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WebMD Health Services integrates weekly podcast to help employees navigate COVID-19 mental health challenges -

WebMD Health Services has integrated a weekly podcast on mental health issues – including those emerging during the COVID-19 pandemic – to provide employers with timely, evidence-based insights to support their employees' mental and emotional well-being. Through a partnership with Beyond Well Solutions, WebMD Health… Read More

IARLA issues statement on access to digital content for education and research during the COVID-19 crisis -

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA), representing the research libraries of Australia, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, has amplified the calls that the associations and others have made toward easing access restrictions on digital content during the COVID-19 crisis. … Read More

CRL negotiates extraordinary access to Gale Primary Sources -

As the current COVID-19 environment continues to limit access to physical collections, the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) had reached out to providers to broker expanded electronic access to research collections. On behalf of its member libraries, CRL has negotiated an extraordinary level of access to… Read More

Wiley provides business update for COVID-19 -

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, is providing an update regarding business impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Subsequent to Wiley’s reporting of third quarter 2020 results on March 4, the global economy has experienced a sudden and unprecedented downturn due… Read More

Future Science Group makes all content relating to COVID-19 free to access in a dedicated content hub -

As a publisher of trusted, leading scientific and clinical research, Future Science Group has made all content relating to COVID-19 free to access in a dedicated content hub. The publisher has also joined other publishers across the globe to ensure the rapid publication and circulation of… Read More

CERN sets up task force to contribute to global fight against COVID-19 -

CERN has established a task force to identify and support contributions from the Organization’s 18,000-strong global community to combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Set up by the Director-General at the end of March, the CERN against COVID-19 task force has already received hundreds of messages suggesting ideas… Read More

AIP Publishing temporarily halts distribution of printed journals -

AIP Publishing has announced that it is pausing the distribution of printed journals from April 3, 2020, until further notice due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision has been made in response to increasing restrictions in global distribution networks, and to customer requests… Read More

Wolters Kluwer offers Emmi’s COVID-19 video free for health organisations to empower and educate health consumers -

Wolters Kluwer, Health is helping health consumers stay healthy and informed about COVID-19 with trustworthy information through an easy-to-understand video, ‘Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Safe’. The video makes Emmi’s® proven behavioral design and multimedia patient engagement expertise available to any… Read More

ARL urges publishers to maximise access to digital content during COVID-19 pandemic -

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has joined global library associations in urging publishers to maximise access to digital content during the emergency conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an unprecedented time for the academic enterprise, and humanity will benefit from an unprecedented response by… Read More

SAGE waives Article Processing Charges for COVID-19 research -

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has announced that it will publish open access any accepted research that is relevant to the treatment, transmission, cure, or social impact of COVID-19 without requiring article processing charges (APCs). Additionally, SAGE will fast track these papers for rapid publication and dissemination.… Read More

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