Editor's picks

Librarians, researchers, funders, publishers and other vendors came together in a spirit of cooperation for the third CISPC meeting in November

Five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional open access (OA) agreements with the not-for-profit organisation Jisc

Below are the available slide decks from CISPC 2019, held at London Art House in November 2019

News

09 December 2019

Five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional open access (OA) agreements with the not-for-profit organisation Jisc

03 December 2019

Oxford University Press has announced its first 'read and publish' deal with a US institution

UK Vision-1 © Airbus DS 2019

21 November 2019

Academics and students are to be given access to more than 1.6 million geographical datasets, including the most comprehensive index of maps ever brought together

Analysis & opinion

12 December 2019

Librarians, researchers, funders, publishers and other vendors came together in a spirit of cooperation for the third CISPC meeting in November

06 December 2019

Below are the available slide decks from CISPC 2019, held at London Art House in November 2019

26 November 2019

We asked delegates at CISPC2019: what does open research mean to you and your organisation?

Tasha Mellins-Cohen, director of publishing, Microbiology Society: 'Open research covers a much wider breadth of the research lifecycle than just open access, though obviously open access was our starting point.

Features

26 November 2019

Tim Gillett picks five hot riffs on UX

25 November 2019

As the pressure to understand student success rises, Rebecca Pool asks: are libraries coming around to learning analytics?

20 September 2019

David Stuart investigates the concept of open research, and what it means to the scholarly community

17 July 2019

From bypassing aggregators to the influx of new university presses, the world of library-based publishing is changing fast, reports Rebecca Pool

Interviews

15 November 2019

As Nature celebrates its 150th birthday, Magdalena Skipper reflects on her career and her work as editor-in-chief

Catt Thompson-Baum

06 August 2019

Catt Thompson-Baum, conservation manager for Wiley Digital Archives, gives an inside view of the world of archive collections – from mummified rats to medieval parchments

30 July 2019

Alice Duijser, managing director EMEA & APAC at VitalSource, talks digital-first, data analytics and the future of scholarly communications

Viewpoint

24 October 2019

The health care sector is undergoing a significant change, moving away from a system of caring for the sick to early intervention, prevention and supporting of wellbeing

9 October 2019

In a recent webinar presented by Research Information, Angela Ecklund and Farrah Lehman Den of the Modern Language Association (MLA) shared an overview of the free online teaching tools developed for use with the MLA International Bibliography. Claire Buck, Professor of English at Wheaton College, also described how she integrates the Bibliography into the curriculum to engage students in the research process.

Webcasts and white papers

22 October 2019

IFIS Publishing commissioned research into research behaviour and the challenges around carrying out literature reviews

10 June 2019

In October of 2018, Springer Nature conducted a global survey on library challenges, publisher engagement, and its level of service to the library community

22 May 2019

For more than a hundred years the Modern Language Association, creator of the MLA International Bibliography, has worked to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature