Cengage and McGraw-Hill To Merge, Providing Students With More Affordable Access To Superior Course Materials And Platforms

Cengage and McGraw-Hill To Merge, Providing Students With More Affordable Access To Superior Course Materials And Platforms

McGraw-Hill and Cengage today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger on equal terms. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will bring together two premier learning companies that will deliver significant benefits for students, educators, professionals and institutions worldwide.

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UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

UC terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research

As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals.

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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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