Sage acquires leading provider of online courses, Epigeum
Sage has acquired Epigeum, a leading provider of online courses for universities and colleges, from Oxford University Press. Founded in 2005 as a spin-out company from Imperial College London, Epigeum has established itself as a leading provider of peer-reviewed, high-quality, and innovative online courses.
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.
Society for Scholarly Publishing Announces Early Registration and Program Details for 45th Annual Meeting
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is pleased to announce registration for our 45th Annual Meeting, “Transformation, Trust, and Transparency,” is now open! Catch up on industry trends and network with scholarly communications colleagues May 31–June 2 in beautiful Portland, Oregon or online! Early bird registration rates are available until April 21.
Springer Nature continues to drive global OA transition with new Transformative Agreements in America,...
Springer Nature has agreed multiple new transformative agreements (TA) which will significantly expand the global reach and support for OA publishing and increase the momentum internationally for open science. These latest agreements expand Springer Nature’s support for OA across America, Asia, Europe and Africa.
Taylor & Francis Clarifies the Responsible use of AI Tools in Academic Content Creation
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in research and writing is an evolving practice. AI-based tools and technologies include but are not limited to large language models (LLMs), generative AI, and chatbots (for example, ChatGPT).
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.
First successful projects selected for funding through new open access community framework
Three OA publishing initiatives to be fully funded through 2022 pilot scheme that aims to boost smaller publishers and improve decision-making A new approach for supporting diversity in the open access (OA) marketplace, in which UK higher education institutions pledge to support publishers over a three-year period, has achieved funding targets for three initiatives.
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.
Pilot project eliminates author processing charges for all PLOS journals
McMaster University Libraries are partnering with the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in a pilot project to remove financial barriers to publishing research. The two-year project will see the elimination of author/article processing charges (APCs) in all PLOS journals. Typically, authors incur APCs to cover the cost associated with making their article publicly available for free in open access journals.
Tokyo Institute of Technology Partners With Taylor & Francis in New Read and Publish...
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Taylor & Francis have announced a new three-year transformative partnership to increase the publication of open access (OA) articles by researchers at the leading science and technology institution.
Frontiers welcomes new partnership with World Economic Forum
As part of the new agreement, Frontiers will join the WEF’s Centre for New Society and Economy and will champion open science across the network. Supporting global initiatives in the field, Frontiers will work with its WEF partners to share and promote the evidence-based benefits of open science and to influence global thinking on its positive impact on society.
cOAlition S confirms the end of its financial support for Open Access publishing under...
Transformative arrangements – including Transformative Agreements and Transformative Journals – were developed to encourage subscription journals to transition to full and immediate open access within a defined timeframe (31st December 2024, as specified in the Plan S Implementation Guidance).