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IPR License and Digi-Rights® announce promotional rights and licensing campaign for self-published authors

IPR License and Digi-Rights® announce promotional rights and licensing campaign for self-published authors

IPR License, the global rights and licensing trading platform, and Digi-Rights® a global provider of Automated Rights Solutions, have announced the launch of a promotional campaign to help greater numbers of US-based self-published authors to showcase and monetise the rights they hold to their works. Tom Chalmers, Managing Director of IPR License, commented: “Growing numbers of self-published authors are realising[Read More…]

by April 1, 2015 World
Nature Index 2015: Asia-Pacific consolidates reputation as high-quality scientific research power house

Nature Index 2015: Asia-Pacific consolidates reputation as high-quality scientific research power house

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has maintained its world-leading reputation for high-quality scientific research, according to the Nature Index APAC supplement 2015, published today as a supplement of Nature. APAC nations contributed more than 25% of articles included in the Nature Index database in 2014. China leads the way in the region, trailing only the United States in the total number[Read More…]

by April 1, 2015 World
Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Integrates with OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan Service

Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Integrates with OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan Service

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, announced its award-winning Get It Now academic solution is integrated with OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service, the largest ILL network in the world. Get It Now, adopted by nearly 300 institutions of higher education, is a cost-effective service that gives library patrons and staff instant access to[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 World
Bioscientifica to be represented by USACO in Japan

Bioscientifica to be represented by USACO in Japan

Bioscientifica are pleased to announce an exclusive agreement with USACO Corporation to support library sales in Japan. This move will facilitate closer collaboration between Bioscientifica and its Japanese customers. USACO is a leading distributor of high quality scientific journals and books in Japan. From March 2015 USACO will represent Bioscientifica, enabling librarians and other institutional customers to discuss their requirements[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 World
AIP Publishing Launches an eCommerce Site Powered by Sheridan for Print-on-Demand Conference Proceedings

AIP Publishing Launches an eCommerce Site Powered by Sheridan for Print-on-Demand Conference Proceedings

AIP Publishing has just launched a branded eCommerce site—printorders.aip.org—to offer print copies of conference proceedings direct to consumers. The solution is an integration of two Sheridan technologies: Sheridan Connect—a publisher-branded and direct-to-consumer eCommerce platform; and Sheridan Select—a universal print automation system that facilitates single or multiple copy print orders for journals, books, and custom compilations. Together, these technologies enable AIP[Read More…]

by March 17, 2015 World
African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa

African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa

The Wellcome Trust is pleased to support the African Union’s recent call to establish the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), to be led by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The announcement marks a major step towards advancing global health and development across the continent. The Wellcome Trust,[Read More…]

by March 11, 2015 World
Scientific publishing celebrates 350 years

Scientific publishing celebrates 350 years

The world’s oldest continuously published journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, celebrates its 350th anniversary today, 6 March 2015. A gruesome account of an early blood transfusion in 1666, Isaac Newton’s historic paper on light and colour, Dyson and Eddington’s paper confirming Einstein’s theory of general relativity and Stephen Hawking’s early writing on black holes in space are just some[Read More…]

by March 10, 2015 World
Copyright Clearance Center Adds New Publishers to Get It Now

Copyright Clearance Center Adds New Publishers to Get It Now

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, has added four high-value publishers to its award-winning Get It Now article delivery service. Additionally, Get It Now was selected as a 2014 Top Product by readers of University Business magazine for the second year in a row. The new publishers are the Association for the Advancement of[Read More…]

by March 5, 2015 World
HighWire Appoints Dan Filby, CEO

HighWire Appoints Dan Filby, CEO

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies with global reach, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Filby as Chief Executive Officer. Dan will lead HighWire through its next phase of growth and will be focused on operational excellence, customer service and thought leadership in the publishing technology industry. Dan[Read More…]

by March 2, 2015 World
Wiley Receives Nine Prestigious PROSE Awards

Wiley Receives Nine Prestigious PROSE Awards

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global knowledge-based services provider, is honored to be the recipient of nine PROSE Awards for 2015.  The PROSE Awards recognize excellence in professional and scholarly publishing by highlighting distinguished books, journals and electronic content. This year, Wiley titles won in six categories and were awarded honorable mentions in three categories: biological[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 World
Springer’s eBooks on center stage at Australian universities

Springer’s eBooks on center stage at Australian universities

Springer is putting its eBooks front and center in a new campaign scheduled for Orientation Week in Adelaide, Australia, this month. While the full breadth of the effort will feature a lot of moving parts at multiple locations, there is no question that the content is the true star of the show. “Several years ago we heard of a science[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 World
Simba: Nature-Springer Deal Further Consolidates STM Publishing

Simba: Nature-Springer Deal Further Consolidates STM Publishing

The announcement, last month, of a blockbuster merger in scientific, technical and medical (STM) publishing is the first major industry consolidation since John Wiley & Sons bought Blackwell Publishing prior to the Great Recession of 2008. Holtzbrinck Publishing Group and BC Partners announced Jan. 15 an agreement to merge Springer Science+Business Media with the majority of Holtzbrinck-owned Macmillan Science and[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 World