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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

The team at Research Information is delighted to announce its next live panel webcast, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water – How do we span the Digital Divide?’, which will take place 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

Webcast: Covid-19 and the Future of the Academic Library

01 June 2020

EDIT: This webcast has now taken place, but is available on catch-up at the link below. SPOILER: it was excellent!

Improve digital monographs – report

27 May 2020

Readers demand 'digital options with stellar content' along with enhanced usability

Springer Nature enticed by DORA aura

20 May 2020

Springer Nature has formally signed up to the principles outlined in the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, commonly known as DORA

CISPC 2020 – call for speakers

14 May 2020

Our 2020 conference will build on the success of last year’s event by providing librarians and information professionals with deeper knowledge and understanding of communication strategies for open research

Research Square partners with Dimensions on preprint citation data

11 May 2020

Digital Science and Research Square have announced a partnership that will see Dimensions badges display on all Research Square preprints

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