Nanyang Polytechnic Library hiring Librarian

Responsibilities include Management of library systems to deliver user-centric services Contribute to the development of digital library resources and services Initiate and manage programmes and activities to promote the use of library and information resources and services Create, develop and maintain instructional tools, aids, guides and web content LAS has the details. Application Closing Date […]

March 22, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Clarivate Analytics honors Dr. Eugene Garfield’s legacy to Information Sciences with a Memorial Scholarship

(16 March 2017, Philadelphia)  To honor the legacy of Dr. Eugene Garfield, the visionary founder of the Web of Science and a pioneer of Information Science, Clarivate Analytics today announced the creation of the “Eugene Garfield Information Sciences Pioneer Award.” This award will be given annually to at least one promising information scientist, selected by […]

March 21, 2017 - 8:30 am

De Gruyter and ISEAS enter partnership

(17 march 2017) The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore and De Gruyter have formed an editorial and commercial partnership for ISEAS’s publications in South East Asian Social Studies, Politics and Economics. ISEAS is the largest publisher in those fields. This includes a frontlist of titles and a backlist of approximately 950 titles from […]

March 20, 2017 - 9:02 am

Wochit’s global expansion continues in APAC

(14 March 2017) Today, Wochit announces several new content partnerships and new customers across APAC. Wochit is forming more publisher relationships in Asia and Australia, increasing the power of social video in a growing market. Following a recent funding round from investors including Singapore Press Holding’s SPH Media Fund, Wochit has pursued new relationships throughout […]

March 17, 2017 - 8:42 am

New report on digital transformation in publishing reveals sluggish progress: only 25 percent of publishers see themselves as ahead of industry peers

(14 March 2017,  London, UK) An in-depth study analyzing digital transformation in the publishing industry and released today found that 25 percent of publishers see themselves as “lagging” versus the rest of the industry in their current transformation efforts, while only 25 percent feel they are “leading.” The study, which included 25 leading U.S. and […]

March 16, 2017 - 10:48 am

Kudos and PubFactory partner to increase reach and impact of research content

(13 March 2017) Following PubFactory client De Gruyter’s successful pilot with Kudos, PubFactory further invests in Author Services by partnering with Kudos to deliver tools and services to publishers that increase dissemination and visibility of their research content. The current connection between PubFactory and Kudos allows for automatic transmission of publication data enabling Kudos to […]

March 14, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Springer Nature forges strategic cooperation with three Chinese universities in support of China’s “double world-class” program

(9 March 2017, Shanghai) Springer Nature has signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation with Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Beijing Union Medical College and Tsinghua University School of Medicine in Shanghai and Beijing this week. The signing of these MOUs is intended to assist the three universities in […]

March 11, 2017 - 2:15 pm

New Chinese COPE resources

(7 March 2017) COPE has published new Chinese translations of COPE resources. Guidelines: Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers Discussion document: What constitutes authorship? Flowcharts: Complete set of flowcharts Other Chinese COPE material Code of Conduct Code of Conduct for journal editors Code of Conduct for publishers

March 8, 2017 - 4:11 pm

SAGE Video grows with new collections in Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice

(1 March 2017, Los Angeles, CA). SAGE Publishing today announces that it has expanded SAGE Video, its highly reviewed library of streaming videos across the social sciences, to include two new collections: Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice. Hosted on SAGE Knowledge platform and designed to enhance research, teaching, and learning at all levels, the new […]

March 5, 2017 - 12:59 pm

BoardVitals, a powerful board review tool for physicians

(28 February 2017) STAT!Ref has an online study tool for board certification called BoardVitals.  BoardVitals brings together content from major publishers, universities, and top healthcare professionals into a single platform, creating the largest training ecosystem in health and medicine. This powerful and affordable board review tool doesn’t just provide a question bank, it is a […]

March 1, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Recommended: Connecting researchers with the research that matters to them

(23 February 2017, London | Heidelberg) Recommended, a new service which connects the research community with the most relevant content, is launched by Springer Nature today.  The service has been developed in response to the extensive and rapid increase in published research which makes it difficult for researchers to keep up to date with developments […]

February 26, 2017 - 7:48 pm

Continued Elsevier access in support of German science

(13February 2017) Elsevier has chosen to continue providing access to Elsevier journals for dozens of German institutions that cancelled their individual subscriptions at the end of 2016. They did so anticipating that a new Germany-wide license agreement would be in place by January this year, which Elsevier regrets has so far has not been achievable. […]

February 17, 2017 - 8:12 am

Ingenta agrees landmark collaboration with CEPIEC in China

(15 February 2017, Oxford) Ingenta has signed an agreement with China Educational Publications Import & Export Corporation Ltd (CEPIEC), which will enable publishers on Ingenta Connect to market and sell their content to Chinese researchers and institutions. The two year deal with China’s largest academic digital resource importer will provide international publishers who host their […]

February 16, 2017 - 9:09 pm

Springer Healthcare launches Medicine Matters, a new medical education website

(15 February 2017) The content-rich portal will provide physicians and healthcare professionals with a reliable, free source of medical education, designed to promote best clinical practice and improved health outcomes. The website currently focuses on the latest advances in diabetes medicine at The global rollout plan includes local language-supported content within new websites for […]

February 16, 2017 - 3:43 pm

New SAGE Journals Platform makes research easier to discover, navigate, and share from any device

(15 February 2017, Los Angeles, CA). SAGE Publishing has a new platform for SAGE Journals. In close consultation with researchers, editors, authors, society partners, and librarians – the new site has been designed to deliver a world-class online research experience. From enhanced author tools to more intuitive navigation to improved search functionality to ease of use […]

February 16, 2017 - 8:11 am