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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Cabells Enhances Author Services Offer through Editage

Cabells Enhances Author Services Offer through Editage

Cabells - the complete source for journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details for authors - has today released its upgraded author services offer through its partnership with Editage. The new page (https://cabells.editage.com/) offers Cabells users globally the opportunity to improve their articles through Editage’s range of market-leading English language editing services.

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Clarivate Analytics Expands Transparent Peer Review Pilot with Wiley to New Titles

Clarivate Analytics Expands Transparent Peer Review Pilot with Wiley to New Titles

Wiley has expanded its Transparent Peer Review project with the addition of ten further leading international journals. Clarivate companies – Publons, the world’s largest peer review platform and ScholarOne, the leading manuscript submission system – launched the scholarly industry’s first scalable open peer review workflow system from peer review through to revision and publication decision with Wiley in September 2018.

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