Clarivate Analytics acquires the SequenceBase business to expand its search and analysis capabilities for the life sciences IP market

(9 Sep 2019) Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC;CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that it has acquired the business of SequenceBase, a leader in providing patent sequence information and search technology to the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The acquisition will deliver an expanded solution to the […]

September 10, 2019 - 9:12 am

Top cited Chinese authors receive IOP Publishing award

(19 Jul 2019) Top cited authors from China are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is presented to corresponding authors from China, for work published in both IOP Publishing and its partners’ journals from 2016 to 2018. The winners are authors of the top one per cent […]

September 9, 2019 - 10:17 am

IOP’s new partner journal to cover extreme manufacturing

(19 Feb 2019) IOP Publishing has been chosen by a consortium of Chinese partners to publish their new journal, the International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing (IJEM). The new, open access journal will cover the science and technology of manufacturing functional devices and systems with extreme dimensions (extremely large or small) and/or functionalities under extreme conditions or environments. IJEM […]

September 9, 2019 - 10:15 am

IOP Publishing award for top cited Indian authors

(1 Aug 2019) Top cited authors from India are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the whole IOP Publishing journal portfolio in the past three years (2016-2018). The winners are authors of the top one per cent […]

September 9, 2019 - 10:09 am

ORCID’s funder working group publishes its recommendations

(5 Sep 2019) ORCID’s Funder Working Group, part of the ORBIT (ORCID Reducing Burden and Improving Transparency) initiative, today published three reports summarizing their work to date. The reports cover ORCID and grant DOIs and the use of ORCID in grant applications and grant reporting processes. Collectively, they summarize how and why to use ORCID and other persistent identifiers at all […]

September 9, 2019 - 8:51 am

Wolters Kluwer helps the IPSF empower the next generation of pharmacists with advanced drug information resources

(5 Sep 2019) Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it is collaborating with theInternational Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) to support young pharmacists with learning tools from the globally respected drug information resource Lexicomp®. Based in The Hague, Netherlands, IPSF is the world’s leading advocacy organization for pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates. Together with Wolters Kluwer, […]

September 9, 2019 - 8:40 am

Skillsoft’s Percipio now hosts custom content

Skillsoft’s learning experience platform provides a single, central access point for enterprise-wide learning (4 Sep 2019) Responding to strong customer demand, Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, today announced that its award-winning intelligent learning experience platform, Percipio, hosts custom content. This significant milestone comes as organizations seek one central access point for custom, off-the-shelf and linked public […]

September 7, 2019 - 3:02 pm

Access Innovations enhances search on McGraw-Hill’s AccessEngineering

(26 Aug 2019)  Access Innovations, Inc., provider of Data Harmony software solutions, is proud to announce a recently completed project with McGraw-Hill to create a series of robust taxonomies that will support the back end of AccessEngineering. These taxonomies will improve search functionality for those interested in AccessEngineering’s educational materials The full press release is here.  

August 28, 2019 - 8:33 am

U-Dictionary reaches strategic partnership agreement with Oxford University Press

(26 Aug 2019) U-Dictionary, a famous global English Learning application, on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Oxford University Press, the largest university press in the world, in an effort to offer Indian Users Free Globally Authoritative Dictionary. Find out more from the original post here.  

August 28, 2019 - 8:29 am

Projekt DEAL and Springer Nature reach understanding on world´s largest transformative open access agreement

(22 Aug 2019) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between MPDL Services, on behalf of Projekt DEAL, and Springer Nature sets the scene for the world’s most comprehensive open access (OA) agreement to be finalised later this year. Reaching such an understanding has been possible through acknowledgement of the common commitment of both parties to […]

August 23, 2019 - 8:47 am

PressReader acquires News360

(20 Aug 2019)  PressReader, the world’s premium newspaper and magazine platform, today announced its acquisition of News360 – a leader in content personalization and publisher analytics.  News360’s technology analyzes and attributes content from any given news story to more than a million distinct audience interests, and reaches more than 100M unique readers every month through its News360 […]

August 22, 2019 - 8:11 am

Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital health ecosystem

(14 Aug 2019)  Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has expanded its industry-leading life science intelligence offerings with the launch of Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence™. This new, first-of-its-kind solution will help drug, device and technology developers navigate the dynamic digital health landscape with […]

August 15, 2019 - 9:21 am

WebMD acquires QxMD

(14 Aug 2019) WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, has acquired QxMD, a Vancouver, BC-based learning technology company that delivers mobile decision point tools and personalized learning solutions for physicians and health care professionals (HCPs). The acquisition, announced today, combines QxMD’s unrivaled online clinical […]

August 15, 2019 - 8:57 am

SPARC urges Department of Justice to block merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill

(14 Aug 2019) Today, SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) submitted a detailed filing to the U.S. Department of Justice urging federal antitrust enforcers to block the proposed merger between college textbook publishing giants Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education. The merger would create the largest publisher of college course materials in the United States and the world’s […]

August 15, 2019 - 8:54 am

AAAS launches collaboration with Bio-protocol, in support of scientific reproducibility

(13 Aug 2019) Today, as part of continued efforts to foster transparency and reproducibility in life science research, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the Science family of journals, announces a four-year collaboration with the publisher Bio-protocol. The launch of the agreement between AAAS and Bio-protocol comes amid a growing demand for sharing experimental […]

August 15, 2019 - 8:33 am