21 September 2016

Sage Publishing has announced the purchase of the full portfolio of journals from the open access publisher, Libertas Academica

16 September 2016

The winners of this year’s ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing have been announced as Cartoon Abstracts, from Taylor & Francis, and ChemPlanner, from Wiley

15 September 2016

The second annual Peer Review Week is to run next week, from 19 to 25 September

08 September 2016

The OpenAthens Federation has partnered with the publications division of the American Chemical Society

08 September 2016

Academic Book Week – a week-long UK celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books throughout history, is running for a second time

08 September 2016

Kudos has partnered with Jisc Collections to provide a standard agreement for all UK universities

05 September 2016

Altmetric has begun to track data from the Open Syllabus Project (OSP), which details where individual books are included in the syllabi of over 4,000 academic institutions around the world

01 September 2016

China now accounts for around one-fifth of published output in English-language journals, second only to the USA

31 August 2016

A 'global search' has been launched by the University of Cambridge to find its next university librarian and director of library services

31 August 2016

BioOne has formed partnerships with Canadian Science Publishing, CSIRO Publishing of Australia, and the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

31 August 2016

Kudos has partnered with PaperHive to facilitate annotations and conversations around research articles

30 August 2016

The 8th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, hosted by the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, is still open for registrations



As scholarly publishing edges closer to open access, industry players are devising radical ways to cut costs. Rebecca Pool reports


The need to organise information efficiently and reliably is more important than ever, argues Allan Gajadhar


The scholarly publishing community will descend on the ExCeL Centre for a two-day event in December, writes Clive Snell


Pinar Erzin is founder and president of Accucoms


 Suzanne Kavanagh, director of marketing and membership services at ALPSP, outlines what delegates can expect at their annual conference this September