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February 2016

Feb 8 12:45

Timo Hannay joins SAGE Publishing’s Board as a Non-Executive Director

SAGE Publishing today announces that Timo Hannay is joining SAGE’s Board of Directors as a non-executive Director.  Dr. Hannay recently launched SchoolDash, a company devoted to the analysis and visualization

January 2016

Jan 28 07:38

Copyright Clearance Center Announces Latest Enhancements to RightFind™ Content Workflow Solution

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization and the leading commercial document delivery provider, has announced the latest enhancements to its cloud-based RightFind™ content workflow

Jan 21 10:47

Pearson to cut 4,000 jobs after second profit warning in three months

Pearson is to cut 4,000 jobs after issuing its second profit warning in three months. The world’s biggest education publisher said it aimed for annual savings of £350m by the

Jan 21 08:55

New independent review panel for clinical data sharing website appointed

In its role as secretariat for clinicalstudydatarequest.com, the Wellcome Trust has appointed a new independent review panel to evaluate requests from researchers who want to access data from industry-sponsored clinical

Jan 21 08:52

Paul Manning joins De Gruyter. Appointment underpins publisher’s goal for expansion.

Paul Manning has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, De Gruyter Americas. Manning joins De Gruyter from Springer Nature where he was Executive Vice President until

Jan 21 08:49

Thomson Reuters Announces the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

The Intellectual Property (IP) and Science business of Thomson Reuters, announces the release of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds,” a citation analysis identifying the scientists—as determined by their fellow researchers—who have

Jan 14 17:36

Macmillan Learning Acquires Roberts & Company Publishers

Macmillan Learning today announced the acquisition of Roberts and Company, a leading independent publisher of higher education textbooks, interactive media, and original monographs in biology, chemistry, engineering and related disciplines.

Jan 12 08:25

Wiley is Named One of the Best B2B Marketing Brands of 2015 by Kapost

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., has been named one of the top 50 best B2B marketing brands of 2015 by content marketing company Kapost. Every year, Kapost recognizes companies that

Jan 7 08:54

HighWire joins CHORUS, supporting publishers’ efforts to facilitate public access to federally funded research

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce its participation as an affiliate member of CHORUS (Clearing House

Jan 6 11:25

Semantico welcomes new CEO and Executive Team

Semantico Ltd., the Brighton-based strategic technology partner for the publishing industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of David McNally as Chief Executive Officer succeeding Semantico’s founder, Richard Padley, who

December 2015

Dec 17 09:11

Columbia University Libraries Receives $2.2 Million Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York

Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded Columbia University Libraries $2.2 million to develop an online portal to the Corporation’s institutional records, from 1886 to the present. The philanthropic foundation’s

Dec 15 09:50

Library, Higher Education Groups Urge US Congress to Support Open Internet Order

The American Library Association (ALA), Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and EDUCAUSE sent a joint letter (PDF) on December 4, 2015, to US Congressional leaders, asking them to oppose the inclusion