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ÜberShare initiative for small funders launched – providing free access to Dimensions

ÜberShare initiative for small funders launched – providing free access to Dimensions

ÜberResearch, a portfolio company of Digital Science has launched the ÜberShare initiative to offer small funders free access to the enterprise level grant portfolio tool ‘Dimensions for Funders’.  Dimensions covers $750 billion of historic and future spending on scientific research. Small funders with less than $1 million to invest in research are invited to register at www.Überresearch.com/ubershare. This initiative will[Read More…]

by November 19, 2014 Digital
RLUK and OCLC partner for shared collection management and visibility goals

RLUK and OCLC partner for shared collection management and visibility goals

OCLC and Research Libraries UK (RLUK), a consortium of the largest research organisations in the UK and Ireland, today announced an expanded partnership that will help RLUK achieve key strategic objectives for shared collection management and resource discovery. Building on existing OCLC cataloguing arrangements, the new agreement offers RLUK members the opportunity to load their bibliographic metadata into WorldCat, the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 European
Wolters Kluwer Health unveils Consumer Education Center, a suite of Web-hosted educational tools for healthcare organisations

Wolters Kluwer Health unveils Consumer Education Center, a suite of Web-hosted educational tools for healthcare organisations

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the debut of the Consumer Education Center, a suite of Web-hosted educational tools healthcare organizations can use to create a patient portal or consumer health information website. With the strength of industry-leading clinical content and educational materials from Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information, healthcare[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 Digital
Macmillan Distribution goes live with new subscription business powered by Publishing Technology

Macmillan Distribution goes live with new subscription business powered by Publishing Technology

Macmillan Distribution (MDL), the award-winning international book distributor, has gone live with its new subscription platform, running on Publishing Technology’s advance enterprise system. MDL becomes the first Publishing Technology client in the UK to launch its service on the digitally-native Order to Cash module of advance, which effectively enables the company to break into the journal fulfilment market. MDL can[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 Digital
Wiley Announces Leadership Changes for Research Business Segment

Wiley Announces Leadership Changes for Research Business Segment

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, today announced changes to the leadership of its Research segment. The changes are designed to simplify the organizational structure and increase the focus on activities that drive value for authors, customers and partners in[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 World
Elsevier Expands Engineering Content Available on Knovel

Elsevier Expands Engineering Content Available on Knovel

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the addition of ten content providers who will offer content via the Knovel platform, strengthening a range of disciplines including civil engineering, chemical engineering and earth sciences, among others. The publishers recently added to the Knovel platform, include De Gruyter, J. Ross Publishing and eight[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 European
ProQuest Meets Discovery Expectations for the Library System of the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

ProQuest Meets Discovery Expectations for the Library System of the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

With a wide range of content available, the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras (UPRRP) was in search of an easy to use solution that would improve access and discovery of their library collections. After evaluating discovery tools for nearly two years, the library system of UPRRP selected and launched an integrated solution from ProQuest – the Summon® service,[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 Digital
Elsevier Publishes Four New Books in Microbiology Portfolio

Elsevier Publishes Four New Books in Microbiology Portfolio

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of four new microbiology books. These include the second edition of the three-volume reference book Molecular Medical Microbiology edited by Drs. Yi-Wei Tang, Max Sussman, Ian Poxton, Dongyou Liu and Joseph Schwartzman. It is the first book to synthesize the many new developments[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 Editorial
Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Infotrieve

Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Infotrieve

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global rights licensing technology and content solutions organization, announced today it has acquired Infotrieve, Inc., a leader in enterprise SaaS software and business services for scientific, technical and medical (STM) published content. The acquisition enables CCC to deliver new value to its corporate customers and publishers by combining Infotrieve’s best-in-class content management technology, document[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 World
Informa Healthcare journals to move to Taylor & Francis Group

Informa Healthcare journals to move to Taylor & Francis Group

Publishing firm Informa Plc has announced that Informa Healthcare’s portfolio of 180 journals will be managed within its academic publishing division, Taylor & Francis Group, as of January 2015. The move follows the transition of Informa Healthcare’s books publishing business to CRC Press, a constituent part of Taylor & Francis Group, in 2012. In order to ensure consistency for customers,[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 European
Lens, pioneered by eLife, to be piloted by six additional publishers on HighWire

Lens, pioneered by eLife, to be piloted by six additional publishers on HighWire

Lens, an open-source tool introduced by eLife to make reading articles online easier, is being piloted in journals from six publishers on the HighWire platform. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, The Plant Cell, Journal of Lipid Research, and mBio® are among the journals introducing the Lens viewing experience to readers this fall. First introduced by eLife in 2013, Lens makes[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 Digital
NÖ Landeskliniken-Holding gains access to an extensive collection of Springer medical journals

NÖ Landeskliniken-Holding gains access to an extensive collection of Springer medical journals

The NÖ Landeskliniken-Holding has now purchased a license for an extensive collection of Springer medical journals. As a result, medical staff from 27 different hospitals in Lower Austria will soon have access to more than 500 English- and German-language journals from Springer and Adis. The license will have an initial term of four years, beginning January 2015. In preparation, Springer[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 European