Tuesday, September 17, 2019

SPARC Urges Department of Justice to Block Merger Between Cengage and McGraw-Hill

Today, SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) submitted a detailed filing to the U.S. Department of Justice urging federal antitrust enforcers to block the proposed merger between college textbook publishing giants Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education.

ScienceOpen and Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers partnership highlights orthopaedics research

ScienceOpen and Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers are pleased to announce a partnership that integrates six orthopedics journals published by Jaypee in the ScienceOpen research discovery environment in the form of a featured collection.

Intelligent and Intuitive New Functionality Makes Popular AccessEngineering Reference Platform More Powerful for Student...

McGraw-Hill's award-winning engineering reference platform helps students, faculty and professionals find key engineering information more quickly and easily Upgrading one of its most popular and powerful digital reference platforms, McGraw-Hill today announced the launch of a new version of AccessEngineering.

OpenAthens publisher workshop: improving user access and engagement

Identity and access management specialist OpenAthens is hosting a workshop for publishers ahead of this year’s ALPSP Conference.

SSP 41st Annual Meeting Sessions Available for Streaming

At our 41st Annual Meeting in May, a vibrant community of librarians, academics, publishers, service providers, technologists, and scholarly publishing professionals from across the globe gathered to discuss the efforts to shrink the distance among colleagues in publishing

Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital...

Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC; CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today expanded its industry-leading life science intelligence offerings with the launch of Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence™.

WebMD Acquires QxMD

WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, has acquired QxMD, a Vancouver, BC-based learning technology company that delivers mobile decision point tools and personalized learning solutions for physicians and health care professionals (HCPs)

BioOne selects The Charlesworth Group to launch language editing services to partner publishers

BioOne, the nonprofit publisher of more than 200 journals from over 150 scientific societies and independent presses, has selected Charlesworth Author Services as their exclusive partner to provide language editing services to BioOne publishing partners.

UC faculty to Elsevier: Restart negotiations, or else

A group of prominent University of California faculty say they will step away from the editorial boards of scientific journals published by Elsevier until the publishing giant agrees to restart negotiations, which stalled in February and left the 10-campus system without subscriptions to some of the world’s top scholarly journals.

Medical Publishing Market in Transition Recovers in 2017-2018

After declining at a compound annual rate of 3.9% in the period from 2014 to 2016, the medical publishing market recovered to grow 0.5% in 2017 and 1.1% in 2018 driven by the continued growth in online delivery of book collections, journal site licenses, open access fees, databases, tools and other forms of online content

Cambridge University Press reaches transformative Open Access agreement with King Abdullah University of Science...

Cambridge University Press has signed a transformative Open Access agreement with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Jisc enterprise OpenAthens opens applications for best publisher user experience award

OpenAthens has launched this award to inspire publishers across the globe to invest resource into developing the best user journey to content.