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Irish Higher Education Institutions and Elsevier sign a pilot transformative agreement to support open access for research in Ireland – 

A consortium of publicly-funded Irish higher education institutions and Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specialising in science and health, have agreed to the country’s first open access program with a major scientific publisher towards the goal of full open access to Irish research publications.… Read More

AIP Publishing names Dr. Chennupati Jagadish as new Editor-in-Chief of Applied Physics Reviews – 

AIP Publishing, a not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has named Dr. Chennupati Jagadish as Editor-in-Chief of Applied Physics Reviews (APR), effective January 1, 2020. APR is an online-only, peer-reviewed journal covering important and current topics in experimental or theoretical research in applied physics and… Read More

Ingenta CEO, Scott Winner, to chair an Insights Seminar at The London Book Fair – 

Scott Winner, CEO of Ingenta, will be chairing an Insights Seminar at The London Book Fair on March 10, 2020, at 11:30am in The Olympic room in the Grand Hall. Scott alongside a panel of experts will discuss intellectual property and the… Read More

Forschungszentrum Jülich and Frontiers announce open access framework agreement – 

A successful outcome has been reached in the negotiations between Forschungszentrum Jülich, a member of the Helmholtz Association, and open access publisher Frontiers. The two partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at Forschungszentrum Jülich for a pilot project that will enable researchers to publish in… Read More

De Gruyter and Michigan State University sign “read-and- publish” agreement – 

Michigan State University (MSU) and De Gruyter have signed an agreement to provide default open access publishing for all articles by MSU authors in De Gruyter journals. Subscription access to the complete De Gruyter eJournal collection is also included. The agreement, which runs for three… Read More

Allen Press and Silverchair expand digital publishing technology for society publishers with the launch of Meridian – 

Allen Press, Inc. and Silverchair have announced the launch of Meridian, a digital publishing platform and service of Allen Press, powered by Silverchair. Engineered for the world’s leading scholarly and professional publishers, Meridian is designed to serve independent society and association publishers as part of Allen… Read More

Hansen Report to become part of Springer specialist publications ATZelektronik and ATZelectronics worldwide – 

The ‘Hansen Report on Automotive Electronics’ will be published in the two specialist magazines ATZelektronik and ATZelectronics worldwide under the umbrella of Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. In the field of automotive electronics, the report is considered to be a reliable and credible source for current industry trends… Read More

Taylor & Francis: Feedback on UKRI Open Access Review – 

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis has welcomed the consultation that UKRI has launched for their Open Access Review and the opportunity it gives to engage constructively with UKRI to ensure a sustainable future for research communication. Taylor & Francis is a… Read More

NLM announces launch of new PubMed – 

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the launch of the new PubMed. The new, responsive design is mobile friendly and reflects NLM’s ongoing efforts to transform PubMed into a modern hub with a fast, reliable, and intuitive search that connects… Read More

BMJ Best Practice now available across the Republic of Ireland – 

BMJ’s clinical decision support tool BMJ Best Practice has been selected by the Health Service Executive (HSE) National Health Library and Knowledge Service to provide clinical information for all HSE healthcare professionals in the Republic of Ireland. BMJ Best Practice gives healthcare professionals fast and easy… Read More

EBSCO Information Services partners with Universal Knowledge Software to support libraries adopting the FOLIO library services platform – 

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Universal Knowledge Software (UKS) have announced a partnership to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). EBSCO and UKS will work together to provide reliable hosting and support services locally. By supporting FOLIO libraries, UKS will help increase… Read More

AIP Publishing names Dr. Felix (Phil) Castellano as Editor-in-Chief of Chemical Physics Reviews – 

AIP Publishing has announced that Dr. Felix (Phil) Castellano has agreed to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of Chemical Physics Reviews (CPR). CPR is a new AIP Publishing journal set to launch later this year to provide comprehensive and authoritative reviews and original research in all areas… Read More

AGA announces new journal Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – 

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has announced Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TIGE) into AGA’s prestigious portfolio of scientific publications. Previously known as Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, established in 1999, AGA is now officially affiliated with TIGE and aims to provide actionable research to GI… Read More

Springer Nature expands open access portfolio, adds two new journals from Nature Research – 

Springer Nature has launched two new high-quality open access (OA) journals as part of the Nature Research Communications family. The first articles in Communications Materials were published on February 4, 2020, while the submissions portal for the journal Communications Earth & Environment opens on February 12,… Read More

Wiley and FinELib sign transitional agreement continuing expansion in OA – 

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, and FinELib, a Finnish consortium of higher education and research institutions, have announced a new three-year license that combines an open access and subscription agreement, effective February 2020. This 3-year agreement will provide 22… Read More

AAAS announces Advanced Devices & Instrumentation as fifth journal in Science Partner Journal program – 

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced the launch of the fifth journal in its Science Partner Journal program. The journal, Advanced Devices & Instrumentation, is published in affiliation with the Beijing Institute of Aerospace Control Devices (BIACD). The mission of Advanced… Read More

Report on Recommendations for Services in a FAIR data ecosystem – 

Last year OpenAIRE ran three workshops around services to support FAIR data, designed to explore, discuss and propose recommendations on how existing data infrastructures can evolve and collaborate to provide services that support the implementation of FAIR data Principles, in particular in the context of building… Read More

The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision joins the Open Preservation Foundation – 

The Open Preservation Foundation has announced the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Sound and Vision) as its newest member. Sound and Vision is a leading media archive that identified sustainable digital preservation as one of its leading business processes. Founded in 1997, Sound and Vision… Read More

Silverchair and Cadmore Media launch enhanced video and transcript site for Platform Strategies content – 

Silverchair and Cadmore Media have announced the launch of a dedicated site hosting the video content for Platform Strategies, Silverchair’s industry conference exploring the intersection of business strategy and technology: Cadmore Media is the exclusive sponsor of the Platform Strategies media… Read More

UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy – 

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will inform the development of a new open access policy, aimed at ensuring that the published outputs of research are widely and freely accessible to all. The UK… Read More

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