Emil Eifrem looks at how researchers can generate insights from vast datasets with the fast-emerging SQL alternative
Technology software company Digital Science has invested in Peerwith – a marketplace for author services, matching academics seeking support for their work with experts who can provide services to increase the impact of their work
A career in research has surged in popularity among Japanese school boys – even if their female counterparts have not yet been attracted to the vocation is similar numbers
Cambridge University Press has appointed Brigitte Shull as senior vice president for academic publishing in the Americas
Recently, it transpired that 20 per cent of academic papers on gene research that are based on data collated in Excel spreadsheets have errors, writes Joe Galletta
Figshare, an online digital repository for academic research, has teamed up with Springer Nature to support BioMed Central and SpringerOpen authors in openly sharing their supplementary data.
Figshare is now hosting additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. This new service to authors and readers is aimed at:
Broken pact in scholarly communication motivates shifting locus of control, writes Daniel Berze
Scholarly publishing company HighWire Press is to acquire Semantico, a provider of technology and services for the scholarly publishing market. Highwire says the acquisition will bring it an increased capacity for technological innovation, a broader range of publishing expertise, and a more powerful range of products.
Following the success of the founding University Press Redux conference, ALPSP has announced that it will now be partnering with presses to deliver the event every two years
Overleaf, a provider of scientific writing and publishing tools, has announced a partnership with Cambridge University Press