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Portico to preserve scholarly content -

Recent research has demonstrated that dozens of online-only Open Access journals are no longer available, while hundreds of others are inactive and at risk of being lost. Important scholarship may be lost to future generations of researchers if there is no preservation plan in place. … Read More

Helping to archive and preserve open access journals -

A recent study by Laakso, Matthias and Jahn looked at the number of journals that had “vanished” from the internet. The study is a timely reminder of how vulnerable publishing outputs are. Although the scale of vanished journals is likely smaller than the study indicates, there is an urgent need… Read More

Jisc’s new preservation service to make data more secure; future-proofs UK university digital collections -

Preservation, a new Jisc service, is helping institutions to keep their digital collections accessible and reusable, comply with multiple mandates and fulfil their statutory obligations. Developed with input from Jisc members and leading preservation system suppliers, Preservation is a tool that can… Read More

Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the Open Preservation Foundation partner to develop a Virtual Research Environment with preservation tools -

The Dutch Digital Heritage Network (DDHN) and the Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) are working together to develop a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) with preservation tools. Both the OPF community survey and a survey conducted by DDHN among Dutch heritage organisations identified a growing need among the… Read More

EDP Sciences announces inclusion of Acta Acustica, the Journal of the European Acoustics Association, in Directory of Open Access Journals -

EDP Sciences has announced that Acta Acustica, the Journal of the European Acoustics Association, has just been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) where it joins over 12000 other high quality,… Read More

Science Partner Journal, Research, to be indexed in Inspec -

The IET has announced that Science Partner Journal (SPJ), Research, has been accepted for inclusion into its research database, Inspec. Research is the journal of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and is published in… Read More

First Science Partner Journal indexed in Web of Science -

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced that the first journal in its Science Partner Journal (SPJ) program, Research, is now indexed in Web of Science: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). This is a milestone for the journal, which is published… Read More

Xibei Gongye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University now indexed in the DOAJ -

Xibei Gongye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), where it joins over 14,000 open access, peer-reviewed journals. These journals cover all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. Indexation in the DOAJ means… Read More

HighWire-hosted articles are now indexed by Semantic Scholar as default -

Scholarly publishing technology provider HighWire has announced that all journals hosted by HighWire are now auto-depositing new articles to Semantic Scholar as default. Semantic Scholar is a free, AI-powered academic search engine designed to enhance article discovery for researchers, funded by the Allen Institute of… Read More

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry accepted for inclusion in Scopus -

Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry has been accepted for inclusion in Scopus. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Frontiers in Natural Product Chemistry is a book series devoted to publishing monographs that highlight… Read More


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