OA books 'have greater usage and higher citations'

10 September 2020

Open access (OA) books are reaching more countries and have greater usage and higher citation numbers than non-OA books

Liz Bal, director of open research services at Jisc

Jisc offers new preservation service

10 September 2020

Preservation, a new Jisc service, is aimed at making it easier for institutions to keep their digital collections accessible and reusable, comply with multiple mandates and fulfil their statutory obligations.

Spanning the digital divide

24 August 2020

The Research Information team is pleased to announce its live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, is available to view.

Universities 'will cancel deals with publishers'

14 August 2020

A price freeze on journal subscriptions will not be enough to avoid UK researchers losing access to key academic content, warn three major sector bodies representing academic library directors and higher education managers. 

Cambridge University Press Pitt Building

Cambridge University Press and Hindawi in OA deal

06 August 2020

Five Cambridge University Press journals will publish with Hindawi Limited under a collaborative agreement

Company of Biologists adopts transformative approach

04 August 2020

The Company of Biologists has become the first not-for-profit publisher to commit to the transformative journal approach

From left: Elaine Westbrooks,
David Prosser and Nkem Osuigwe

WEBCAST: How do we span the Digital Divide?

29 July 2020

Research Information is delighted to announce its next live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, on Thursday 13 August

2020 Journal Citation Reports now available

30 June 2020

Clarivate has released the 2020 update to its annual Web of Science

ALPSP chief executive Wayne Sime

ALPSP shortlists finalists for innovation award

23 June 2020

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers – ALPSP – has announced its shortlist for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020

Publishers ‘must drop fees in wake of Covid-19’ – Jisc/UUK

17 June 2020

Major academic publishers are being urged to reduce their prices by 25 per cent on all agreements in light of the severe financial impact institutions are facing because of the pandemic

Preprint journal clubs – invitation to researchers

16 June 2020

eLife has partnered with PREreview to bring together scientists globally for a series of virtual discussions around research posted as preprints

MIT sticks to OA principles and ends Elsevier talks

12 June 2020

MIT – the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – has ended negotiations with the publisher Elsevier for a new journals contract