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EBSCO Information Services Offers the YBP Core Titles Collections

EBSCO Information Services Offers the YBP Core Titles Collections

EBSCO Information Services is introducing 10 new EBSCO eBooks™ Featured Collectionsdesigned to give academic libraries a simple way to add important titles to their collections. The YBP U.S. Core Titles Collections and the YBP U.K. Core Titles Collections are each comprised of five subject-related collections of EBSCO eBooks found in the YBP Core Titles. Each year, profiling bibliographers from YBP[Read More…]

by April 23, 2015 Digital
Introducing the First Digital Science Webinar

Introducing the First Digital Science Webinar

Laura Wheeler, Community Manager at Digital Science will be hosting our first webinar, “Best Practices in Research Object Management”. Dan Valen, Product Specialist for Figshare, will be questioning and moderating the panel consisting of: Mark Hahnel, Figshare founder, Angus Whyte, Senior Institutional Support Officer at the Digital Curation Centre and Jon Tennant, PhD student at Imperial College London. The webinar will be taking place[Read More…]

by April 22, 2015 Digital
Publishers Applaud Congress for Introduction of Balanced TPA Legislation

Publishers Applaud Congress for Introduction of Balanced TPA Legislation

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) commends Chairman Hatch, Senator Wyden and Chairman Ryan for the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 recognizes the importance of strong intellectual property protection for strengthening global economies through creativity and innovation. Publishers urge Congress to move quickly to enact this legislation. The[Read More…]

by April 22, 2015 World
SAGE and Corwin make digital books available for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Mac

SAGE and Corwin make digital books available for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Mac

SAGE and Corwin today announce that nearly 2,000 books are now available through iBooks for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac. The list includes titles in a number of subject areas including business, communication, education, journalism, law, political science, research methods, and psychology. “As the educational landscape continues to evolve, SAGE is dedicated to meeting the needs of researchers, instructors,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 Digital
FASEB Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability of Content across Web, Desktop, and Mobile Platforms.

FASEB Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability of Content across Web, Desktop, and Mobile Platforms.

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), an international publisher of progressive academic research, today announced an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube to enhance its content via indexing on ReadCube’s platform. Used by more than 8 million researchers worldwide, ReadCube Discover will enhance the discoverability of the peer reviewed articles published in The FASEB Journal by[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 Digital
Simba Launches New Quarterly Report Series On Growing Ed Tech Startup Industry

Simba Launches New Quarterly Report Series On Growing Ed Tech Startup Industry

Demand for technology-based educational resources aimed at improving student achievement at all grade levels is spurring unprecedented activity in the development of new products. The result has been the creation of a lively startup industry that is changing the overall educational publishing industry and challenging traditional ways of providing education in schools and colleges, according to Simba Information’s new Ed[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 World
SAGE wins International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2015

SAGE wins International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2015

SAGE has announced that it has won the International Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards, in association with The Publishers Associations. The awards were presented on Tuesday, on the first day of the London Book Fair (LBF), at the London Olympia. The LBF is considered Europe’s leading international spring book fair and welcomes[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 World
LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services is adding more resources for students and adult learners with the acquisition of the education technology company LearningExpress. LearningExpress is an acclaimed provider of online platforms for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation and career-oriented digital content. LearningExpress features interactive online platforms, products and e-books designed to help users achieve their educational and career goals. Resources include: LearningExpress[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 Digital
Emerald Partners with Key Case Writing Institutions to Reward Case Writers

Emerald Partners with Key Case Writing Institutions to Reward Case Writers

Emerald Group Publishing, global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society and Universiti Utara Malaysia have announced the winners of the 2014 Emerald-UUM Case Writing Competition. The awards, which aim to recognize excellence in case writing, support the continued development of case methods and reward case writers in emerging economies. Teaching case studies has been at the[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 Editorial
Appointment of Jisc chair

Appointment of Jisc chair

Professor David Maguire, vice-chancellor at the University of Greenwich, has been appointed into the role of Jisc chair. David is currently a Jisc trustee and in the past year has served as a member of the board of Jisc trustees, working alongside other senior leaders in promoting information and communications technology to enhance learning, teaching and research within the UK. He[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 European
Springer launches Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine

Springer launches Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine

Springer has launched Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine in partnership with the newly formed Regenerative Engineering Society. The new international journal will cover the convergence of multiple fields, including tissue generation, advanced materials science, stem cell research, the physical sciences and developmental biology, and is actively seeking submissions. “We are now just over a quarter of a century out from[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 Editorial
Cambridge University Press unveils new Open Access Monograph Publishing Service

Cambridge University Press unveils new Open Access Monograph Publishing Service

Cambridge University Press are launching a new Open Access Monograph Publishing Service offering authors a way to publish their books via open access in a fairly priced way. This new service gives authors the option of publishing their work under the Gold Open Access model, supporting the Press’s mission to disseminate knowledge at the highest international levels of excellence. The[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 Open Access