A new research integrity committee will monitor misconduct investigations conducted by UK universities. The committee will work under United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) and start operating…
Springer Nature and ResearchGate have rolled out the second phase of their open access pilot. Four times more Springer Nature articles will be uploaded on authors’ ResearchGate profiles under the…
University of California recently lost access to the latest articles in Elsevier journals. Researchers affiliated with the university have been asked to rely on alternate sources to access Elsevier’s…
Are you confused between some elements of a research paper? Do you often mistake one for another? This article lists some of the most commonly confused elements of a research paper and the…
What if your research data is stolen or lost in a lab fire? How can you ensure that your data is safe from the clutches of such threats? This infographic lists 10 must-know data management tips for…
A new law will allow Hungary’s government to take over charge of 15 institutions previously overseen by the Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious academic society in the country. Academics took…
Academic publishing company Springer Nature has signed two new open access deals with the Swedish and the Norwegian consortia. The publisher has now signed a total of 10 read-and-publish deals with…
Thousands of copyrighted articles are still being uploaded on ResearchGate, reveals a recent report by the Coalition for Responsible Sharing. Free-to-read articles on ResearchGate are weakening…
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