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Direct to Open enables the MIT Press to publish its full list of spring...

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The MIT Press today announced that it has reached the fifty percent threshold for participation in the Direct to Open (D2O) initiative, an innovative sustainable framework for open access monographs. Thanks to the early support of participating institutions, the full list of spring 2022 scholarly monographs and edited collections from the MIT Press will now be published open access. The D2O commitment window has also been extended through June 30, 2022. 

OpenAthens Launches MyAthens Plus with CORE open access

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Newly redesigned OpenAthens’ library-owned information portal MyAthens Plus has just announced its integration with CORE, the world’s largest collection of open access full texts, which are used and referenced by people globally, including researchers, libraries, software developers, funders and many more. 

Frontiers announces its first partnership with a leading Chinese University

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Zhejiang University Press (ZUP), one of the leading academic publishers in China, and the open science publisher Frontiers announce their official partnership.

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OpenAthens Launches MyAthens Plus with CORE open access

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Newly redesigned OpenAthens’ library-owned information portal MyAthens Plus has just announced its integration with CORE, the world’s largest collection of open access full texts, which are used and referenced by people globally, including researchers, libraries, software developers, funders and many more. 

LibLynx & PSI Metrics deliver industry reporting milestone for PLOS

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A collaboration between LibLynx & PSI Metrics has enabled the Public Library of Science (PLOS) to become the first wholly Open Access (OA) publisher to deliver Release 5 COUNTER-compliant usage reporting to the library community. This is an important milestone in the development of usage reporting that meets the growing needs of the OA movement.

AJE Launches Powerful New AI-Based Editing Service

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AJE announces the launch of its new AI-based Digital Editing service, capable of thoroughly editing entire research manuscripts in under 10 minutes. 

Open Access

Major milestone reached as Springer Nature publishes one million Open Access articles

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Springer Nature has become the first publisher to immediately publish one million gold open access (OA) primary research and review articles - testament to the company’s long commitment to making research immediately available for all to read, share, use, and reuse to advance discovery.

Direct to Open enables the MIT Press to publish its full list of spring...

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The MIT Press today announced that it has reached the fifty percent threshold for participation in the Direct to Open (D2O) initiative, an innovative sustainable framework for open access monographs. Thanks to the early support of participating institutions, the full list of spring 2022 scholarly monographs and edited collections from the MIT Press will now be published open access. The D2O commitment window has also been extended through June 30, 2022. 

Wiley and Virginia Library Consortium VIVA announce three year open access agreement

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Global research and education leader Wiley today announced a three year open access agreement with VIVA, a consortium of more than seventy libraries and academic institutions throughout the US state of Virginia, to begin in 2022.

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AIP Publishing Announces Three-Year Read & Publish Agreement with Jisc

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AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has reached a three-year Read and Publish agreement with Jisc, an academic not-for-profit that advances digital technologies in support of education and research in the United Kingdom.

Clarivate Identifies the One in 1,000 Citation Elite with Annual Highly Cited Researchers List

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Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, unveiled its 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers™ today. The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate.

Clarivate Identifies the One in 1,000 Citation Elite with Annual Highly Cited Researchers List

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leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, unveiled its 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers™ today. The methodology that determines the “who’s who” of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate. 

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Frontiers announces its first partnership with a leading Chinese University

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Zhejiang University Press (ZUP), one of the leading academic publishers in China, and the open science publisher Frontiers announce their official partnership.

Eight Academic Institutions From Around the World Adopt EBSCO FOLIO’s ERM for Electronic Resource...

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Eight universities in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States have adopted EBSCO FOLIO ERM from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The libraries either moved from existing electronic resource management (ERM) tools or instituted their first ever ERM.

World-leading research institute officially opens at the University of Nottingham

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Diagnosing, treating and curing disease is the mission of scientists working in a new £100 million research institute that officially opened this week at the University of Nottingham.

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