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The international publishers’ organisation STM has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting and supporting the wider sharing of research data with the establishment of a permanent research data program

The Company of Biologists has announced a three-year read and publish open access agreement with the Max Planck Digital Library

Covid-19 research papers account for around 30 per cent of the Altmetric Top 100 list, released today (20 January)

News

25 January 2021

The international publishers’ organisation STM has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting and supporting the wider sharing of research data with the establishment of a permanent research data program

21 January 2021

The Company of Biologists has announced a three-year read and publish open access agreement with the Max Planck Digital Library

20 January 2021

Jisc and Springer Nature have extended the UK Compact agreement by including the prestigious Academic Journals on nature.com

Analysis & opinion

05 January 2021

There is no easy answer, but some routes through the maze are becoming visible, writes Tasha Mellins-Cohen

Lou Peck and Phil Hurst

24 November 2020

Lou Peck and Phil Hurst cast an eye over proceedings during Peer Review Week

12 November 2020

Academic publishers are railing against inaccurate stories and asking the scientific community to do more, writes Matt McKay

Features

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

10 December 2020

The pandemic has pushed the use of technology to the fore and it is likely to remain there, writes Tim Gillett

29 October 2020

Rebecca Pool asks: has Covid-19 pushed the move towards open data to the point of no return?

Interviews

28 October 2020

Emerald Publishing CEO Vicky Williams looks back on her career and makes some predictions for the future of academic publishing

Jignesh Bhate

15 September 2020

Self-confessed workaholic Jignesh Bhate describes the foundation and progress of Molecular Connections over nearly 20 years

Ian Smith

01 July 2020

Our Researcher of the Month for July is Ian Smith, of Cambridge’s Royal Papworth Hospital.

Viewpoint

21 January 2021

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is pleased to announce the release of “Literary Topics,” the fifth subject-area module for use in conjunction with our free teaching resource Understanding the MLA International Bibliography: A Free Online Course

7 January 2021

By Richard Kidd, Head of Chemistry Data at the Royal Society of Chemistry

Webcasts and white papers

21 January 2021

It seems like a generation ago since the physical library disappeared, to be replaced by corporate information hubs, where search was transferred from expert searchers to the scientist and end-user at their desk

21 September 2020

As the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the scientific and medical research communities continue to search for effective treatments and work on vaccine options

17 September 2020

This paper takes a look at the methods and technologies librarians can adopt to effectively teach research skills in an environment of exponentially rising research output, increased use of mobile devices, and less available time for focused research. 

Managing the publication explosion: the role of libraries and technology

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This paper takes a look at the methods and technologies librarians can adopt to effectively teach research skills in an environment of exponentially rising research output, increased use of mobile devices, and less available time for focused research. We outline some of the most pressing challenges for librarians teaching research skills today, and present an overview of tools and technologies emerging to solve these problems. 

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