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SSP announces 2020 virtual event, ‘Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for a Virtual Age’ – 

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that it is offering previously scheduled UKSG Pre-Conference Seminar, ‘Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for an Open Access Age,’ as a Virtual Event – happening April 2, from 10:00-12:00 pm ET. For those who were disappointed for not… Read More

HighWire announces support for dissemination of knowledge during COVID-19 pandemic – 

Scholarly publishing technology provider HighWire has announced its ongoing commitment to enabling access to critical information and supporting the dissemination of knowledge during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisation, which supports and hosts key information providers such as WHO, BMJ, Cochrane and <a… <a=”” href=””>Read More</a…>

ASTM International provides public access to standards used for COVID-19 public health emergency – 

Global standards organisation ASTM International is providing no-cost public access to a suite of two dozen important standards used in the production and testing of personal protective equipment to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency. In an effort to support manufacturers, testing labs, healthcare professionals,… Read More

Bentham Science launches new multidisciplinary journal, ‘Current Chinese Science’ – 

STM publisher Bentham Science has announced an important new multidisciplinary journal, Current Chinese Science. This will be the world’s largest journal with over 4,000 leading Chinese scientists involved on its editorial board. Current Chinese Science is a peer reviewed journal with… Read More

EDP Sciences calls for immediate submissions for new open access special issue from MMNP – 

EDP Sciences has issued a call for papers for a special issue to be published in the journal, Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP). The open access special issue will address ‘Coronavirus: scientific insights and societal aspects.’ In view of the ongoing… Read More

COPE members elect Frontiers’ head of publishing operations, Dr. Marie Soulière, to Council – 

Frontiers has announced Dr Marie Soulière, head of publishing operations, as a Council Member to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). COPE, the non-profit international body that defines best practice in the ethics of scholarly publishing, has announced the results of its Council elections earlier this… Read More

CCC launches Education Continuity License to enable remote teaching and distance learning – 

Copyright advancing company Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) has announced its Education Continuity License to enable creative approaches to remote teaching and distance learning made necessary by the pandemic. Over the past several days, educators across the US have contacted CCC… Read More

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