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CRediT-NISO collaboration achieve key milestones – 

Following their April 2020 announcement, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and the Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) Steering Committee have now achieved two more important milestones in their work to formalise and develop CRediT both as a NISO/ANSI standard and as a community. In short… Read More

American Chemical Society and the Polish Academic Consortium sign transformative OA agreement – 

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has signed a transformative ‘read and publish’ agreement with the Polish Academic Consortium. The agreement, which lasts through 2022, will benefit 51 institutions across Poland and will enable hundreds of articles to be made open access each… Read More

EBSCO Information Services announces support for the UK Reproducibility Network – 

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is joining the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) as an external stakeholder. In providing in-kind support to UKRN, EBSCO is furthering its goal of supporting open research and reproducibility by teaming up with an organisation of researchers and research institutes dedicated to improving… Read More

ProQuest announces audio-described video inclusion to improve accessibility for visually impaired users – 

ProQuest has announced the addition of audio descriptions to its most-watched video titles in the Academic Video Online and ProQuest OneTM Academic platforms, making educational streaming video more accessible to visually impaired users. Audio description adds narration… Read More

GSW adds Earthquake Spectra to earth science research journals collection – 

GeoScienceWorld (GSW) has announced that Earthquake Spectra has been added to its domain-leading collection of earth science research journals. Earthquake Spectra, a professional peer-reviewed journal published by SAGE and owned by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), aims at improving the practice of earthquake hazards… Read More

BOHS appoints Dr. Rachael M. Jones as new Chief Editor of the Annals of Work Exposures and Health – 

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has announced Dr. Rachael M. Jones as the new Chief Editor of the world-renowned scientific and research journal ‘Annals of Work Exposures and Health’. Dr. Jones is an Associate Professor and Industrial Hygiene Program Director at the University of Utah.… Read More

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