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Varied content types improves learning, say students

26 June 2018

Faculty and students are depending on a wide variety of content types including primary sources, dissertations, videos, and more for success in research and teaching

Highwire rolls out 'access anywhere' product with Google Scholar

18 June 2018

HighWire has become the first systems supplier to roll out the new ‘Universal Campus Activated Subscriber Access’ service (Universal CASA) in cooperation with Google Scholar

Industry initiative on manuscript exchange gathers momentum

11 June 2018

Members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have approved the ‘Manuscript Exchange Common Approach’ (MECA) – a major new academic publishing initiative

Researchers invited to apply for $25k Clarivate award

06 June 2018

Clarivate Analytics is inviting researchers to apply for the annual Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values

31 May 2018

Elsevier has released the 2017 CiteScore values, its latest assessment of thousands of serial scholarly publications, and is now available for Scopus subscribers as well as non-subscribers

SpringerNature partners The Next Web

25 May 2018

Springer Nature has partnered with technology forum The Next Web Conference to explore how technology can help improve the sharing, discoverability and use of research data

UCL Press announces millionth OA download

25 May 2018

UCL Press, the UK’s first fully open access university press, has announced that one million copies of its books have been downloaded around the world

OpenAthens chooses Google Cloud

14 May 2018

Identity and federated access management provider OpenAthens has chosen Google Cloud Platform as its public cloud partner

Publishers join Blockchain for Peer Review project

26 April 2018

Taylor & Francis Group and Cambridge University Press have joined a pilot project to test blockchain technologies applications to peer review

Countdown to Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle 2018 begins

25 April 2018

Plans are afoot for the second annual Research Information event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle 2018

UK universities drop in global innovation rankings

25 April 2018

The potential effects of Brexit on the UK's universities has truly begun to bite – and the situation could further deteriorate

ResearchGate works with three publishers on sharing project

19 April 2018

Three publishers and ResearchGate have agreed to work together on the sharing of articles on the scholarly collaboration platform

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