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OpenAthens launches new identity

10 July 2019

Single sign-on provider OpenAthens has launched a new user-centred identity, intended to embody the software providers’ mission to make access to knowledge easy for its customers and end users.

Meta and Kopernio partner to provide easy access to full-text scientific articles

10 July 2019

Millions of full-text scientific articles will soon be available through an easy copyright-compliant one-click process, thanks to a new partnership between Kopernio, part of the Web of Science Group and Meta, a free biomedical discovery tool from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Mark Carden

Researcher to Reader 2020 – call for papers

02 July 2019

The annual international scholarly communications conference, Researcher to Reader, will take place in London on 24 and 25 February 2020

Twin initiatives to help minorities

27 June 2019

Two projects aimed at furthering the prospects of BAME professionals in academia have been launched

Keeping an eye on the horizon

25 June 2019

Miles McNamee serves up some takeaways from HighWire’s digital disruption seminar

Nandita Quaderi

Web of Science promises 'huge improvements'

20 June 2019

Web of Science editor-in-chief Nandita Quaderi has hinted at 'huge improvements' in the company's products

Journal Citation Report 2019 update released

20 June 2019

The Journal Citation Report, released today, delivers new benefits to enhance users' understanding of journal performance and a 'rich array of publisher-independent data'

Elsevier facility to 'advance evaluation of research'

19 June 2019

Elsevier has launched a facility aimed at 'examining and advancing the evaluation of research across all fields of knowledge production

Digital Science joins Research4Life initiative

19 June 2019

Digital Science is to collaborate with Research4Life in a deal that will give all Research4Life participants access to its Dimensions Plus product

eLife funding to spotlight diversity in science

17 June 2019

The non-profit organisation eLife is piloting a funding scheme to help authors from under-represented groups showcase their research

Biologists launch WeChat channel in China push

14 June 2019

The Company of Biologists has launched a WeChat channel, 生物学界 CompanyofBiologists, in order to share research, best practice, and publishing advice

Sarah Greaves

Hindawi appoints editors to support open science

13 June 2019

Open access publisher Hindawi has updated its journals’ editorial models – by introducing more editors in order to fully serve their communities

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