The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has adopted River Valley’s manuscript submission and peer review system, ReView, for all its journals
Don’t let your research articles waste away on readers’ hard drives, implores Alexander Naydenov
When it comes to fake news, nobody is talking about the importance of copyright, writes Roy Kaufman
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
Cambridge University Press has appointed Brigitte Shull as senior vice president for academic publishing in the Americas
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
Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin
Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons
From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool