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22/09/2016

Brexit Briefing - September 2016

Introduction In the referendum that took place in the UK on Thursday 23 June 2016, it was decided by a small majority the UK should leave the European Union. It is still uncertain what the medium or long-term implications will be. We will keep a close eye on developments and update you as and...

21/09/2016

IOP announces Double-blind peer review trial

Two of IOP Publishing’s journals to offer authors the choice of single or double-blind peer review from 2017 As part of their commitment to engage closely with their research communities and to meet their future needs, IOP Publishing are pleased to be offering authors the choice of single...

Expanding Public Access to Academic Content: An update from the Access to Research initiative

Event (multiple dates) - Date and Time  Wednesday 5 October 2016, online at 11:00 - 12:00 BST (London) / 12:00-13:00 CEST (Europe)* *Please note: if you are unable to join the webinar at this time, you may register and receive a recording to view later. Overview The Access to Research...

14/09/2016

ALPSP to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Conference in 2017 at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in The Netherlands

14 September 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has today announced they will host the tenth anniversary of the annual conference at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  The three day event will take place...

14/09/2016

ALPSP to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Conference in 2017 at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in The Netherlands

14 September 2016 The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has today announced they will host the tenth anniversary of the annual conference at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  The three day event will take place...

13/09/2016

IMF renews eLibrary platform hosting partnership with PubFactory through 2019

Hosted on PubFactory since 2010, the IMF has built a feature rich, internationalized eLibrary platform that it will continue to develop by adding an enhanced Figure Viewer and a responsive site design. Boston, MA The International Monetary Fund (IMF), a Washington-based organization comprised...

PIDapalooza

Event (multiple dates) - Open identifiers deserve their own festival Why build an open identifier infrastructure? So that anyone can use it to create cool tools and services for the research community. PIDapalooza is a two-day Persistent Identifier festival, happening for the first time this...

19/08/2016

Wiley acquires publishing technology company Atypon

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. yesterday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, a Silicon Valley-based publishing-software company, for $120 million in cash. Atypon (www.atypon.com) is a technology partner that enables scholarly societies and publishers to deliver, host...

17/08/2016

China Passes Overseas NGO Management Law

Andrew Tein, Wiley This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. Headline Since mid-2015, the Chinese government has been considering legislation that would potentially restrict the ability of learned and professional societies to...

22/08/2016

What do researchers think of TDM?

Audrey McCulloch, ALPSP This article features in ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 3: July 2016. Sign up to receive future issues here. One of the reasons given for the demand for changes to copyright legislation, which will supposedly facilitate text and data mining, is the huge demand in...