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Elsevier unveils COVID-19 Healthcare Hub, a free resource to help clinicians worldwide in combatting the on-going pandemic – 

Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specialising in science and health, has launched a new resource to aid healthcare workers on the front lines of managing the novel coronavirus health crisis. The COVID-19 Healthcare Hub provides free access to toolkits, expert insights, research resources and… Read More

Springer Nature and swissuniversities reach understanding on a new transformative agreement – 

Springer Nature has reached an understanding on a new transformative read and publish deal with swissuniversities. Both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding; the final agreement will be concluded between Springer Nature and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries this summer. Once signed, the… Read More

SSP’s virtual event recap: Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for an Open Access Age – 

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) presented its virtual large-scale virtual event, ‘Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for an Open Access Age,’ on April 2, 2020. This event was originally scheduled as an in-person event in conjunction with the UKSG Annual Meeting (planned for Brighton, UK), but… Read More

ACM releases report on best practices for virtual conferences – 

Science and technology conferences are engines of innovation—essential to the incubation of new ideas, the dissemination of research, and the spawning of new technologies. But this year, with no warning, conferences around the globe are finding themselves in uncharted waters as the global COVID-19 pandemic makes physical meetings impossible. To… Read More

AIP Publishing signs multi-year Read and Publish agreement with KAUST – 

AIP Publishing, a not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has signed a multi-year ‘Read and Publish’ agreement with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. KAUST is the first university from the Middle… Read More

Frontiers develops artificial intelligence tool to enable fast-track peer-review proposals for emergency COVID-19 research – 

Open-access publisher Frontiers has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool to help funders identify specialists to peer-review proposals for emergency COVID-19 research. The tool helps fast-track the allocation of funding during the crisis by helping them identify new reviewers, and accelerates the scientific response to the… Read More

HighWire-hosted articles are now indexed by Semantic Scholar as default – 

Scholarly publishing technology provider HighWire has announced that all journals hosted by HighWire are now auto-depositing new articles to Semantic Scholar as default. Semantic Scholar is a free, AI-powered academic search engine designed to enhance article discovery for researchers, funded by the Allen Institute of… Read More

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