Publishers team up to make peer review more efficient

27 April 2020

Scholarly publishers are working together to maximise the efficiency of peer review, ensuring that key work related to Covid-19 is reviewed and published as quickly and openly as possible

Initiative to open up Covid-19 research further

24 April 2020

Several leading publishers, along with Digital Science's ReadCube, are part of an initiative to facilitate access to literature relevant to Covid-19 research

Journal Citation Reports to feature open access data

23 April 2020

Clarivate Analytics has announced the addition of open access data to Journal Citation Reports profile pages to increase transparency around open access models in scholarly publishing

Elsevier and ExactCure review 20 drugs for Covid-19 therapies

17 April 2020

Elsevier and ExactCure have announced a collaboration aimed at developing personalised model simulations to improve the dosing of Covid-19 related therapies

Cactus aiming for world's largest Covid-19 research platform

16 April 2020

Cactus Communications has announced the launch of, a platform aimed at offering researchers a single platform for all Covid-19-related research

Springer Nature commits to transition majority of journals

09 April 2020

Approach means Plan S-funded authors will be able to continue to submit research to these publications

Open Research Community launched

08 April 2020

The Open Research Community, an interactive platform launched this week after a test phase, offers users the opportunity to expand their professional networks

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