Industry Trends

Access to Research initiative reports high take up in first half year

6 August 2014
The Access to Research initiative, which launched in the UK six months ago, now includes 163 local authorities - 80 per cent of the local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales

Agreement helps library publishers participate in CrossRef

6 August 2014
CrossRef and the California Digital Library have signed an agreement that promises to open up a route for library publishers to participate in the scholarly communications hub created by CrossRef

Traditional printing dipped slightly last year in USA while POD saw sharp decline

6 August 2014
Production of print books by traditional publishers in the USA slowed slightly in 2013, but non-traditional, mainly print on demand, production saw a sharp dip, according to figures from Bowker

Symplectic provides institutional support services for VIVO

5 August 2014
Symplectic Limited, a software company specialising in developing, implementing, and integrating research information systems, has become the first DuraSpace Registered Service Provider for the VIVO Project

RCUK gathers evidence in OA review

17 July 2014
Research Councils UK has launched a call for evidence for the 2014 review of the implementation of its policy on open access