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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
Maverix Biomics and Elsevier Sign Cooperation Agreement

Maverix Biomics and Elsevier Sign Cooperation Agreement

Maverix Biomics Inc., today announced at the 23rdInternational Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference (Tricon) in San Francisco CA that the company has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, to streamline the interpretation of raw next-generation sequencing (NGS) data to reveal new insights and to assist with critical decision making. The[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 World
UKSG Transfer Code of Practice to be Maintained by NISO

UKSG Transfer Code of Practice to be Maintained by NISO

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and UKSG announce that the Transfer Code of Practice will now be supported and maintained by NISO. The Code provides voluntary guidelines for publishers to follow when transferring journal titles between parties to ensure that the journal content remains easily accessible by librarians and readers. NISO has republished Transfer version 3.0 as a NISO[Read More…]

by February 11, 2015 World
STM opens community-wide consultation on article sharing

STM opens community-wide consultation on article sharing

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) today opened a communitywide consultation into the sharing of research articles. Running from 9th February until 10th April 2015, the consultation aims to start discussion and to gain a better understanding of the current landscape of article sharing through scholarly collaboration networks and sites. Feedback is invited, including input on[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 World
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Launches CREd Library on Silverchair’s SCM6 Platform

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Launches CREd Library on Silverchair’s SCM6 Platform

Silverchair announced today the launch of the Clinical Research Education Library (CREd Library) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on Silverchair’s SCM6 Platform. CREd Library is a dynamic collection of critical resources developed by ASHA that utilizes Silverchair’s SCM6 platform for semantic technology and a tailored user-experience. It was developed to facilitate the advancement of high-quality clinical practice research by[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 World
ASA Launches Anesthesiology, the Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, on Silverchair’s SCM6 Platform

ASA Launches Anesthesiology, the Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, on Silverchair’s SCM6 Platform

The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®)  has launched Anesthesiology, its official medical journal,on Silverchair’s SCM6 Product Development Platform. Since 1940, Anesthesiology has led the world in the publication of transformative content in the field of anesthesiology research as the premier peer-reviewed research journal for the practice of perioperative, critical care, and pain medicine. ASA selected Silverchair to host Anesthesiology in[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 World
PCG celebrates 25 years of service to scholarly publishers

PCG celebrates 25 years of service to scholarly publishers

Sales, marketing and research consultancy Publishers Communication Group (PCG) announced plans to mark its silver jubilee in 2015, having helped more than one hundred publishers connect with thousands of libraries and millions of end-users around the world over the past quarter century. The company will host a series of commemorative events and speaking engagements throughout the year. PCG will present[Read More…]

by February 2, 2015 World
De Gruyter Expands its Advisory Board in China in the Area of STM

De Gruyter Expands its Advisory Board in China in the Area of STM

De Gruyter is proud to announce that Professor Wing Sum Cheung of the University of Hong Kong has been appointed to De Gruyter’s Advisory Board, thus considerably strengthening the company’s STM activities in the area of mathematics. Professor Cheung’s appointment is just the latest development in De Gruyter’s many years of successful engagement in China. The two other advisors, Professor[Read More…]

by January 29, 2015 World
SAGE’s Global Publishing Director appointed to Campaign for Social Sciences Board

SAGE’s Global Publishing Director appointed to Campaign for Social Sciences Board

SAGE’s Global Publishing Director and author of three books, Ziyad Marar, has today been appointed to The Campaign for Social Science (CfSS) coveted board. Launched to raise the profile of social science in the public, media and parliament, The CfSS is one of the leading voices and advocates for social sciences in the UK. Since SAGE’s founding 50 years ago,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 World