Editorial

AJE Teams with Researcher App to Support Scholarly Authors

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American Journal Experts​ (AJE) has partnered with ​Researcher​, a leading platform that brings academics the latest relevant scholarly articles, to offer another crucial form of support: author services.

Palgrave Macmillan 2020: Celebrating purpose, passion and transformation in HSS publishing

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This month marks 20 years since Palgrave Macmillan revived the Palgrave name, continuing a long tradition of publishing the leading thinkers in the humanities, social sciences and business.

Karger Publishers Launches Kompass Nutrition & Dietetics

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What are the effects of elevated blood sugar on the course of a Covid-19 infection? How has the quarantine changed the eating habits of society? A new Karger publication answers these and many other questions.

De Gruyter acquires scientific journals from Carl Hanser

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Carl Hanser Verlag, one of Germany's leading publishing houses for literature as well as applied engineering, technology, computer science and economics, is transferring its eight scientific journals to the Berlin-based academic publishing house De Gruyter.

The State of Journal Production and Access 2020: Report on survey of society and...

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Scholastica announces the release of our first report on “The State of Journal Production and Access“ among scholarly society and university publishers. The report details the results of a global survey of 63 individuals working with scholarly society and university publishers that manage and produce academic journals independently.

IOP Publishing joins Research4Life to boost access to scientific research in low-income countries

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IOP Publishing has joined Research4Life, a multi-organisation partnership aiming to reduce the knowledge gap between high-income and low-and middle-income countries by making scholarly, professional and research information more accessible.

IET announces partnership with J-STAGE to index 53 Japanese journals in Inspec

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) research database, Inspec, will now include content from J-STAGE, Japan’s largest database for reviewed academic papers.

Portico now hosts content from 11 open access e-journals from Medknow

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Portico now hosts the content from 11 peer-reviewed medical journals from Medknow Publications. The titles listed below are no longer available through any online platform; therefore, they have “triggered” and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive.

Future Science Group publishes its first Plain Language Summary of Publication

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Recognizing the vital role of patients in medical and scientific research, the Future Science Group (FSG) has today published a new style of article – a Plain Language Summary of Publication, the first of its kind for FSG.

EMS Press Adopts MSP’s EditFlow for Submissions and Peer Review

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EMS Press, the publishing house of the not-for-profit European Mathematical Society, has chosen ​EditFlow​ from MSP (Mathematical Sciences Publishers) to manage submissions and peer review across 16 of its journals.

SAGE releases five-year Journal Impact Factors to broaden the impact conversation

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SAGE Publishing has today released the five-year Journal Impact Factors (JIF) for all its social and behavioral science (SBS) journals. In break with convention, SAGE recognizes five-year Impact Factors instead of traditionally recognized two-year metrics

STM Learning Launches Subscription Service to Serve Mandatory Reporters of Abuse

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STM Learning, Inc.—a leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical resources for professionals who serve and protect victims of abuse—has launched a new subscription service to allow mandatory reporters, police, and others access to a wealth of resources, available for an annual subscription.