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Taylor & Francis enhances remote access with SeamlessAccess

Taylor & Francis is using SeamlessAccess to automatically recognise if the user have previously logged into Taylor & Francis Online using Shibboleth or OpenAthens and present previously used institution as the first option, removing the need to manually search each and every time the user want…

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Cochrane Library adopts Editorial Manager® and ProduXion Manager® to manage publishing workflows

Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology workflow solutions provider to the scholarly publishing community, has announced the adoption of Editorial Manager® (EM) and ProduXion Manager® (PM) by the Cochrane Library. The Cochrane Library is…

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eLife shifting to reviewing preprints

eLife has announced that it is transitioning to a new ‘publish, then review’ model for science publishing, in which the journal will exclusively review preprints and its editors and reviewers will focus on producing high-quality peer-reviews that will be made public alongside the preprints. These…

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SMAI awarded funding from Fonds national pour la science ouverte

EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) have announced that SMAI’s application for funding from the Fonds national pour la science ouverte (FNSO) has been successful. SMAI and EDP Sciences can therefore press ahead with plans to transition

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Shandong University acquires Gale Scholar

Shandong University has acquired Gale Scholar, from Gale, a Cengage company, empowering its researchers to make fresh discoveries through digital access to millions of pages from Gale Primary Sources. Gale Scholar offers institutions access…

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COVID-19 medical papers have fewer women first authors than expected
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments have shuttered schools and implemented social distancing requirements that limit options for childcare, while simultaneously requiring researchers to work from home. Some have argued that the authorship gender gap in academic medicine is best explained by a slow pipeline and the historical exclusion of…

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Researchers at the Centre: Content Discoverability, Visibility, and Access
In March 2019, Springer Nature and ResearchGate entered a unique partnership to explore new ways for researchers to share content. The goal was to combine Springer Nature’s expertise in publishing high-quality research with ResearchGate’s online platform of millions of scientists, and deliver a better experience for the communities served by…

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Elsevier in China – a brief
Paul M. Evans, Vice President of Elsevier, China, has given a brief on the STM publishing industry, his company's proposed activities in China and ethical publishing standards.

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Annual Publishing Conference 2020 - Virtual - 8 Dec 2020

The 8th Annual Publishing Conference will be held virtually. While the world changes around us, publishing doesn’t stop – and there is always something more to discover. For 8 years, the conference has evolved into a highly focused summit for publishing technologists, product specialists and senior publishing stakeholders.During these two…

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The 2020 International Open Access Week – Taking action to build structural equity - 19 Oct 2020

The 2020 International Open Access Week will be held, on October 19-25, 2020, to encourage organisers to host discussions and take action around 2020’s theme whenever is most suitable during the year and to adapt the theme and activities to their local context. International Open Access Week is an important…

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