Editor's picks

Many libraries have had to strengthen their digital presence to survive, especially over the last 12 months, writes Cintia Dabes

The pandemic has provided a tantalising glimpse of the potential of open educational resources. Rebecca Pool asks: will they become our new normal?

You could do worse than to follow the advice of an iconic 90’s rapper, writes Susie Winter

News

University of Cambridge is a subscriber

17 May 2021

Nationwide agreement will allow universities to assess the value of the journal subscriptions they hold with publishers

17 May 2021

Clarivate has announced it will buy ProQuest, establishing what it describes as ‘a premier provider of end-to-end research intelligence’

05 May 2021

Faculty Opinions Score designed to be an early indicator of an article’s future impact

Analysis & opinion

Manisha Bolina and Heather Staines

18 May 2021

Manisha Bolina and Heather Staines share some insights about looking for scholarly communications positions in a pandemic

14 May 2021

Many libraries have had to strengthen their digital presence to survive, especially over the last 12 months, writes Cintia Dabes

13 May 2021

You could do worse than to follow the advice of an iconic 90’s rapper, writes Susie Winter

Features

13 May 2021

The pandemic has provided a tantalising glimpse of the potential of open educational resources. Rebecca Pool asks: will they become our new normal?

10 March 2021

The last decade promised a revolution but high prices have stirred up a rebellion. Rebecca Pool asks: what's the way forward?

06 January 2021

Rebecca Pool asks: will coronavirus leave preprints and peer review inextricably entwined?

11 December 2020

There was high praise for the fourth iteration of CISPC – this year held in an entirely digital format

Interviews

07 May 2021

Jason Priem tells of his hopes for a ‘long-overdue’ change in academic publishing

Sam Herbert

30 April 2021

Sam Herbert, co-founder of 67 Bricks, casts his eye over the industry – and tells of his early love of surfing

Marian Asantewah Nkansah

19 February 2021

Research Information meets award-winning Ghanaian researcher Marian Asantewah Nkansah

Viewpoint

18 May 2021

Diamond open access (OA), sometimes also referred to as platinum open access, is a form of gold open access

Susan Mizruchi

24 February 2021

The Digital Age has significantly increased the amount of information that is produced on a daily basis

Webcasts and white papers

12 May 2021

Hear from two professors who are are using the MLA International Bibliography in their teaching of literature

28 April 2021

Jisc is inviting research managers from universities across the UK to attend a free webinar on 26 May

Liz Bal, Ian Harrow, Marta Teperek

10 February 2021

Why open or FAIR data is crucial to support scientific research in academia and industry

Managing the publication explosion: the role of libraries and technology

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