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Oxford University Press’ new free search and discovery tool, Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports

Oxford University Press’ new free search and discovery tool, Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports

Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports is a new free search and discovery tool from Oxford University Press. One search quickly and easily brings together peer-reviewed case reports from across our prestigious medical journals and book collections, increasing the discoverability of over 5,000 case reports in 40 specialty areas. Authoritative, peer-reviewed content comes from theJournal of Surgical Case Reports, Oxford Medical[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 Digital
Research reveals sharp rise in the number of students using social media to stay in touch with tutors at college and university

Research reveals sharp rise in the number of students using social media to stay in touch with tutors at college and university

Research has revealed a sharp rise in the number of students using social media to stay in touch with tutors at college and university, with 40% of students now using social as their primary means of communication with lecturers. Facebook is the most popular form of communication, followed by Twitter and WhatsApp, and a startling 12% of those students using[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 Digital
Allen Press Experiences Notable Growth of Pinnacle Online Publishing Service

Allen Press Experiences Notable Growth of Pinnacle Online Publishing Service

Allen Press, Inc., has announced that over the past twelve months, the number of journals hosted on its Pinnacle Online Publishing platform has increased by 42%. The platform will now host 184 publications on 117 publisher websites. This growth also includes 23 publishers previously hosting their content on the Metapress platform, which will be decommissioned in early 2015. Pinnacle is[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 Digital
Wiley Receives Nine Prestigious PROSE Awards

Wiley Receives Nine Prestigious PROSE Awards

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global knowledge-based services provider, is honored to be the recipient of nine PROSE Awards for 2015.  The PROSE Awards recognize excellence in professional and scholarly publishing by highlighting distinguished books, journals and electronic content. This year, Wiley titles won in six categories and were awarded honorable mentions in three categories: biological[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 World
Bloomsbury Journals to join the Routledge Social Science, Arts & Humanities program

Bloomsbury Journals to join the Routledge Social Science, Arts & Humanities program

Bloomsbury Journals, comprising 25 titles in Arts & Humanities and 21 titles in Law (published under the Hart imprint) are to join the Routledge publishing program. The titles complement the existing subject scope at Routledge and extend opportunities for critical debate in new and emerging subject areas. Routledge Law has a strong and growing reach, including developments in socio-legal studies[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 Editorial
Brill Selects Copyright Clearance Center to Manage Article Processing Charges for Four New Open Access Publications

Brill Selects Copyright Clearance Center to Manage Article Processing Charges for Four New Open Access Publications

Brill, a leading international scholarly publisher, has chosen the RightsLink® for Open Access platform from Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, to manage Article Processing Charges (APCs) for its recently launched, international Open Access journals: Brill Open Biology, Brill Open Humanities, Brill Open Law, and Brill Open Social Sciences. Brill Open offers authors the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 European
New SAGE report calls for £4.7 billion annual increase in UK’s social science and innovation budget over the next Parliament

New SAGE report calls for £4.7 billion annual increase in UK’s social science and innovation budget over the next Parliament

SAGE, a leading independent academic publisher, and strong advocate for the social sciences, today published a major new report, written by the Campaign for Social Sciences (CfSS) highlighting the value of social sciences to the UK economy and society. The Business of People: The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade calls for at least a 10 per cent[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 European
NISO White Paper Explores the Future of Library Resource Discovery

NISO White Paper Explores the Future of Library Resource Discovery

NASIG and SSP (Society for Scholarly Publishing) are pleased to announce a joint full-day program, “Evolving Information Policies & Their Implications: A Conversation for Librarians & Publishers.” It will be held on May 27th, 2015, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia (DC) on the first day of each organization’s annual conference. Attendees will learn about public policy issues ranging[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 Uncategorized
Springer partners with Copyright Clearance Center

Springer partners with Copyright Clearance Center

Springer has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) on a new solution enabling corporate life sciences researchers to perform text and data mining (TDM) quickly and easily across publishers. As one of the first publishers to sign onto the service, Springer will offer a significant portion of its full-text article content through the CCC service when launched later this year.[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 Uncategorized
Future Science Group Launches Open Access Journal

Future Science Group Launches Open Access Journal

Future Science Group (FSG) has launched Future Science Open, the publisher’s first fully open access journal. Each month, Future Science Open will publish research in all areas of biotechnology and medicine, as well as topics in biological, life and physical sciences that are relevant to human health. Future Science Open will consider publication of all original research articles that have[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 Open Access
Springer’s eBooks on center stage at Australian universities

Springer’s eBooks on center stage at Australian universities

Springer is putting its eBooks front and center in a new campaign scheduled for Orientation Week in Adelaide, Australia, this month. While the full breadth of the effort will feature a lot of moving parts at multiple locations, there is no question that the content is the true star of the show. “Several years ago we heard of a science[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 World
EBSCO announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services

EBSCO announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services (YBP) from Baker &Taylor. Founded in 1971, YBP Library Services has proudly served as the leader in delivering academic library workflow and “shelf ready” solutions through its innovative suite of acquisition and metadata resources. GOBI3 (Global Online Bibliographic Information) serves[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 Libraries