American Psychological Association selects Lumina Datamatics as a core full-service journal production...

The American Psychological Association has selected Lumina Datamatics as one of its core full-service journal composition partners, enabling APA to manage more efficiently its portfolio of prestigious scholarly journals spanning the breadth and depth of psychology.

PLOS and the University of California announce open access publishing agreement

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) and the University of California (UC) today announced a two-year agreement that will make it easier and more affordable for UC researchers to publish in the nonprofit open access publisher’s suite of journals.

ConTech 2020 launches themes and call for speakers

The world of content creation, dissemination and consumption is facing enormous change. ConTech 2020 talks about the disruption and transformation of organisations as well as the threats and opportunities they face. ConTech 2020 is for the product, content and technology decision makers within scholarly, research and professional publishing organisations.

De Gruyter and Michigan State University sign “read-and-publish” agreement

Michigan State University (MSU) and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide default open access publishing for all articles by MSU authors in De Gruyter journals. Subscription access to the complete De Gruyter eJournal collection is also included.

Springer Nature expands open access portfolio with two new high-quality journals from Nature Research

Two new high-quality open access (OA) journals have been launched by Springer Nature as part of the Nature Research Communications family. The first articles in Communications Materials were published on 4 February 2020, while the submissions portal for the journal Communications Earth & Environment opens on 12 February 2020.

PLOS adopts dimensions to monitor data and trends in Open Access

Digital Science and PLOS are pleased to announce an agreement that will provide Dimensions Analytics and API to PLOS. Dimensions enables publishers to delve into a breadth of data and metrics to perform invaluable analyses and translate them into usable business insights.

Atypon’s Literatum Online Publishing Platform to House American College of Cardiology Journals

Atypon’s online publishing and website development platform, Literatum, has been selected by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to house their family of eight journals, including The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), its flagship publication.

IOP Publishing and Publons partner to tackle challenges in peer review

Over the next 12 months, IOP Publishing (IOPP) will be collaborating with research recognition experts Publons to address three core challenges in peer review – recognition and transparency; diversity; and efficiency.

Sciendo highlights coronavirus research on Open Access.

Sciendo has set up a free web resource listing all its coronavirus Open Access articles.

Access for patients – and other ways to get Elsevier articles without a subscription

We’re updating our list of free and low-cost article access programs, including patient/caregiver. Through Elsevier, researchers publish work that can change the world in ways big and small. Scientific breakthroughs, studies on rare diseases, researchers making a difference in their communities – these can all be found in the journals we publish.

Press Release from the American Chemical Society ACS Publications signs agreement with ORCID to...

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is pleased to announce that reviewers of ACS journal articles can now claim credit for their efforts through ORCID. This new collaboration will provide acknowledgement for reviewers’ crucial contributions to the scholarly publication process.

Springer Nature’s research sharing initiative SharedIt expanded to include conference proceedings

Springer Nature continues its commitment to opening up research and enabling the advancement of discovery with the rollout of the SharedIt initiative to proceedings books. Following a successful pilot in 2018, SharedIt will enable to exchange/share links on individual papers in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) as well as in the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP-AICT) series from January 2020.