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09 January 2018

SAGE Publishing has acquired the full portfolio of journals from the STM publisher, Wichtig. The first issues with SAGE will publish January 2018

09 January 2018

Some 44 per cent of life science professionals are using or experimenting with AI and deep learning, while 94 per cent expect an increase in use of machine learning within two years.

02 January 2018

SciGraph, the linked open data (LOD) platform launched by Springer Nature in March, now holds more one billion metadata statements about content published by the company and links to established external datasets.

12 December 2017

The 2017 Altmetric Top 100 has been released – with the top article of the year being named as research debunking the commonly-held belief that fat consumption is bad for your health

01 December 2017

Digital books are being used by an increasingly diverse readership, according to a report from Knowledge Unlatched Research

30 November 2017

Some 99 drafts of scientific papers have been generated so far by a manuscript writer launched three weeks ago, according to the electronic lab notebook company sciNote

28 November 2017

Digital Science has released a report titled: Blockchain for Research – Perspectives on a New Paradigm for Scholarly Communication

23 November 2017

Brexit will have a negative impact on the research sector – while access to funding, free movement for researchers, and international collaboration are researchers’ biggest priorities as the UK prepares to leave the European Union

21 November 2017

A new report, commissioned by Research Information magazine and published on 4 December, gathers together opinions on and recommendations for potential improvements in the scholarly publishing research cycle

15 November 2017

Harvard University has been named as the institution producing the highest number of cited researchers, with the USA leading the global list in terms of countries

07 November 2017

A new report, commissioned by Research Information, has asked publishers, librarians and researchers about challenges in the scholarly publishing cycle - and the answers make for brutal reading

07 November 2017

There are clear benefits to publishing academic books using immediate, or ‘gold’, open access (OA) models, according to a report from Springer Nature.

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Rebecca Pool asks: was 2017 the year that scholarly publishing let in open peer review?

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London’s Business Design Centre was the venue for Research Information’s inaugural event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle