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Dominic Broadhurst gives an outline of the activities planned for 2019 by the recently reconfigured UKSG Research and Innovation Subcommittee.

Forthcoming events

The next free UKSG webinar – Partnership working at The Hive: opening up access and opportunity – will take place on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at 1300 GMT.

Industry news

The use of newspapers in academic research is growing, according to a recent study commissioned by ProQuest.
EBSCO Information Services has been ranked the number one e-book platform provider out of 54 e-book platforms audited in the 2018 Jisc ASPIRE Accessibility National Audit.
Publons recently published the Global State of Peer Review report (the largest ever study of peer review) which can be downloaded via the Publons website.

Company news

The Thieme Group has opened a new office in Beijing with the aim of strengthening its presence in the Asian market.
University of California Press has chosen ACCUCOMS to represent and promote its humanities and social sciences journals in North America.
LM Information Delivery has been selected by the Kuntahankinnat consortium in Finland as their exclusive supplier of journal and magazine subscriptions.
De Gruyter has signed an agreement with University of California Press for the distribution of UC Press e-book titles on

Library news

ProQuest has announced the launch of Idea Exchange, an online community intended to enable customers to shape the products and solutions they use.