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Thursday 28 May 2020

OpenAthens reports on impact of coronavirus crisis

According to Vee Rogacheva, UX and service designer at leading single-sign on provider OpenAthens, the impact Covid-19 is having on access to information and the role of libraries differs hugely according to institution’s digital maturity. Additio... read more

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Call for Papers: Learned Publishing - January 2021

Resilience in Research & scholarly communication read more

Wednesday 27 May 2020

What is the new normal for UK publishing?

Assessing the impact of Covid-19 and understanding what the new normal is. ALPSP is excited to support what we consider to be an essential research project being conducted by Maverick Publishing Specialists and encourage our members to take... read more

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Frontiers welcomes CERN to its institutional membership program

Open Access collaboration sees CERN cover APCs across Frontiers journals  Leading open-access publisher Frontiers has welcomed CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, to its institutional membership program in a newly establish... read more

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Update from Berghahn Journals

Berghahn Journals – Subscription fulfillment changes 5 June/Price freeze for 2021 Berghahn Journals will handle its own subscription fulfillment starting 5 June 2020. Turpin Distribution will continue to process orders until then. Any order... read more

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Biochemical Society and ELRIG announce new collaboration

The Biochemical Society and the European Laboratory for Research & Innovation Group (ELRIG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set out a new programme of collaborative activity. Both organizations have identified like-minded object... read more

Tuesday 26 May 2020

New agreement expands the global reach of Irish research

Researchers at nine institutions in Ireland can now publish an unlimited number of Open Access articles in leading biological science journals, immediately and at no cost to them, following a three-year Read & Publish agreement between The Com... read more

Friday 22 May 2020

UKRI Open Access Review - ALPSP responses

UKRI is seeking views on its proposed Openccess policy and related considerations via a consultation, which opened on 13 February 2020 and closes at noon on Friday 29 May 2020. We encourage all our members to complete their response to the UK... read more

Monday 18 May 2020

cOAlition S announces price transparency requirements

From July 2022 only publishers who adhere to the newly approved Plan S price transparency frameworks will be eligible to access funds from cOAlition S members. Adhering to Plan’s S key principle of transparent pricing, cOAlition S publishes... read more

Monday 18 May 2020

New Editor-in-Chief for Occupational & Environmental Medicine journal

Professor Hans Kromhout takes up his post for specialist BMJ journal in June.  Professor Hans Kromhout, an occupational hygiene and epidemiology specialist, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of Occupational & Environmental Me... read more