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The Charlesworth Group Co-authors Major China Market Report with The Publishers Association

The Charlesworth Group Co-authors Major China Market Report with The Publishers Association

The Charlesworth Group is delighted to announce the publication of the PA Market Report: China, published by The Publishers Association (‘The PA’) and co-authored by The Group’s Xiaoying Chu and international consultant Professor Paul Richardson. This new report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the world’s second largest publishing market available in English. It provides insights into the[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 World
World’s first collaborative data centre for education and research gains momentum

World’s first collaborative data centre for education and research gains momentum

In the 12 months since the first shared data centre for research and education was launched by Infinity SDC and Jisc, many of the country’s top universities, colleges and research institutions have joined to improve efficiency, decrease costs and advance collaboration on world-leading research. A year ago research in the UK was given a boost when the first shared data[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 World
Ian Singer To Join Credo as Chief Content Officer

Ian Singer To Join Credo as Chief Content Officer

Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Ian Singer will join the company as its Chief Content Officer. Mr. Singer, who most recently served as Vice President, Group Publisher for Media Source Inc., will oversee Credo’s publisher relations activities and content acquisition strategy. “Ian’s entrepreneurial track record combined with his background in the library industry make[Read More…]

by August 24, 2015 World
Outsell, Inc. publishes new CEO Topics Report: Evaluating Automated Content Tools

Outsell, Inc. publishes new CEO Topics Report: Evaluating Automated Content Tools

Outsell, Inc., the world’s only research and advisory firm focused on media, information, and technology, today announced publication of a new CEO Topics Report: Evaluating Automated Content Tools. The report shows how such technologies have made rapid advances and are now extending beyond content businesses to support all kinds of big data analysis and communication, with profiles of the main[Read More…]

by August 19, 2015 World
Wolters Kluwer’s Health Division today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Learner’s Digest International, LLC, for $150 million in cash

Wolters Kluwer’s Health Division today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Learner’s Digest International, LLC, for $150 million in cash

Learner’s Digest is a leading provider of independent continuing medical education (CME) to physicians in the U.S. Operationally, the company will become part of Wolters Kluwer Health Learning, Research & Practice (LR&P), and will bring a range of offerings that are complementary to LR&P’s existing strengths in quality medical, nursing and other healthcare information solutions. The company offers a mobile[Read More…]

by August 17, 2015 World
Figshare Announces Next-Generation Platform – Customized for Academic Institutions

Figshare Announces Next-Generation Platform – Customized for Academic Institutions

Figshare, an online digital repository for academic researchers, today launched the next generation of its research data management platform, Figshare for Institutions, developed to address the specific needs of academic institutions to store research data securely. The pioneering platform has piloted at institutions in the U.K., Australasia, and mainland Europe, and supports their needs for better storage, preservation, accessibility and[Read More…]

by August 13, 2015 World
Outsell Report Reveals the Impact of Research Funders

Outsell Report Reveals the Impact of Research Funders

Times have changed – and research funders have changed with them, supporting scientific research while seeking to generate positive financial and societal returns. Outsell, Inc., the world’s only research and advisory firm focused on media, information, and technology,today announced publication of a new report The Impact of Research Funders on Scholarly Communication.The report examines the role funders play in the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2015 World
NISO Launches New Project to Develop XML Standard for Producing Standards Documents

NISO Launches New Project to Develop XML Standard for Producing Standards Documents

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) voting members have approved a new project to standardize the ISO Standard Tag Set (ISOSTS) in line with JATS (ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012 JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite) for application by standards development organizations (SDOs) and use in the standards ecosystem. In the process of formalizing ISO STS-a variant of JATS-as an ANSI/NISO standard, this new[Read More…]

by August 11, 2015 World
Leading Australian Research Information Innovator joins Digital Science

Leading Australian Research Information Innovator joins Digital Science

Digital Science, a technology company that invests in and incubates technology companies serving the needs of scientific and research communities today announced the appointment of Simon Porter to the role of VP Academic Relationships and Knowledge Architecture. Porter joins Digital Science’s Research Metrics team from the University of Melbourne, where he has worked for the past 15 years. Porter is[Read More…]

by August 5, 2015 World
Wiley joins list of document suppliers for FIZ AutoDoc´s pay-per-view option

Wiley joins list of document suppliers for FIZ AutoDoc´s pay-per-view option

Wiley will be available as a new document supplier for FIZ AutoDoc´s pay-per-view option. Thus, articles from nearly 1,600 Wiley journals, hosted on Wiley Online Library, can be ordered and downloaded immediately via FIZ AutoDoc. Wiley is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field[Read More…]

by July 30, 2015 World
Simba Information Completes Acquisition of Education Market Research

Simba Information Completes Acquisition of Education Market Research

Simba Information, a leading provider of market research and analysis in educational and professional publishing, announced today that it completed its acquisition of Education Market Research (EMR). With roots back to 1968, Simba Information has been tracking the publishing industry for nearly 50 years; it currently offers 2 newsletters and several syndicated market research studies yearly covering the education publishing industry,[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 World
Major Repository Networks Agree to Collaborate on Data Exchange, Technological Development, and Metadata

Major Repository Networks Agree to Collaborate on Data Exchange, Technological Development, and Metadata

On July 9 and 10, 2015, three major regional open access repository networks and aggregators (OpenAire, LA Referencia, and SHARE), along with the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)and Center for Open Science (COS) met in Charlottesville, Virginia, to discuss synergies and potential areas of collaboration. Open access repositories are being adopted around the world to support and promote open[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 World