ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/31/20

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EBSCO Information Services partners with NoodleTools to integrate citation tool with EBSCO search interfaces

According to KnowledgeSpeakEBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has partnered with NoodleTools, a research management platform that allows students to export citations with ease. The partnership integrates NoodleTools with EBSCOhost®, EBSCO Discovery ServiceTM and ExploraTM for mutual customers…”

ACS Publications announces transformative read and publish agreement with NHRI

KnowledgeSpeak also reports that “the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced a transformative open access agreement with the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) in Taiwan. The agreement, which will last through 2023, is the first partnership of this type with an institution in Asia. The deal will help accelerate open access publishing by NHRI’s researchers…”

USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education Announces New Partnership with Ancestry to Provide Free Access to Searchable Data from Nearly 50,000 Jewish Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

According to infoDOCKET the “ USC Shoah Foundation announced a new partnership with Ancestry to provide free access to searchable data from nearly 50,000 Jewish Holocaust survivor testimonies that are in the Visual History Archive (VHA)…

“The searchable VHA information provided to Ancestry includes records with names, birth dates, death dates, marriage dates, relatives and more for the interviewee and those they mentioned. The data includes information on more than 600,000 additional relatives and other individuals found in survivor questionnaires…”

Next Generation Library Publishing Project (NGLP) Announces Draft Release of the Values and Principles Framework and Assessment Checklist, Invites Community Feedback

In addition, infoDOCKET reports from an EDUCOPIA Announcement that “the Next Generation Library Publishing project (NGLP) invites community feedback on the draft release of the Values and Principles Framework and Assessment Checklist tools we have produced to assess and incentivize stronger alignment between publishing tools, services, and platforms and the scholarly communities and publics they ultimately serve. Pending public feedback, we plan to refine and issue this tool in 2021 for broad use…”

eLife Rolls Out Executable Research Articles to Aid Reproducibility in Science Publishing

According to Information TodayeLife introduced Executable Research Articles (ERAs), which allow “authors to post a computationally reproducible version of their published paper in the [eLife] open-access journal. … The open-source suite of tools that started life as the Reproducible Document Stack is now live on eLife as ERA, delivering a web-native format for making published research more transparent, interactive and reproducible…”

Judge issues preliminary injunction for Amazon and top authors in lawsuit against ‘pirate’ book site

According to Geekwire “A judge ordered an e-book publishing site to halt its alleged counterfeit scheme as part of a court case involving a group of best-selling authors who are teaming up with Amazon.

U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction against the operators of Kiss Library and affiliated websites…”


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