Cengage announces plan to offer eTextbook option within Cengage Unlimited

(14 Jan 2020) Cengage today announced that it will offer an eTextbook option within Cengage Unlimited, giving students access to more than 14,000 ebooks, study tools and more for $69.99 a semester. Available in August 2020, Cengage Unlimited eTextbooks will also include free access to college success and career support, including activities in resume-building, financial literacy and time […]

January 17, 2020 - 1:01 pm

Wiley launches mastery-based adaptive courseware for Calculus

(15 Jan 2020)  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), a global leader in research and education, today announced the launch of Knewton Alta Calculus, a fully-digital, mastery-based adaptive learning product. Built on Knewton Alta – an affordable, integrated, personalized learning platform – the new courseware is designed to deliver a tailored learning experience to […]

January 17, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Karger introduced discount and waiver policy for APC based on country income

(14 Jan 2020)  Karger Publishers has flipped five journals to Open Access and concluded transformative agreements in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Switzerland. In addition, a waiver policy for publication in Open Access journals was introduced. Karger Publishers continues to work actively toward a transition to Open Access (OA), including plans to “flip”, or convert, […]

January 14, 2020 - 6:03 pm

CAS rolls out new predictive retrosynthetic capabilities in SciFinder

(13 Jan 2020) As part of their continued commitment to helping R&D leaders accelerate scientific discovery, today CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced the launch of a breakthrough retrosynthetic capability in SciFindern. This computer-aided synthetic design (CASD) solution utilizes AI technology, powered by CAS’s unmatched collection of scientist-curated reaction content and leverages John […]

January 14, 2020 - 5:56 pm

F1000 Research joins Taylor & Francis Group

(10 Jan 2020) Leading specialist academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group, part of Informa plc, has today announced the addition of cutting-edge open research publisher F1000 Research Ltd. United by their shared goals of amplifying and democratizing research, the addition is an important further step in strengthening Taylor & Francis’ capabilities in open access and open […]

January 13, 2020 - 11:04 pm

Springer Nature and Germany’s Projekt DEAL finalise world’s largest transformative OA agreement

(9 Jan 2020)  Springer Nature and MPDL Services GmbH on behalf of Projekt DEAL today announce that the formal contract for the world’s largest transformative Open Access (OA) agreement to date has been signed. Dated 1 January 2020, the agreement provides OA publishing services and full reading access to Springer Nature journals to scholars and […]

January 10, 2020 - 4:45 pm

IGI Global waives open access Article Processing Charges (APCs) throughout January 2020

(8 Jan 2020) In the new year, IGI Global is offering a number of opportunities for researchers to publish their work under OA. From January 1st to January 31st, authors can submit their article manuscripts under OA to a select list of IGI Global journals free of any article processing charges (APCs) (our APC fee for […]

January 9, 2020 - 8:54 am

KKR to acquire digital reading platform OverDrive

(24 Dec 2019)  KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive, Inc. (“OverDrive” or the “Company”), the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, from Rakuten USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Serving a growing […]

December 30, 2019 - 4:48 pm

OCLC partners with Third Iron to enable mutual subscribers to utilise LibKey Discovery with WorldCat Discovery

(18 Dec 2019) OCLC is partnering with Third Iron, LLC—a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users—to integrate its LibKey Discovery service with WorldCat Discovery. Mutual subscribers can now enable the integration in WorldCat Discovery and the A-Z list, providing users a seamless and intuitive way to access and browse journals. […]

December 30, 2019 - 4:21 pm

SciencePOD chooses iGroup for its expansion in the Asian Market

(12 Dec 2019) SciencePOD offers Asia Pacific scientists new opportunities to increase their research impact and engage global audiences through access to the most trusted science content marketing platform Dublin, Hong Kong, 12 December 2019, SciencePOD is pleased to announce it has partnered with iGroup as its agent in the Asia Pacific region. By introducing SciencePOD’s […]

December 12, 2019 - 7:40 am

Wolters Kluwer enhances Lexicomp Drug Information with UpToDate content in ongoing effort to harmonize clinical decision making

(9 Dec 2019) Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the addition of Clinical Insights to its industry-leading drug information resource, Lexicomp®, in its ongoing efforts to harmonize care by supporting aligned decision-making between pharmacists and physicians at the point of care.  Clinical Insights is just one of several recent enhancements to Lexicomp that are powered by improved logic and machine learning to […]

December 11, 2019 - 10:20 pm

Ex Libris signs definitive agreement to acquire Innovative

(5 Dec 2019) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries. Innovative will become a business unit within Ex Libris. The Innovative products that customers have relied on for many years will continue […]

December 6, 2019 - 8:51 am

Clarivate Analytics and the Chinese Academy of Sciences release annual joint report to identify 137 Research Fronts

(26 Nov 2019) Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE: CCC; CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences today released their joint report “Research Fronts 2019” to identify the hottest and emerging specialty areas in scientific research from 2013 to 2018. This is the sixth annual collaborative […]

December 4, 2019 - 9:04 am

Elsevier and Tencent sign strategic agreement to accelerate dissemination of global health information in China

(27 Nov 2019) Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and Tencent are pleased to announce the signing of a strategic agreement to accelerate the dissemination of global health information in China. The two organizations will leverage their respective expertise and resources to help Chinese physicians gain quick access to the world’s […]

December 3, 2019 - 8:58 am

IGI Global’s EBA Program and Open Access Initiative

(30 Nov 2019) As the open access movement continues to evolve, many institutions across Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and the United States, are starting to rethink current transformative models that only provide discounted OA article processing charges, which does not completely solve the issue of “double-dipping.” Unlike most other transformative models, IGI Global offers a […]

November 30, 2019 - 9:12 am