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NISO Plus 2020: NISO Plus Program announced -

The NISO Plus conference organisers have announced the lineup for the NISO Plus 2020, scheduled to be held from February 23-25, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD. More than 50 experts from across the information industry will be speaking on a wide range of topics,… Read More

Springer Nature and OpenAIRE in deal to advance Open Science -

Springer Nature will provide OpenAIRE, an EU organisation that facilitates openness in scholarly communication, access to its full-text articles and chapters, regardless of their open access status and access rights, starting immediately. This will enable OpenAIRE to extract links from articles, research… Read More

ORCiD ID search function now available on Taylor & Francis Online -

Researchers can now find what they are looking for even faster with the introduction of a new search capability on Taylor & Francis Online. The ability to search and find articles from an author by entering their ORCiD ID, a 16-digit number unique to them, has… Read More

American Chemical Society names Dr. James Milne head of its Publications Division -

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dr. James Milne as the president of the ACS Publications Division. He has been serving as the acting president since September 2019, when Dr. Brian Crawford retired. Based in Oxford, U.K., Dr. Milne joined ACS in 2016. In his… Read More

Berghahn Books to flip thirteen anthropology journals to open access in 2020 -

Scholarly and academic publisher Berghahn Books will publish thirteen core anthropology journals as open access starting with their 2020 volumes under the subscribe-to-open model (S2O). The move is being hailed as the largest concerted disciplinary journals flip to open access since SCOAP3.… Read More

Cambridge University Press and the Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources announce transformative OA agreement -

Academic publisher Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE). It is the first such read and publish deal signed with JUSTICE by any publisher, the first major read and publish deal in… Read More


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