Open Access

Microsoft calls for Digital Geneva Convention; AAAS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partner to advance open access publishing; Springer Healthcare launches new medical education website.

Posted 17 February 2017

A round-up of interesting initiatives and announcements you may have missed including the launch of a programme for displaced researchers and a new study on the usage of e-books.

Posted 13 February 2017

Wiley aims to support authors throughout life of their research papers.

Posted 08 February 2017

OA content from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru are now discoverable via OpenAIRE.

Posted 20 January 2017

Survey highlights awareness of open data and researchers' attitudes to making their data open

Posted 05 November 2016

A taskforce is exploring what a global library for a global university should look like.

Posted 04 November 2016

Europeana has found use of content themes has trebled engagement with collections.

Posted 24 October 2016

Initiative to improve impact and visibility of research outputs.

Posted 07 October 2016

New report discusses the future of OA mega-journals, credibility and long term cost implications.

Posted 07 October 2016

Capgemini has published a report exploring the current state of open data across the EU28+ countries - France and Spain lead the way.

Posted 06 October 2016

SAGE Publishing has announced the acquisition of the OA journal portfolio of Libertas Academica.

Posted 21 September 2016

Project Bloks will teach children how to code.

Posted 28 June 2016

Collaborative open source project.

Posted 28 June 2016

Service wants to advance public access.

Posted 28 June 2016

The trial has already resulted in 1.3 million additional article accesses.

Posted 30 March 2016

Non-compliance with funders' requirements may see a reduction in support for hybrid journals.

Posted 30 March 2016

Collaboration to consider scholarly research in the digital, networked age.

Posted 30 March 2016

Free access to a range of resources to help fight Zika virus.

Posted 11 March 2016

Release of documents to National Archives.

Posted 18 February 2016

ILI — The Library Innovation Conference — invites presentations from innovative info pros from all sectors, as well as those working outside a traditional library setting. ILI takes place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October.

Posted 15 February 2016

Two-way linking of content between Elsevier and ICPSR.

Posted 10 February 2016

Venture brings together three research-intensive universities.

Posted 10 February 2016

Marydee Ojala joins other 'battle scarred veterans' of scholarly publishing at the 2016 Academic Publishing Europe (APE) conference in Germany.

Posted 08 February 2016

Harvard teams up with Ravel Law to provide free access to digitised US case law.

Posted 21 December 2015

Library touch points provide opportunities to support authors and contribute to research impact.

Posted 22 November 2015

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