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March 19, 2019

Emerald Group. Emerald Publishing announces progressive digital research platform for the social sciences. Emerald Publishing will launch a completely new Emerald Insight digital research platform. Developed in collaboration with twelve leading international universities, it is designed to make social sciences research easy and enjoyable to discover. Emerald Insight – the home of over 300 journals, 3,000 books, 1,700 case studies and a growing collection of open access content – has been entirely reimagined and rebuilt. The forward-thinking design offers an engaging and rewarding user experience; showcasing researchers’ work, paving the way for rapid evolution and meeting future research needs. [Full Announcement].

September 27, 2017

Emerald Group. Emerald's new open access programme, Emerald Reach, helps authors extend impact. Emerald Publishing launched Emerald Reach – its new open access programme designed to deliver rigorous high-quality open access content, support authors and extend their impact. Recognizing that being open access alone does not necessarily mean content is more discoverable, Emerald Reach works harder on behalf of authors to drive discoverability. The aim of the programme is to ensure the widest possible dissemination of research and maximize its potential to deliver impact.  [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2015

Emerald Group. Emerald announce library and information science journals green open access trial. Emerald Group Publishing, global publisher linking research and practice, today announces the launch of its Green Open Access, Zero Embargo trial, applicable for all mandated articles submitted to the company’s Library and Information Science and selected Information and Knowledge Management journals. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2010

Emerald Group. ASLIB acquired to run alongside Emerald Group Publishing. ASLIB, The Association for Information Management, has been acquired by MCB Group, the holding company for Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Emerald and ASLIB have been working closely together since 2001, when ASLIB’s collection of research journals, including Journal of Documentation and ASLIB Proceedings, were acquired by Emerald. The acquisition means that ASLIB’s services to members will continue and grow, and the operating name and identity of ASLIB will be preserved. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2009

Emerald Group. Emerald announces Shibboleth Compliance. Emerald Group Publishing announced that access to Emerald online products is Shibboleth compliant for members of the UK Access Management Federation. [Full Announcement].