19 August 2016

OpenAthens has announced the venue and agenda for its first Customer Conference, which will bring together information professionals and technical experts

19 August 2016

John Wiley & Sons has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, the Silicon Valley-based publishing-software company, for $120 million

18 August 2016

Peerage of Science, an independent submission and peer review service, has established a contract with Taylor & Francis Group

11 August 2016

The Swiss biomedical publisher Karger has partnered with Kudos to help authors increase reach and impact of the articles they have published in Karger open-access journals

10 August 2016

Organisers of the Researcher to Reader Conference, the forum for discussion of the creation and dissemination of international scholarly content, have issued a call for papers for next year's event

04 August 2016

Adam Matthew and London's Shakespeare’s Globe are to collaborate on a digital project: Shakespeare’s Globe: Performances and Practices

02 August 2016

RedLink Network, a new public benefit company, has announced the launch of a free IP registry service for libraries and publishers

25 July 2016

Digital Science is to adopt the National Institutes of Health's new article level metric of scientific influence – the Relative Citation Ratio

19 July 2016

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has launched what it describes as 'the licensing solution of the future'

18 July 2016

OpenAthens has announced its publisher manifesto: a series of commitments that aim to address the common issues around IAM faced by publishers and vendors

13 July 2016

A report for HEFCE by Digital Science reveals that research of scholarly significance underpins its societal impact

13 July 2016

Liverpool University Press has acquired around 400 backlist and forthcoming titles from Casemate/Oxbow



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