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AAAS and Science journals provide COVID-19 related scientific information – 

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Science family of journals are applying formidable resources to keep the scientific community and the public well informed on the coronavirus pandemic. Science, published by AAAS, has shared research findings and made data swiftly available… Read More

European Commission grants contract for setting up an OA publishing platform – 

The European Commission has awarded a contract for the setting up of an open access publishing platform for scientific articles as a free service for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries. The launch of the ambitious EU open access initiative is planned for early 2021. The platform will be… Read More

NIH launches a website for COVID-19 workers – 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will launch a website with important educational resources for coronavirus workers dealing with the spread of COVID-19. The initiative got underway after Congress passed a supplemental appropriation of $10 million on March 6 for worker-based training… Read More

AAP provides COVID-19 resource page to outline publisher efforts to help communities during pandemic – 

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has posted a COVID-19 central resource page to provide information about what publishers are doing to support authors, readers, researchers, educators, booksellers, and libraries during the coronavirus pandemic. Publishing is built upon the principal of transformation.… Read More

Cactus Communications offers about 200 manuscripts on COVID-19 research pro bono – 

In February 2020, Cactus Communications, a global scientific communications company, started offering pro bono manuscript preparation and research promotion services to authors researching the 2019 novel coronavirus, now named COVID-19, outbreak. These pro bono services were made available in all markets with the aim of promoting… Read More

Frontiers and Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences join to form open access publishing agreement – 

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and Frontiers have formed an open access publishing agreement. As part of this support, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences will cover Article Processing Charges (APCs) for eligible articles centrally for their eligible authors. The Inland Norway University of Applied… Read More

Planetary Science Journal’s first articles now online – 

The first articles to be published in the Planetary Science Journal (PSJ) are now online. Launched by the AAS and PSJ’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) in 2019, PSJ is an open-access journal devoted to recent developments, discoveries, and theories relevant to the investigation of both… Read More

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