Digital Science partners China tech firm on Covid-19 portal

03 April 2020

Digital Science has teamed up with the Beijing-based technology company Zhipu.AI to conduct data challenges and collaborate in building a Covid-19 information portal

Cambridge launches open research platform

02 April 2020

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has officially launched Cambridge Open Engage, an early and open content and collaboration platform, which is now open to direct submissions from researchers.

Springer Nature launches global learning support programme

02 April 2020

Springer Nature is launching a global programme to support learning and teaching at higher education institutions worldwide, in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak

ProQuest users gain free access to Covid-19 resources

01 April 2020

ProQuest is launching a new Coronavirus Research Database, giving all ProQuest users no-cost access to full-text content covering all facets of Covid-19 and related infectious diseases

Sector pulls together to deliver e-textbooks

01 April 2020

More than 120 UK universities are now being set up to enable access to critical textbook content for upwards of 1.4 million students

ILI search for library project showcase presentations

30 March 2020

The hunt is on for speakers for Internet Librarian International 2020, but organisers are asking contributors to be quick because the submissions deadline is 3 April

EBSCO creates Covid-19 resources site

27 March 2020

EBSCO and its partners are making resources freely available and expanding access to e-content to help library staff support their institutions as they focus on online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic

Scholarly comms community asked for help in Covid-19 fight

26 March 2020

The scholarly publishing community is being asked to help reduce the nation’s shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers

‘Coronavirus Funding Monitor’ portal available to researchers

26 March 2020

Frontiers is dedicating part of its open science platform infrastructure to collect and disseminate information relevant to the research communities battling the COVID-19 pandemic

eLife changes peer review policy in wake of Covid-19

26 March 2020

ELife is making changes to its policies on peer review in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the scientific community

Annual Reviews journals now available to all

26 March 2020

Annual Reviews has made its journals available to all (without access control), in an effort to assist students, faculty, and researchers who are working and studying remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic

F1000 research wins EC open access platform bid

25 March 2020

F1000 Research has been awarded a contract to set up and manage an open access publishing platform for the European Commission as a service for Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe beneficiaries