Publishing News

New article type enables eLife authors to present additions to research

21 August 2014
Open-access publisher eLife has introduced a new type of article that invites the authors of any eLife paper to present significant additions to their original research

Silverchair adds Altmetric data to two new publishers

21 August 2014
Two further STM publishers on Silverchair's SCM6 online publishing platform will now include almetrics from Altmetric

Chile's CINCEL renews agreement with Springer

6 August 2014
Springers's renewal deal with Chilean consortium covers more than twice as many institutions

BMC says IFs of its society journals increased after move to OA

6 August 2014
Several society journals published in partnership with BioMed Central have seen significant increases in their Impact Factors since making the transition to open access, reports the publisher

OA articles in Nature Communications attract more views and downloads

5 August 2014
Open-access articles in the journal Nature Communications attract three times as many views as those only available to subscribers, according to independent analysis