18 April 2017

Data science company Altmetric has launched a pilot project with the OECD to track and report on the broader impacts of more than 120,000 articles, chapters, books, papers, tables, charts and statistical datasets in the OECD iLibrary

18 April 2017

Publons, the online platform serving the needs of academic peer reviewers, editors and the wider research community, has announced an expanded partnership with academic and educational publisher Sage Publishing

13 April 2017

Digital textbook platform Kortext and Dawson Books have announced a partnership to help libraries and students change the way they discover, acquire, access and work with e-content

11 April 2017

RedLink, RedLink Network, and INASP have announced a partnership designed to help make usage tools and credentials management available for INASP members.

As a first step, the Zimbabwe University Librarians Consortium (ZULC) will be joining RedLink Network and adopting RedLink’s Library Dashboard.  The partnership is designed to provide access to these services to the full membership of INASP libraries.

07 April 2017

Sage Publishing has teamed up with the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath, to establish a Public Data Lab

31 March 2017

It's just a short wait until UKSG's 2017 Conference and Exhibition, which will be held in the spa town of Harrogate from 10 to 12 April.

The event is a major three-day fixture in the scholarly communications calendar. The conference combines high-quality plenary presentations, lightning talks and breakout sessions with entertaining social events and a major trade exhibition. 

28 March 2017

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, OASPA, has announced that registrations are now open for the 9th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP)

28 March 2017

UNSILO and Karger Publishers have agreed to create a number of artificial intelligence-based content enrichment solutions for its range of digital biomedical content services

23 March 2017

Information Today is calling for the submission of ideas for this year’s Internet Librarian International (ILI) – the library innovation conference

21 March 2017

A study analysing digital transformation in the publishing industry found that 25 per cent of publishers see themselves as 'lagging' behind the rest of the industry

21 March 2017

Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform is now hosting all of AIP Publishing’s journals, the journals of its member societies and publishing partners, and Physics Today, American Institute of Physics’ (AIP) flagship magazine

21 March 2017

ProQuest is working with Jisc to enable UK higher education institutions (HEIs) to build strong, user-centered research collections that better support their research focus areas and budgets



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