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Dave Puplett, Head of Library Services at the University of Greenwich, asks if librarians are inclined to waste the opportunities for change and innovation which a crisis can offer in the interests of maintaining the status quo and getting back to normal as quickly as possible.

UKSG news

The Bulletin Board lists and gives briefs details of ancillary meetings which are open to delegates and will be held in the Telford International Centre.

Industry news

'Five Essential Factors for Data Sharing', a white paper published by Springer Nature, aims to translate findings about researcher attitudes and behaviours into concrete measures that should accelerate data sharing.
Springer Nature has published its first machine-generated book on chemistry.

Company news

EBSCO Information Services has formed a partnership with StackMap, a digital platform for indoor mapping, and ccAdvisor, an online review source, is now available from EBSCO Information Services.
Kudos has announced a new partnership with Hindawi, one of the world’s largest fully open access publishers.
LM Information Delivery has renewed its agreement as a framework supplier of printed and electronic journals for the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium.
Prenax has announced that, as of 1 May 2019, it is to be an approved aggregator on UKUPC Joint Consortia Agreement.

Product news

From 15 April 2019 Publons will be the new environment for adding publications, tracking citations, and managing publication records across Web of Science.
ProQuest has announced the launch of a new interface for its Alexander Street streaming video products, including Academic Video Online.