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Taylor & Francis Group and Jisc sign 3-year transformational deal for UK research

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group and Jisc have signed a three-year transitional agreement combining access and open access (OA) publishing to Taylor & Francis Group’s portfolio of journals. The agreement is truly transformative and provides participating Jisc members with an OA allowance…

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3D4Medical from Elsevier launches anatomy app in Chinese and Spanish language

3D4Medical from Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics and creator of world-leading 3D anatomy technology, has announced the release of their interactive anatomy platform in Simplified Chinese and Spanish languages, enabling users to navigate the platform for the first time in their native…

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AAOS designates Dr. Peter S. Rose as Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of the AAOS

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced Dr. Peter S. Rose as the editor-in-chief designee of the Journal of the AAOS (JAAOS®). Professor of orthopaedics and division chair of orthopaedic oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Dr. Rose will begin overseeing the publication from…

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Fraunhofer INT and Digital Science collaborate to combine Fraunhofer’s technology foresight tool KATI with Dimensions data

The Fraunhofer Institute for Technological Trend Analysis (INT) and Digital Science are collaborating to enable the technology foresight tool KATI (Knowledge Analytics for Technology & Innovation) to be combined with Dimensions data covering 116 million publications and 1.4 billion citations. They are also working together to make…

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Holiday Notice

This is to inform our esteemed readers that there will be no update on April 14, 2021 on account of a public holiday. We will resume our service on Thursday, April 15, 2021, and the portal will feature all headlines that have appeared after the April 13th update.

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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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White Papers

How scholarly publishers can use Agile methodologies to respond to change more effectively: New White Paper (
As the rate of evolution in the scholarly communication landscape continues to accelerate, how can journal publishers become more readily adaptive? The answer to that question may start with changing the way they approach project management. This new white paper from Scholastica explores how implementing principles of Agile project management,…

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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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STM Week 2021 - 7 Dec 2021

The event will be held from December 7-9, 2021. STM conducts Innovations Seminar on the first day, Digital Publishing Seminar on the next day, and Programme TBC on the last day. The event has registration fees, and cancellations made in writing up to 30 days before an event are eligible…

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

The book Fair will be held on October 20-24, 2021. Dedicated to the topic “re:connect”, this year’s book fair is planned as an in-person event with additional digital formats, and can be flexibly adapted to pandemic-related developments. The focus will be on the international rights business and public events. This…

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