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US-China research collaborations to be stronger than ever, while UK-EU collaborations halt, reveals latest Nature Index supplement – 

The number of articles tracked by the Nature Index that were co-authored by Chinese and US researchers increased from 3,413 in 2015 to 4,631 in 2018. Data from the Nature Index also showed that Chinese authors collaborated with researchers in the US more often than any… Read More

SPARC releases new report – Academic Community Control of Data Infrastructure – A Roadmap for Action – 

The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) has released a new report: Academic Community Control of Data Infrastructure – A Roadmap for Action, to help academic institutions combat the publishing industry’s increasing control over academic data and data infrastructure. The Roadmap for Action outlines individual… Read More

Carnegie Mellon Publishing deal marks open access milestone – 

Carnegie Mellon University, a long time proponent of open-access research, is championing an international movement to revolutionise academic publishing.

The university recently reached a transformative agreement with the scientific publishing giant Elsevier that prioritises free and public access to the university’s research.… Read More

The Company of Biologists and Jisc announce two-year pilot transitional OA agreement from January 2020 – 

The Company of Biologists and Jisc have announced a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement from January 2020. The ‘Read and Publish’ deal will permit researchers at participating institutions unlimited access to all three subscription journals from The Company of Biologists,… Read More

OpenAthens announces programme for Access Lab 2020 conference – 

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has revealed the programme for its annual Access Lab conference taking place on March 19, 2020 at America Square Conference Centre, London. With the theme of ‘simplifying the future together’, the highly anticipated conference will bring together experts from a wide… Read More

ARL releases white paper on integrating digital humanities into the Web of Scholarship with SHARE – 

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released a white paper that reports the findings of a two-year project investigating the value SHARE could have for digital humanities scholars. SHARE is an open-source community that develops tools and services to connect related research outputs for new… Read More

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