Emerald Publishing’s 2022 Time for Change survey, now in its fourth year, reveals an increased emphasis on open research, with 46% of academics considering open access and sharing of open data sets, compared to 29% four years ago. Despite the interest in open research, funding remains a challenge, with 42% citing it as a problem in 2022 compared to 26% last year.
The Wikipedia Library and leading academic publisher Taylor & Francis today announced a renewed partnership, providing active Wikipedia editors automatic access to the journal articles they need.
Clarivate Plc, today released a new report, A study of energy in transition: the role of research and innovation in the world’s shift to sustainable energy sources. It finds that innovation activity in the sustainable energy space is tailing off, as research and inventive activities for respective renewable develops at different paces.
Open research publisher and service provider Ubiquity is joining the Berlin-based academic publisher De Gruyter. Moving forward, the two companies will work together closely to advance both publishers’ mission to make academic research globally accessible and discoverable by offering excellent publishing services.
eLife is pleased to announce a major change in editorial practice. Building on its 2021 shift to exclusively reviewing preprints, the organisation is ending the practice of making accept/reject decisions following peer review.
Over the last decade, Wits has more than tripled the number of research outputs published annually, with the share of Open Access (OA) publications increasing even faster. Today, about 50% of Wits’ more than 3,000 research articles are gold or hybrid OA, which require complex processes for handling payments of Article Processing Charges (APCs).
China could surpass the US and the EU to become the most dominant voice in global research within a decade, according to a new analysis released this week by research technology company Digital Science. The analysis – conducted by Digital Science CEO Daniel Hook and VP Research Futures Simon Porter – coincides with this week’s Communist Party Congress in which China’s political and economic might are a key focus. But what of its strength in research?
TNQ and Enago recently celebrated a milestone in their strategic partnership - TNQ’s product SmartLanguage, which assesses the quality of language of a scholarly manuscript, has been adopted by a large publisher for their journals portfolio.
IOP Publishing has expanded its growing ebook collection today with the publication of ‘Creativity for Scientists and Engineers: A practical guide’ which explores how scientists can utilise collaboration and thinking outside the box to be more creative and in turn, further scientific development and breakthroughs.
Building on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to generate books, Springer Nature has invested in, and developed, an AI-based Digital Editing language polishing tool which is designed to add value to scientific publishing. This was done via AJE, part of Research Square Company.
A new series of open access journals from Cambridge University Press will address global challenges by bringing together researchers across national and subject boundaries.
Aligning with the strategic importance of improving submission quality, the Charlesworth Group and Writefull have now partnered to offer authors Writefull for free within the Charlesworth AI Paper Checking Service. The aim is to reduce the likelihood of manuscript rejection and help quicken the publication process.