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Elsevier launches VeridataTM EDC, offers free access to aid researchers studying COVID-19 – 

Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specialising in science and health, has launched Veridata Electronic Data Capture (EDC), a secure, compliant and user-friendly platform to capture patient data for clinical research. Veridata EDC is a next-generation version of Elsevier’s MACRO, a solution that has been… Read More

Springer Nature to publish SBUR, a fully OA journal created by merging journals from the two largest business research associations in Germany – 

Springer Nature will be the publisher of a fully open access (OA) journal created by merging journals from the two largest business research associations in the German-speaking world. Starting from January 1, 2021, the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft (SG) and the German Academic Association for Business Research… Read More

IOP Publishing and Publons partner to introduce Article badges – 

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has announced a partnership with Publons to introduce Article Badges to show when an article includes open peer review reports. The badges allow readers to see a summary of the article’s peer review history, including the number of revisions, editor decision letters and… Read More

ARL urges publishers to maximise access to digital content during COVID-19 pandemic – 

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has joined global library associations in urging publishers to maximise access to digital content during the emergency conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an unprecedented time for the academic enterprise, and humanity will benefit from an unprecedented response by… Read More

The Board of the European Acoustics Association appoints new Editor-in-Chief for Acta Acustica – 

The Board of the European Acoustics Association, led by its President Manell E. Zakharia, has announced the appointment of a new Editor in Chief to its journal ‘Acta Acustica’. Starting May 1, 2020, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Dr. h.c. Manfred Kaltenbacher will lead the journal. … Read More

Ex Libris provides free access to Coronavirus–related research funding and news – 

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is offering free access to all Research Professional® news coverage related to COVID-19 and relevant funding opportunities related to the pandemic through its Research Professional and Pivot funding databases. Free access will include: important coronavirus-related news,… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Surya Gupta (How the pandemic is shaping the way scientists show their work); Marie Morganelli (What is a scholarly source?); Asit K. Biswas and Julian Kirchherr (Why is there a gap between scientists and the public?); Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Academic… Read More

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