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Bioscientifica announces three new sales agent deals

Bioscientifica announces three new sales agent deals

Bioscientifica, the commercial subsidiary of the Society for Endocrinology, will announce today that it has successfully secured three exclusive deals with library sales agents in Europe, the USA and South America. From May 2015, Bioscientifica’s library sales in Turkey will be handled by EaZySolutions, who have strong relationships with key library consortia in the region, such as ANKOS. The publisher’s[Read More…]

by May 22, 2015 European
Cambridge launch new open access journal – Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics

Cambridge launch new open access journal – Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics

Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce a major new open access journal, Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics (GHEG), dedicated to publishing and disseminating research that addresses and increases understanding of global and population health issues through the application of population science, genomics and applied technologies. Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics is the Press’s second Open Access journal in the[Read More…]

by May 20, 2015 Open Access
SAGE announces pilot partnerships with Publons

SAGE announces pilot partnerships with Publons

SAGE, one of the world’s leading independent and academic publishers, has today announced a new pilot partnership with Publons, a new company working with reviewers, publishers, universities and funding agencies to turn peer review into a measureable research output. Publons, established in 2013, seeks to speed up science by making peer review faster, more efficient and more effective. Collecting peer[Read More…]

by May 20, 2015 Digital
Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 20 awards across 18 categories in the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories. “This is always an exciting event, to be recognized for publication excellence by[Read More…]

by May 20, 2015 World
Elsevier announces its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Elsevier announces its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. As the world’s population quickly approaches 9 billion, the strain on the planet’s resources is steadily increasing too. This means that the need to develop alternatives or think of ways to make existing raw materials more sustainable is[Read More…]

by May 19, 2015 World
Credo Homework Help Expands to Include Science

Credo Homework Help Expands to Include Science

Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that science help is now offered through Homework Help. Students can now work with state-certified teachers of multiple scientific disciplines, in addition to reading, writing and math. “The addition of science to Homework Help means that school and public libraries now have that much more to offer their students,” said[Read More…]

by May 18, 2015 World
ORCID forms new global membership team

ORCID forms new global membership team

Led by Douglas Wright, Director of Membership, the ORCID membership team brings regional expertise in research management, publishing, analytics, research funding, and open access, and fluency in English, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.  The team, based in the US, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and France, is already engaging the research community and supporting our members around the world.  Among other plans,[Read More…]

by May 18, 2015 World
Thomson Reuters Identifies Significant Trends Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities

Thomson Reuters Identifies Significant Trends Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of its 2015 Academic Reputation Survey and new report, “Exploring Scholarly Trends and Shifts Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities.” This robust analysis of survey results over a five-year period (2010-2014) identifies the key[Read More…]

by May 13, 2015 World
International repository networks reinforce their aim to develop a global, open access knowledge commons

International repository networks reinforce their aim to develop a global, open access knowledge commons

For a second year in a row, major open access repository networks have met to develop closer ties and further align their expanding repository networks. The meeting, organized by the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), was held on April 16, 2015 in Porto, Portugal and included representatives from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Amidst the intensifying global[Read More…]

by May 11, 2015 Open Access
Latest PA Figures Show Digital Innovation Driving Publisher Revenues

Latest PA Figures Show Digital Innovation Driving Publisher Revenues

Figures released today by The Publishers Association reveal the UK publishing industry to be maintaining its strength, diversity and innovation.  Overall book and academic journal sales remain steady at £4.3billion with digital revenues growing to 35% of the overall total.  Export sales now account for 44% of revenue. Academic journals lead the way in digital publishing with electronic journals now[Read More…]

by May 11, 2015 World
CRC Press Presents New Advances in Skin Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015

CRC Press Presents New Advances in Skin Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015

CRC Press, a leading science, technology and medical publisher, is pleased to announce the release of the following new plastic surgery books at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015: “Operative Procedures in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery” “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques, Two-Volume Set” “Comprehensive Cleft Care: Family Edition” “The Art of Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation, Second Edition”[Read More…]

by May 11, 2015 World
Springer launches open access journal Clinical Phytoscience

Springer launches open access journal Clinical Phytoscience

Springer has launched a new open access journal Clinical Phytoscience (www.clinphytoscience.com).  The international, open access journal will publish high-quality research articles on clinical evidence and use of medicinal plants in the development of efficient and well-tolerated phytotherapy. As part of SpringerOpen, all articles will be free to view and will appear also on SpringerLink. Clinical Phytoscience focuses on phytotherapy, looking[Read More…]

by May 8, 2015 Editorial