Jisc/JSTOR deal brings free access to digital collections

07 October 2020

Bodies agree initiative that will allow institutions to make their digital special collections freely available to millions of researchers, faculties, and students around the globe

Open letter calls for ‘investigation of academic publishing industry’

30 September 2020

A group of UK-based academic librarians, researchers, university lecturers and students has called on the government to investigate the academic publishing industry over its pricing and licensing practices regarding ebooks

Search for more impact undermined by skills gap – report

23 September 2020

Researchers are keen for their work to have more impact – but they are often constrained by a lack of skills and resources

CISPC 2019

Virtual event promises real-world interaction

17 September 2020

This year’s Research Information conference boasts a stellar and international line-up, writes Tim Gillett

OA books 'have greater usage and higher citations'

10 September 2020

Open access (OA) books are reaching more countries and have greater usage and higher citation numbers than non-OA books

Liz Bal, director of open research services at Jisc

Jisc offers new preservation service

10 September 2020

Preservation, a new Jisc service, is aimed at making it easier for institutions to keep their digital collections accessible and reusable, comply with multiple mandates and fulfil their statutory obligations.

Spanning the digital divide

24 August 2020

The Research Information team is pleased to announce its live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, is available to view.

Universities 'will cancel deals with publishers'

14 August 2020

A price freeze on journal subscriptions will not be enough to avoid UK researchers losing access to key academic content, warn three major sector bodies representing academic library directors and higher education managers. 

Cambridge University Press Pitt Building

Cambridge University Press and Hindawi in OA deal

06 August 2020

Five Cambridge University Press journals will publish with Hindawi Limited under a collaborative agreement

Company of Biologists adopts transformative approach

04 August 2020

The Company of Biologists has become the first not-for-profit publisher to commit to the transformative journal approach

From left: Elaine Westbrooks,
David Prosser and Nkem Osuigwe

WEBCAST: How do we span the Digital Divide?

29 July 2020

Research Information is delighted to announce its next live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, on Thursday 13 August

2020 Journal Citation Reports now available

30 June 2020

Clarivate has released the 2020 update to its annual Web of Science