Wiley launches new Spectra Lab applications to help scientists manage analytical data

Wiley launches new Spectra Lab applications to help scientists manage analytical data

Wiley today announced the launch of Wiley Spectra Lab Desktop edition and Wiley Spectra Lab Server edition, providing flexible options, enhanced features, and essential tools for any organization managing analytical data. In addition to providing access to the world’s largest collection of 2.3 million curated reference spectra, the Desktop edition allows scientists to build their own knowledge bases.

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Wolters Kluwer Completes Acquisition of Emmi

Wolters Kluwer Completes Acquisition of Emmi

Wolters Kluwer Health announces that it has today completed the acquisition of Emmi Solutions for a total net consideration of $170 million (€158 million) in cash following termination of the waiting period under the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. The agreement to acquire Emmi was originally announced on October 4, 2011

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USDA and CHORUS Collaborate to Advance Public Access

USDA and CHORUS Collaborate to Advance Public Access

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and CHORUS have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to advance public access to content reporting on USDA-funded research. USDA already links from the PubAg portal to CHORUS-verified, publicly accessible content on CHORUS Publisher Members’ sites.

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Open Access Books Poised to Grow 30% a Year Through 2020

Open Access Books Poised to Grow 30% a Year Through 2020

While the movement to unlock the vaults of scientific, technical and medical (STM) research is revolutionizing academic journal publishing, scholarly and professional book publishers are experimenting with open models simply to keep the venerable monograph from extinction—this according to the most recent report from media and publishing intelligence firm Simba Information.

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SAGE Publishing and Perusall partner to support digital pedagogy and increase class preparation

SAGE Publishing and Perusall partner to support digital pedagogy and increase class preparation

SAGE Publishing announces a new agreement allowing access to a selection of SAGE textbooks through the award-winning eBook platform and social annotation tool Perusall. Perusall allows students and instructors to annotate digital texts together, connect with other classmates, and respond to questions directly on the text before coming to class, enabling students to come to class better prepared.

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Wellcome Open Research launches with first articles

Wellcome Open Research launches with first articles

Wellcome Open Research, Wellcome’s publishing platform, launches today. Its first articles are published and freely available to view1, and will shortly undergo open peer review. They span a range of formats - from more traditional research articles to data notes, software tools and study protocols, and are from academics across a range of career levels.

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