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.

01 November 2017

Kortext has been accepted onto the new Jisc Learning Analytics Purchasing Service as a supplier for Learning Analytics Solutions, Services and Infrastructure

31 October 2017

Springer Nature has deposited 600,000 chemical compounds on PubChem, collectively offering more than 26 million links back into the primary literature, eBooks or major reference works located on SpringerLink, BMC or

23 October 2017

Springer Nature is calling on the research community to join it on a 'journey to open access, open research and beyond'

23 October 2017

Researchers are increasingly willing to share data and are increasingly aware of open data, according to a survey by Figshare

12 October 2017

International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs) for self-published titles have climbed 218.33 per cent since 2011

10 October 2017

Elsevier has announced it is donating its Unified Data Model (UDM) to The Pistoia Alliance

20 September 2017

INASP and AJOL have launched a comprehensive framework for assessing the quality of the publishing processes of journals in the global south

14 September 2017

ScienceOpen has announced a hosting partnership with UCL Press, the first fully open access university press in the UK

14 September 2017

Sheridan PubFactory and Bioscientifica Limited have announced a partnership that will see all titles published by Bioscientifica hosted on the PubFactory platform



From the Journal Impact Factor to the latest altmetrics, scholarly players are crying out for metrics to be used responsibly, reports Rebecca Pool


Nine industry figures give Tim Gillett the low-down on recent developments in discovery as part of the research process