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COVID-19 – Publishers extend immediate access to resources -

Publishers have announced an extended commitment to support the continued global response to the rapid worldwide spread of COVID-19. Sharing the worldwide concern about the spread and impact of COVID-19, publishers recognise the crucial role they can play in supporting the response to this crisis and advancing the research that… Read More

SPARC and COAR submit joint response to White House RFI on research data repositories -

SPARC has collaborated with COAR on a comprehensive set of recommendations to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy RFI on desirable characteristics of repositories for sharing and managing federally funded research data. Good data management is critical for ensuring… Read More

Clarivate Analytics opens up wealth of insights and data to support research on Coronaviruses -

To support medical researchers, policymakers, journalists and healthcare professionals in their efforts to better understand and combat coronavirus, now declared a global health emergency, an array of valuable Clarivate resources have been assembled. Clarivate has proprietary data and insights spanning scientific and academic research, life sciences… Read More

Atypon’s continued growth in 2019 featured new acquisitions, products, and international markets -

Scholarly and professional publishing platform provider Atypon signed 7 new clients, launched 7 new client websites and 2 new applications for researchers, made 2 acquisitions, extended its contracts with 10 of its long-term clients, and grew its staff by more than 5% in 2019. Further broadening… Read More

International Alliance of Research Library Associations releases view of Plan S -

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA), a platform for collaboration of five members associations representing research libraries, has released a view of Plan S, an effort by major national research agencies and funders from twelve European countries to advance open access by requiring the… Read More

Biochemical Society and Portland Press issues joint statement on open scholarship and ‘transformative renewals’ supporting open access -

The Biochemical Society has released a statement on open scholarship issued with its publishing subsidiary, Portland Press. This statement sets out their joint position based on the Society and Portland Press’ strategy for 2019-2021. In addition to open access, the statement encompasses open science more broadly… Read More

ARL supports University of California Libraries’ commitment to barrier free access to information -

The Libraries of the University of California (UC) are seeking transformative agreements with publishers such that access to the research of UC faculty is open to all, not limited to those who can afford it. In February 2019, the UC Libraries withdrew from negotiations with publisher Elsevier due to lack… Read More

De Gruyter increases staff to better serve authors, partners and customers in the US -

De Gruyter, an independent international academic publisher with roots in Germany, has significantly increased its presence in the United States by growing its office in Boston by 30 percent. The 16 colleagues in De Gruyter’s Boston office and 14 colleagues in the rest of the country… Read More

Latest issue of Research Library explores ethics of artificial intelligence -

The latest issue of Research Library Issues (RLI) opens a conversation about the ethical implications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of knowledge production, dissemination, and preservation. AI is rapidly becoming ubiquitous. With so much underway in the field of AI, there is a need… Read More

New American Journal of Medical Quality collection comments on 20 years of research -

Over the past 20 years, has the US made significant progress to improve preventable medical errors? A new special collection of articles in the American Journal of Medical Quality (AJMQ), published by SAGE Publishing, begins to answer this question by analyzing the… Read More


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