Cabells Journal Blacklist hits 12,000 Mark

Cabells - the complete source for journal information, evaluation metrics, and submission details for authors - has this week added the 12,000th publication to its Journal Blacklist. The updated database ( offers Cabells’ users the ability to verify that potential outlets for their research are not deceptive and fraudulent predatory journals.

Karger Publishers Launches Translational Journal in Latin America

Kompass Neumología is the latest journal from Karger Publishers that is tailored to the needs of clinicians from Latin America. It is therefore published in Spanish. The journal aims to close the existing knowledge gap between research and healthcare in this region.

Atypon Launches Scitrus, an AI-Driven Discovery Tool for Researchers

Researchers are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information they have to stay on top of, but a new web app launched today provides a powerful solution. Atypon’s Scitrus filters content that’s relevant and reliable from content that isn’t, helping researchers keep up with the ever-growing volume of academic literature and news in their field.

MEDrang collaborates with Enago to support their Korean researchers and medical practitioner’s network

MEDrang, a leading organization in medical solutions and medical-related academic resources in South Korea, has partnered with Enago, a global leader in researcher support services, to provide editing, translation, and author support services to medical practitioners in MEDrang’s network.

De Gruyter expands, commits to US growth

De Gruyter, an independent international academic publisher with roots in Germany, has significantly increased its presence in the United States by growing its office in Boston by 30 percent. The 16 colleagues in De Gruyter’s Boston office and 14 colleagues in the rest of the country serve authors and librarians in the United States, Canada and Central and South America.

SPi Global launches Advanced Dubbing Solution

SPi Global, the leading content technology and solutions provider, is announcing the release of SmartDub, a ground breaking solution that enhances Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology to generate synthetic voices creating a more natural and immersive experience for users.

Wiley and the American Dental Education Association announce new partnership

John Wiley and Sons Inc. announced today its selection by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) to publish its esteemed journal, the Journal of Dental Education (JDE).

ConTech 2019 – Two important deadlines coming up very soon

The ConTech Lightning Talks are a short single slide presentation to the entire conference delegation. A physical copy slide will be displayed throughout the 2 days in the Not Poster section of ConTech 2019 –in the networking and refreshments area. You will also have the opportunity to engage with delegates during the breaks.

SAGE Launches Comprehensive Research Methods Reference Resource

SAGE Publishing today launches SAGE Research Methods Foundations, an online reference resource on all aspects of research methods and the research process for the social sciences. The resource contains hundreds of entries written by an international roster of methods experts, such as psychologist Paul Stenner and sociologist Guillermina Jasso, each between 500 and 10,000 words.

BMJ launches new open access journal on complex healthcare interventions

Leading healthcare knowledge provider BMJ has added a new title to its expanding portfolio of more than 70 specialist journals, with the launch of BMJ Surgery Interventions & Health Technologies, or BMJ SIT for short.

Wiley and The Physiological Society announce physiology discipline taxonomy to drive discovery and usage

John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) is delighted to announce a multi-faceted physiology taxonomy, developed in collaboration with The Physiological Society, to greatly support search and discovery for the physiology and associated communities.

Independent report and transformative agreement toolkit launched to support Learned Society publishers’ transition to...

The report and toolkit are designed to help support learned society publishers to accelerate their transition to Open Access (OA), and enter into transformative agreements that unlock a multi-year transitional pathway compliant with Plan S for hybrid OA titles. Plan S, an initiative of international funders and charitable foundations called cOAlition S, seeks to move to a world where all research findings are made immediately available to all.