17 January 2017

Cambridge University Press has launched an initiative aimed at improving the discoverability of library resources

16 January 2017

Technology software company Digital Science has invested in Peerwith – a marketplace for author services, matching academics seeking support for their work with experts who can provide services to increase the impact of their work

09 January 2017

A career in research has surged in popularity among Japanese school boys – even if their female counterparts have not yet been attracted to the vocation is similar numbers

05 January 2017

Cambridge University Press has appointed Brigitte Shull as senior vice president for academic publishing in the Americas

16 December 2016

Figshare, an online digital repository for academic research, has teamed up with Springer Nature to support BioMed Central and SpringerOpen authors in openly sharing their supplementary data.

Figshare is now hosting additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. This new service to authors and readers is aimed at:

13 December 2016

Research by President Obama on US healthcare reform was the most widely discussed and shared academic paper of 2016, resulting in the highest Altmetric Attention Score ever tracked

12 December 2016

Scholarly publishing company HighWire Press is to acquire Semantico, a provider of technology and services for the scholarly publishing market. Highwire says the acquisition will bring it an increased capacity for technological innovation, a broader range of publishing expertise, and a more powerful range of products.

30 November 2016

Following the success of the founding University Press Redux conference, ALPSP has announced that it will now be partnering with presses to deliver the event every two years

30 November 2016

Overleaf, a provider of scientific writing and publishing tools, has announced a partnership with Cambridge University Press

29 November 2016

Organisers of London Book Fair are inviting applications and nominations for its Academic and Professional Publisher Award

23 November 2016

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched an open access program, IET Open

21 November 2016

Digital Science has made an investment in Transcriptic, a robotic cloud laboratory for life sciences