Hindawi to continue to share findings related to COVID-19

Open access publisher Hindawi has reassured authors, editors, peer reviewers and readers that handling of academic research articles will continue without disruption. Hindawi teams around the world are working from home, but the community should not notice any differences in interactions with Hindawi, with peer review or publication of open access research.

Publishers continue commitment to combating COVID-19 by extending immediate access to resources

Publishers today announced an extended commitment to support the continued global response to the rapid worldwide spread of COVID-19.

Cambridge University Press increases coronavirus support for academic customers

Cambridge University Press is offering free, online access to higher education textbooks and coronavirus research during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, existing customers are being offered free access to key reference works on request to help them overcome the disruption caused by the global response to the pandemic.

Coronavirus-Impacted Libraries Get Unlimited Access to Ebook Central Holdings

ProQuest has partnered with more than 50 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons...

AI-based academic language platform Writefull piloted by Open Access publisher Hindawi Limited

Open access publisher Hindawi has successfully piloted the use of Digital Science portfolio company Writefull (an AI-based language platform which authors can use on manuscripts for submission) to improve the grammar, spelling and specific scientific language in their work.

Position Paper by OA publishers – For Full, Immediate and Transparent Open Access

Science should be open, so that we all might lead healthier lives on a sustainable planet. At Frontiers, all our publications are accessible for free by anyone anywhere in the world from the day of publication.

Free, Real-Time Feed of the Latest Novel Coronavirus Research & News from Across the...

In response to the worsening global health emergency, Atypon has created a website with a free, real-time feed that delivers the latest peer-reviewed research, preprints and news on the novel coronavirus outbreak as soon as it is published.

China increases remote access to scientific information for students in response to Coronavirus lock...

Since the start of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, Chinese schools, universities and research organisations have been in lock down. Many of China’s learners and researchers have needed to stay at home, losing access to vitally important education and research.

Springer Nature Group will be Carbon Neutral in 2020

Springer Nature Group commits to be net carbon neutral this year, as part of an ongoing reduction in emissions and broader responsible business programme.

IWA Publishing partner with Knowledge Unlatched to make 19 book titles Open Access

IWA Publishing is excited to announce that through our partnership with Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a library crowd-funding initiative, we have made 19 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 Wetland Technology and A-B Processes.

London Book Fair cancelled as major publishers pull out over coronavirus fears

Reed Exhibitions has today announced that The London Book Fair 2020, scheduled to take place at Olympia, London, from 10 to 12 March will be cancelled following the escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe.

Dimensions and Papers are among first scholarly platforms to join new service – Get...

Digital Science’s Dimensions, Papers, Figshare and Symplectic are among the first confirmed scholarly platforms to implement the new Get Full Text Research (GetFTR) service in pilot status to gauge interest and feedback from the research community.