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Various UKSG committee members share their personal highlights from the UKSG 2019 Conference.

UKSG news

Lorraine Estelle and Steve Sharp take a look at the fascinating, varied and high-quality content which has been published in 'Insights' recently.
UKSG is inviting proposals for the new white paper series, Open Scholarship: Issues and Trends in Scholarly Communication.
The slides provided for the conference plenaries and breakouts are now available, as are the photographs which are available for download and re-use.

Industry news

The National Information Standards Organization has published an updated version of the Transfer Code of Practice, NISO RP-24-2019.
NISO has announced the publication of a new update to the JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite standard, ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2019.
Research carried out by Editage shows that pre-submission language editing improves the chances of manuscript acceptance by 24%.

Company news

The University of California and Cambridge University Press have entered into an agreement to maintain UC’s access to Cambridge’s journals, while supporting OA publishing for UC authors.
Brill has announced that all of Brill's e-books are now also available through GOBI.
EBSCO will continue to be an approved supplier for print and online periodicals for the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium as a result of a new agreement.