Tag Archives: discoverability

Kudos and Editage partner to help researchers summarize work in plain language to enhance its discoverability

(April 18, 2017, Philadelphia, U.S.) Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, and Editage, the trusted scientific communications advisor to researchers worldwide, have partnered and announced the launch of a new co-branded website. Through this partnership, subject-matter experts from Editage will create plain language summaries to help broader audiences […]


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Announcing Unpaywall: unlocking #openaccess versions of paywalled research articles as you browse

(5 April 2017) Today marks the official launch of Unpaywall, a web browser extension that links users directly to free full-text versions of research articles. Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem of Impactstory, the team behind Unpaywall, report on the successful pre-release phase, and explain how two decades of investment, a slew of new tools, and […]


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New report on digital transformation in publishing reveals sluggish progress: only 25 percent of publishers see themselves as ahead of industry peers

(14 March 2017,  London, UK) An in-depth study analyzing digital transformation in the publishing industry and released today found that 25 percent of publishers see themselves as “lagging” versus the rest of the industry in their current transformation efforts, while only 25 percent feel they are “leading.” The study, which included 25 leading U.S. and […]


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CHOR continues international expansion with Australian partnership

By Sara Girard   Australian Research Council and La Trobe University Launch Pilot Program with CHOR to Improve Public Access to Government-Sponsored Research in Peer Reviewed Publications (2 March 2017, New York, NY)  CHOR, a developer of public access research management solutions, today announced its second international pilot program to assist government funding agencies in the […]


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Recommended: Connecting researchers with the research that matters to them

(23 February 2017, London | Heidelberg) Recommended, a new service which connects the research community with the most relevant content, is launched by Springer Nature today.  The service has been developed in response to the extensive and rapid increase in published research which makes it difficult for researchers to keep up to date with developments […]


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Cambridge University Press embarks on project to improve discoverability of library resources

(16 January 2017, Cambridge, UK)  It’s no secret that library budgets have been slashed in recent years, and the burdens of trying to do more with less are growing for librarians and information professionals. But what is it that adds most stress to the lives of cataloguers and librarians? Quite possibly it is unhappy users; […]


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Taylor & Francis partners with ReadCube to enhance discoverability of article and book collections

(12 October 2016) Taylor & Francis, one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly content, today announced its partnership with publishing technology company, ReadCube. Through ReadCube’s Discover service, over four million Taylor & Francis journal articles and book chapters are now indexed and discoverable across ReadCube’s platform.  By incorporating popular features from Taylor & Francis […]


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Announcing CHOR pilot project with Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

(16 August 2016) CHOR has perfected its first agreement with a funder outside of the US. CHOR, Inc. has signed a Letter of Agreement with the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), for a six-month Pilot project to explore and support its public access compliance needs. With public access still very much on the forefront, the […]


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Karger announces cooperation with Kudos and Figshare

(11 August 2016, Basel) The international Swiss-based biomedical publisher Karger has partnered with Kudos to support authors in their search to increase reach and impact of the articles they have published in Karger open-access journals. Karger has also enlisted the services of Figshare to assure a consistent, user-friendly visualization, independent of size and format, of […]


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Kudos announces pilot integration with ScholarOne to help authors explain their research articles

(10 May 2016) Kudos  the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, has partnered with Thomson Reuters’ ScholarOne manuscript submission and peer review system to facilitate the capture and dissemination of plain language summaries of research articles. Plain language explanations of research help to broaden usage of research by increasing the […]


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Largest ever study published into How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications

(23 March 2016) Simon Inger and Tracy Gardner announced today the publication of their second major report into discoverability of online content. Published under a CC-BY NC licence the report can be downloaded from their website at http://sic.pub/discover This report is the output of a large-scale survey focussing on journal and book content discovery conducted […]


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Gale content now discoverable through Google

(29 February 2016, Farmington Hills, Mich.) Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, has reached a major milestone in its quest to improve discoverability and researcher workflow, completing indexing work with Google. Researchers can now easily discover scholarly content from Gale and its partners on Google or Google Scholar, through […]


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TrendMD test shows 49 percent increase in article readership from over 16 million unique readers a month

(22 February 2016) TrendMD, the leading scholarly content discoverability recommendation platform, shows it increased weekly article pageviews by 49% in a controlled study across 500 articles, offering an effective post-publication dissemination strategy for research and professional news articles in a study now published in Learned Publishing. Unlike publicity, social media, and paid advertising, such as […]


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HighWire and TrendMD partner to offer better research discoverability to millions of readers

Personalized article recommendations reach 16 million engaged readers each month across rapidly growing network of scholarly publications (3 February 2016) HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, and TrendMD, the world’s leading scholarly content discoverability recommendation engine, announce a technology partnership to increase research discoverability to millions […]


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Paperity and Open Library of Humanities partner to enhance discoverability

(29 September 2015) Paperity, the open-access aggregator, and the Open Library of Humanities are united in their commitment to solid discoverability principles for open-access articles at the OLH. Paperity is the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers. It aims to give readers easy and unconstrained access to thousands of journals from hundreds […]


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