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Journals from IOP Publishing show Impact Factor growth

Journals from IOP Publishing show Impact Factor growth

The 2013 Impact Factors, published by Thomson Reuters, once again show growth for many of the journals published by IOP Publishing (IOP). Dr Nicola Gulley, Editorial Director of IOP said: “We would like to thank our authors, referees and editorial board members who have contributed to the continued success of the journals. “While the Impact Factor continues to be a[Read More...]

by July 30, 2014 Editorial
Nature Communications data shows open access articles have more views and downloads

Nature Communications data shows open access articles have more views and downloads

An independent statistical analysis of the articles published in Nature Communications, carried out by the Research Information Network (RIN) has found that open access (OA) articles are viewed three times more often than articles that are only available to subscribers. RIN also found that OA articles are cited more than subscription articles. Sam Burridge, MD Open Research, Nature Publishing Group/Palgrave[Read More...]

by July 30, 2014 Open Access
Portland Press – Open access publishing fees waived for low income countries

Portland Press – Open access publishing fees waived for low income countries

Authors from low income countries will no longer have to pay open access author processing charges, the Biochemical Society and Portland Press Limited today announced. The move means that, from September 2014, authors from 71 countries can have their accepted papers published and made publicly available for free in the Biochemical Journal, Clinical Science, and the fully open access journal, Bioscience Reports. Authors[Read More...]

by July 30, 2014 Open Access
SAGE to begin publishing Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment

SAGE to begin publishing Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment

SAGE announces today that it will begin publication of the bi-monthly journal, Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment (TCRT), currently published by Adenine Press of Schenectady, New York. Established more than a decade ago, TCRT publishes original research and review articles on technologies that facilitate early diagnosis, treatment, and palliation of cancer, with special emphasis on non-invasive procedures. TCRT’s 2012 Impact[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Editorial
Drew Bordas named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC

Drew Bordas named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC

Drew Bordas has been named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC. He will be responsible for OCLC’s Customer Support, Project Management, Implementation Programs and Corporate Quality Assurance functions. In this position, Mr. Bordas will lead an effort to sharpen OCLC’s focus on member support by joining customer-facing teams with strong process and consulting skills. He will also[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 World
Brill’s 2015 Journal Prices now available

Brill’s 2015 Journal Prices now available

Brill’s 2015 Journal Program now consists of 208 titles. The program includes 9 new journals, 1 take-over journal and 2 Editions Rodopi journals, a recent acquisition of Brill. Five of our new 2015 journals are full Open Access. The complete 2015 Journal Program and Price List is now available in excel format on our website. Please also check the additional information sheet for more[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Editorial
Digital Science Invests in London start-up WriteLaTeX

Digital Science Invests in London start-up WriteLaTeX

Macmillan Science & Education is pleased to announce that Digital Science, its global technology division providing software and technology tools to scientists and researchers, has invested in WriteLaTeX – a London based scientific start-up and creator of the leading online collaboration platform for scientific research, Overleaf. Overleaf is a premier system which gives users the ability to author and edit[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 European
GeoScienceWorld Launches New eBooks Platform on HighWire

GeoScienceWorld Launches New eBooks Platform on HighWire

GeoScienceWorld (GSW) announces the release of the new GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections – ebooks.geoscienceworld.org – on the HighWire Open Platform. The new site is dedicated to the study of the earth sciences, containing books from 10 leading society publishers. The GSW eBook Collections is cross searchable and interlinked with 120,000 articles in GSW’s Millennium and Archive Journals Collections and 3.3-million records[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Digital
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Wiley partner to launch new Open Access journal

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Wiley partner to launch new Open Access journal

John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) announced today the launch of the Society’s first fully open access journal: Geo: Geography and Environment. Geo positions the RGS-IBG and Wiley as world leaders in the publication of geographical research. Geo will begin accepting submissions from July 24th. Geo is one of the first journals of its[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Open Access
John Benjamins launches new e-platform with Publishing Technology

John Benjamins launches new e-platform with Publishing Technology

John Benjamins Publishing Company and long-time partner Publishing Technology announce the launch of a new online home for the independent Dutch company’s diverse range of academic publications. The newjbe-platform.comsite, built on the pub2web platform, brings together John Benjamins’ multiple content formats in one single digital resource for the first time. Users now have seamless access to over 2,500 books and[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Digital
DynaMed™ Joins with Guideline International Network to Improve the Quality of Healthcare

DynaMed™ Joins with Guideline International Network to Improve the Quality of Healthcare

DynaMed™ from EBSCO Health is collaborating with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) to promote the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines in order to improve the quality of healthcare. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool DynaMed aims to provide the most useful information to health care professionals at the point of care while G-I-N promotes the creation of high quality[Read More...]

by July 24, 2014 Digital
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