The 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the United States prompts AUPresses to highlight its ‘Books for Understanding’ resource.
Industry Notes: UAE’s Emirates Fest Tickets On Sale; Canada’s Hebb Grants Open
Industry Notes: Tickets to the hybrid Emirates Festival of Literature, and grant applications open at the Access Copyright Foundation.
Japanese University Library Consortium and Elsevier Announce an Open Access Proposal
The three-year proposal agreed to by Amsterdam’s Elsevier and the ‘JUSTICE’ consortium in Tokyo promotes open access in Japan.
Canada’s Access Copyright Foundation Announces Marian Hebb Research Grants
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
Trump Administration Would ‘Eviscerate’ Copyright, Say Industry Players
The US Office of Science and Technology Policy effort to change IP protections in research publication draws ‘serious legal, policy, and economic concerns.’
Coronavirus Updates: ProQuest Opens Access to Coronavirus Research Database
ProQuest platform users are being given access to the Coronavirus Research Database which aggregates and parses COVID-19 content for fast access by researchers.
Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available
Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge.
Industry Notes: International Distribution Forum at Frankfurt; UK’s Emerald ‘Insight’
The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform.
Sven Fund on Knowledge Unlatched’s New Open Research Library
Responding to researchers’ need for unfettered open-access content, Sven Fund’s Knowledge Unlatched and its partners have created the Open Research Library.
New Report: American Teens Spend Less Time Reading
New research published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture shows that less than 20 percent of US teens reported reading for pleasure.