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Springer celebrates open access milestone

Springer celebrates open access milestone

Springer is celebrating the milestone of 200,000 open access articles published to date. The articles, published acrossBioMed Central andSpringerOpen are freely available and published under a Creative Commons (CC) license. Springer now has 417 open access journals publishing across all areas of science – 265 at BioMed Central and 152 at SpringerOpen. In addition, SpringerOpen recently published its 35th open[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 Open Access
First articles published in new fully Open Access Journals from EDP Open

First articles published in new fully Open Access Journals from EDP Open

EDP Open the new Open Access imprint from EDP Sciences has announced the publication of the first articles in their newly launched fully Gold Open Access Journals Manufacturing Review and EPJ Applied Metamaterials. Manufacturing Review is a forum for presenting the latest advances, developments and applications of manufacturing engineering, technology and applied sciences; and EPJ Applied Metamaterials is a platform for multidisciplinary researchers to exchange information[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 Open Access
Learn about the new 360 Counter Interface… and sign up for training!

Learn about the new 360 Counter Interface… and sign up for training!

ProQuest is excited to announce the introduction of a new interface for reports in 360 Counter. Get prepared by signing up for one of our training sessions today. As of June 23, current 360 Counter customers were able to access our new interface for e-resource usage reporting, based on the Intota Assessment platform. Over the next six months, customers will have[Read More...]

by July 18, 2014 Digital
Swets to market Read by QxMD Enterprise Edition- the next generation clinical information solution

Swets to market Read by QxMD Enterprise Edition- the next generation clinical information solution

 Swets announced today an agreement to represent the next generation clinical information solution,Read by QxMD Enterprise Edition. Read Enterprise Edition brings new power to medical facilities, enabling them to drive content to medical staff in order to improve quality of care and overall facility standards as well as monitor content consumption and control costs. Read by QxMD delivers highly-targeted, up to date clinically[Read More...]

by July 18, 2014 Digital
ProQuest Transforms Discovery and Research Management with Seamless Solution for Researchers

ProQuest Transforms Discovery and Research Management with Seamless Solution for Researchers

Reinforcing the value of libraries as the hub for university research, ProQuest is transforming end-to-end researcher workflows by integrating Flow™, a research management and collaboration solution, with the Summon® discovery service. Serving as the digital front door to the library, the Summon service provides discovery of academic materials across collections. With the seamless integration of Flow and Summon, persistent access across both platforms enables users to[Read More...]

by July 18, 2014 Digital
Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship journal goes Gold open access

Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship journal goes Gold open access

The Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship journal, Chemical Science, is going Gold open access from 2015 – making it the world’s first high-quality open access chemistry journal. With an Impact Factor of 8.3, Chemical Science attracts the best chemistry research from around the world. From January 2015 onwards, all new content in Chemical Science will be free for anyone to[Read More...]

by July 18, 2014 Open Access
Institution of Civil Engineers – Experts update model to help British industry bury reputation for poor planning

Institution of Civil Engineers – Experts update model to help British industry bury reputation for poor planning

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has this month launched the third edition of its well-established and bestselling framework, Risk Analysis and Management Projects (RAMP) and is urging practitioners to end the industry’s reputation for poor planning and avoid possible dangers, by utilising risk management methods for every investment project. RAMP has been developed by a partnership of two British[Read More...]

by July 17, 2014 Editorial
Springer joins in celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day

Springer joins in celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day

Each year on July 18 the international community honors the life, work and accomplishments of Nelson Mandela on International Nelson Mandela Day. This year Springer is proud to join a roster of international organizations in this celebration. To do its part in observance of this occasion – the fifth year of International Nelson Mandela Day – Springer has opened 50[Read More...]

by July 16, 2014 Editorial
Al Manhal books now delivered worldwide, powered by Amazon Fulfillment

Al Manhal books now delivered worldwide, powered by Amazon Fulfillment

With the signing of a groundbreaking partnership with Amazon, Al Manhal is taking its online library offline and delivering it to the hands of individuals around the globe. This strategic partnership will greatly expand the company’s reach, allowing it to deliver paperback copies of content from its ever-expanding research library. Currently, through its Amazon marketplace, Al Manhal offers hundreds of[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 World
SAGE launches OA journal on Big Data & Society

SAGE launches OA journal on Big Data & Society

Leading independent and academic publisher SAGE, has today launched Big Data & Society, an open access (OA), peer reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to exploring the implications of Big Data for societies. Big Data &Society aims to move beyond the usual notions of Big Data and provide a platform for connecting debates on how Big Data practices are reconfiguring academic, social,[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 Open Access
Netherlands Takes Global Research Crown in Thomson Reuters Analytics World Challenge

Netherlands Takes Global Research Crown in Thomson Reuters Analytics World Challenge

The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today named the Netherlands as the winner of the inaugural Thomson Reuters Analytics World Challenge, a unique competition utilizing indicators from InCitesTM—the industry’s leading research analytics platform—to measure the global impact of the scientific research produced by countries participating in the[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 European
Mandy Hill appointed as the new Managing Director, Academic Publishing for Cambridge University Press

Mandy Hill appointed as the new Managing Director, Academic Publishing for Cambridge University Press

Former Publishing Director, Global Academic Publishing at Oxford University Press to start her new role in September. Cambridge University Press has appointed Mandy Hill as the new Managing Director of Academic Publishing at Cambridge University Press. She will take up the new post in September. Cambridge University Press Chief Executive, Peter Phillips, commented: “Academic publishing has always been at the[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 European