ConTech 2019 partners with EBSCO Information Services to Connect Librarians and Library Students with...

ConTech 2019 and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are partnering to ensure more librarians attend the event in December. EBSCO will sponsor the conference — a sponsorship that will include a submission process that will allow four librarians to attend for free as well as a 50 percent discount for all librarian attendees, along with two opportunities for library student bursaries.

Wiley and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association announce new partnership

John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) announced today a new partnership with the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Beginning in January 2020, Wiley will assume publishing responsibility for the two prestigious journals of the AAEA; the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

wbv Media is paving the way for Open Access in the field of education...

wbv Publikation – a division of wbv Media GmbH & Co. KG – is launching, together with the National Open Access Kontaktpunkt OA2020-DE, the project "OPEN Library Erwachsenbildung, Berufs und Wirtschaftspädagogik".

Copyright: Commission launches dialogue between platforms and rights holders

The European Commission opened today a call for expression of interest to participate in the stakeholder dialogue on the application of Article 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market on the use of protected content by online content-sharing service providers.

ALPSP Networking: Communicating the Value of your Society Publishing Program

Communicating the value of your Society Publishing Program. How do societies ensure that the value and contribution of society publishing is not overshadowed by debates around mandates and business models? Join Erin Wiringi (American Chemical Society) and Karin Wulf (College of William & Mary) as they share their thoughts on communicating how society publishing programs uniquely support and advance research and education in their disciplines.

American Society for Microbiology and Wiley Launch Multi-faceted Publishing Partnership

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has begun a new, multi-faceted publishing partnership with John Wiley and Sons Inc. Wiley, a global leader in research and education, will be the official copublisher and distributor of the ASM Press references, textbooks, and non-journal publications.

De Gruyter and Academic Studies Press enter partnership

Academic Studies Press (ASP) and De Gruyter have formed a commercial partnership to distribute ASP’s 360 frontlist and backlist e-books. ASP publishes between 50 and 60 new English-language titles every year, primarily in the areas of Jewish Studies and Slavic Studies. ASP also publishes three journals. Sixty of its book titles are open access books.

OpenAthens launches automated web links audit system designed to improve set-up process for libraries

Technology solutions provider OpenAthens has developed a proprietary software solution designed to enhance the set-up process for customers joining its community.

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)

ConTech 2019 announces Not Poster Lightning Sessions

ConTech 2019 is offering start-ups, vendors, publishers and data scientists the opportunity to talk about their latest ideas.

OpenAthens opens applications for Best Publisher User Experience Award

Leading single sign-on provider OpenAthens has opened nominations for its inaugural Best Publisher User Experience Award.

ConTech Pharma – programme is out now

ConTech.Live is excited to announce the release of the ConTech Pharma initial programme which is shaping up to give delegates a phenomenal day of learning