Latest News

Partnership between Springer Nature and the Association of Universities in the Netherlands to explore how open research can accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

A partnership between Springer Nature and The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the Dutch Consortium of University Libraries and the National Library (UKB) will provide data, insights and tools to advance knowledge about how academic research and open research…

Read more

Choice’s latest white paper examines changes to research data services in academic libraries

Choice, a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Librarians, has announced the publication of the fifth in a series of white papers designed to provide actionable intelligence around topics of importance to the academic library community. This paper, ‘Research Data Services in Academic…

Read more

CCS Chemistry now collected by the CAS database

The Chinese Chemical Society has announced that its flagship journal, CCS Chemistry, has been formally collected by the Chemical Abstracts Service, CAS database. The Index will include all papers published since CCS Chemistry was launched. CAS is the world’s largest publicly disclosed…

Read more

IOP Publishing unveils new OA journal – Nano Express

IOP Publishing has announced the launch of Nano Express, a new open access addition to its materials science portfolio, which will compliment Nanotechnology and Nano Futures as a trio of connected titles dedicated to nanoscience. Nano Express will cover all areas of nanoscale science and technology…

Read more

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre announces 2020.0 CSD release

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), world leading providers of structural chemistry data for material and life sciences, has announced the 2020.0 CSD Release, offering improved visualisation and extraction of data driven insights from now over one million structures in the Cambridge Structural Database. After celebrating…

Read more

CCC unveils new content integration solution – RightFind Navigate

The Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, has announced the launch of RightFind® Navigate for researchers to find relevant content more quickly and easily through contextualised discovery, machine learning, and smart data. Designed to streamline access…

Read more



Global Online Community of Research Administrators and Managers from Elsevier
( Communispace, a pioneer of online customer insight communities for some of the world's leading brands, and its client Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific and technical products and services, have formed a brand new online community of 150 research administrators and managers from all over the world. The community…

Read More

White Papers

Critical study of the new ways of “editorialising” open access scientific journals
This report, commissioned by BSN 4 and BSN 7, is concerned with the new ways in which open access journals can be editorialised. The transition to open access has accelerated in recent years. Several countries have established a legal framework to secure the depositing of articles in open archives (in…

Read More


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.

Read More


ConTech 2019 - 5 Dec 2019

Content creation and consumption is changing faster than ever before. This is impacting business models, patterns of behaviour and virtually every aspect of the role information plays across organisations. ConTech 2019 is the platform to showcase the very latest thinking and to help understand how data science, AI and other…

Read More

Taxonomy Boot Camp 2019 - 4 Nov 2019

Taxonomy Boot Camp is the leading conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, methodologies and products for taxonomies. Attendees can share their experiences, network with peers, and get incredible insight on taxonomies, ontologies, folksonomies, tagging mechanisms and other techniques for organising information at this one-of-a-kind event. Taxonomy Boot Camp is…

Read More

sponsor links

For banner ads click here