Deep Web Technologies acquired by Amplyfi

(10 Feb 2020) Leading UK technology firm Amplyfi has purchased Deep Web Technologies. The move will combine Deep Web Technologies’ search capabilities with Amplyfi’s machine learning and data analytics expeience. Alongside tripling its revenue over the past 12 months, the acquisition means Amplyfi is set to continue the rapid growth that has defined the company since […]

February 11, 2020 - 1:35 pm

IOP launches IOPChina to support Chinese researchers

(5 Feb 2020) IOP Publishing (IOPP) has launched a new website dedicated to helping researchers in China navigate the world of scientific publishing. IOPChina will offer Chinese researchers information on their publishing options, and how IOPP can work with them in getting their latest research published. It also has a section for librarians, along with the latest […]

February 6, 2020 - 8:48 am

IGI Global publication wins 2020 Gourmand Book Award for Vegetarian Writing

(29 Jan 2020) Recently, Environmental, Health, and Business Opportunities in the New Meat Alternatives Market, edited by Dr. Diana Bogueva, Dr. Dora Marinova, and Dr. Talia Raphaely, from Curtin University, Australia, and Dr. Kurt Schmidinger from University of Vienna, Austria, was awarded as the Australian winner for the Vegetarian Writing category of the 2020 Gourmand Awards, […]

February 5, 2020 - 10:32 am

IEEE introduces TechRxiv™, a new preprint server for unpublished research

(29 Jan 2020) IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announces the launch of, a preprint server for the global technology community. is a collaborative multidisciplinary hub that will facilitate the open dissemination of scientific findings in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technologies. This is the latest […]

February 4, 2020 - 8:43 am

Japan signs the first read and publish agreement at consortium level

(27 Jan 2020) Cambridge University Press has reached a transformative Open Access agreement with the Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources (JUSTICE). It is the first such read and publish deal signed with JUSTICE by any publisher, the first major read and publish deal in Japan and a first for the Press in Asia. […]

February 4, 2020 - 8:40 am

EBSCO Information Services partners with

(21 Jan 2020) A new strategic partnership between EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and is designed to support the research ecosystem. Researchers, publishers, and academic institutions will benefit from a research workflow that is open, connected, reproducible and interoperable. EBSCO’s investment in highlights the importance of supporting services that extend and connect the publication of […]

January 27, 2020 - 9:52 am

ProQuest’s TDM Studio service transforms text and data mining with efficiency, flexibility and power

(23 Jan 2020) Researchers will now be able to uncover new connections and make new discoveries using ProQuest’s TDM Studio service, a pioneering end-to-end solution for text and data mining. TDM Studio puts the power of text and data mining directly into the researcher’s hands, from their initial idea to their final output. With this new […]

January 27, 2020 - 9:31 am

ACM signs new open-access agreements with leading universities in US

(23 Jan 2020) ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, entered into transformative open access agreements with several of its largest institutional customers, including the University of California (UC), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Iowa State University (ISU). The agreements, which run for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2020, cover both access […]

January 27, 2020 - 9:02 am

Clarivate Analytics to acquire Decision Resources Group

Deal expands Life Sciences services and solutions portfolio to enable customers worldwide to accelerate life-changing innovations and improve patient outcomes and access Accretive to earnings in 2020 with opportunities for significant revenue and cost synergies Clarivate reaffirms standalone 2020 financial outlook Clarivate to host conference call today at 8:00 AM ET to discuss transaction (17 […]

January 21, 2020 - 9:36 am

ACS announces the launch of JACS Au, a new fully open access journal

(16 Jan 2020) The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces the launch of its newest open access journal, JACS Au. The journal (pronounced “JACS Gold”) represents a bold new step toward open science for the global chemistry community. The fully open access journal will allow for the rapid dissemination of cutting-edge, high-impact research across […]

January 20, 2020 - 8:43 am

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