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CAS and Pistoia Alliance launch Pistoia Alliance Chemical Safety Library platform to improve laboratory safety – 

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specialising in scientific information solutions, and the Pistoia Alliance, a global non-profit that works to lower barriers to innovation in life science and healthcare R&D, have announced the launch of a new Read More

Clarivate announces Dr. Giacomo Livan as winner of the 2020 Eugene Garfield Award – 

Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has announced Dr. Giacomo Livan as the recipient of the 2020 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis. Launched in 2017, the award recognises early-career scientists who… Read More

Cambridge University Press seeks Transformative Journal status to transit journals to Open Access – 

Cambridge University Press seeks to request the majority of its journals be given Transformative Journal status by cOAlition S as part of a commitment to transition them to full Open Access (OA). The Press’s commitment to OA stems from its belief that a sustainable transition… Read More

IOP Publishing signs DORA affirming its commitment to raising standards in research evaluation – 

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) as part of its commitment to support more equitable, inclusive approaches to research evaluation in line with open science practices. DORA was developed in 2012 during the Annual Meeting of the American… Read More

Oxford University Press celebrates open access milestones – 

As International Open Access (OA) Week begins, Oxford University Press (OUP) is celebrating some major milestones, over 2019, on its 16th year of open access publishing. A flagship new journal series called Oxford Open is launched on April 2020. Oxford Open is a series of… Read More

Karger launches Vesalius Innovation Award to encourage young scientists and entrepreneurs – 

Karger Publishers has launched the Vesalius Innovation Award for startups in the field of innovative Health Sciences publishing. Five finalists presented their projects at a pitching event during the Frankfurt Book Fair, recently. Karger is granting the Vesalius Innovation Award for the first time in… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Jeffrey Brainard (New PLOS pricing test could signal end of scientists paying to publish free papers); Emilia Ruzicka (Ruzicka ’21: Our future is Open Access); Heather Desmarais (Managing scientific literature access and copyright compliance in a remote workforce);… Read More

Winners announced – Nature Research Award for Inspiring & Innovating Science 2020 – 

The winners of 2020’s Nature Research Award for Inspiring & Innovating Science, which is organised in partnership with The Estée Lauder Companies, have been announced at a dedicated digital award ceremony. Now in its third year, the award celebrates and supports both the achievements of women… Read More

AIP Publishing implements ORCID reviewer recognition service – 

AIP Publishing has announced that reviewers of AIP Publishing journal articles can now record their efforts through ORCID. Peer review is at the heart of the scholarly publication process, but because it is traditionally ‘blind’ – meaning the author does not know… Read More

Free online collection of coronavirus research sees 1.7 million downloads – 

A free, online collection of coronavirus research from Cambridge University Press has proved hugely popular, with around 1.7 million articles downloaded in the eight months to September, 2020. The collection was launched in January, 2020 when COVID-19 – then still unnamed… Read More

Frontiers and the Institute of Marine Research form open access publishing agreement – 

The Institute of Marine Research form open access publishing agreement with Frontiers to support their authors in publishing open access. As part of the support, the Institute of Marine Research will cover Article Processing Charges (APCs) for eligible articles centrally for their eligible authors. As part… Read More

Portico to preserve scholarly content – 

Recent research has demonstrated that dozens of online-only Open Access journals are no longer available, while hundreds of others are inactive and at risk of being lost. Important scholarship may be lost to future generations of researchers if there is no preservation plan in place. … Read More

Ex Libris adds Leganto and Esploro to FedRAMP Authorisation to Operate – 

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced that the Ex Libris Leganto® course resource list solution and Ex Libris EsploroTM research information management solution are now included in the United States Federal Risk and Authorisation Management Program (FedRAMP) and, under the sponsorship of the United States… Read More

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