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ARL, CNI, EDUCAUSE release final report on emerging technologies in research libraries -

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and EDUCAUSE have released their final report on Mapping the Current Landscape of Research Library Engagement with Emerging Technologies in Research and Learning. Part of the ARL, CNI, and EDUCAUSE joint… Read More

Frontiers releases progress results for 2020, milestone year for the open-access publisher -

Open-access scholarly publisher Frontiers has shared its progress results for 2020. The organization, which was founded in 2007, reached several significant milestones last year. These include more than one billion research article views and downloads, the publication of its 150,000th research article, a 10% increase in staff… Read More

Digital Science acquires Ripeta -

Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, has fully acquired Ripeta, an AI-based company aiming to help build trust in science. This is a natural development based on Digital Science’s previous support and investment in the US-based start-up, which… Read More

ALA announces $1.25M emergency fund for libraries impacted by COVID-19 -

The American Library Association (ALA) will make $1.25M available in emergency relief grants to libraries that have experienced substantial economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ALA COVID Library Relief Fund invites public, school, academic, and tribal libraries across the United States and US Territories to… Read More

American Society of Nephrology renews its journal hosting with HighWire -

Scholarly publishing technology provider HighWire has announced that the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has chosen to renew its hosting with HighWire. ASN and HighWire have had a long partnership approaching two decades, working together to meet ASN’s mission of transforming kidney research through… Read More

Springer Nature Group is carbon neutral for emissions associated with its offices, fleet and flights, says its latest Sustainable Business Report -

Springer Nature Group has published its fourth annual report on its progress as a Sustainable Business. The report, which covers environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, shares the steps being taken to champion open science, support delivery of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals,… Read More

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