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Sarah Kember, Professor of New Technologies of Communication at Goldsmiths and Director of Goldsmiths Press, puts the case for a tailor-made open access policy for AHSS.

UKSG news

Three new 'Insights' articles are now available: one by Michael Upshall on using AI, a case study by Charlie Rapple on Insights' move from issue-based publication to continuous publication, and a paper by Roy Kaufman and Andrew Campana on OER.

Forthcoming events

Booking is open for the UKSG Introduction to E-Resources seminar being held on 5 June 2019 in Manchester.

Industry news

EDINA is looking for beta testers for the Entitlement Registry.
The Global Alliance of Open Access Scholarly Communication Platforms was launched at a session organised by UNESCO on 8 April 2019 at the WSIS Forum 2019 in Geneva.
The Digital Preservation Coalition and UNESCO Memory of the World PERSIST Project have launched their online Executive Guide on Digital Preservation.
The full anonymised dataset of messages from publishers to librarians following Bernie Folan's research project is now available.
Keith Cole, Executive Director Digital Resources Jisc, has issued a statement explaining the rationale for Jisc's decision to end its funding of the Keepers Registry.
NISO is seeking comments on a new recommended practice draft for improved access to institutionally-provided information resources.

Company news

Jisc and Springer Nature have agreed a further ‘read and publish’ agreement that meets the aims of Plan S and offers researchers a funder-compliant route to publishing in hybrid journals.

Upcoming events