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SAGE Publishing signs new open access publishing agreement with the FinELib Consortium – 

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has signed a new open access publishing agreement with the FinELib Consortium, serving member institutions including Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences, research institutes and public libraries. The three-year read and publish agreement applies to all articles received and accepted from January… Read More

IEEE shares global findings for the power and energy industry in response to COVID-19 pandemic – 

Technical professional organisation IEEE is committed to supporting a global response to COVID-19. A freely available new IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) white paper titled “Sharing Knowledge on Electrical Energy Industry’s First Response to COVID-19,” draws upon input from global energy… Read More

Project MUSE to freeze journal collection prices for 2021 – 

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted both Project MUSE’s library customers and its participating not-for-profit publishers, along with the rest of the research and education community. After a great deal of consultation with their constituents, in light of the ongoing operational and financial pressures affecting all,… Read More

CLA and Research Solutions partner to simplify scientific literature access for UK’s National Health Service (NHS) – 

Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D driven organisations, its wholly owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, and the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) have jointly announced the release of License Plus… Read More

ACCSAP appoints Dr. Vera Bittner as Editor-in-Chief – 

American College of Cardiology’s self-assessment program (ACCSAP) has named Dr. Vera Bittner as editor-in-chief for a five-year term, effective June 1, 2020, to cover the entire field of adult clinical cardiology. For more than 25 years, ACCSAP has helped its users hone their knowledge of cardiovascular… Read More

Cengage announces new international division to serve Canadian higher education market – 

Cengage, a global education and technology company, has announced the establishment of a new international division to provide direct service to the Canadian higher education market. The announcement follows the decision by Nelson, the company’s longtime Canadian publishing and distribution partner, to withdraw from the higher… Read More

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 set to take place – 

The 72nd Frankfurter Buchmesse will take place on the fairgrounds in accordance with a detailed health and hygiene plan which will reflect the regulations mandated this autumn by the State of Hesse, guaranteeing the safety of visitors, exhibitors and staff attending the fair. A decision to… Read More

Science Partner Journal, Research, to be indexed in Inspec – 

The IET has announced that Science Partner Journal (SPJ), Research, has been accepted for inclusion into its research database, Inspec. Research is the journal of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and is published in… Read More

EBSCO partners with Campus Activated Subscriber Access through Google Scholar – 

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced a partnership with Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) through Google Scholar. Those who start their research in Google Scholar can now access EBSCO content with a seamless user experience while conducting research off-campus. CASA enables those doing research to… Read More

Content Businesses must change the way they work – 

New technologies are transforming the way publishing works. Content creation, dissemination and consumption face a multiplicity of new opportunities and challenges. Attendees to the ConTech Forum online on June 9, 2020 will be able to begin to assess how these changes are affecting their professional lives.… Read More

Free Access to Cochrane’s COVID-19 pandemic resources guaranteed – 

All of Cochrane’s COVID-19 related evidence will continue to be freely available to everyone, everywhere on the Cochrane Library (full text) and at Cochrane’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is providing high-quality, relevant and up-to-date synthesised research evidence to inform… Read More

DoAJ and Érudit partner to provide greater visibility and discoverability for open access French-language and bilingual scientific journals – 

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Érudit have entered into a partnership for a project aimed at encouraging and helping peer-reviewed open access (OA) journals disseminated on the platform to be indexed in DOAJ. DOAJ has… Read More

ARL, CNI, EDUCAUSE release Stewarding the Scholarly and Cultural Record, fourth installment of Emerging Technologies Report – 

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and EDUCAUSE are releasing Stewarding the Scholarly and Cultural Record in the fourth installment of Mapping the Current Landscape of Research Library Engagement with Emerging Technologies… Read More

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