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The MIT Press expands access to a variety of free content during the Covid-19 pandemic – 

To address the increased need for digital content and distance learning during the Covid-19 pandemic, the MIT Press is rapidly expanding access to a variety of free content. From making select books freely available on their open-source platform to granting libraries complimentary access to its institutional… Read More

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology offers speedy publication process to help in the fight against COVID-19 – 

The IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology has created a fast-track for rapid review and publication of research and data that may help in the fight against COVID-19. The journal covers the development and application of engineering concepts and methods to biology, medicine,… Read More

Clarivate announces nominations of two new independent directors – 

Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has announced that its Board of Directors has nominated Jane Okun Bomba and Richard W. Roedel to stand for election as directors at its 2020 Annual General meeting… Read More

OUP and American Physiological Society launch new OA journal – Function – 

Academic publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) and the American Physiological Society (APS) have announced that the new journal, Function, is now accepting submissions. Function will provide an open access multidisciplinary home for cutting edge research describing major advances… Read More

UMSOM launches new large scale COVID-19 testing initiative to expand testing capability – 

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece has announced the launch of a large-scale COVID-19 Testing Initiative that will significantly expand testing capability over the coming weeks, enabled by new funding of $2.5 million from the State of Maryland. The new… Read More

The Journal of Drug Assessment becomes an official journal of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy – 

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) has announced a partnership with the Journal of Drug Assessment (JDA), published by Taylor & Francis Group. JDA will now become the official journal of NASP. As part of the agreement, JDA will offer discounts on its Article Processing… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Bethan Ruddock (Are we all digital scholars now? How the lockdown will reshape the post-pandemic digital structure of academia.); Bethan Ruddock Clever tricks to find open access content during the pandemic); Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Seeking sustainability: Publishing models for an… Read More

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