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Clarivate adds open access data to Journal Citation Reports increasing transparency around open access models in scholarly publishing – 

Clarivate Analytics has announced the addition of open access data to Journal Citation Reports profile pages to increase transparency around open access models in scholarly publishing. Journal Citation Reports is an annual journal report from the Web of Science, the world’s largest publisher-independent global citation database.… Read More

Elsevier offers free special issue for Earth Day 2020 – 

Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specialising in science and health, is releasing an Earth Day special issue collection in honour of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Thirty journal articles and 20 book chapters on various related topics will be freely available on Elsevier’s ScienceDirect, starting… Read More

Cannabis Science and Technology partners with the American Chemical Society’s Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision – 

Cannabis Science and TechnologyTM, a multimedia platform that focuses on educating the legal cannabis industry about the science and technology of analytical testing, quality control, extraction, and cultivation, has announced a partnership with the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision (CANN).… Read More

Accessibility developments drive Taylor & Francis Online towards WCAG 2.1 level AA – 

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group has updated its Accessibility Statement to confirm major steps towards achieving level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG). WCAG standards are set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a globally adopted standard ensuring websites are useful… Read More

IOP Publishing announces Reviewer Award winners for 2019 – 

Scientific publisher IOP Publishing (IOPP) has named the winners of its Reviewer Awards for 2019. Peer review forms the backbone of scholarly communication, providing essential rigour and validation for published papers. The awards are part of IOP Publishing’s commitment to recognise and reward peer review.… Read More

Xibei Gongye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University now indexed in the DOAJ – 

Xibei Gongye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), where it joins over 14,000 open access, peer-reviewed journals. These journals cover all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. Indexation in the DOAJ means… Read More

IARLA issues statement on access to digital content for education and research during the COVID-19 crisis – 

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA), representing the research libraries of Australia, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, has amplified the calls that the associations and others have made toward easing access restrictions on digital content during the COVID-19 crisis. … Read More

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