Springer Nature and DrugPatentWatch partner to provide patent information for drug database

(11 Apr 2019)  A new module focusing on patents has been added to the drug pipeline tool AdisInsight. The module allows users to find out which drugs have been patented and when regulatory protection may expire. “Drug patent information can help key stakeholders in the drug discovery process understand the impact of patent expiry on the competitive […]

April 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm

Clarivate Analytics establishes Guangzhou office to accelerate growth in South China

(4 Apr 2019)  Clarivate Analytics, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has opened a new office in Guangzhou, China.  This is the fifth Clarivate office in Greater China and reflects the importance of China in the company’s global growth strategy. As an international trade center in South […]

April 12, 2019 - 8:59 am

Digital Science welcomes Gigantum and Ripeta to the family to help increase reproducibility in research

(8 Apr 2019)  Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, welcomes two US-based startups to the Digital Science family of companies: automated reproducibility assessment tool, Ripeta, and data science platform, Gigantum. Both companies are playing a key role in making scientific research reproducible and more transparent. Ripeta is developing a “credit […]

April 11, 2019 - 11:05 am

2019 Scholarly Kitchen webinar: the future of independent and society publishing

(10 Apr 2019)  From Scholary Kitchen: On Wednesday, April 17 (11 AM EDT), we’ll be presenting a panel discussion on a topic that’s increasingly dominating the conversation in the scholarly communications community: The Future of Independent and Society Publishing. For details, see the original post here.  

April 11, 2019 - 10:29 am

Gale introduces new digital archive on Religions of America

(10 Apr 2019)  Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing a new digital archive that explores the history and unique character of the American religious experience. Religions of America provides scholars and researchers access to the largest resource of its kind that follows the development of religions and religious movements born in and significantly reshaped by the United States from 1820 […]

April 11, 2019 - 9:20 am

Future Science Group launches new initiative, PharmaPlatforms

(2 Apr 2019)  Recognising the need for cohesive and collaborative communication plans around published content, Future Science Group (FSG; London, UK) is delighted to announce the launch of a new arm of its business, PharmaPlatforms. Taking published content from FSG’s journals, knowledge networks and content hubs, PharmaPlatforms will provide a range of solutions that enrich the […]

April 11, 2019 - 8:41 am

Springer Nature publishes its first machine-generated book

(2 April 2019, London; Heidelberg) Springer Nature published its first machine-generated book in chemistry. The book prototype provides an overview of the latest research in the rapidly growing field of lithium-ion batteries. The content is a cross-corpus auto-summarization of a large number of current research articles in this discipline. Serving as a structured excerpt from […]

April 8, 2019 - 4:27 pm

OMICS International fined over $50 Million for “Deceptive Practices”

(3 Apr 2019)  The publisher and conference organizer is ordered to pay the US government for what some report to be predatory behavior. US District of Nevada Judge Gloria M. Navarro has ordered OMICS International to pay the US government fines to the amount of over $50 million, according to a court report released March 29. The Scientist […]

April 8, 2019 - 4:17 pm

Wolters Kluwer helps health systems navigate nursing shortages, high turnover, rapid on-boarding and CE with Lippincott Learning

(1 Apr 2019)  Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the release of Lippincott® Learning, a comprehensive evidence-based solution that provides health systems with direct access to competency validation, continuing education and nursing certification review resources that ensure nursing staff competency. Lippincott Learning equips organizations with tools to attain and maintain appropriate levels of qualified nursing staff amid unprecedented professional […]

April 8, 2019 - 2:49 pm

Hindawi helps to maximize visibility and readership of authors’ work through partnership with Kudos

(2 Apr 2019)  Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, is delighted to announce a new partnership with Hindawi Limited, one of the world’s largest fully open access publishers. Kudos’ platform for explaining research in plain language, and its service for enabling researchers to share, track and evaluate their research communications, are […]

April 3, 2019 - 9:42 am

EBSCO Information Services partners with StackMap to expand digital wayfinding within libraries

(26 Mar 2019)  EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has formally partnered with StackMap™, a digital platform for indoor mapping, so that customers may benefit from StackMap’s integrated services with EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) in addition to other catalogs, easing the process of physically locating items in libraries in an effort to enhance the patron experience. StackMap, a library company founded […]

March 28, 2019 - 10:22 am

ACP announces OnlineMedEd mini-bootcamp for new internal medicine residents

(21 Mar 2019)  The American College of Physicians (ACP) today announced the availability of an online mini-bootcamp to help graduating medical students prepare for the mental and physical demands of their upcoming internal medicine residency programs. The six-session video series, created by digital learning provider OnlineMedEd, is free to student ACP members and accessible from ACP’s website. […]

March 26, 2019 - 9:34 am

Altmetric and Nature awarded funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund

(21 Mar 2019)  Data science company Altmetric and leading multidisciplinary science journal Nature will receive funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to build a novel tool for measuring the impact of journalism. Journalism has an impact: news stories can drive policy change, trigger a resignation or investigation, inspire social media debate or launch a field of […]

March 25, 2019 - 8:46 am

AAP StatShot: revenue decline for education and scholarly publishing

(14 Mar 2019) According to the Association of American Publishers StatShot Monthly report, revenues for participating education and scholarly publishers declined in all categories (Higher Education, PreK-12 Instructional Materials, Professional Books and University Presses) for January 2019 as compared to 2018. Among them, the revenue of university presses dropped down the most by 24.5%. For more […]

March 21, 2019 - 4:40 pm

Emerald Publishing announces progressive digital research platform for the social sciences

(15 Mar 2019)  In July 2019, Emerald Publishing will launch a completely new Emerald Insight digital research platform. Developed in collaboration with twelve leading international universities, it is designed to make social sciences research easy and enjoyable to discover. Emerald Insight – the home of over 300 journals, 3,000 books, 1,700 case studies and a growing […]

March 20, 2019 - 8:50 am