Diverting leakage to the library subscription channel

(16 Jul 2019)  In response to the recent news of Springer Nature and ResearchGate extend content sharing pilot, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe took a deep look into this pilot project and shared her thoughts & concerns from the librarian’s point of view. Read the full article from Scholarly Kitchen here.

July 17, 2019 - 9:46 am

Bringing transparent peer review to the physical sciences and beyond

(16 Jul 2019) Publons and ScholarOne, both part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company), have entered into a new partnership with IOP Publishing to introduce the industry’s first cross-publisher, scalable transparent peer review workflows across some of their leading journals in the physical sciences and beyond. Transparent peer review shows the complete peer review […]

July 17, 2019 - 8:50 am

IEA launches new tool for tracking oil and gas-related methane emissions worldwide

(16 Jul 2019) The International Energy Agency has launched a new online tool that tracks oil and gas-related sources of methane, a major and often overlooked greenhouse gas. The new “methane tracker” offers the most comprehensive global picture of methane emissions, covering eight industry areas across more than seventy countries. This new and unique tool provides the IEA’s […]

July 17, 2019 - 8:45 am

New T&F online library collection and teaching facility aiming to help create a sustainable future

(11 Jul 2019) Taylor & Francis is delighted to introduce its new Sustainable Development Goals Online platform, featuring an online library of over 12,000 articles and chapters – covering some of the world’s biggest ongoing challenges – as well as a selection of materials to help lecturers teach sustainability and enhance students’ satisfaction with their institutions. This new […]

July 15, 2019 - 8:57 am

Springer Nature and ResearchGate extend content sharing pilot following positive feedback

(11 Jul 2019) Springer Nature and ResearchGate today extend their content sharing pilot. The second iteration of the pilot will now see four times more Springer Nature content being rolled out across the ResearchGate platform, including content from specialized Springer journals. This enhanced accessibility means more Springer Nature authors will benefit from this partnership along with […]

July 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm

Preprint: Accuracy of citation data in Web of Science and Scopus

(17 Jun 2019)  From the authors: “We present a large-scale analysis of the accuracy of citation data in the Web of Science and Scopus databases. The analysis is based on citations given in publications in Elsevier journals. We reveal significant data quality problems for both databases. Missing and incorrect references are important problems in Web […]

July 10, 2019 - 5:35 pm

Access to ScienceDirect, Scopus and SciVal open for the Hungarian research community, as EISZ and Elsevier work towards an open access pilot agreement

(4 Jul 2019) Hungarian Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ) and Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Letter of Intent, as they move towards finalizing a new innovative pilot agreement for research access and Open Access publishing in Hungary. As a result, EISZ consortium member […]

July 10, 2019 - 10:50 am

Emerald’s new Insight platform goes live

(5 Jul 2019)  Emerald Publishing has announced today that its new Insight digital research platform has gone live, following a significant investment in technology and many months of development in partnership with software development consultancy 67 Bricks. Emerald Insight – the home of over 340 journals, 2,000 books, 1,700 case studies and a growing collection of open […]

July 7, 2019 - 8:38 am

CAS Drives increase in R&D productivity with launch of breakthrough retrosynthesis planner in SciFinder-n

(1 Jul 2019) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specializing in scientific information solutions, launched a computer-aided retrosynthetic analysis solution that systematically identifies new pathways to chemical compounds. Now available to all SciFindern users, this next-generation capability is empowering chemistry researchers around the world to rapidly identify, compare and prioritize alternative synthetic pathways. “It’s obvious […]

July 4, 2019 - 9:08 am

Springer Nature accelerates its transformative journey with the signing of landmark pure OA deal

(27 June 2019) New agreements agreed this week with the Bibsam consortium in Sweden and Norway’s Unit consortium take the number of Springer Nature’s read and publish deals to ten, putting the publisher firmly on the path to becoming a transformative publisher. In a first for Springer Nature, Bibsam, representing the institutional libraries, and four of […]

June 29, 2019 - 1:41 pm

HighWire supports CSHL, BMJ and Yale to launch medRxiv

(25 June 2019) Scholarly publishing tech provider, HighWire, today announced it is proud to support the founders of medRxiv, by providing the hosting and submissions technology that underpins the new preprint server. medRxiv (pronounced “med-archive”), is a collaboration between its founding organizations, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), BMJ and Yale University. It is a free online archive and distribution service for preprints […]

June 28, 2019 - 10:38 am

The First annual G20 data scorecard report highlights the research performance of the world’s leading economies

(25 June 2019) The Institute for Scientific Information at the Web of Science Group today launched a new report which examines the research performance of the G20 with a visual comparative snapshot for each G20 nation, ahead of the Osaka summit in Japan from 28-29 June.  The Web of Science Group is part of Clarivate Analytics […]

June 27, 2019 - 4:49 pm

Web of Science promises ‘huge improvements’

(20 June 2019)  Web of Science editor-in-chief Nandita Quaderi has hinted at ‘huge improvements’ in the company’s products in coming years. Speaking in an in-depth interview with Research Information, timed to coincide with the release of the 2019 Journal Citation Reports, Quaderi details her early career as a researcher, a pioneer, and now as a […]

June 27, 2019 - 2:21 pm

Atypon acquires RedLink®, the data and engagement home for scholarly communications

(21 June 2019) Atypon, the technology leader in the scholarly publishing market, has acquired RedLink®, the provider of key data and insights for academic publishers, libraries, and consortia. RedLink’s portfolio includes Remarq®, the popular article-sharing, commenting, and annotation platform for researchers. RedLink’s data and engagement products, Library Dashboard, Publisher Dashboard, SiteLeads®, and Remarq®, are a natural […]

June 27, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Clarivate Analytics announced the 2019 Journal Citation Reports

(20 June 2019) On June 20th, the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, released the 2019 Journal Citation Reports (JCR). This latest release extends the run of an annual event that stretches back nearly a half-century. In that time, the JCR has evolved, with its measurements for journal evaluation refined, expanded, and elucidated. This year is no […]

June 22, 2019 - 11:59 am