Tag Archives: publishers

Journal policies that encourage data sharing prove extremely effective

(5 September 2017) There is currently little incentive for researchers to share their data. But what if it was enough for journals to simply ask authors to make their data available? Michèle B. Nuijten reports on a recent study that found journal policies that encourage data sharing to be extremely effective, with a steep increase […]


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INASP Principles of responsible engagement for publishers

(8 May 2017) INASP works with publishers to enable affordable and sustainable access to online resources to developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. INASP works with national library consortia or equivalent bodies so that they can meet the information needs of their researchers. Read INASP principles online by clicking on the pdf file […]


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Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) launches with early success

(6 April 2017) There is fresh momentum in the scholarly publishing world to open up data on the citations that link research publications. Six organizations today announced the establishment of the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC): OpenCitations, the Wikimedia Foundation, PLOS, eLife, DataCite, and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. Until recently, […]


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Kudos and Clarivate Analytics announce results of successful pilot and plans for further integration

(17 October 2016)  Kudos the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, and Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, have announced the results of a pilot integration between the Kudos platform and the ScholarOne publication workflow system. The companies partnered earlier this year to collect […]


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SCOAP3 extension gets under way

(20 September 2016) CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the ‘host organization’ of SCOAP3 announced today it has signed contracts with 10 leading scientific publishers and learned societies to extend this Open Access initiative for three more years. This was the last step for this unique global Open Access partnership to continue supporting […]


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Key Chinese-language titles now available on the ProQuest platform

(31 March 2016, Mountain View, CA)  ProQuest is supporting libraries specializing in Asian Studies or interested in building their Chinese-language collection with carefully selected scholarly titles from renowned Chinese publishers and university presses – all available for perpetual access.  Until now, acquiring a comprehensive, high quality collection of Chinese-language titles has been time-consuming and difficult […]


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COAR guidelines for assessing publisher repository services

(4 November 2015) COAR is happy to present its new guidelines for assessing publisher repository services. The guidelines contain criteria that will help repositories make decisions about whether or not to adopt the different services being offered by publishers to the repository community. They were developed in consultation with the COAR Executive Board and the […]


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The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2014

(27 June 2014) The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry, which has been updated every year since 2007, currently represents 56 companies that each report revenues from publishing of over USD200 million. Since 2011, a specific research effort is directed at companies in Brazil, PR China, Korea and Russia, and has resulted in widening the […]


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Open Access Clauses in Publishers’ Licenses – Report of international task force

(24 ‎October ‎2013) The Open Access Licenses and Agreements Task Force has announced the release of a new report, Open Access Clauses in Publishers’ Licenses: Current State and Lessons Learned. The report presents the results of a review of licenses that secure the rights for authors and/or their institutions to deposit published articles into an OA repository. As Open Access […]


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