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Springer Nature and UNESCO sign new OA books partnership – 

Springer Nature and UNESCO have announced the signing of a framework agreement encompassing the publication of open access books focusing on UNESCO’s main pillars, notably education, the natural and social human sciences, culture, and communication and information areas. Written by experts affiliated to UNESCO, these… Read More

Academic Emergency Medicine and Wiley collaborate to offer full access to online collection of breaking COVID-19 research – 

Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), the monthly journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, in collaboration with Wiley Publishing, is fast-tracking submissions related to COVID-19 and making the latest, most relevant research available in an easy-to-navigate, freely accessible online collection of accepted and citable articles. The… Read More

NISO launches work to formalise and develop the Contributor Role Taxonomy as an ANSI/NISO standard – 

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced the formal launch of its work to formalise and develop the Contributor Role Taxonomy (CRediT) as an ANSI/NISO standard. The move follows the organisations December 2019 announcement. NISO Voting Members expressed strong support for this work, which has… Read More

SPIE set to launch new gold OA journal – Journal of Optical Microsystems, JM3 to be renamed – 

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced the launch of a new Gold Open Access journal, the Journal of Optical Microsystems (JOM), which will publish cutting-edge research of optical and photonic microsystems. Hans Zappe, co-editor-in-chief of SPIE’s Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS… Read More

ReadCube launches free research pass programme to provide direct access for COVID-19 researchers – 

Digital Science’s ReadCube, in collaboration with leading publishers, is announcing the launch of a new initiative to facilitate access to literature related to COVID-19 research. The COVID-19 Research Pass (CRP) programme provides direct access to over 26 million articles and is available… Read More

OpenAIRE announces MyScienceWork as Phase 1 winner in advance Open Innovation challenge – 

OpenAIRE has announced MyScienceWork as one of ten Phase 1 winners in the 2020 OpenAIRE Open Innovation challenge. Honoring the field of Open Science, this competition challenges its contestants to develop products and services linked to scholarly works, repositories and data management.… Read More

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