SciencePod – Quality science stories now only a few clicks away via SciencePOD’s new platform

SciencePod – Quality science stories now only a few clicks away via SciencePOD’s new platform

SciencePOD announces registration is now open to access the beta version of its content creation platform. Beta testers will have direct access to the SciencePOD cloud-based platform and to SciencePOD’s extensive community of pre-vetted content creators and subject matter experts. With a few clicks, beta testers can now order quality science, medicine, technology and innovation content, saving them time and money.

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Academies call for a sustainable European data governance approach

Academies call for a sustainable European data governance approach

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, and the Royal Society have jointly published a discussion paper on Flourishing in a data-enabled society (PDF). Based on the outcomes of discussions during an ALLEA/Royal Society conference in November 2018, the paper calls for a coordinated approach across disciplines and sectors to ensure data and digital technologies support human flourishing.

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Wiley Announces Agreement to Acquire Zyante Inc.

Wiley Announces Agreement to Acquire Zyante Inc.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), a global leader in research and education, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Zyante Inc., a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Under the terms of the agreement, which will close on July 1, 2019, Zyante shareholders will receive $56 million in cash.

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Plans for a new Open Access Book Network take shape

Plans for a new Open Access Book Network take shape

Foundational planning is currently underway for the formation of an Open Access Book Network. Development of this network was the topic of a recent ELPUB 2019 Conference panel session led by Eelco Ferwerda from OAPEN, with the University of Cambridge’s Rupert Gatti, Pierre Mounier of OPERAS, Andrea Bertino of SUB Goettingen, and SPARC Europe Director Vanessa Proudman.

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The Web of Science Group Releases 2019 Journal Citation Reports, Revealing the World’s Most Influential Journals 

The Web of Science Group Releases 2019 Journal Citation Reports, Revealing the World’s Most Influential Journals 

The Web of Science Group, part of Clarivate Analytics, released the 2019 update to its annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR) today. The 2019 release aggregates the meaningful connections of citations created by the research community through the delivery of a rich array of publisher-independent data, metrics and analysis of the world’s high-quality academic journals.

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