Publishing News

IET and Editage join forces

22 May 2015
The Institution of Engineering and Technology and Editage have announced a partnership that will provide discounted English-language editing services to authors submitting to the IET portfolio of journals

Elsevier rebuffs COAR/SPARC criticism of sharing and hosting policy

21 May 2015
Elsevier has rejected criticism of its new sharing and hosting policy, following a negative analysis by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)

Sage and Publons announce peer review pilot

20 May 2015
Sage has announced a pilot partnership with Publons, a new company working with reviewers, publishers, universities and funding agencies to turn peer review into a measureable research output

More success for Liverpool University Press

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Liverpool University Press has won the 2015 Bookseller Industry Award for Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year

Springer Nature merger gets all-clear

6 May 2015
Key competition authorities including the European Union and the US Department of Justice have cleared the merger of Springer Science+Business Media and the majority of Macmillan Science and Education. The new company will be called Springer Nature