Editor's picks

Liz Bal, Ian Harrow, Marta Teperek

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

Michele Avissar-Whiting

Michele Avissar-Whiting outlines the course of post-pandemic preprinting

Study finds 83 per cent of researchers prefer the article version of record over the accepted manuscript and preprint

News

23 February 2021

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has announced the finalists of its Best Publisher User Experience award for 2021

22 February 2021

Study finds 83 per cent of researchers prefer the article version of record over the accepted manuscript and preprint

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12 February 2021

Organisers of Researcher to Reader event planning ‘live and continuous’ conference for 2021

Analysis & opinion

Michele Avissar-Whiting

24 February 2021

Michele Avissar-Whiting outlines the course of post-pandemic preprinting

Faye Holst

01 February 2021

Two librarians from the National Library of Scotland share their experiences with Faye Holst

01 February 2021

A crisis requires rapid decision-making, and keeping record of these decisions becomes more important, says William Kilbride

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

Marian Asantewah Nkansah

19 February 2021

Research Information meets award-winning Ghanaian researcher Marian Asantewah Nkansah

Eric Merkel-Sobotta

11 February 2021

Eric Merkel-Sobotta discusses the APE conference, the Berlin Institute for Scholarly Publishing, and a great love of horticulture

Andrew Barker

02 February 2021

Andrew Barker, UKSG chair, looks back on a difficult year – and towards a brighter future (and tells of his love for 50s jazz)

Viewpoint

Susan Mizruchi

24 February 2021

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

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

Webcasts and white papers

Liz Bal, Ian Harrow, Marta Teperek

10 February 2021

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

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

Managing the publication explosion: the role of libraries and technology

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