Permanent chief executive for ALPSP

13 May 2019

ALPSP has announced the appointment of Wayne Sime as permanent chief executive after about six months serving an interim role

Contech live – calendar of events released

03 May 2019

Event organiser adds three conferences to calendar for 2019

Mariamawit Yeshak

SSP keynote to focus on scholarly publishing in Africa

01 May 2019

Organisers of the SSPs 41st annual meeting have announced keynote speakers for the event

Springer/Jisc 'convert previous subscription deal to OA'

29 April 2019

Springer/Jisc 'convert previous subscription deal to OA'

Join our reader panel and help shape the future of Research Information

05 April 2019

Research Information is assembling a panel of readers to help it improve the content it delivers – and is inviting librarians and information professionals to apply

Academic 'disruptors' win start-up grants

02 April 2019

Two projects aimed at disrupting the academic space have won Catalyst Grant awards for innovative startups

NBK a 'game-changer' for UK librarians

22 March 2019

A new National Bibliographic Knowledgebase has been hailed as a key piece of national data infrastructure for the UK

OA education 'needed for Chinese researchers'

21 March 2019

Chinese researchers need a lot more education on the potential benefits of open access publishing, according to a new industry report

Norway deals boost research strategy

21 March 2019

The country of Norway has signed two major deals to further its national scholarly communications strategy

Publishers' views sought for survey

19 March 2019

Publishers are being asked for their opinions for research that will be reported at this year's UKSG Annual Conference, to be held in Telford in April

APE organiser wants foundation to continue event

14 March 2019

Arnoud de Kemp, founder of the APE conference, has revealed his plans to create a foundation to continue the event way into the future

Pi in the sky

14 March 2019

A Google employee has created a new world record for the calculation of pi, using the company's cloud computing service to work out the figure to an astonishing 31 trillion decimal places