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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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OA transparency report launched at Berlin conference

14 January 2020

An independent report aiming to improve the transparency of open access (OA) prices and services is calling for a customer-centric, collaborative and pragmatic approach to the issue

F1000 Research deal 'strengthens Taylor & Francis’ capabilities'

10 January 2020

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group has announced the addition of open research publisher F1000 Research

Access all areas!

09 January 2020

Under a new name, the Open Athens conference returns to London rebranded as Access Lab

Rethink, reimagine, revolutionise

07 January 2020

The theme of revolution has been inspired by the rich history of SSP’s 2020 annual meeting host city of Boston

Elsevier Netherlands agreement 'major breakthrough for open science'

20 December 2019

A group of research institutions in the Netherlands have reached an agreement with Elsevier that is being hailed as a 'major breakthrough for open science'

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Springer Nature warns cOAlition S over Transformative Journals

18 December 2019

Springer Nature has issued an appeal to cOAlition S not to 'lose the opportunity' that it says its Transformative Journals offer to accelerate the move to open access

Talking head research tops Altmetric chart

18 December 2019

A research paper on synthesising realistic video-sequences of speech and expressions to mimic a particular individual has become the most widely-shared in the Altmetric 100's seven-year history

Jisc steps up open access initatives

09 December 2019

Five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional open access (OA) agreements with the not-for-profit organisation Jisc

OUP seals first 'read and publish' deal with US institution

03 December 2019

Oxford University Press has announced its first 'read and publish' deal with a US institution

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1.6 million geographical datasets opened up

21 November 2019

Academics and students are to be given access to more than 1.6 million geographical datasets, including the most comprehensive index of maps ever brought together

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