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London Info International announces The Disruptor Zone

London Info International has announced the launch of The Disruptor Zone, at their 2016 event, taking place on the 6th and 7th December at London’s ExCel. This is a competitive event that takes place on the showfloor and will be available for all LII attendees and delegates to attend. On the 6th December selected organisations will present their business concept in short, timed presentations on the London Info International showfloor. There will be independent judges in attendance. Attendees will be

ProQuest Adds Nearly 30M Pages of New Digitized Content to its Historical Resources

In 2016, ProQuest is digitizing nearly 30 million pages of new, unique and diverse primary source content, making it accessible online in ProQuest’s acclaimed Historical Collections Program. In print, the new content would form a tower 10,000 feet tall, more than six times the height of the Empire State Building. Via ProQuest’s technology and indexing expertise, users can discover the content that’s precisely relevant to them. ProQuest’s Historical Collections program covers a diverse range of primary sources, historical newspapers, periodicals,

Springer Nature Launch Nano – Making a big deal out of the very small

Springer Nature today announces the launch of Nano – a research solution offering highly-indexed and structured information on nanotechnology, drawn from high-impact journals and patents. Nano will be part of the new Nature Research portfolio of high-quality products and services for researchers. Developed to meet the needs of researchers in academic, corporate and government environments, Nano combines the key features of a database and an abstracting and indexing discovery tool. Over 200,000 manually-curated profiles of nanomaterials and devices are available,

SAGE Publishing hires Ian Mulvany to engage with Big Data and Social Research

SAGE Publishing today announces that Ian Mulvany is joining the company as Head of Product Innovation. Mulvany joins from eLife and will be in place from September 2016. Mulvany will join SAGE Publishing’s innovation unit developing digital products and services that respond to new methodological challenges facing social scientists in a world of big data.  SAGE is excited by changes in the research landscape as a result of the availability of varied, vast datasets that can be used by researchers

Nine journals to become open access under partnership between Wiley and Hindawi

ohn Wiley and Sons, Inc. and Hindawi today announced a new partnership that will strengthen both publishers’ commitment to open access publishing. This new collaboration will see nine Wiley subscription journals converting to open access starting in January 2017. Hindawi will take over the editorial and production workflow for each of the journals within the partnership, which will be hosted on the Hindawi website, allowing them to benefit from the publisher’s experience in publishing high quality journals on an open

ScienceOpen partners with SciELO to put research in a global context

The research network ScienceOpen is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO), the leading open access publisher in Latin America, to fully integrate its content for a more global perspective on the scientific literature. All SciELO content is universally accessible for free in an open access, full-text format. With the inclusion of SciELO, ScienceOpen now contains more than 2.2 million open access research articles. ScienceOpen will also have more than 15 million article metadata

Cell Press breaks into physical sciences with launch of Chem

A new high-impact journal for chemists marks a leading biomedical publisher’s first foray into the physical sciences. Cell Press, the home of Cell, Neuron, and Current Biology, launches Chem this July and officially begins the expansion of its portfolio to meet the needs of the wider research community. Chem (@Chem_CP) aims to be a true sister journal to Cell by positioning itself as the “journal for exciting chemistry.” Each issue will include original research articles that move the field forward,

Thomson Reuters Launches ProView eBook Platform in the Turkish Professional & Academic Sectors

Thomson Reuters today announced the launch in Turkey of ProView, the first eReader platform specifically built for professional and academic use. Thomson Reuters ProView is a first-of-its-kind, professional eBook platform that provides delivery and use anywhere, anytime, of specialized professional content published by Thomson Reuters and market leading publishers. It provides advanced features such as full-text search, secured notes and highlights, content sharing capabilities, and content updating. ProView leverages Thomson Reuters best-in-class content from across its global markets, as well