Wiley is to launch a new publishing imprint, Techstars Press, in conjunction with the Colorado-based seed accelerator company Techstars.
Taylor & Francis has acquired open research publisher F1000 Research from its founder Vitek Tracz. The acquisition sum was not disclosed. Tracz will remain owner of F1000Prime... Read more
Darlington Borough Council will pay £2.9m to keep one of its libraries open after abandoning plans to close it.
Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said.... Read more
The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the global information... Read more
The International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) has written to the US Office of Science & Technology Policy expressing its “alarm” at rumours that... Read more
Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own... Read more
Pearson is selling its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann, as its c.e.o. John Fallon prepares to retire next year. ... Read more
Research funder consortium cOAlition S has accused publisher Springer Nature of “a tactic to stall progress”, in a robust response to the publisher’s open letter on... Read more
In an open letter sent today (Tuesday 17th December) to research funder consortium cOAlition S, Springer Nature has urged the coalition to make amendments... Read more
Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies.
Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English... Read more
Latest figures from The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy show library loans are down 43% in the last decade in England and libraries are still... Read more
Around 50 positions have gone at independent academic publisher SAGE in a process begun in September, the publisher has confirmed, with around half those jobs... Read more
Major library systems company Ex Libris, owned by Michigan-based ProQuest, has signed an agreement to acquire competitor Innovative, in a move that significantly strengthens Ex... Read more
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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