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UKSG news

Our exhibition has sold out, and we've added in a plenary session on Friday afternoon for our annual conference in Glasgow. Plus, we have a free webinar on blended learning and two recent Insights articles.

Forthcoming events

This session will share experiences of how Heart of Worcestershire College introduced an institution-wide blended learning strategy over 10 years ago and has since incepted the National Blended Learning Consortium of over 160 member colleges.

Industry news

The recent release of AI technology that generates new text has raised serious questions among the research community. For one, “Can ChatGPT be named an author of a research paper?”
ChronosHub and Tampere University have announced a collaboration to guide authors through the publishing process, making funder policies and open access (OA) agreements transparent and automating the management of article processing charges (APCs).
DataSalon’s cloud-based PaperStack service provides Mary Ann Liebert with instant insights into the scholarly publishing process, from submission to publication, helping them monitor and maximise the efficiency of their editorial programme.
Mercury provides print and digital content in the areas of science, technology and computing, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) designed for the professional/ reference, trade, library, higher education, career school, and online training markets.
Scholastica has announced ROR institutional identifier support for its peer review system, production service, and open access publishing platform, becoming one of the first journal vendors to integrate with ROR.
ResearchGate and De Gruyter have announced a content syndication partnership that will see content from 437 of De Gruyter’s journals added to ResearchGate.
Within the framework of its task to coordinate, monitor and promote cooperation between stakeholders for open access to scientific publications, the National Library of Sweden (NLS) has signed a membership agreement for 2023 with OA Switchboard – a central metadata hub.