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Springer Nature’s fully OA portfolio 'delivers greater benefits'

11 August 2022

Analysis of publisher's portfolio 'shows benefits for authors and research communities'

ResearchGate and the IUCr announce content partnership

10 August 2022

A new content partnership between ResearchGate and the International Union of Crystallography will facilitate the discovery of and access to new research in crystallography

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Optimise your academic writing with new AI tool for researchers

05 August 2022

To enhance the often challenging manuscript writing process, Paperpal has introduced a new Microsoft Word add-in that provides real-time writing assistance for researchers. The tool uses state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) and AI models to make grammar, punctuation, style and readability suggestions while the user writes, ensuring academics can deliver a high-quality research manuscript.

IOP Publishing extends open access publishing with three transformative agreements

03 August 2022

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed three new transformative agreements (TAs) that will accelerate open access (OA) publishing and extend access to high quality research in the United States (US). The 3-year read and publish agreements with Princeton University, the University of Central Florida and Connecticut College offer unlimited publishing in all IOPP hybrid and gold OA journals.  

 

AIP Publishing and 67 Bricks announce new partnership agreement

03 August 2022

AIP Publishing (AIPP) and 67 Bricks are pleased to announce their partnership to engage in a series of data-driven experiments around best practices in the field of scholarly publishing. These experiments are grounded in data exploration and will tackle an array of subject areas, from operational improvements to customer experience enhancements to potential new product development. 

 

Oxford University Press unlocks next step in digital-first publisher journey

03 August 2022

Oxford University Press (OUP) has today announced the migration of its books content to Oxford Academic—the online platform for its academic research. The expansion of the platform to include books, as well as journals, will further the reach of academic resources from OUP and society partners. As it stands, more than 42,000 books and over 500,000 chapters have so far been uploaded to Oxford Academic, joining the 500 journals and approximately 3 million journal articles already hosted on the platform.
 

Springer Nature expands AI-driven digital editing services

29 July 2022

Springer Nature has announced a new pilot with American Journal Experts (AJE),* which will see its AI-driven editing services being made available to book authors and editors. It will enable authors to have their manuscripts improved by grammatical errors being corrected as well as improving phrasing and word choice. The service will allow them to spend less time preparing their work for publication and have more time doing the research that drives society forwards.

 

IOP Publishing offers authors discounted open access publishing

29 July 2022

The new policy is part of society publisher’s commitment to increase global equity and inclusion in open access publishing.

 

ConTech.Live release ConTech 2021 recordings

29 July 2022

Last November ConTech 2021 successfully focused on the intersection of content, technology and chaos. The conference delivered thought leadership, practical tools, case studies and stories of successful transformation. All these sessions are available and can be viewed on the ConTech.Live website.

 

Wolters Kluwer expands commitment to open science

29 July 2022

To support the evolution of medical publishing toward higher velocity exchange of scientific findings, Wolters Kluwer, Health announced two key additions to the 

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COUNTER announces community consultation

11 July 2022

First released in 2017, Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice (CoP) incorporates the concept of continuous maintenance

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Librarians head to DfE headquarters to protest ebook pricing

29 June 2022

DfE is holding a roundtable 'stakeholder' meeting – but no #ebooksos representatives have been invited

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