Publishing

Publishing houses plan to cooperate to help accelerate the transformation towards open access and research

Posted 01 November 2022

The new interface for Gale Business: Insights provides increases access to tools and databases on one platform, improving research outcomes for students, researhers and faculty.

Posted 01 November 2022

eLife decided to end accept/reject decisions following peer review, opting to emphasise the public peer review of preprints, restoring author autonomy and promoting the assessment of scientists based on what rather than where they publish.

Posted 01 November 2022

The reference manager was built for collaborative research teams looking to drive organization and collaboration at scale.

Posted 04 October 2022

The Getty Trust commits $30 million to digitize the Johnson Publishing Company archive, which features more than 4 million prints and negatives that chronicle 20th-century Black life.

Posted 06 September 2022

Oxford University Press announced the migration of its book content to Oxford Academic—the online platform for its academic research—and, separately, announced the expansion of its agreement with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to make its content more accessible.

Posted 06 September 2022

Writing about university research rankings may not be everyone's cup of tea, but during the pandemic, it fit international librarian Ruth Pagell to a T. Rankings are relevant to librarians because almost all of them include at least one indicator based on bibliometrics from Clarivate or Elsevier. What a great opportunity for librarians to show off their expertise with different metrics!

Posted 06 September 2022

Bloomsbury Publishing, which acquired ABC-Clio and Libraries Unlimited in January 2022, has relaunched its Cite Them Right site.

Posted 05 July 2022

Publishers are invited to support the initiative and nominate content to be summarized and promoted.

Posted 07 June 2022

The Leibniz Information Center for Science and Technology (TIB) operates an open access platform, the TIB AV-Portal, on which scientific videos such as conference recordings, simulations, animations, lectures and visualized research data can be published and viewed free of charge.

Posted 07 June 2022

Posted 12 April 2022

Martin Paul Eve takes us behind the scenes to describe the development of Janeway, Birkbeck College's platform for scholarly communication that is used by universities in multiple countries and reveals the origin of the name of the platform.

Posted 05 April 2022

The UK and Ireland's major university presses launched a new framework for collaboration for equity, diversity, inclusivity and belonging in the workplace, called EvenUP. 

Posted 01 February 2022

In its latest list, Clarivate identifies the one in 1,000 "citation elite". Although researchers based in the USA dominate, China has nearly doubled its share of highly cited researchers in four years.

Posted 07 December 2021

ResearchGate and Rockefeller University Press (RUP) completed the first phase of their content syndication pilot partnership, in line with other agreements between publishers and ResearchGate.

Posted 07 December 2021

Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that delivers library services into the patron's workflow, is  partnering with TDNet, provider of TDNet Discover, a unified library discovery and content management solution. Together, Lean Library and TDNet will provide libraries with the ability to deliver their library search results to patrons ‘in their workflow' on academic resources and websites such as Google and Wikipedia.

Posted 02 November 2021

The OECD iLibrary platform has enhanced its content offering with the addition of OECD podcasts.

Posted 02 November 2021

Smart academic seminar platform creates an accelerated and early route to communicating scholarly research

Posted 07 September 2021

Axel Springer signed an agreement to acquire POLITICO, Nexstar acquired digital media platform The Hill, and Forbes merged with the special interest acquisition company Magnum Opus Acquisition Ltd.

Posted 07 September 2021

The New Yale Book of Quotations was published 31 August 2021 by Yale University Press, after over 15 years of preparation.

Posted 01 September 2021

As part of a long-term strategy by Clarivate to remove friction from IP management processes by connecting the IP ecosystem, Clavivate Plc plans to integrate its trademark portfolio databases. It says this will reduce manual data entry efforts to help customers save time and increase data quality.

Posted 03 August 2021

Project MUSE is partnering with UNSILO, a Cactus Communications (CACTUS) brand that develops artificial intelligence(AI)-powered solutions for publishers, to implement robust new AI-driven content recommendations throughout its massive collection of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Posted 06 July 2021

Clarivate announced it will acquire ProQuest from the privately-held, family-owned, Cambridge Information Group and the minority owner Atairos. Both these library titans are deeply embedded in libraries worldwide so this industry consolidation has significant implications not only for investors but also for the entire information industry, broadly defined.

Posted 01 June 2021

Quartex, an Adam Matthew Digital SaaS platform, announced the launch of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) Transcription, which creates automated, fully searchable transcriptions of manuscript assets with a single click.

Posted 01 June 2021

The BookSubMarine portal makes it easier for authors from all academic disciplines to submit their theses and dissertations for publication as a book and provides comprehensive support throughout the publication process.

Posted 04 May 2021

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