At the joint invitation of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Federation of European Publishers, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the book sector on Thursday 20 October at 12.30 p.m. CET via videolink. His speech will be followed by a speech by European Commissioner for culture Mariya Gabriel.
Reviewer Credits (RC), originally founded in Milan by Giacomo Bellani and Robert Fruscio as a spin off company of the University of Milan-Bicocca, is launching with a new team. Experienced entrepreneurs in scholarly publishing around Dr. Sven Fund have taken the helm at RC. Their goal is to make quality assurance through peer review in all scientific fields part of the academic record.
International Trade Association, ALPSP, has announced the following appointments to the Board of Directors. These changes were confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held in Manchester on 15 September.
As one of the leading voices in enacting transformational change to the Article Processing Charge (APC) business model beginning in February, 2020, PLOS is pleased to announce that as of today, 181 institutions in 26 countries have partnered with us., that’s up from 93 and 6, respectively from last year.
Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today celebrates Peer Review Week with the announcement of new services for authors to better track their peer review activity. This includes academic publications, citation metrics and journal editing, now all in one place within the newly launched Web of Science™ Researcher Profiles.
ALPSP Council was delighted to present this year’s award to Lorraine Estelle. Lorraine has contributed significantly to the publishing and wider information communities over the last 20 years. She began her career in publishing before moving to lead the Jisc Collections Team in 2002, becoming CEO when it became a standalone organisation in 2006.
IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced today that it has reached an unlimited read and publish open access agreement with the Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane (CRUI), the association of state and non-state Italian universities, to support authors who choose to publish open access.
For nearly a century, Springer Nature has been providing doctors, dentists and pharmacists with trusted insights - advancing medical knowledge for the benefit of patients. Its health division brings together brands such as Springer Medizin, Springer Healthcare and Bohn Stafleu van Loghum, providing better diagnostics, treatment and care of patients.
Success of transformative agreement between Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL means 2019 partnership extended...
In 2019 Springer Nature and Germany’s Projekt DEAL signed what was at the time the world's largest, most comprehensive, transformative agreement (TA). Encompassing 2,500 journals with the expectation of enabling 13,000 articles to be published open access (OA) each year, it reflected the commitment of both parties to the principles of open science and advancing the transition to OA.
September is shaping up to be quite a busy month for the future of scholarly publishing. Should we focus on addressing the growing suspicion of science, shrinking funding for universities, critiques of the value of peer review, or the industry’s trend toward market consolidation? Or something else? SSP has several opportunities for discussing these issues and more with your peers this month.
cOAlition S – an international consortium of research funding and performing organisations working to deliver full and immediate Open Access – welcomes the announcement from the White House Office of Science Technology and Policy mandating that all federally funded research results should be made immediately available and in ways which allow others to build upon and reuse them.
Springer Nature and the FinELIB consortium have agreed a three year open access (OA) deal for the publishers’ flagship titleNature and the Nature research journals. This marks the latest transformative agreement (TA) for the publisher’s highly selective titles following agreements with Bibsam, CDL and MPDL.