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Rachel Bruce

CISPC keynote speaker confirmed

30 July 2019

UKRI's head of open research, Rachel Bruce, has been confirmed as keynote speaker for Research Information's 2019 event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle (CISPC): Delivering the Open Research Agenda

Jisc launches three library services

29 July 2019

Jisc, the not-for-profit technology solutions provider for education and research, is launching three library services. 

Library hub discover, Library hub compare, and Library hub cataloguing are aimed at making it easier for UK higher education libraries and researchers to access, discover and manage academic collections.

Cambridge University Press Pitt Building

Cambridge University Press reports strong growth

29 July 2019

Cambridge University Press says a continuing focus on digital products and services has helped deliver strong results while pursuing its mission to advance learning, knowledge and research

Publons and ScholarOne join IOP on transparent peer review

24 July 2019

Publons and ScholarOne have entered a partnership with IOP Publishing to introduce the industry’s first cross-publisher, scalable transparent peer review workflows

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Counting down to CISPC 2019 – Delivering the Open Research Agenda

22 July 2019

It's four months until the next Research Information event – Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle – and plans are progressing fast

New ALPSP boss: academic publishing 'could return to non-profit'

18 July 2019

Academic publishing could be about to return to a not-for-profit enterprise

Liam Earney appointed JISC executive director for digital resources

11 July 2019

Jisc has appointed Liam Earney as executive director for digital resources. From 1 August, Earney will lead on a portfolio of services containing licensing, library, content, discovery and open access as well as Jisc’s provision of the UK Data Service.  

Elsevier signs pilot agreement to serve Hungary

10 July 2019

Hungarian Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ) and Elsevier have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Letter of Intent, as they move towards finalising a new innovative pilot agreement for research access and Open Access publishing in Hungary. As a result, EISZ consortium member institutions and their affiliated researchers across Hungary now have immediate access to ScienceDirect, as well as SciVal and Scopus.

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

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