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Seek and you shall find

Nine industry figures give Tim Gillett the low-down on recent developments in discovery as part of the research process 

Return to responsibility

From the Journal Impact Factor to the latest altmetrics, scholarly players are crying out for metrics to be used responsibly, reports Rebecca Pool

Time to shine for ebooks?

Be it slow evolution or a revolution, ebook development continues to thrill and chill scholarly players, reports Rebecca Pool

A commitment to openness

Director of open science and research lifecycle at Jisc, Rachel Bruce, tells us about the current challenges facing the research sector

Strength through collaboration

London’s Business Design Centre was the venue for Research Information’s inaugural event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle

Up for a challenge

It’s just two months until Research Information’s first industry event: Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle

Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle is an interactive one-day conference for publishers, information professionals and academics, to be held on Monday 4 December at the Business Design Centre, London.

From tradition to change

Complex workflows and new services are driving developments in cloud-based library management systems, reports Rebecca Pool

'A broken model'

Nigel Lee, CEO at Glasstree Academic Publishing, describes how he wants to transform scholarly communications

A monograph for tomorrow

Open access looks set to shake up the humanities and social sciences book landscape for the better, reports Rebecca Pool

The measure of metrics

Change is constant in scholarly publishing; nowhere more than in the world of metrics. Here, four industry leaders offer Tim Gillett some predictions for the future

Exposing peer review

From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool

Picture perfect

Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

Until the bitter end?

Subscription agents: Rebecca Pool asks who will survive the seismic shifts in scholarly publishing circles

C is for collaboration

Steve Arlington is president of the Pistoia Alliance – a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers, and academic groups

Life through a lens

At Frankfurt Book Fair, Research Information heard claims that the use of video in scholarly publishing is ‘hockey-sticking’. Tim Gillett zooms in on the action

Dare to share?

From clarity to confusion, Rebecca Pool looks at the highs and lows of data sharing in scholarly publishing

'A software geek at heart'

There are a growing number of new tools and services available to support academics throughout the research cycle. Here, Emily Marchant from Cambridge University Press speaks to Matias Piipari, the founder of an online writing tool called Manuscripts, which is designed specifically for the authoring of academic texts

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