August 22, 2013 – Today marks the deadline for US federal agencies with $100+ million in R&D expenditures to submit their plans to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) outlining how they will expand public access … Continue reading
Response from the International Association of STM Publishers to the letter from HEFCE seeking early input to help shape the consultation on the role of open access publishing in submissions to the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) Download the letter … Continue reading
A survey of over 14,000 authors conducted by Taylor & Francis reveals a wide variety of opinions across Open Access licensing, policies and article submission practices. Highlighted in recent a press release, their dataset indicates that in terms of the … Continue reading
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What is text mining? How does it relate to data mining? Why do people want to do text mining? How does it work? What do publishers need to do to support text mining? Download Jonathan Clark's Report
On 28 January, the Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013 were laid before parliament. The regulations seek to ensure that the Legal Deposit Libraries (LDLs) can provide a national archive of the UK’s non-print published material, such as websites, … Continue reading
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November 16, 2012 (New York, NY)—The Board of Directors of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) has named Peter M. Berkery, Jr., the next Executive Director of the Association, starting March 1, 2013. Berkery comes to AAUP from Oxford … Continue reading
14 November 2012. London, United Kingdom – London, November 14th, 2012 – The Research4Life partners announced today that they have agreed to extend their partnership through 2020. Research4Life (www.research4life.org) currently provides over 6,000 institutions in more than 100 developing countries with free or low … Continue reading
24 October 2012. Ireland’s National Principles for Open Access – announced by Minister Sean Sherlock at noon today. A national statement on Open Access policy for all publicly-funded research in Ireland has been agreed by all Irish research funding councils … Continue reading