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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
American Chemical Society announces new CEO: Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D.

American Chemical Society announces new CEO: Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Board of Directors has named Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D., executive vice president and chief innovation officer at DuPont, the Society’s next executive director and chief executive officer (CEO), effective February 17, 2015. Connelly is retiring from DuPont at the end of this year after a distinguished 36-year career. He succeeds Madeleine Jacobs, who is[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 World
Palgrave Macmillan to focus on publishing more humanities and social science scholarship from Asia, especially China

Palgrave Macmillan to focus on publishing more humanities and social science scholarship from Asia, especially China

Academic publisher Palgrave Macmillan has announced that it is focusing on publishing more humanities and social science scholarship from Asia, especially China. New Perspectives on Chinese Politics and Society is the first Palgrave Macmillan series that has been commissioned from China and will be launched in 2015. The series will be edited by Yang Zhong, Changjiang Distinguished Professor and Zhiyuan[Read More…]

by December 1, 2014 World
Wiley Announces Leadership Changes for Research Business Segment

Wiley Announces Leadership Changes for Research Business Segment

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, today announced changes to the leadership of its Research segment. The changes are designed to simplify the organizational structure and increase the focus on activities that drive value for authors, customers and partners in[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 World
Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Infotrieve

Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Infotrieve

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global rights licensing technology and content solutions organization, announced today it has acquired Infotrieve, Inc., a leader in enterprise SaaS software and business services for scientific, technical and medical (STM) published content. The acquisition enables CCC to deliver new value to its corporate customers and publishers by combining Infotrieve’s best-in-class content management technology, document[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 World
Free global access to Ebola resources from Oxford University Press extended and updated

Free global access to Ebola resources from Oxford University Press extended and updated

Oxford University Press is extending and updating global free access to Ebola resources through the end of 2015 as the crisis has deepened. Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of an international public health emergency in August, the Press offered three months’ free access to 50 articles across our online products and journals to researchers, healthcare workers, and policymakers in[Read More…]

by October 27, 2014 World
Al Manhal, empowering publishers to spread Arab knowledge worldwide

Al Manhal, empowering publishers to spread Arab knowledge worldwide

While you were reading this article, more than 100 people around the globe accessed and read content from the world-renowned Al Manhal library. In fact, today alone, nearly 1,000,000 users can access and benefit from this extensive digital library that was just an idea four years ago – an idea that has since grown into a powerful platform for the[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 World
SAGE extends partnership with Load2Learn scheme delivered by RNIB and Dyslexia Action

SAGE extends partnership with Load2Learn scheme delivered by RNIB and Dyslexia Action

SAGE today announced an extended partnership with the Load2Learn initiative delivered by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Dyslexia Action to provide books in an accessible format for the visually impaired and print disabled. From today, this partnership will enable all registered users access to over 2,000 SAGE books from across disciplines. Load2Learn is a free service, for use[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 World
Springer US turns 50 years old

Springer US turns 50 years old

Springer Science+Business Media today celebrates 50 years of operations in the United States. While the founding of the company dates back to 1842 in Berlin, it was not until the mid-20th century that Springer had an official US branch of operations. The motivations behind the expansion to North America in 1964 were the same as those that fuel Springer’s activities[Read More…]

by September 10, 2014 World
Wolters Kluwer Health and Visible Body Partner to Offer 3D Anatomy Educational Solutions

Wolters Kluwer Health and Visible Body Partner to Offer 3D Anatomy Educational Solutions

Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce a partnership with Visible Body®, producer of an award-winning suite of 3D anatomy education solutions, to distribute their web-based and mobile products via its Ovid® medical research platform for institutions globally. Visible Body is an entity of Argosy Publishing. Ovid will offer seven interactive, 3D anatomy education modules, along with companion mobile apps[Read More…]

by September 10, 2014 World