PLOS Global Public Health and PLOS Digital Health now indexed in PubMed Central
The Public Library of Science (PLOS) is pleased to announce that PLOS Global Public Health and PLOS Digital Health are now fully indexed in PubMed Central (PMC), expanding our reach and furthering our mission of ensuring research content is accessible and discoverable as widely as possible.
Springer Nature’s Research Integrity Director appointed to UK Committee on Research Integrity
Highly experienced integrity specialist, and Springer Nature’s Research Integrity Director - Chris Graf - becomes the latest appointee to the UK Committee on Research Integrity.
Nature Index reveals encouraging signs of recovery in Japan’s research output
Japanese STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) research is showing signs of bouncing back according to the latest data published by the Nature Index 2023 supplement, a supplement to Nature, which examines the policies and trends, opportunities and challenges that lie ahead of Japanese science.
Manchester University Press and De Gruyter enter strategic partnership
De Gruyter is pleased to announce its global strategic partnership with Manchester University Press (MUP). De Gruyter will host and distribute the complete frontlist and backlist collections of over 2,000 titles from Manchester University Press.
Wiley and the Big Ten Academic Alliance extend their open-access partnership
Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and education, today announced a three-year extension of its landmark open publishing agreement with the libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, which serve universities across the midwestern and eastern United States.
UK universities united in pushing for a better deal with Springer Nature
Five higher education sector groups have jointly agreed a statement in support of continuing negotiations with the academic publisher, Springer Nature (SN). UK universities have two agreements with Springer Nature, which expired on 31 December 2022. On behalf of the sector, Jisc is handling negotiations for a new agreement that aims to deliver read access and open access publishing across the SN portfolio.
Knowledge Unlatched shares results of 2022 pledging
Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a Wiley brand, is pleased to share the results of its 2022 pledg- ing round, which ended in December 2022 and once again saw hundreds of libraries world- wide pledge support for OA book and journal collections offered by KU and its partners.
Reviewer Credits and Science Open cooperate to make Peer Review visible
Reviewer Credits (RC), the global expert network that makes peer review visible and helps researchers get recognition for their work, is partnering with ScienceOpen (SO), the research, networking, and discovery platform. Together, both companies will highlight research articles in ScienceOpen’s database that have been reviewed by Reviewer Credit members.
Bioscientifica has today announced the launch of its open-access journal: Microbiota and Host.
The new journal will publish research and reviews that advance our understanding of the impact of commensal microbiota on their human, and non-human hosts. The editorial board, led by Professor Bina Joe from the University of Toledo, is committed to offering rigorous peer review with an aim to offer a first decision within two weeks.
Clarivate Adds Preprint Citation Index to the Web of Science
Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in connecting people and organizations to intelligence they can trust to transform their world, has added the Preprint Citation Index™ to the Web of Science™ platform. Researchers can now locate and link to preprints alongside other trusted content in the database, to streamline the research process and help make meaningful connections faster.
EFSA selects SciencePOD to create plain language summaries
SciencePOD is delighted to announce that it has won a tender to supply the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with plain language summaries (PLS) of EFSA scientific assessments.
The MIT Press opens spring 2023 list of scholarly monographs via Direct to Open...
The MIT Press today announced that it will open its spring 2023 list of monographs via the Direct to Open (D2O) model. First launched in 2021, D2O harnesses the collective power of libraries to support open and equitable access to vital, leading scholarship.