These figures reflect the revenues for the legacy publishers who send their data to the AAP, of course…”


According to Publishing Perspectives UCL Press—University College London—has announced today (May 24) that more than 1 million copies of its books have been downloaded in the international marketplace.

The press has been in operation for three years, and produces scholarly monographs, edited collections, and textbooks. Some particulars of the activity reported by the company:..”


Speaking at the ceremony, ASU President Michael Crow said the redesign of Hayden Library is one step in many to ensure that the library remains at the center of the ASU knowledge enterprise…”


In addition, infoDOCKET notes that “earlier this month, [NARA’s] Innovation Hub uploaded its 300,000th page for inclusion in the National Archives Catalog. Amazingly, this milestone took less than three years to achieve.

Digitization opens up access to our records. Of the 13 billion paper records in the National Archives, we currently have 42 million pages available online…”


KnowledgeSpeak reports thatSpringer Nature has partnered with leading global technology forum The Next Web (TNW) Conference to explore how technology can help improve the sharing, discoverability and use of research data. Springer Nature’s latest Launchpad Meetup, held at TNW in Amsterdam, saw tech talent from across Europe present ideas on how researchers can be helped to extract more value from their experimental research data, through faster, easier routes of discovery and visualisation, organisation or sharing of data…”


Also according to KnowledgeSpeakThe Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) has announced a formal partnership with Publons, an online platform that provides academic peer reviewers, editors and the wider research community with a validated track record of their work. This demonstrates the credibility of the IET’s peer reviewers and quality of editorial contributions to its vast database of engineering and technology journals and publications.

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