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Over 50 publishers are participating in the initiative to allow unlimited numbers of users access to ebooks. The list is expected to grow.

Posted 17 March 2020

Springer Nature is the largest OA publisher of primary research.

Posted 16 March 2020

Library innovation conference highlights 2020 theme of ‘Strategies, solutions, stories, and strength'

Posted 9 March 2020

The Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) has published a midway review of its five-year strategy.

Posted 6 March 2020

2019 figures reveal growing impact of OA works in its collection.

Posted 5 March 2020

Three-year agreement offers open access and publishing.

Posted 17 February 2020

Annual figure exceeds 10,000 for the first time.

Posted 17 February 2020

Move will help strengthen Taylor & Francis' capabilities in open access and open research and will extend its range of innovative publishing services.

Posted 13 January 2020

The deal will enable greater visibility, impact, efficiency, transparency and sustainability in the dissemination of German research.

Posted 13 January 2020

A major breakthrough for open science.

Posted 13 January 2020

The University Press Redux Sustainability Award will be presented at the ALPSP conference in March 2020

Posted 8 January 2020

Facebook will remove videos modified by AI and designed to deceive.

Posted 8 January 2020

Professor Ingemar J. Cox - win recognises his major and sustained contributions to the field of information retrieval.

Posted 30 December 2019

Five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional OA agreements courtesy of Jisc.

Posted 10 December 2019

OpenMonographs.org wants to change the landscape of scholarly book publishing.

Posted 4 December 2019

Oxford University Press has reached agreement with Iowa State University Library.

Posted 3 December 2019

Research study aims to discover if there is a gender difference in requests for assistance.

Posted 3 December 2019

Twitter has backtracked on its announcement regarding inactive accounts.

Posted 29 November 2019

Beta version of resource for six cultural and heritage organisations announced.

Posted 27 November 2019

Call for submissions released; deadline mid-January 2020.

Posted 25 November 2019

The London Library is the largest independent lending library in the world.

Posted 20 November 2019

CARL releases statement on benefits to society of Open Education.

Posted 15 November 2019

A miniature manuscript written by 14-year old Charlotte Brontë is expected to fetch at least £650,000 at auction in Paris.

Posted 13 November 2019

Twitter has announced a new Topics feature.

Posted 12 November 2019

New premises found after successful fundraising campaign.

Posted 12 November 2019

Collaboration with Google announced.

Posted 8 November 2019

Almost 50,000 free to use images released.

Posted 4 November 2019

Aim is to provide links between citations and digital content.

Posted 2 November 2019

Göttingen and De Gruyter in open access book transformation project for the Humanities.

Posted 31 October 2019

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, outlines the company's position in a series of tweets.

Posted 31 October 2019

New resource to provide a single destination for literary research, teaching and learning.

Posted 28 October 2019

New features added to enhance the Internet Archive music experience.

Posted 18 October 2019

Changes to functionality of Master Journal List.

Posted 18 October 2019

Text to audio option offers improved accessibility.

Posted 18 October 2019

Designed to meet the business and academic needs of the university presses and the libraries.

Posted 11 October 2019

It's 50 years since the programme was first broadcast on the BBC.

Posted 11 October 2019

2019 sees the 40th anniversary of Public Lending Rights (PLR) in the UK.

Posted 2 October 2019

The move means it won't be paying publishers for search results.

Posted 2 October 2019

RoRI wants to enable more strategic, open, diverse and inclusive research.

Posted 2 October 2019

University acquires judge's annotated copy of book at centre of obscenity trial.

Posted 2 October 2019

UKeiG has announced the date and topic for the fifth annual Tony Strix Memorial Lecture.

Posted 2 October 2019

The National Book Foundation has announced the category lists for its 70th annual awards ceremony.

Posted 22 September 2019

The Census Bureau's statistics and information search engine is being retired.

Posted 22 September 2019

Tens of thousands of apps and hundreds of developers affected.

Posted 22 September 2019

The new site will surface archived content and clips that have a topical appeal. 

Posted 20 September 2019

New resource provides introductory overviews to major research methods in the social sciences.

Posted 20 September 2019

Regulator hits Google-owned site with record $170m fine.

Posted 5 September 2019

TechCrunch investigation discovers unprotected dataset.

Posted 5 September 2019

Nearly £5million awarded by the National Lottery will bring together BBC and ITV archive material.

Posted 4 September 2019

Project seeking to increase inclusion of Finnish OA journals in Directory of Open Access Journals.

Posted 2 September 2019