13 October 2016

Rosalia da Garcia has been appointed deputy managing director and head of sales and marketing, Sage Asia Pacific

05 October 2016

More than three million articles on Europe PMC will now display Altmetric badges, enabling users to view their scholarly and social impact

30 September 2016

OpenAthens has announced it has renewed its contract with NICE on behalf of the NHS in England, providing access to essential content for hundreds of thousands of front-line medical workers and researchers across the country

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



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