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De Gruyter Expands its Advisory Board in China in the Area of STM

De Gruyter Expands its Advisory Board in China in the Area of STM

De Gruyter is proud to announce that Professor Wing Sum Cheung of the University of Hong Kong has been appointed to De Gruyter’s Advisory Board, thus considerably strengthening the company’s STM activities in the area of mathematics. Professor Cheung’s appointment is just the latest development in De Gruyter’s many years of successful engagement in China. The two other advisors, Professor[Read More…]

by January 29, 2015 World
SAGE’s Global Publishing Director appointed to Campaign for Social Sciences Board

SAGE’s Global Publishing Director appointed to Campaign for Social Sciences Board

SAGE’s Global Publishing Director and author of three books, Ziyad Marar, has today been appointed to The Campaign for Social Science (CfSS) coveted board. Launched to raise the profile of social science in the public, media and parliament, The CfSS is one of the leading voices and advocates for social sciences in the UK. Since SAGE’s founding 50 years ago,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 World
Wiley Announces Appointment of Mark Allin as Chief Operating Officer

Wiley Announces Appointment of Mark Allin as Chief Operating Officer

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, today announced the appointment of Mark Allin as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective May 1, 2015. In this new role, Mr. Allin will continue to report to Steve Smith, President and[Read More…]

by January 22, 2015 World
New grants awarded to OCLC strengthen continuing education and professional development for U.S. information workers

New grants awarded to OCLC strengthen continuing education and professional development for U.S. information workers

OCLC has received grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to advance and sustain professional development and continuing education for information workers across the United States. The grants will support continued work of the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries, and Museums to produce strategies for effective staff learning programs,[Read More…]

by January 21, 2015 World
Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Launch of UpToDate Anywhere in Japan

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Launch of UpToDate Anywhere in Japan

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the launch of UpToDate® Anywhere in Japan. UpToDate Anywhere enables Japanese hospitals and healthcare organizations to provide clinicians with mobile access to UpToDate, the acclaimed evidence-based clinical decision support resource. Clinician usage of UpToDate nationwide is expected to steadily increase as mobile access becomes[Read More…]

by January 19, 2015 World
WVU receives $1 million grant to develop scholarly publishing platform

WVU receives $1 million grant to develop scholarly publishing platform

West Virginia University has been awarded $1 million from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Scholarly Communications and Information Technology program to develop a new academic publishing platform for mixed-media and print-based scholarship materials. Cheryl Ball, an associate professor in the Department of English within Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator at WVU. She currently teaches in the[Read More…]

by January 14, 2015 World
​Hearst Health Invests in Health Optimization Pioneer Welltok

​Hearst Health Invests in Health Optimization Pioneer Welltok

Hearst Health, a unit of Hearst Corporation, announced a venture investment in Welltok, Inc., creator of the CaféWell platform, which allows insurers, hospitals and other health managers to work with consumers to help them achieve better health. The announcement was made by Richard P. Malloch, president of Hearst Business Media, the group that includes Hearst Health and its venture group,[Read More…]

by January 14, 2015 World
American Society for Cell Biology chooses TEMIS for Science Navigator application

American Society for Cell Biology chooses TEMIS for Science Navigator application

TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced an extension of their collaboration with the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) to further hone the ASCB Science Navigator, a bespoke version of TEMIS Luxid® Navigator – Biopharma Edition, as a tool for biomedical research. The ASCB Science Navigator aggregates information from millions of scientific[Read More…]

by January 6, 2015 World
John Wiley & Sons Announces Retirement of Chairman Peter Booth Wiley

John Wiley & Sons Announces Retirement of Chairman Peter Booth Wiley

John Wiley & Sons announced that Chairman Peter Booth Wiley has declared his intention to retire as Chair after his current term expires in September 2015.  Wiley’s Board of Directors has identified Matthew S. Kissner as Mr. Wiley’s recommended successor. The Board agreed at its meeting on December 18 to recommend that Mr. Kissner’s name be placed on the slate[Read More…]

by January 4, 2015 World
Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces UpToDate Anywhere Mobile Clinical Decision Support in Asia

Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces UpToDate Anywhere Mobile Clinical Decision Support in Asia

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the Asian launch of UpToDate® Anywhere and its first deployment in Asia by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Medical Center in Thailand. UpToDate Anywhere enables hospitals and healthcare organizations to provide clinicians with mobileaccess to UpToDate®, the acclaimed evidence-based clinical decision support[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 World
Thomson Reuters and Linguamatics Release New Solution to Advance Pharma Clinical Trial R&D

Thomson Reuters and Linguamatics Release New Solution to Advance Pharma Clinical Trial R&D

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with Linguamatics to advance pharmaceutical clinical trial research and development (R&D) with the launch of CortellisTM Informatics Clinical Text Analytics for I2E. The new solution, available through Thomson Reuters Cortellis—the most powerful intelligence platform for life science[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 World
Thomson Reuters Powers World’s Leading University Rankings

Thomson Reuters Powers World’s Leading University Rankings

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of information for businesses and professionals, today announced its collaboration with Times Higher Education to power the latter’s BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings.  Thomson Reuters InCitesTM data, the world’s leading research evaluation platform and home to Global Institutional Profiles, is the benchmarking engine behind this Times Higher[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 World