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EDP Sciences and Portico combine on permanent archive

17 April 2015
EDP Sciences has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of its key journals

Springer and Altmetric launch Bookmetrix impact platform

14 April 2015
Springer is to become the first publisher to offer title and chapter level metrics across all of its books via a new platform, Bookmetrix

Open access: Cambridge University Press open for business

14 April 2015

ProQuest acquires SIPX

8 April 2015

Sage selects Copyright Clearance Center to manage APCs for open-access publications

2 April 2015

UK researchers set to benefit from easier access to digital services

1 April 2015

Springer and Jisc agree model to reduce cost of open access and subscriptions

1 April 2015


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A pragmatic approach to metadata and compliance with funder policies

News image13 April 2015
The UK research community punches well above its weight in terms of the quality and quantity of research outputs but these are not systematically recorded, so it can be hard to demonstrate their impact, says Balviar Notay, of Jisc

All hail the pop-up library

News image8 April 2015
Sarah Glazer introduces Libraries Without Borders and its Ideas Boxes, which are having a huge impact on learning in the developing world

Review: IPI-ConfEx 2015: Best Practices in Patent Information Management and Searching

News image25 March 2015
Lesley K MacLachlan reports from the 12th Annual International Patent Information Conference and Exposition, held from 8 to 11 March in Rome