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Reprints Desk’s Parent Company Appoints Former Elsevier CEO John Regazzi as Chairman of the Board

Reprints Desk’s Parent Company Appoints Former Elsevier CEO John Regazzi as Chairman of the Board

Reprints Desk’s parent company Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS), a pioneer in providing on-demand access to scientific, technical and medical (STM) information for life science companies, academic institutions and other research intensive organizations, has appointed John Regazzi as non-executive chairman of the board, succeeding President and CEO Peter Derycz, who will remain on the board as a director and continue[Read More…]

by August 27, 2015 Digital
The Charlesworth Group Co-authors Major China Market Report with The Publishers Association

The Charlesworth Group Co-authors Major China Market Report with The Publishers Association

The Charlesworth Group is delighted to announce the publication of the PA Market Report: China, published by The Publishers Association (‘The PA’) and co-authored by The Group’s Xiaoying Chu and international consultant Professor Paul Richardson. This new report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the world’s second largest publishing market available in English. It provides insights into the[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 World
Elsevier’s PharmaPendium boosts UCL’s research in drug repurposing and personalised medicine

Elsevier’s PharmaPendium boosts UCL’s research in drug repurposing and personalised medicine

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that UCLhas subscribed to PharmaPendium, part of Elsevier’s R&D Solutions for Pharma and Life Sciences. PharmaPendium is a decision support solution designed to help improve drug development decisions by enabling access to the most comprehensive resource of fully searchable FDA/EMA drug approval documents and associated[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 European
World’s first collaborative data centre for education and research gains momentum

World’s first collaborative data centre for education and research gains momentum

In the 12 months since the first shared data centre for research and education was launched by Infinity SDC and Jisc, many of the country’s top universities, colleges and research institutions have joined to improve efficiency, decrease costs and advance collaboration on world-leading research. A year ago research in the UK was given a boost when the first shared data[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 World
IMS Health Launches Global Thought Leadership Mobile App

IMS Health Launches Global Thought Leadership Mobile App

IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) today announced the immediate availability ofIMS Health Insights — a free application that delivers the company’s extensive thought leadership materials from 19 major countries directly to Apple and Android tablet devices. Addressing the growing demand for easily accessible, global insights on critical healthcare topics, the new app enables decision makers in life sciences and healthcare to instantly[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 Digital
ProQuest Works with Users and Library Development Partners to Enhance Its Platform Interface

ProQuest Works with Users and Library Development Partners to Enhance Its Platform Interface

ProQuest has introduced an enhanced platform interface that makes it easier for users to complete their research tasks. Driven by deep analysis of researcher behaviours on the ProQuest platform, extensive testing with users and librarians, beta testing with a variety of customer development partners, and large scale A/B testing, the enhancements make discovery and access of ProQuest’s rich, diverse content[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 Digital
Ian Singer To Join Credo as Chief Content Officer

Ian Singer To Join Credo as Chief Content Officer

Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Ian Singer will join the company as its Chief Content Officer. Mr. Singer, who most recently served as Vice President, Group Publisher for Media Source Inc., will oversee Credo’s publisher relations activities and content acquisition strategy. “Ian’s entrepreneurial track record combined with his background in the library industry make[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 World
Springer retracts 64 articles from 10 Springer subscription journals

Springer retracts 64 articles from 10 Springer subscription journals

Springer confirms that 64 articles are being retracted from 10 Springer subscription journals, after editorial checks spotted fake email addresses, and subsequent internal investigations uncovered fabricated peer review reports. After a thorough investigation we have strong reason to believe that the peer review process on these 64 articles was compromised. We reported this to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE)[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 Editorial
Elsevier Announces the Launch of Open Access Journal: Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online

Elsevier Announces the Launch of Open Access Journal: Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of open access journal Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online. Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online is an online-only journal focusing on interdisciplinary discussion and debate of the rapidly expanding field of reproductive biomedicine, particularly all of its many societal and cultural implications. It is intended[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 Editorial
CCC’s new RightFind XML for Mining solution to include majority of STM journal content from Springer Nature

CCC’s new RightFind XML for Mining solution to include majority of STM journal content from Springer Nature

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, announces that Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is participating in its RightFind™ XML for Mining solution. “RightFind XML for Mining offers a potential ‘one-stop-shop’ for life science companies. We are pleased to join many other publishers participating in this service, and hope to advance the pace of discovery and[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 Digital
Jisc appoints Dr Paul Feldman as new chief executive

Jisc appoints Dr Paul Feldman as new chief executive

Dr Paul Feldman, currently an executive partner at Gartner UK, has been appointed as Jisc’s new chief executive with a start date in mid-October 2015. He has extensive experience of working at a senior level in large, complex IT organisations. Paul takes over from Professor Martyn Harrow who, over the past four years, has transformed the organisation to better meet[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 European
Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Society launch journal collaboration

Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Society launch journal collaboration

The Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society today jointly announced a new collaboration on the Royal Society’s multidisciplinary open access journal Royal Society Open Science. The Royal Society of Chemistry will manage the commissioning and peer review processes for the chemistry section of the journal. Royal Society Open Science, which launched in September 2014, is an open access[Read More…]

by August 19, 2015 Editorial