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Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 20 awards across 18 categories in the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories. “This is always an exciting event, to be recognized for publication excellence by[Read More…]

by May 20, 2015 World
Elsevier announces its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Elsevier announces its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. As the world’s population quickly approaches 9 billion, the strain on the planet’s resources is steadily increasing too. This means that the need to develop alternatives or think of ways to make existing raw materials more sustainable is[Read More…]

by May 19, 2015 World
Credo Homework Help Expands to Include Science

Credo Homework Help Expands to Include Science

Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that science help is now offered through Homework Help. Students can now work with state-certified teachers of multiple scientific disciplines, in addition to reading, writing and math. “The addition of science to Homework Help means that school and public libraries now have that much more to offer their students,” said[Read More…]

by May 18, 2015 World
ORCID forms new global membership team

ORCID forms new global membership team

Led by Douglas Wright, Director of Membership, the ORCID membership team brings regional expertise in research management, publishing, analytics, research funding, and open access, and fluency in English, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.  The team, based in the US, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and France, is already engaging the research community and supporting our members around the world.  Among other plans,[Read More…]

by May 18, 2015 World
Thomson Reuters Identifies Significant Trends Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities

Thomson Reuters Identifies Significant Trends Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of its 2015 Academic Reputation Survey and new report, “Exploring Scholarly Trends and Shifts Impacting the Academic Reputation of the World’s Leading Universities.” This robust analysis of survey results over a five-year period (2010-2014) identifies the key[Read More…]

by May 13, 2015 World
Latest PA Figures Show Digital Innovation Driving Publisher Revenues

Latest PA Figures Show Digital Innovation Driving Publisher Revenues

Figures released today by The Publishers Association reveal the UK publishing industry to be maintaining its strength, diversity and innovation.  Overall book and academic journal sales remain steady at £4.3billion with digital revenues growing to 35% of the overall total.  Export sales now account for 44% of revenue. Academic journals lead the way in digital publishing with electronic journals now[Read More…]

by May 11, 2015 World
CRC Press Presents New Advances in Skin Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015

CRC Press Presents New Advances in Skin Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015

CRC Press, a leading science, technology and medical publisher, is pleased to announce the release of the following new plastic surgery books at The Aesthetic Meeting 2015: “Operative Procedures in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery” “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques, Two-Volume Set” “Comprehensive Cleft Care: Family Edition” “The Art of Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation, Second Edition”[Read More…]

by May 11, 2015 World
IMS Health Acquires Dataline Software, Extending Real-World Evidence Technology Platform and Application Suite

IMS Health Acquires Dataline Software, Extending Real-World Evidence Technology Platform and Application Suite

IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) has acquired Dataline Software, a leader in Big Data analytics for healthcare, to extend its technology-enabled Real-World Evidence (RWE) platform and accelerate delivery of integrated clinical and cost-of-care insights for assessing healthcare value and performance. Dataline’s powerful software tools significantly expand the capabilities of Evidence 360™, IMS Health’s scalable and secure RWE platform that helps clients extract,[Read More…]

by May 7, 2015 World
Springer Nature Created Following Merger Completion

Springer Nature Created Following Merger Completion

Key competition authorities including the European Union and the US Department of Justice have cleared the merger of Springer Science+Business Media and the majority of Macmillan Science and Education. The new company will be called Springer Nature. The agreement between Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (owner of Macmillan Science and Education) and BC Partners (advisors of funds which own Springer) was announced[Read More…]

by May 6, 2015 World
The Charlesworth Group to support BRILL in China

The Charlesworth Group to support BRILL in China

The Charlesworth Group has announced the provision of China Liaison Services to academic publisher BRILL by way of dedicated marketing and sales support. This arrangement will see The Charlesworth Group provide dedicated specialist staffing and sales’ management activity, along with marketing support, to facilitate BRILL’s strategic goals for China through on-the-ground coordination and close liaison with BRILL’s own Chinese staff[Read More…]

by May 6, 2015 World
McGraw-Hill Education Appoints Catherine J. Mathis as Chief Communications Officer

McGraw-Hill Education Appoints Catherine J. Mathis as Chief Communications Officer

McGraw-Hill Education, the learning science company, today announced that Catherine J. Mathis has joined the company as chief communications officer.  In this role, she will be responsible for conception, design and implementation of corporate communication strategies targeted to critical business, media and education policy-related audiences. Mathis will also lead influencer and stakeholder management efforts aimed at key individuals, investor audiences[Read More…]

by May 6, 2015 World
Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

Supporting public libraries’ life-long learning initiatives, Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is pleased to announce Miss Humblebee’s Academy, a new early literacy product that will assist the library’s youngest learners in building foundational literacy skills. Partnering with Miss Humblebee LLC., Gale has co-developed a robust product tailored specifically to the public library user, which includes the assessment tools libraries[Read More…]

by April 28, 2015 World