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Bad public sector data 'limiting effectiveness of AI'

02 August 2018

An investigation into the connection between GP prescriptions and the contributing factors affecting them has been hampered by the poor quality of public sector data

$1m funding for firm to develop blockchain publishing

02 August 2018

A database company has secured a $1m investment to develop technologies to allow researchers to publish their data on the blockchain

New publishing MD for CABI

25 July 2018

CABI has welcomed Andrew Robinson as its new managing director for publishing

ALPSP awards finalists announced

13 July 2018

The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers has announced the shortlist for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2018

'Preprints with The Lancet' launched on SSRN

28 June 2018

SSRN, Elsevier’s preprint server and early stage research platform, has announced the launch of ‘Preprints with The Lancet’

Transcript enables PaperHive for open access book portfolio

26 June 2018

Germany-based publisher Transcript has integrated PaperHive, a copyright-compliant scholarly collaboration network, with its newly launched publishing platform

Clarivate releases enhanced 2018 Journal Citation Reports

26 June 2018

Clarivate Analytics has announced the 2018 update of its Journal Citation Reports, offering what it describes as richer, more detailed information to enhance users’ understanding of journal performance.

Varied content types improves learning, say students

26 June 2018

Faculty and students are depending on a wide variety of content types including primary sources, dissertations, videos, and more for success in research and teaching

Highwire rolls out 'access anywhere' product with Google Scholar

18 June 2018

HighWire has become the first systems supplier to roll out the new ‘Universal Campus Activated Subscriber Access’ service (Universal CASA) in cooperation with Google Scholar

Industry initiative on manuscript exchange gathers momentum

11 June 2018

Members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have approved the ‘Manuscript Exchange Common Approach’ (MECA) – a major new academic publishing initiative

Researchers invited to apply for $25k Clarivate award

06 June 2018

Clarivate Analytics is inviting researchers to apply for the annual Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values

31 May 2018

Elsevier has released the 2017 CiteScore values, its latest assessment of thousands of serial scholarly publications, and is now available for Scopus subscribers as well as non-subscribers

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