Industry Notes: Tickets to the hybrid Emirates Festival of Literature, and grant applications open at the Access Copyright Foundation.
The three-year proposal agreed to by Amsterdam’s Elsevier and the ‘JUSTICE’ consortium in Tokyo promotes open access in Japan.
The Marian Hebb Research Grants support ‘the creation of a publishable work’ in French and English Canada, and allows for extended project timelines in the pandemic
The US Office of Science and Technology Policy effort to change IP protections in research publication draws ‘serious legal, policy, and economic concerns.’
ProQuest platform users are being given access to the Coronavirus Research Database which aggregates and parses COVID-19 content for fast access by researchers.
Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge.
The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform.
Responding to researchers’ need for unfettered open-access content, Sven Fund’s Knowledge Unlatched and its partners have created the Open Research Library.
New research published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture shows that less than 20 percent of US teens reported reading for pleasure.
China ‘is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,’ according to the UK’s Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about ‘ideological control.’
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