In August 2017, CLA and Kortext announced their acquisition of the rebus:list reading list management system from PTFS Europe

The re-launched Emerald Publishing Journal – Information and Learning Science – will be co-edited by two leading scholars, Dr Samuel Kai Wah Chu and Dr Rebecca B. Reynolds

Copyright Clearance Center has launched the OA Agreement Manager, an integrated publishing workflow solution

IOP Publishing has launched three high-impact open access journals

Cambridge University Press has expanded its partnership with author services company American Journal Experts

Scholastica has launched a new typesetting service for open access journals that uses advanced technology to generate HTML and PDF articles

A new tool for authors – the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer, powered by Overleaf – is aimed at helping speed up the publishing process

Copyright Clearance Center has announced the release of RightFind Insight, a scientific research solution

Digital Science has launched Dimensions, a new platform that aims to democratise and transform scholarly search

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.

Springer Nature has launched a one-year pilot with PaperHive, a market-leading annotation system and copyright-compliant collaborative research platform

ProQuest is adding 24 primary sources to its offering through the Jisc Digital archival collections group purchasing pilot, following the adoption of its databases by 20 universities


Analysis and opinion

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


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