (UC) for a new licensing agreement. UC’s previous contract with the publisher had lapsed at the end of last year—and the university has since been pushing for a deal that combines payments for accessing journals and publishing open-access articles into one fee.

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.

OpenAthens reveals new user-centred brand

Single sign-on leader OpenAthens revealed a new user-centred identity at the CILIP conference last week. The new brand embodies the software providers’ mission to make access to knowledge easy for its more than 2,600 customers and millions of end users across the globe.

Springer Nature and ResearchGate extend content sharing pilot following positive feedback

Springer Nature and ResearchGate today extend their content sharing pilot. The second iteration of the pilot will now see four times more SpringerNature content being rolled out across the ResearchGate platform, including content from specialized Springer journals.

NEW ALPSP seminars – I Never Metadata I Didn’t Like & The rise of...

Two new seminars from ALPSP - The rise of the RFP: How to embrace and get the most out of your RFP processes & I Never Metadata I Didn't Like.

Wiley selects Dimensions to inform product development and strategic decisions

Digital Science and Wiley announce an agreement that will provide Dimensions Analytics to hundreds of users across the organization. Dimensions delivers powerful metrics and analytical tools that enable publishers to monitor the research landscape, shape publication strategy, and gain actionable business intelligence insights.

Enago strengthens its senior team with key STM publishing industry appointments

Enago, a global leader in author services, announces the addition to its senior team of two experienced STM publishing professionals. Reinhard Schuelke joins as Vice President Strategic Alliances and Tony O’Rourke as Vice President, Partnerships. They will drive Enago’s relationships and business with publishers, research institutions and the professional and academic publishing sector as a whole.