Publishing News

First jointly run university press launches in the UK

9 February 2016
Three research-intensive universities in the UK have set up an open-access digital platform to publish scholarly articles

Geological Society joins forces with ReadCube

8 February 2016
Earth science publisher the Geological Society of London has partnered with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube to index the society's scholarly journals and books with the ReadCube Discover service

Hannay to join Sage Publishing

News image3 February 2016
Timo Hannay is joining the Sage Publishing board of directors as a non-executive director

Sage white paper explores chance discovery

2 February 2016
Researchers prefer serendipitous discovery, the process of stumbling on interesting and relevant content in the process of research, to having materials recommended by peers or discovering them based on popularity

New publishing director for BioMed Central and SpringerOpen

News image2 February 2016
Springer Nature has appointed Rachel Burley as publishing director for BioMed Central and SpringerOpen. Her responsibilities will include all of BioMed Central and SpringerOpen editorial and commercial activity