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British Library closes reading rooms but maintains online services

19 March 2020

The British Library in London has closed its public spaces due to the onset of Covid-19 but is keen to ensure users are aware of its online services, which continue to operate

Kortex and Jisc to ensure UK learning resources access

19 March 2020

Kortext, the UK digital textbook platform, in conjunction with Jisc, the UK’s not for profit education and research services provider, is launching a nationwide programme to ensure all 2.4m university students and 217K academic staff have access to key learning resources

Covid-19; a message to our readers and commercial partners

17 March 2020

We are still open for business! As of today, everyone at Europa Science – publisher of Research Information – has been advised to work at home, but we are committed to keeping our publications running

UKSG meeting cancelled amid further reaction to health crisis

16 March 2020

The scholarly communications industry continues to react to the health crisis, in terms of practical measures to protect business and staff – as well as in making available research related to Covid-19

CISPC 2020 – call for papers

13 March 2020

Organisers of the CISPC 2020 event, to be held in central London in November, have issued a call for papers

Jisc supports Subscribe to Open model

11 March 2020

Jisc has announced its support for the global initiative ‘Subscribe to Open’ developed by the non-profit publisher Annual Reviews

Covid-19 claims another conference – Redux 2020

06 March 2020

The Redux Conference 2020 is moving to the summer and will become an open, online event called Redux Online

London Book Fair cancelled

04 March 2020

Reed Exhibitions has announced that The London Book Fair 2020, scheduled to take place at Olympia, London, from 10 to 12 March will be cancelled following the escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe

Susana Arrechea
Photo: Alison Bert

Award ‘encourages me to keep doing research in Guatemala’

19 February 2020

Susana Arrechea (pictured) is one of five researchers who are winners of the 2020 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

First US-based UP signs OA agreement for UK HE

19 February 2020

Research and education not-for-profit Jisc has signed the first transitional agreement with a US–based university press

Reactions to UKRI consultation announcement

14 February 2020

There has been a mixed, but largely positive, reaction to the UKRI's consultation on open access policy

Help us to shape CISPC 2020!

06 February 2020

Following the success of our 2019 event, the Research Information team is planning the agenda for its 2020 Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle conference

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