While you were working (24 February 2017) - Cuban culture digitised and OA social sciences

Brill releases Digital Cuban Culture Collection; open access humanities and social science ebooks from Knowledge Unlatched; Altmetric integrates Web of Science citation data; Atypon expands international offices.

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Brill releases Digital Cuban Culture Collection in partnership with Havana's Casa de las Américas archive

Academic publisher Brill has released an online collection of more than 45,000 documents from the archive of Casa de las Américas in Cuba. The archive contains newspaper clippings, cable messages, interviews and conference memorabilia and covers almost sixty years of cultural relations between Cuba and the rest of the world.  www.brill.com/cuba

Knowledge Unlatched makes 343 Humanities and Social Science books Open Access

Collaborative initiative Knowledge Unlatched has announced that all 147 front list and 196 backlist e-books from the KU Select 2016 collection will be available on an open access basis. The humanities and social science titles cover sixteen subject areas and are available as free downloads from Knowledge Unlatched's official hosts’ platforms, OAPEN and HathiTrust. http://knowledgeunlatched.org/2017/02/ku-unlatches/

Altmetric integrates Web of Science citation data

Data science company Altmetric has announced the integration of Clarivate Web of Science citation data with the Explorer for Institutions (EFI) platform. Users will be able to see the Web of Science citation count and up to three citing articles in a new tab in Altmetric details pages accessed via EFI. The integration is available to customers with a licence to EFI and Web of Science Web Services Lite, Web of Science Web Services Expanded or InCites. https://www.altmetric.com/press/press-releases/clarivate-analytics-citation-data-integrated-into-altmetric-explorer-for-institutions/

Atypon expands in the Czech Republic, Greece and Jordan

Publishing technology company Atypon has opened new development hubs in the Czech Republic and Greece and is expanding its presence in Jordan in response to the needs of a growing customer base.

The company's new Prague office will work on developing Literatum, the online publishing platform for scholarly and professional publishing. The new development hub in Thessaloniki, Greece will focus on machine learning technologies in partnership with the Computer Science department of Aristotle University. The company is also growing its offices in Amman, Jordan, adding quality assurance and user interface engineers, project managers and solution architects. https://www.atypon.com/news/atypon-continues-international-expansion-with-new-development-hubs-in-the-czech-republic-and-greece-and-an-expanded-presence-in-jordan/