Jisc and IOP Publishing secure new transitional open access agreement for UK universities

Researchers at up to 58 UK universities will soon benefit from a new open access (OA) ‘read and publish’ agreement between Jisc and IOP Publishing (IOPP), a pioneer in open access physics publishing.

ASAPbio and EMBO Press launch Review Commons, a pre-journal portable review platform

day ASAPbio and EMBO Press launch Review Commons, a platform for high-quality, journal-independent peer review of manuscripts from the life sciences before submission to a journal. Authors can submit preprints or unpublished manuscripts to Review Commons for expert peer review.

ConTech 2019 closes doors on another successful event

ConTech 2019 was held last week at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. Speakers and delegates from around the world enjoyed two days of thought leadership, discussion, case studies and lightning talks focused on the intersection of content and technology.

ACS expands its environmental science portfolio by launching two new journals in 2020

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is pleased to announce the launch of two new journals in 2020: ACS ES&T Water and ACS ES&T Engineering. These titles will join the prestigious Environmental Science & Technology family of environmental journals published by the Society.

New Springer Nature Group CEO Vrancken Peeters completes Executive Team

Springer Nature Group Chief Executive Officer Frank Vrancken Peeters has announced two new appointments, completing the line-up of his Executive Team.

Royal Society of Chemistry partners with Dutch consortium for landmark journals deal

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced a partnership with SURFmarket, a Dutch consortium representing research universities across the Netherlands. The two-year agreement grants access to the full range of Royal Society of Chemistry content and services, in 2019 and 2020, while supporting the transition to Open Access, a shared goal between the RSC and the scientific community in the Netherlands.

Strategic collaboration agreement signed between ScienceOpen and Pensoft

The research discovery platform ScienceOpen and Pensoft Publishers have entered into a strategic collaboration partnership with the aim of strengthening the companies’ identities as the leaders of innovative content dissemination.

ConTech 2019 is this week, doors open 9am Thursday 5th December

At ConTech 2019 you'll hear from the pioneers who have embraced new technologies such as data science, AI, and machine learning to change the way they create, manage and sell their content. From content users and information specialists who are using this new generation of tools to revolutionise the way they gain insight from content.

Kudos announces foundation partners for research project exploring growing requirement for researchers to engage...

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, has today announced the foundation partners for its Bridging the Divide research project, which will identify critical areas in which researchers need better support for engaging with collaborators and audiences beyond academia.

ConTech 2019 Keynote on the cutting edge of AI, Content and Technology

Debu Purkayastha will open the afternoon sessions on 5th December and will talk about AI, Content and Technology both currently and in the future. He will offer his own insights into how things have developed and how he sees the potential of these technologies, particularly AI and Data Science.

Blockchain enters Journal Publishing: Editage Announces Partnership with British Blockchain Association to Expand Support...

Editage and the British Blockchain Association have come together to offer author services that will help take research on blockchain and similar niche technologies to a wide audience

EDP Sciences joins forces with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and its publisher Science...

An exchange of signatures took place on 13th Novemberfinalising the sale of EDP Sciences to Chinese Science Publishing & Media Ltd. (Science Press). This concludes the agreement reached earlier this year by EDP Sciences’ former co-owners, Société Française de Physique, Société Chimique de France, Société Française d’Optique and Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles, to sell their interests.