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Elsevier launches the Research Data Management Librarian Academy – October 25, 2019

Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, has announced the launch of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA), an online program created by a team of expert librarians in the Northeastern United States. The RDMLA is intended… Read More

Scientific and Technical publishing market posts its strongest sales growth since 2011 – October 25, 2019

Driven by tools and online content, open access fees and digital book collections, 2018 saw the scientific and technical publishing market post its strongest sales growth since 2011. This is according to the most recent report from Simba Information, a leader in media and publishing intelligence.… Read More

MIT develops principle-based framework to guide negotiations with scholarly publishers – October 25, 2019

The MIT Libraries, together with the MIT Committee on the Library System and the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research, announced that it has developed a principle-based framework to guide negotiations with scholarly publishers. The framework emerges directly from the core principles… Read More

Thieme expands specialist journal The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon by adding new OA offering – October 25, 2019

Thieme, a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health, is expanding the specialist journal The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon by adding the new Open Access offering Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology. All contributions to the new supplement are freely accessible… Read More

Emerald Publishing marks United Nations Day with APC waiver for SDG research – October 25, 2019

Academic publisher Emerald Publishing has pledged to make ‘open’ accessible to all by covering the Article Processing Charge (APC) for a limited number of pieces of research in celebration of United Nations Day 2019. The APC will be waived on the next 25 pieces of research… Read More

LARRP, CLACSO, JSTOR, and García Cambeiro launch Open Access pilot for Latin American monographs – October 25, 2019

A partnership led by the Latin American Research Resources Project (LARRP) in collaboration with the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), JSTOR, and Latin American bookseller García Cambeiro is working toward introducing a sustainable Open Access model for monographs to be developed and supported by… Read More

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