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OUP and CUP extend collaboration to publish new report on the use of monographs in a digital environment -

Academic publisher Oxford University Press has extended its collaboration with Cambridge University Press (CUP) to publish the new report Researcher’s perspectives on the purpose and value of the monograph: Using and engaging with monographs in a digital environment.… Read More

OA Switchboard initiative – progress report May 2020 -

Open Access (OA) output is growing year-on-year and increasingly, funders and institutions are paying for OA centrally. OA business models are becoming ever more diverse, some with or without individual publication fees, some through agreements with publishers. Meanwhile, funders and institutions are expanding their requirements about… Read More

IEEE shares global findings for the power and energy industry in response to COVID-19 pandemic -

Technical professional organisation IEEE is committed to supporting a global response to COVID-19. A freely available new IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) white paper titled "Sharing Knowledge on Electrical Energy Industry’s First Response to COVID-19," draws upon input from global energy… Read More

ARL, CNI, EDUCAUSE release Stewarding the Scholarly and Cultural Record, fourth installment of Emerging Technologies Report -

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and EDUCAUSE are releasing Stewarding the Scholarly and Cultural Record in the fourth installment of Mapping the Current Landscape of Research Library Engagement with Emerging Technologies… Read More

New independent study finds Cochrane’s transparency over reporting financial conflicts of interest is leading the way -

A study published in BMJ Open this month, concludes “the percentage of recent Cochrane meta-analyses on the effects of drug interventions that transparently reported funding sources and trial author–industry financial ties and employment for included trials far exceeds reporting in other journals.”… Read More

Only 10% of global research output relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, says new Digital Science report -

Technology company Digital Science has released a report highlighting the growth in research around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report Contextualising Sustainable Development Research, which was produced by Digital Science’s Consultancy Group, looks at the state of the world’s… Read More

CAS releases special report highlighting COVID-19 diagnostic test research -

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specialising in scientific information solutions, has issued a special report in ACS Central Science titled ‘Assay Techniques and Test Development for COVID-19 Diagnosis.’ Drawing from global scientific publications, this report provides a detailed overview of COVID-19 diagnostic tests,… Read More

CRKN calls on members and stakeholders to participate in a survey on digitisation, access, and digital preservation -

On behalf of the Heritage Content Priorities Task Group (HCPTG), CRKN invites members and stakeholders to participate in a survey on digitisation, access, and digital preservation activities in Canada. The survey covers the strategies and practices used when carrying out digitisation projects, as well as opportunities,… Read More

The 2020 Nature Index Annual Tables show strong performances from institutions with considerable funding and reputation as well as rising stars -

The 2020 Nature Index Annual Tables has been released. The institutions that feature most prominently in this year’s Nature Index Annual Tables are large with considerable funding and reputation, as might be expected. The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Harvard University and the Max Planck Society… Read More

Accessibility developments drive Taylor & Francis Online towards WCAG 2.1 level AA -

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group has updated its Accessibility Statement to confirm major steps towards achieving level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG). WCAG standards are set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a globally adopted standard ensuring websites are useful… Read More


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