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Elsevier Foundation invests in early career researchers -

The Elsevier Foundation, funded by Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, is investing more than half a million dollars this year to support inclusive career progression through a series of innovative partnerships, which will nurture early-career researchers’ (ECRs’) ability to secure funding, expand… Read More

DOAJ receives funding from the French National Fund for Open Science -

DOAJ, a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high-quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals, will be receiving €70,000 EUR in funding from the French National Fund for Open Science. The decision to allocate the funds was taken by the Steering Committee for… Read More

Figshare awarded NIH Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative grant to enhance functionality -

Figshare is participating in a new NIH initiative, the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI). GREI is led by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) and provides a grant for repositories to grow their functionality and better meet the needs… Read More

eLife’s funder-partners to invest in ‘publish, then review’ model for science publishing -

eLife has announced that its four funders, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the Max Planck Society and Wellcome, are extending their support for the non-profit organisation. The new investment will boost eLife’s efforts to openly review and curate research published as… Read More

Applications for NISO Plus 2022 Scholarships now called for -

NISO Plus, with support from OCLC, is inviting applications for its NISO Plus scholarship program, now in its third year. NISO Plus scholarships are intended for anyone working in the information ecosystem, who feels that their voice and views are currently under-represented, for… Read More

NISO awarded Mellon funding for Controlled Digital Lending project -

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has received a grant of $125,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of a consensus framework for implementing controlled digital lending (CDL) of book content by libraries, which has been approved by NISO members as a new… Read More

OCLC awarded IMLS grant to support libraries responding to the opioid crisis -

OCLC, a non-profit global library organization, has been awarded an IMLS National Leadership Grant to develop a set of free online resources that staff at public libraries can use to determine how their library can address opioid use disorder in their local communities. … Read More

New OA publishing fund to help cut cost of publishing for University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff -

A new fund will help reduce the cost of publishing for University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff. The Open Access Publishing Fund was created by the University Libraries, and seven colleges and campus units contributed. Authors who do not have another source of… Read More

National Science Foundation awards ARL and six universities grant to study discipline-specific models and costs for public access to research data -

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and six universities involved in the Data Curation Network a $297,019 grant to conduct research, develop models, and collect costing information for public access to research data across five disciplinary… Read More

Ex Libris integrates Esploro and Pivot-RP solutions to deliver extensive research information management capabilities -

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced the integration of the Ex Libris Esploro™ research information management solution and the Ex Libris Pivot-RP research funding solution. The integration enables research offices and faculty leaders to facilitate researchers’ access to global funding opportunities, enrich researcher profiles by capitalizing… Read More


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