AIP Publishing introduces Chinese language author services

(15 March 2018, Melville, NY) AIP Publishing today announced its launch of a suite of Mandarin-language author services to facilitate submissions from one of the world’s fastest growing physical science research communities. By providing Chinese authors with resources to make the publishing process easier and faster, AIP Author Services is leading the effort to develop […]

March 17, 2018 - 7:18 am

Supporting quality information: libraries and publishers dialogue

(15 March 2018)  Libraries and publishers both play an essential role in the production of, and the provision of access to, creativity and knowledge. In their pursuit of this goal, we are affected by the same trends, and share many of the same concerns. The 35th meeting of the international organisations representing publishers and libraries […]

March 16, 2018 - 4:45 pm

Open access is the future – Springer Nature survey

(12 March 2018) The overwhelming majority of professional staff in research institutions and libraries across the globe view open access as the future of academic and scientific publishing. However, many are not satisfied with the speed of transition, according to a survey by Springer Nature. The survey of 200 people aimed to gather opinions from […]

March 16, 2018 - 7:33 am

More than 13,000 images in architecture newly available

(13 March 2018) Artstor has released more than 13,000 new images in Architecture from leading scholars and institutions. This wide-ranging release includes surveys of historic and modern sites, including medieval mosques, restored church architecture in Mexico, Yanaka cemetery in Tokyo, and structures and sculptures along New York City’s High Line. Alka Patel and the University […]

March 14, 2018 - 9:05 am

Oxford University Press extends partnership with DeepDyve

(14 March 2018) DeepDyve and Oxford University Press today announced that Oxford University Press (OUP) has agreed to make over 400 journals available via DeepDyve’s innovative scholarly journal rental platform. The collaboration follows a successful pilot program dating back to 2012 whereby OUP made a subset of its titles available via DeepDyve. “We’re pleased to […]

March 14, 2018 - 8:57 am

Clarivate Analytics hiring Regional Sales Manager, Academic & Government

(1 March 2018) You will – Drives revenue growth of Academic products and solutions such as Web of Science and InCites by meeting or exceeding both new sales and retention goals on monthly and quarterly basis To maintain/grow existing subscriber base through renewals and build an extensive pipeline of new opportunities. To contact new leads […]

March 2, 2018 - 4:12 pm

National Geographic Learning and TED launch innovative English language learning app

Video-based learning app supports English language learning courses (12 February 2018)  National Geographic Learning (NGL), a Cengage company, today announced the release of Learn English with TED Talks, an app developed in partnership with TED designed for students enrolled in programs to learn English as a foreign language. The Learn English with TED Talks app […]

February 28, 2018 - 9:26 am

Elsevier collaborates with Beijing University of Chinese Medicine to enable deeper research into traditional Chinese medicine

BUCM expertise will help enrich and enhance existing Elsevier content; opening new resources up to users as research and evidence about traditional Chinese medicine grows (26 February 2018) As global interest in traditional and alternative medicine grows, Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced that it is working with […]

February 28, 2018 - 9:15 am

New edition of the ISBN standard is published

(9 January 2018) The fifth and latest edition of the ISBN Standard has now been published by ISO (International Organization for Standardization). The new Standard has been developed by an international working group of 41 experts from 14 countries who were involved with the project for three years, providing advice, feedback and discussion points as the […]

February 28, 2018 - 9:02 am

SpringerNature hurries 7 billion euro Frankfurt listing

(23 February 2018, Reuters) SpringerNature, the publisher of science magazine Nature, has brought forward a listing which may value it at more than 7 billion euros ($8.6 billion) including debt, to reduce the risk from volatile stock markets, people close to the matter said. The company, which also publishes Scientific American, is planning to announce […]

February 27, 2018 - 10:11 am

Karger cooperates with Google to enhance access for students

Karger takes part in Google’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access Initiative (CASA) (23 February 2018) Karger Publishers participates in Google’s CASA Initiative, making subscribed Karger content available to university members wherever they are. CASA is activated automatically when users are connected to the university network. To maintain this service, users have to reconnect to the university […]

February 26, 2018 - 2:18 pm

ISSN and DOAJ: a renewed partnership

(22 February 2018) DOAJ is delighted to announce the renewal of its partnership with ISSN. DOAJ is heavily reliant on (the ISSN database) as having a fully registered and confirmed ISSN is one of the first checks that the Editorial Team undertakes when considering applications. For DOAJ, obtaining an ISSN for a journal is […]

February 23, 2018 - 9:19 am

Global publishing trends 2018

(18 February 2018) Publishing is not a level playing field where everyone can walk in and have their place. It is a market driven by forces that are outside of books and reading. How big is global book publishing? And why should you care? Because within the business data lie critical clues for digital transformation. […]

February 23, 2018 - 8:54 am

Dark Archive to protect 600 terabytes of ProQuest data

Company launches long-term preservation initiative with book content (12 February 2018, Ann Arbor, MI) ProQuest has launched a new initiative for the long-term archival storage of its digital content, creating a “dark archive” that protects the investments of its library customers. The ProQuest® SAFE™ (Secure Archives ForEver) service will ensure preservation and access to content […]

February 14, 2018 - 8:27 am

Science’s pirate queen

Alexandra Elbakyan is plundering the academic publishing establishment (8 February 2018) In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to anybody in the world. It […]

February 13, 2018 - 2:33 pm