Tag Archives: Science

STL Sessions at IFLA WLIC in Kuala Lumpur

(15 August 2018) The Science & Technologies Libraries section is proud to announce its session line up for the upcoming IFLA World Library and Information Congress. Please join us for informatitive and exciting presentations on open access and data librarianship! Libraries as Drivers for Open Access Sunday, August 26th @ 9:30-11:30am 1. From green to gold […]


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Science journals end open-access trial with Gates Foundation

Pilot experiment has seen 26 papers published under open-access terms so far and should yield a report by the end of the year.   (13 July 2018) The publisher of Science last month ended a pilot partnership that allowed open-access (OA) publishing for researchers funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The trial was an […]


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Nature Research and The Estée Lauder Companies launch global awards to celebrate inspirations for women in science

(9 April 2018, London | Melville, New York) With women making up less than a third of the world’s researchers and facing barriers to pursuing long-term careers that lead to senior positions in science, Nature Research and The Estée Lauder Companies have launched two global awards today that seek to put a spotlight on both […]


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Hindawi signs publishing partnership agreement with AAAS

(11 September 2017) Hindawi today announced the signing of a publishing partnership agreement with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Hindawi will support AAAS by providing post-acceptance publishing services for AAAS’s new Science Partner Journal publishing program. AAAS anticipates its first partner journal will launch in early 2018. The Science Partner Journals […]


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Japanese science stalls over past decade, threatening position among world’s elite

(22 March 2017, London) According to the Nature Index, Japan’s scientific output has failed to keep pace with other leading nations over the past decade, risking its position among the world’s elite if renewed government efforts fail to reverse a downward trend in its performance. Japan’s share of high-quality papers included in the Nature Index […]


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AAAS alliance to expand access to high-quality scientific publishing

(14 February 2017) The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have formed a partnership to advance scientific communication and open access publishing. The partnership will also ensure open access to research funded by the Gates Foundation and published in the Science family of journals. This collaboration is […]


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Clarivate Analytics and Chinese Academy of Sciences collaborate on report identifying hottest and emerging fields in scientific research

(31 October 2016, Philadelphia)  Clarivate Analytics and the Chinese Academy of Sciences today released Research Fronts 2016, an annual report identifying prominent areas of scientific research over the past year. This is the third collaborative report from these two organizations. The paper identifies 180 key research fronts including 100 hot and 80 emerging fronts, based […]


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Rapid growth in high-quality research outputs shows China is consolidating position as scientific powerhouse

(27 July 2016) The Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars supplement identifies the countries and institutions showing the most significant growth in high-quality research publications, using the power of the Nature Index, which tracks the research of more than 8,000 global institutions. These are the players to watch. It shows that Chinese institutions are leading the […]


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HighWire Press launches integration with Peer Review Evaluation Service for Science journals

(15 March 2016) American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced that all journals in the Science family, including Science, Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, and Science Advances, now feature the PRE “badge” on articles published in 2016 and beyond. By clicking the badge, readers can quickly see detailed information about the peer-review process, including the number of reviewers […]


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AAAS platform adds functionality, changes URLs

(12 January 2016) cdlib.org reports that the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) platform is updating their site on 12 January to include responsive design, easier access table and figures, and incorporating functionality that is present in their other online titles to the main Science journal. Along with these new features, the titles […]


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Gale brings interactive science products to libraries

(7 January 2016, Farmington Hills, Mich.) Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is offering three new science products for academic and school libraries. The products are designed to help students understand science beyond the text, and combine Gale’s curriculum-aligned reference content with partner CyberScience’s interactive 3D models to bring science learning to life. Two products, […]


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Springer Nature and the Confederation of Indian Industry partner to release the first ever Nature Index report on science in India

(3 December 2015, London)  The Nature Index analytics report Indian Science Ascending is the first of a new style of reports that further probe data from the Nature Index http://www.natureindex.com/) to answer questions about India’s place in global science, especially when compared with countries that have similar volumes of index output in 2014 and with […]


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Collaborative behaviours, traditional practices

IOP Publishing and Research Information Network (RIN) release new report on information practices in the physical sciences. (1 October 2015) While cross-border and cross-disciplinary collaborations are breaking down subject siloes across the physical sciences, a culture of traditional and DIY information practices still holds sway among scientists when it comes to the curation, management and […]


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Da Nang opens modern library along Han River

(1 September 2015) A modern General Science Library worth nearly VND51 billion (US$2.24 million) was inaugurated by the Han River in Da Nang on 31 August based on the upgrade and expansion of the old library. The library also consists of functional rooms including a reading room for children, a multimedia reading room, a room […]


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Advancing Science in India

(13 May 2015) Representatives from AAAS/Science were recently in India with the aim of promoting Science and research in India.  Mr. Tom Ryan (Director), Ms. Eileen Bernadette Moran (Director, Corporate Relations) and Ms. Kiki Forsythe (Senior Publisher Relations Specialists) first attended the 11th Annual Meet & Workshop of INDEST-AICTE Consortium held at IISER Mohali from April 29th […]


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