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Annual Reviews publishes first multidisciplinary autonomous systems review journal

The Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, led by Editor Naomi Ehrich Leonard, highlights theoretical and applied research in control and robotics that drives and enriches the engineering of autonomous systems. (1 June 2018) Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher of scholarly review journals for more than 85 years, announces the publication of the first […]

June 10, 2018 - 8:40 pm
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TheIPregistry.org has partnered with RemoteXs to further remove barriers to access

(7 June 2018) In addition to their existing partnership with Research4Life, theIPregistry.org has also now partnered with Remote Xs. All of the IP addresses that RemoteXs have supplied to libraries are now loaded in theIPregistry.org ready to be used by publishers*. This information will allow publishers to provide access to libraries in parts of the […]

June 10, 2018 - 8:03 pm
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HighWire co-founder leads industry initiative on manuscript exchange

(5 June 2018, Los Gatos, CA) Members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have approved the ‘Manuscript Exchange Common Approach’ (MECA) – a major new academic publishing initiative co-led by HighWire Founding Director John Sack. The project will see the industry’s leading technology providers work together on a more standardized approach to the transfer […]

June 10, 2018 - 7:51 pm
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Oxford University Press joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing

(1 June 2018) Oxford University Press has joined the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, an alliance of publishers and learned societies who are taking action against copyright infringement by ResearchGate. The Coalition for Responsible Sharing aims to prevent the illicit hosting of millions of subscription articles on the commercial ResearchGate site and offer alternative, sustainable solutions […]

June 10, 2018 - 7:40 pm
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CiteScore metrics updated with 2017 annual values

Citation impact metrics are available for all peer-reviewed research journals, book series, conference proceedings and trade publications covered in Scopus (31 May 2018) The latest assessment of thousands of scholarly serial publications is now available with the release of the 2017 CiteScore metrics by Elsevier. CiteScore provides a set of simple, reproducible journal metrics that […]

June 10, 2018 - 7:37 pm
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Alphabetical name ordering is discriminatory and harmful to collaborations

(29 May 2018) When multiple authors collaborate on an article, book, or report, the order in which they are listed is important. How this is done may vary by scientific discipline, with most determining the order according to the authors’ respective contributions. But some fields continue to follow the convention whereby authors are listed in […]

May 30, 2018 - 6:50 pm
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Macquarie University successfully provides Overleaf accounts to over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff

(22 May 2018, London, UK) Overleaf, an innovative provider of scholarly writing and publishing tools, and Macquarie University Library have successfully partnered to provide all Macquarie University’s students and staff with an Overleaf Pro+ account. The Macquarie University Library has provided this access via an Overleaf custom portal, allowing over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff […]

May 23, 2018 - 11:49 am
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Internet Archive awarded grant from Arcadia Fund to digitize university press collections

(22 May 2018) Internet Archive has received a $1 million dollar grant from Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin – to digitize titles from university press collections to make them available via controlled digital lending.  The project, Unlocking University Press Books, will bring more than 15,000 titles online from university […]

May 22, 2018 - 4:54 pm
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AAAS and Chinese science organization explore new collaboration

(16 May 2018) Leaders of the China Association for Science and Technology and counterparts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science explored on Wednesday ways to build on a longstanding collaboration between the two scientific organizations through science communication and education partnerships. During a meeting at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., six CAST […]

May 20, 2018 - 8:48 pm
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DeepDyve Rolls out new workflow tools for scientific and scholarly research

Free researcher tools seamlessly integrate with Google Scholar and PubMed to streamline the search and curation process (16 May 2018, Redwood City, CA) DeepDyve today unveiled a new suite of researcher workflow tools designed to streamline the scholarly literature search and curation process. These tools are freely available as part of the DeepDyve Freelancer plan, […]

May 18, 2018 - 6:08 pm
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Think. Check. Attend – a new initiative announced today by Knowledge E.

(17 May 2018, Oxford and Dubai) Think. Check. Attend, a new initiative, is announced today by Knowledge E, a Dubai based information and service provider to the academic community. Based on Think Check Submit—launched by a coalition of several organisations across the scholarly communications community in response to mutual challenges for publishers, service providers and […]

May 17, 2018 - 11:53 pm
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De Gruyter launches Sciendo

Publishing services division supports authors, societies and conference organizers (14 May 2018) The international independent scholarly publisher De Gruyter is increasing and expanding its publishing service offering and has launched a new division to do so: Sciendo (['sjɛn|do] for the linguists). Sciendo provides specialized custom publishing services and solutions for third parties, especially academic and […]

May 15, 2018 - 2:17 pm
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Now Available: 4,300 additional images from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

(10 May 2018) The Philadelphia Museum of Art has contributed approximately 4,300 additional images of its encyclopedic and exceptional permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library bringing its total to more than 7,500. The current contribution centers on the museum’s comprehensive Chinese collections. The museum’s Chinese holdings include several thousand works of art and objects, […]

May 14, 2018 - 12:38 am
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EIFL extends agreement with Credo Reference

(4 May 2018) EIFL has signed a three-year renewal agreement with Credo Reference, an online reference database with authoritative content from over 700 e-book titles, covering major topics in the arts, humanities and sciences. The agreement, which runs until 2021, is available to library consortia and libraries in 37 EIFL partner countries. Among Credo Reference’s […]

May 12, 2018 - 1:57 am
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Chinese full text English translations are now enhanced in Derwent Innovation

(7 May 2018) China continues to grow in importance both as a global market and as a source of the majority of the world’s patent information. In 2017, 2.66 million Chinese patent documents were published (0.97 million utility model patents, 1.27 million invention patent applications and 0.42 million granted invention patents).  Access to the best […]

May 10, 2018 - 11:46 am
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