Libraries are getting access to thousands of BBC academic titles following an expanded agreement between ProQuest and BBC Learning
Elsevier has announced the launch of Entellect, a new cloud-based data platform
IntechOpen has become the first fully open access book publisher to implement Altmetric Badges for Books
IntechOpen has announced the first implementation of Dimensions badges by a book publisher
Authors of biology and biomedical papers can now choose to submit to a journal directly from bioRxiv, as well as to submit to bioRxiv automatically from a journal
Copyright Clearance Center has launched the OA Agreement Manager, an integrated publishing workflow solution
Cambridge University Press has expanded its partnership with author services company American Journal Experts
Cambridge University Press is launching a content sharing service – Cambridge Core Share – aimed at providing the academic community and wider public with greater access to research.
The new service has been launched on the Cambridge Core platform and will extend the functionality to a select number of journals during an initial pilot phase.
Overleaf has launched a service for publishers and institutions – the Overleaf LaTeX Validation Service. The service enables publishers and other third parties to more easily process LaTeX manuscripts for publication, saving time for authors and providing publishers with improved consistency and quality control.
After evaluating several competing products in 2016, De Gruyter has chosen River Valley’s online proofing platform, ProofCheck.
De Gruyter had previously been sending authors their proofs in PDF format for annotation. Authors’ corrections would then be implemented to produce the final publication. De Gruyter was looking for a faster and more reliable system in order to minimise admin within the publication workflows of their online-only journals.
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool