Publishing services

PRODUCT

Figshare

Figshare, an online digital repository for academic research, has launched a tool that enables authors to share their research outputs more efficiently during the publishing process.

Springer Nature is the first publisher to pilot this new data submission portal and has worked closely with Figshare to build a customised service to support open research. The tool will reduce the amount of information authors must complete to share data supporting their publications.

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Literatum

Atypon has added enhancements to Literatum, the online publishing platform for the professional and scholarly publishing industry.

Atypon’s universal content type technology, known as Digital Objects, assigns a DOI (digital object identifier) to any type of content or media, including blogs, news articles, videos, images, and interactive visualisations. Each digital object can then be tagged, indexed, packaged, targeted, promoted, bundled, and sold as easily as traditional content types like journal articles and book chapters.

PRODUCT

Open Books

Scientific publisher CABI has launched Open Books, supporting authors and collaborating organisations wishing to publish open access books

Feature

Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

Analysis and opinion
Interview

Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons

Feature

From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool