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

“Big Deal” database launched

(9 Aug 2019) Details of the “big deals” struck by university libraries and academic publishers have now been published as part of the Big Deal Knowledge Base. The database, launched yesterday by open-access advocacy group SPARC, includes thousands of pricing details on journal subscriptions as well as unredacted license agreements. Source: Inside Higher Ed  

August 12, 2019 - 9:16 am

UC faculty protest Elsevier by suspending work for Cell Press

(8 Aug 2019)  Faculty members at a number University of California schools have stopped serving on the editorial boards of journals published by Cell Press in protest of its parent company, Elsevier, not having reached a deal with UC for access to its publications. The 31 signatories of a letter to Elsevier, posted yesterday (August 7) online, write […]

August 9, 2019 - 9:39 am

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and Wiley announce a partnership to publish The FASEB Journal

(6 Aug 2019) John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) is delighted to announce that, starting in 2020, Wiley will publish The FASEB Journal on behalf of The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). The addition of TheFASEB Journal to Wiley’s portfolio extends the partnership between FASEB and Wiley, which also publishes the open access journal FASEB BioAdvances. […]

August 8, 2019 - 8:55 am

OSA launches comprehensive reviewer resource center

(1 Aug 2019) The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the launch of the new OSA Reviewer Resource Center, a convenient and comprehensive portal offering reviewers the opportunity to become certified, find guidance and information about reviewing for OSA’s journals, and be recognized and rewarded for the vital service they perform for the Society. Employing video, infographics, and […]

August 5, 2019 - 9:49 pm

Wiley and the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies announce new publishing partnership

(30 Jul 2019) John Wiley and Sons Inc.(NYSE: JW-A) (NYSE: JW-B) is delighted to announce a new publishing partnership with Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS). ACSESS has selected Wiley to publish its esteemed journals, magazines, and books program on behalf of its three member societies: American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science […]

August 2, 2019 - 3:06 pm