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.’
Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books?
Mediander.com will launch at this year’s BEA as a new online encyclopedia with a unique ‘knowledge engine’ that focuses on connections between topics.
Expanding into human resources, publisher John Wiley & Sons has launched a new jobs web site for STM and academic recruiters and job seekers across the globe.
By Siobhan O’Leary The mobile research firm research2guidance reports that German mobile users downloaded around 900 million apps to their mobile telephones in 2010 — more than double the number of apps downloaded in 2009 (458 million) and nearly 150 million more than were forecasted in September. But does or will this eventually spell big revenues for app developers? Paid …