16 January 2018

Elsevier and the University of Oxford have announced a five-year collaboration to develop research talent in mathematics and data science

16 January 2018

Oxford University Press has announced that it has joined the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC)

10 January 2018

Emerald Publishing has appointed Vicky Williams as its new CEO

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



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