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Thieme expands open access publishing program, unveils Ultrasound International Open journal

Thieme expands open access publishing program, unveils Ultrasound International Open journal

Medical and scientific publisher Thieme has announced the latest addition to their open access publishing program, Ultrasound International Open (UIO). Edited by an international group of ultrasound experts, this open access journal covers the field of interdisciplinary ultrasound in medicine and biology and will publish four times a year starting in 2015. The journal will be presented for the first[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 Open Access
Free global access to Ebola resources from Oxford University Press extended and updated

Free global access to Ebola resources from Oxford University Press extended and updated

Oxford University Press is extending and updating global free access to Ebola resources through the end of 2015 as the crisis has deepened. Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of an international public health emergency in August, the Press offered three months’ free access to 50 articles across our online products and journals to researchers, healthcare workers, and policymakers in[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 World
Nominations are now open for The BMJ Awards 2015

Nominations are now open for The BMJ Awards 2015

Now in its seventh year, the awards have become firmly established as the UK medical profession’s Oscar ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievement and leadership in many fields. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony on Wednesday 6 May 2015 at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in London attended by the most influential people in UK medicine. The BMJ’s editor[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 European
EBSCO Partners with OpenAthens to Provide Single Sign-On Solution

EBSCO Partners with OpenAthens to Provide Single Sign-On Solution

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is making it possible for organizations to provide their users with a single access portal though which they can discover and seamlessly access all library resources regardless of where that content is located. EBSCO has expanded its partnership with OpenAthens from Eduserv to provide a single sign-on solution which allows users to avoid using multiple passwords[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 Digital
Springer Healthcare launches reprintsWarehouse.com for pharmaceutical professionals

Springer Healthcare launches reprintsWarehouse.com for pharmaceutical professionals

Springer Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of reprintsWarehouse.com – a responsive platform that enables pharmaceutical professionals to rapidly identify content that supports their product or device marketing activities, from a database of over 50,000 clinically relevant medical journals, books, continuing medical education materials and anatomical charts. Users of reprintsWarehouse.com can easily navigate a search capability, which is differentiated[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 Digital
Wiley Unveils ReadCube Checkout For Journals

Wiley Unveils ReadCube Checkout For Journals

Wiley and ReadCube have today announced the platform-wide integration of ReadCube Checkout technology across all Wiley journals. Following the successful pilot of ReadCube Checkout earlier this year, Wiley now offers rental, cloud and downloadable article access options for the majority of journal articles – offering individual readers the choice to select the level of access that best fits their needs. Designed[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 Digital
Palgrave Pivot publishes first open access title

Palgrave Pivot publishes first open access title

Palgrave Macmillan has published its first open access Palgrave Pivot title, Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves under a CC BY license. Palgrave Pivot is a digital-first, mid-length research format which offers rapid publication and is more flexible than traditional academic publications. Titles are between 25,000 and 50,000 words[Read More...]

by October 23, 2014 Open Access
BTEC results show more girls than ever before opting for science in school

BTEC results show more girls than ever before opting for science in school

“Women make up 46% of the overall UK workforce according to government figures from 2013 but at present only 15.5% of women hold jobs in STEM fields. Meanwhile, there are more women graduating from university than men, but women form just 12% of engineering and technology graduates. That’s why today’s BTEC results are to be applauded as they highlight the[Read More...]

by October 22, 2014 European
BSHS and Cambridge launch new open access history of science journal

BSHS and Cambridge launch new open access history of science journal

Cambridge University Press and the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) are pleased to announce their partnership to launch a new, peer-reviewed, open access, thematic journal, for the history of science. A call for proposals for the first volume of BJHS Themes has been released, seeking thematic collections of papers that animate, provoke and inspire the scholarly community.[Read More...]

by October 22, 2014 Open Access
Baden-Wuerttemberg Consortium signs pioneering agreement with Springer

Baden-Wuerttemberg Consortium signs pioneering agreement with Springer

Starting January 2015, researchers, faculty members and students affiliated with colleges and universities in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have convenient access to 1,917 electronic journals published by Springer. The license will continue through the end of 2017. Furthermore, the state has purchased permanent archival rights to these journals back to 2003 for inclusion in the Baden-Wuerttemberg Archive. This[Read More...]

by October 22, 2014 European
Brill launches Brill Open Social Sciences

Brill launches Brill Open Social Sciences

Following an earlier announcement Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Social Sciences – An International Journal for submissions. Brill Open Social Sciences is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in social sciences. The scope of the journal includes areas like applied social sciences, area studies, comparative social sciences, critical social sciences,[Read More...]

by October 21, 2014 Open Access
Access to finance biggest obstacle for innovation, says TISP, Frankfurt Book Fair survey

Access to finance biggest obstacle for innovation, says TISP, Frankfurt Book Fair survey

Access to finance is biggest obstacle for innovation / Growing interest in international cooperation Germany, 8/10/2014 – Innovation is of great importance to book publishers: almost three quarters (77%) of the over 120 respondents to a Europe-wide qualitative survey said they are developing new products and services. However, there are several barriers limiting the ability of publishers to innovate. Access[Read More...]

by October 21, 2014 Open Access