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IOP Publishing releases 2019 Annual Report – 

Scientific publisher IOP Publishing (IOPP) has released its 2019 Annual Report. It sets out how IOPP has contributed to ensuring trust in scientific research, and advancing scientific discovery through its widest dissemination. It also looks at how this work will continue into… Read More

SPARC and COAR submit joint response to White House RFI on research data repositories – 

SPARC has collaborated with COAR on a comprehensive set of recommendations to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy RFI on desirable characteristics of repositories for sharing and managing federally funded research data. Good data management is critical for ensuring… Read More

Copyright Clearance Center announces alternate virtual 2020 London Book Fair programming – 

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a copyright company, has announced its alternate digital London Book Fair 2020 programming. Based on its decision not to go ahead with this year’s London Book Fair given global health concerns, CCC is now scheduling virtual broadcasts, webinars, podcasts and blog… Read More

Virtual conference to replace Redux 2020 – 

The Redux Conference 2020 is moving to the summer and will now become an open, online event called Redux Online. Organisers, The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) and Cambridge University Press, made the move to ensure the conference goes ahead despite challenges caused… Read More

GBIF, FinBIF and Pensoft partner to support publication of data papers describing datasets from Russia west of the Ural Mountains – 

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in collaboration with the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) and Pensoft Publishers, have issued a call for authors to submit and publish data papers on European Russia (west of the Urals) in a special issue of the Biodiversity Data Journal… Read More

University of Roehampton selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services – 

The University of Roehampton has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as their new library services platform to improve workflow efficiencies and the user experience. An advanced, cloud-based library services platform, WMS integrates electronic and print resource management workflows into one interface, helping to provide library… Read More

ScienceOpen features new Access Microbiology journal by the Microbiology Society – 

The Microbiology Society has launched a second journal portal on ScienceOpen. The recent release highlights the Society’s new Gold Open Access journal, Access Microbiology, which redefines the idea of ‘high impact’ research by emphasising great value of methodologically sound and rigorous research… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Nancy Pontika (Open Access Directory – A resource for making sense of the open access landscape); Phill Jones (Is it Finally the Year of Research Data? – The STM Association Thinks So); Abel Brodeur (Are the Findings in Academic Economic… Read More

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