Springer Nature and the University of California join together to better understand author attitudes...
Springer Nature and the University of California (UC) today launched a new initiative to gain greater understanding of researcher attitudes to and motivations towards open research practices (including open access articles, data, and code; transparent peer review; and preprints).
Jisc partners with Unsub to evaluate UK university journal subscriptions
Jisc, the not-for-profit technology provider for research and education, has announced that it will be using Unsub, an analytics dashboard, to help evaluate journal agreements that UK universities hold with publishers.
De Gruyter and University of Texas Press enter partnership
The Publisher Partner Program at De Gruyter has signed University of Texas Press in its latest venture allowing the international distribution of 2250 eBook titles on degruyter.com. This partnership enables the distribution of 100% of the academic press’s content, which includes around 460 frontlist titles and 1660 backlist titles.
SPIE announces three-year Read and Publish agreement with King Abdullah University of Science and...
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, is pleased to announce a three-year Read and Publish agreement with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
Wiley and CRUI Sign Four-Year Transitional Agreement to Accelerate Open Access Publishing in Italy
ohn Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced a new four-year open access agreement with the Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI) to accelerate open access publishing among a growing list of more than 65 universities across Italy.
OUP reaches Read & Publish agreement with Finnish consortium, FinELib
Oxford University Press (OUP) and FinELib, a consortium of Finnish universities, research institutions, and public libraries, have reached an agreement for Read & Publish access to OUP’s journals collection.
OpenAthens bolsters HathiTrust’s offering to academic libraries
OpenAthens, the world-leading identity and access management specialist, is pleased to announce that HathiTrust has joined the OpenAthens Federation.
Five Top UK Universities Join Ex Libris RapidILL Community to Accelerate Delivery of Materials...
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that five prominent UK universities—Imperial College London, UCL, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, and the University of St Andrews—have decided to join the growing RapidILL community in the United Kingdom, giving their library users quick and easy access to materials via the cloud-based Ex Libris RapidILL™ interlibrary loan system.
German institutions to benefit from first Transformative Agreement for Nature
Springer Nature and the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) have agreed an approach that will deliver the first ever transformative agreement (TA) for Nature and Nature-branded journals. Building on the nationwide Projekt DEAL agreement concluded last January for Springer Nature journals, the commercial framework agreed with MPDL will now be offered to German institutions, in time for a January 2021 start.
EBSCO Information Services Partners with Three Institutions to Develop Analytics Platform
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will partner with University of Denver, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Chalmers University of Technology to develop a next-generation analytics platform. The platform will combine and streamline data sets from library and campus systems, allowing library staff to demonstrate a library’s impact while making informed decisions on collections and services.
Catalan Consortium Chooses Ex Libris Alma and Primo to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of...
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya (CSUC) (Consortium of University Services in Catalonia) has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution to promote excellence in teaching, learning, and research and to facilitate the implementation of blended and virtual learning.
EBSCO FOLIO Services Available to Libraries Implementing the FOLIO Library Services Platform
Libraries of all sizes looking for an open source Library Services Platform (LSP) using FOLIO can now rely on EBSCO FOLIO Services from EBSCO Information Services for implementation, hosting and service support.