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The German Publishing Price, which rewards small and independent #publishers, honored 66 publishers for their contributions to the #diversity of the book market.

Read more about this year’s awards ceremony and winners here:

The Publisherspeak Journals Think Tank brings together experts from #publishing to discuss industry trends and challenges. In this blog, we share the panel's insights on the challenges in #OpenAccess, from adoption to operation:

The AUPresses - SSP Career Progression Task Force is collecting position descriptions of common roles across #publishing to make #career paths in the industry more transparent.

Read more about the Joint Task Force and contribute to this initiative here:

Crossref has announced its annual call for board nominations. Read more about the elections and the application guidelines here:

#publishing #publishingindustry

Jisc is working with a consortium to assess the scope of a platform that aims to facilitate international research collaboration and improve research quality. Read more about the new project here:

#research #collaboration #publishing

The Royal Society and ResearchGate have announced a content syndication partnership to increase the accessibility of Royal Society gold open access journals. Read more about the new partnership here:

#content #research #science #publishing

Frontiers is the first #publisher to join Stick to Science, an initiative to enable researchers in Switzerland and the UK to collaborate and contribute to Europe's #science and #research beyond political barriers. Read more about this initiative here:

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) Career Development Committee has released the results from the 3rd annual Professional Skills Survey and the updated Professional Skills Map. Read about the findings here:

#publishing #skills #career

In recent times, there has been a crop of new book discovery platforms. These tools, powered by a mix of #AI and human curation, help #readers discover their new favorite #books based on personalized recommendations. Read more about these new tools here:

The Oxford Martin School has released a working paper about how remote collaboration between academic teams has resulted in more scientific breakthroughs. Read more about the paper and its findings here:

#research #remotework #collaboration

The Audio Publishers Association has revealed in its annual sales survey that #audiobook sales have witnessed a double-digit increase for the 10th consecutive year. Read more about the steady rise of audiobooks here:

#audiobooks #publishing

IOP Publishing’s staff conference, PubCon, called attention to the barriers faced by early career researchers (ECRs) in the physical sciences.

Read more about the conference here:

#publishing #earlycareer #research #conference

F1000 has released a free open research toolkit that provides OA publishing solutions for institutions and funders. This kit is available to download here:

#research #openaccess #openresearch #publishing #academicpublishing

The winners of Coccus Pocus 2021, a microbiology-themed horror story #competition launched by the University of Hull and supported by the National Biofilms Innovation Centre, have been announced. Read more about the winning short #stories from 2021 here:

We take pride in unfettered intellectual freedom and curiosity. Add some rainbow colors to your June reading with our editors' picks, selected from our humanities and social sciences lists. Happy Pride month, everyone!


#Pride #Pride2022

#SSP2022 kicks off tomorrow! We're excited to meet people in person again and work towards a more connected scholarly community. Meet our CEO, @ravivramani, at the event.

We wish everyone a great meeting!

#event #publishing #publishingindustry

Preprints have grown in popularity in the recent years, especially since the pandemic began. Read more about the impact of preprints on the changing publishing landscape here:

#publishing #preprint #research #researcharticle #data

Peer Review Week is an annual event that celebrates the critical role of peer review in the research community. Help choose the theme of Peer Review Week 2022 by participating in this poll:

#peerreview #research #event #community #poll

The winners of the British Book Awards 2022 have been announced. See the full list of winners and read more about the awards here:

#publishing #publishingindustry #awards #books

The Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) has been formalized as an ANSI/NISO standard. Read more about CRediT and the standardization process here:

#publishing #publishingindustry #taxonomy

The Rome Zoo, a Bolinda #audiobook written by Pascal Janovjak, translated by Stephanie Smee, and read by Robert Meldrum, has won an AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award. Read more about the audiobook and the AudioFile Earphones Awards here:


The Association of American Publishers' annual meeting took place virtually on May 9. Read about the topics discussed and the awards presented at the event here:

#event #publishing #publishingindustry

Ontario Creates has announced the finalists for the 2022 Trillium Book Award, an esteemed award for English and French-language Ontario authors. Read more about the awards and the finalists here:

#publishing #writing #awards #authors #poetry

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, a time to raise awareness about mental health and #breakthestigma associated with it. SAGE Publishing has created a collection of free resources to support this initiative. Explore the collection here:

The results of the Publisherspeak peer review survey are in! Read about the challenges faced by the stakeholders involved in peer review and the gaps in the process here:

#peerreview #peerreviews #authors #researchers #editors #publishers

Explore the benefits of XML for publishers across different industries in our series, "XML Stories"!

Watch now:

#publishing #xml #technology #workflowautomation #publishingindustry

The American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Jisc consortium have partnered in a three-year transitional agreement that will enable #researchers at UK universities and institutes to #publish open access (OA) scientific articles at no cost. Read more here:

In our XML Stories series, we talk to an #XML expert about how a #publisher that produced drilling rig manuals leveraged XML and increased its production rate from 12 manuals per year to 300 manuals per year. Watch the full series here:

The American Library Association (ALA) recently announced that American actor, producer, and children's book #author, Channing Tatum, will present virtually at the 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Read more about the upcoming #event here:

Macquarie University has recently launched a national #survey to examine the experiences of Australian #authors in the national and international book #publishing industry.

Read more about the survey here:

#bookpublishing #author

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) recently conducted its first in-person annual meeting in three years. The event covered the recent trends in publishing and included a panel on diversity. Read more here:

#publishing #books #journals #diversity

The Publisherspeak Journals Think Tank brings together experts from the #publishing ecosystem to discuss industry trends and challenges. In this blog, we share the panel's insights on the challenges in #OA, from adoption to operation:
#OpenAccess #Journals

Can reading fiction boost your EQ? A new study says yes! In comparison to reading non-fiction or not reading at all, reading fiction can improve a person's social-cognitive performance.

Read more here:

#books #publishing #reading #fiction

A Native American proverb says: "We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."

Let's all be mindful of the impact we leave on our planet and make it a beautiful place for our future generations. Happy Earth Day 2022!

#EarthDay #EarthDay22

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is inviting members and non-members from across various industries to join their Expert Advisory Network. The network provides a platform to help shape the future of surgical education. Read more here:

[1/4] We interviewed publishing professionals from BMJ, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and eLife on #openaccess and building a #sustainable open ecosystem.

Click here to read the full interview:

Tasha Mellins-Cohen writes about the importance of COUNTER reports for the wider scholarly communication system. Read the article here:

#research #libraries #scholarlycommunication #metrics

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is conducting its inaugural #SSP5k Run, Walk, and Roll. This virtual 5K event, presented by Crossref, will benefit the SSP's Generations Fund. Read more about the event and the Generations Fund here:

Taylor & Francis Group and F1000 have launched Routledge Open Research, the world's first open research publishing platform dedicated to Education, the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Read more about the platform here:

#OpenResearch #OpenAccess

On April 14, we celebrate Tamil New Year, which marks new beginnings, new aspirations, and new dreams. We hope this special occasion brings you and your family joy and success. Happy Tamil New Year 2022, or "puthandu vazhtukal," as we say in Tamil!

Frontiers revealed in its Progress Report 2021 that the #openaccess scholarly publisher was the third most-cited publisher in 2021 among the 20 largest publishers in the world by volume. Read the report and learn more here:

cOAlition S and ALPSP have published a new toolkit that provides details about the entire #openaccess agreement process. Such a toolkit makes it easier for smaller independent #publishers and #libraries to enter into OA agreements.

Read more here:

The winners of the 37th Whiting Awards were announced on 5th April at the New-York Historical Society. The 10 awards were given to writers of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.

Read more here:

IOP Publishing has signed a 3-year transformative agreement with the Max Planck Society in a move to transition its journals to open access. Read more here:

#research #openaccess #publishing

Get Full Text Research (GetFTR), a free service that provides faster access for #researchers to published #journal #articles, has expanded its support to allow access to over 51% of global #research output. Read more here:

Just one week to go! Our CEO, @ravivramani, President of Publishing Services, Vishnu, and Director of Customer Success, Arthic Leo, are excited to be at the #LondonBookFair.

Discover more about our early access program and book a meeting with us at LBF:

Arriving on platform 3A60 at the @LondonBookFair next week! Hop on the kriyadocs express and see how you can make your publishing journey a delightful experience.

Join our early access program and #BridgeTheGap in publishing:

#LBF2022 #LBF22 #publishing