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Engineering Village adds ASTM International standards to Compendex

Over 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

Search for standards on Engineering Village to achieve higher precision in results thanks to robust indexing and search capabilities.

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Thousands of ProQuest dissertations added to Compendex on Engineering Village

Sourced from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, these dissertations are from leading universities across a wide range of engineering-focused subject areas, covering doctoral dissertations but not masters theses.

Avoid duplicating work and get inspired with new ideas.

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Engineering Village is a CODiE award winner!

“Engineering Village with Numeric Index & Search” has won “Best Content Search, Discovery & Analytics Solution” in the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards 2018.

Numerical indexing and numeric search was created to give engineers better search results based on numeric data and creates consistency and preciseness in numeric-based searches.

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Looking to land your first engineering job?

Check out the career section on Engineering Village to connect with the best engineering job postings.

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Have you looked at charts on Engineering Village?

Answer questions like: Who is funding? What topics are trending? Are publication rates rising?

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 ProQuest expands remote and mobile access with Google Scholar
ProQuest has added support for two new Google Scholar features, giving academic researchers round-the-clock access to scholarly full-text articles and graduate works from anywhere in the world. Now, researchers who use Google Scholar can more easily discover and access the scholarly journal articles, dissertations and theses in their library’s ProQuest databases with the help of Google Scholar CASA remote access and Mobile access with Quick Abstracts.
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 O’Reilly named Top 20 Online Learning Library by Training Industry
O’Reilly, a source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, has been named a 2018 Top 20 Online Learning Library by Training Industry, the source of information on the business of learning. The companies on the list have demonstrated value to organisations and their employees who want access to the highest quality content that enable them to learn the skills needed to excel in their careers – all in a flexible way that fits their lifestyle.
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 Cengage wins two SIIA CODiE Awards for Education Technology
Cengage, an education and technology company, has been recognised with two CODiE Awards for Education Technology from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Cengage achieved top honours in the categories of Best Virtual Learning Solution and Best K12 Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution. In addition, the company was a finalist in three other categories.
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 University of Cergy-Pontoise opts for Ex Libris campusM mobile platform
Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced that the University of Cergy-Pontoise (UCP) in Paris has selected the Ex Libris campusMTM mobile platform to enhance communication and services for students and staff across its six campuses. The platform will enable the university to deliver dynamic, personalised content and apps on smartphones, tablets, and web browsers.
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 ACCUCOMS’ Aggregagent now includes titles from Royal Irish Academy
ACCUCOMS, a provider of sales and marketing services to academic and professional publishers, has announced that AggregagentTM now includes the titles from 25 publishers after the signing of the Royal Irish Academy. Publications of the Royal Irish Academy will be included in the ALPSP Collections and other relevant Aggregagent subject collections.
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 Slack Incorporated and Editage partner to launch author services for peer-reviewed journals
SLACK Incorporated, an independent STM publishing company, has collaborated with Editage to launch author services for its peer-reviewed journals. SLACK Author Services, powered by Editage (https://slackauthorservices.editage.com), are designed to support authors with not only end-to-end pre-submission manuscript preparation, but also translations and post-publication research communication.
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 ConTech 2018 – first draft programme is announced
In just over 3 months ConTech has gone from concept to first draft programme! This programme starts to show how ConTech 2018 is shaping up, how content is being transformed through data science, AI and other emerging technologies.
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 ProQuest names Oren Beit-Arie as Chief Strategy Officer
ProQuest has named Oren Beit-Arie as Chief Strategy Officer. In his new role, he will oversee the continuing development and promotion of ProQuest’s long-term enterprise strategy. Working in close partnership with general managers across the company, he will manage a comprehensive product roadmap and support the development and launch of critical initiatives.
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 WebMD acquires Jobson Healthcare Information
Health information services provider WebMD Health Corp. has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets. Owning brands that have been leaders for over 50 years, JHI has long been recognised for its diversified portfolio of healthcare information, education and marketing services targeted to a broad segment of the healthcare industry, including physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals.
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 ARTiFACTS and Innovative Education Services partner to expand use of blockchain-based platform in scholarly communication
ARTiFACTS, creator of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for scholarly research, and Innovative Education Services (ies), the Asia-Pacific based consulting firm focused on enhancing quality and global visibility of Asian-Pacific scientific research, have formed a partnership to advance the use of blockchain in scholarly communications. Under this partnership, ARTiFACTS and ies will work together to expand the use of blockchain technology to help academic institutions, their researchers, and funding organisations throughout the Asia-Pacific region improve speed, collaboration, access, transparency, and attribution in scholarly research.
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 McGraw-Hill Education and Copia Interactive Collaborate to make digital learning materials more accessible and affordable for college students
Learning science company McGraw-Hill Education and Copia Interactive, a provider of digital learning materials, have announced an agreement to make it even easier for colleges to provide students with effective, affordable course materials via ‘inclusive access’ programs. A growing number of institutions are starting or expanding inclusive access programs, which enable students to have digital course materials automatically delivered to them on the first day of class or earlier at a much lower cost.
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 EDP Sciences and Northwestern Polytechnical University partner to publish its principal journal
Not-for-profit publisher EDP Sciences has announced the open access publication of the first issue of theJournal of the Northwestern Polytechnical University. The journal was founded in 1957 and mainly publishes research results in aviation, aerospace, marine science and engineering technology.
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 IOP Publishing launches new journal, Electronic Structure
IOP Publishing has introduced Electronic Structure (EST) as the newest addition to its journal portfolio. EST is a multidisciplinary journal, covering all theoretical and experimental aspects of electronic structure research, including the development of new methods.
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 Frontiers in Neuroscience announces Vince Calhoun as Chief Editor of Brain Imaging Method
Frontiers in Neuroscience has announced that Vince Calhoun is taking over from Russell A Poldrack and Jean-Baptiste Poline as Specialty Chief Editor for the Brain Imaging Method section. An electrical and biomedical engineer, Calhoun’s research mainly focuses on brain imaging applications to study mental illness. He is currently President of The Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, and Distinguished Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of New Mexico.
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 MIT Press receives grant to conduct environmental scan of OS publishing
The MIT Press has received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct a landscape analysis and code audit of all known open source (OS) authoring and publishing platforms. By conducting this environmental scan, the MIT Press will be providing a comprehensive and critical analysis of OS book production and hosting systems to the scholarly publishing community.
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 Dove Medical Press appoints Michael Ueberall as Associate Editor of Journal of Pain Research
Open access publisher Dove Medical Press has appointed Michael Ueberall as a new Associate Editor of theJournal of Pain Research. Ueberall has been one of the most relevant and prolific pain researchers in Europe, publishing close to 200 peer-reviewed articles and invited textbook chapters over the past three decades.
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 Project MUSE launches redesigned platform
Project MUSE, a provider of digital Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) content, has released its newly-redesigned web presence. The launch is a redesign and re-engineering of MUSE’s proprietary platform. The URL structure for all book and journal content in MUSE will remain the same and there will be no need for redirects or updates to DOI links, no impact on institutional usage statistics, nor any need to update proxy configurations.
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 HARRASSOWITZ now accepting applications for 2018 Charleston Conference Scholarship
International booksellers and subscription agents HARRASSOWITZ is offering once again a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Annual Charleston Conference that takes place November 5-9, 2018, in Charleston, SC. The scholarship is to be awarded to a librarian or paraprofessional who is currently working in a library and who has not yet attended a Charleston Conference.
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 Latest edition of Blogspeak now online
The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Phil Davis (Journal Growth Lowers Impact Factor); Christopher Hill (The future is bright for branch campuses, but not as we know them); Ella Flemyng (Increasing diversity in peer review with transparent mentoring of early career researchers); and Davina Cooper (Materiality of Research: can imaginative projects complement (and not displace) more critical research?). Blogspeak includes blog posts relevant to the publishing industry, particularly STM publishing. Subscribers are invited to participate in the latest edition of Blogspeak Here.
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Latest Publications: UC Davis/UC Davis Medical Center

Your search alert called “UCD/UCDMC” has found 165 new results.

Document Title Authors Year Source
1. Diametric effects of autism tendencies and psychosis proneness on attention control irrespective of task demands Abu-Akel, A., Apperly, I., Spaniol, M.M., Geng, J.J., Mevorach, C. 2018 Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 8478.
2. The Tomato Hybrid Proline-rich Protein regulates the abscission zone competence to respond to ethylene signals Sundaresan, S., Philosoph-Hadas, S., Ma, C., (…), Reid, M.S., Meir, S. 2018 Horticulture Research, 5(1), art. no. 28.
3. Correction: Spatial fidelity of workers predicts collective response to disturbance in a social insect (Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03561-w) Crall, J.D., Gravish, N., Mountcastle, A.M., (…), Pierce, N.E., Combes, S.A. 2018 Nature Communications, 9(1), art. no. 2180.
4. Author Correction: Applications and efficiencies of the first cat 63K DNA array (Scientific Reports DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25438-0) Gandolfi, B., Alhaddad, H., Abdi, M., (…), Wasim, M., Lyons, L.A. 2018 Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 8746.
5. Cultivar influence on variability in olive oil phenolic profiles determined through an extensive germplasm survey Miho, H., Díez, C.M., Mena-Bravo, A., (…), Barranco, D., Priego-Capote, F. 2018 Food Chemistry, 266, pp. 192-199.
6. Multi-color flow cytometry for evaluating age-related changes in memory lymphocyte subsets in dogs Withers, S.S., Moore, P.F., Chang, H., (…), Sparger, E.E., Rebhun, R.B. 2018 Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 87, pp. 64-74.
7. Impact of organic waste composition on life cycle energy production, global warming and Water use for treatment by anaerobic digestion followed by composting Pace, S.A., Yazdani, R., Kendall, A., Simmons, C.W., VanderGheynst, J.S. 2018 Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 137, pp. 126-135.
8. The conundrum of combustible clean energy: Sweden’s history of siting district heating smokestacks in residential areas Brinkley, C. 2018 Energy Policy, 120, pp. 526-532.
9. Amygdala functional connectivity during socioemotional processing prospectively predicts increases in internalizing symptoms in a sample of low-income, urban, young men Gard, A.M., Waller, R., Swartz, J.R., (…), Forbes, E.E., Hyde, L.W. 2018 NeuroImage, 178, pp. 562-573.
10. Acute inhibition of kappa opioid receptors before stress blocks depression-like behaviors in California mice Williams, A.V., Laman-Maharg, A., Armstrong, C.V., (…), Minie, V.A., Trainor, B.C. 2018 Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 86, pp. 166-174.
11. Use of LC-MS for the quantitative analysis of (poly)phenol metabolites does not necessarily yield accurate results: Implications for assessing existing data and conducting future research Ottaviani, J.I., Fong, R.Y., Borges, G., Schroeter, H., Crozier, A. 2018 Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 124, pp. 97-103.
12. Chiral molecules in space and their possible passage to planetary bodies recorded by meteorites Pizzarello, S., Yarnes, C.T. 2018 Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 496, pp. 198-205.
13. In-situ high temperature micromechanical testing of ultrafine grained yttria-stabilized zirconia processed by spark plasma sintering Cho, J., Li, J., Li, Q., (…), Wang, H., Zhang, X. 2018 Acta Materialia, 155, pp. 128-137.
14. External biomechanical constraints impair maximal voluntary grip force stability post-stroke Ding, Q., Patten, C. 2018 Clinical Biomechanics, 57, pp. 26-34.
15. Enzymatic digestion turns food waste into feed for growing pigs Jinno, C., He, Y., Morash, D., (…), Stein, H.H., Liu, Y. 2018 Animal Feed Science and Technology, 242, pp. 48-58.
16. Electrocautery effects on fluorescence lifetime measurements: An in vivo study in the oral cavity Lagarto, J.L., Phipps, J.E., Faller, L., (…), Farwell, D.G., Marcu, L. 2018 Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 185, pp. 90-99.
17. Residue analysis, use-wear patterns, and replicative studies indicate that sandstone tools were used as reamers when producing shell fishhooks on San Nicolas Island, California Smith, K.N., Vellanoweth, R.L., Sholts, S.B., Wärmländer, S.K.T.S. 2018 Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 20, pp. 502-505.
18. Formyl peptide receptor activation inhibits the expansion of effector T cells and synovial fibroblasts and attenuates joint injury in models of rheumatoid arthritis Odobasic, D., Jia, Y., Kao, W., (…), Morand, E.F., Yang, Y.H. 2018 International Immunopharmacology, 61, pp. 140-149.
19. How mammals stay healthy in nature: The evolution of behaviours to avoid parasites and pathogens Hart, B.L., Hart, L.A. 2018 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1751), art. no. 20170205.
20. Optimal design and operating strategies for a biomass-fueled combined heat and power system with energy storage Zheng, Y., Jenkins, B.M., Kornbluth, K., Kendall, A., Træholt, C. 2018 Energy, 155, pp. 620-629
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 Nature Research and NASA partner for a new Nature conference on the Microbiome of the Built Environment (MoBE)
Nature Research and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be convening a new conference designed to guide NASA’s approach to interaction with and control of the Microbiome of the Built Environment (MoBE) of future spacecraft including transports, habitats, landers, rovers and spacesuits. Taking place at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston in the summer of 2019, this three-day event will help to shape NASA’s microbiological research goals. Information for people interested in participating will be provided soon.
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 MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry sign ‘Read and Publish’ agreement
The MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed a license agreement that incorporates elements of a traditional subscription purchase and open access to scholarly articles. The experimental two-year agreement, known as ‘read and publish,’ is seen as an important step on the path toward making more research freely and openly available to the world.
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 SAGE Publishing titles honoured with Textbook and Academic Authors Association Awards
Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has announced that four of its titles will receive awards from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association (TAA) at their annual conference on June 15. TAA’s Textbook Excellence Award (“Texty”) recognises excellence in current textbooks and learning materials, while the Most Promising New Textbook Award honours first edition works and the McGuffey Longevity Award recognises in-demand textbooks and educational materials that have been in print for at least 15 years.
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 HighWire becomes first systems supplier to roll out Universal CASA, in partnership with Google Scholar
HighWire, the technology partner of choice for leading commercial and scholarly publishers, has become the first systems supplier to roll out the new ‘Universal Campus Activated Subscriber Access’ service (Universal CASA) in cooperation with Google Scholar. All content published through HighWire’s Intelligent Publishing Platform will be compatible with Universal CASA – meaning researchers can access the content anytime, anywhere, from any device and any source.
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 IOP Publishing launches two new review journals – Progress in Biomedical Engineering and Progress in Energy
IOP Publishing has launched two new review journals, Progress in Biomedical Engineering and Progress in Energy, dedicated to biomedical engineering and energy research. To build on the success of Reports on Progress in Physics, and IOP Publishing’s established energy and biomedical engineering titles, the new journals focus on authoritative reviews and opinion pieces in the most significant areas of biomedical engineering and energy research.
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 COAR convenes meeting to discuss implementation of technical recommendations in the COAR Next Generation Repositories Report
The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) recently held a meeting of open source repository platforms to talk about the implementation of technical recommendations in the COAR Next Generation Repositories Report. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Open Repositories Conference in Bozeman, Montana, and was attended by representatives from several of the open source repository platforms.
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 Elsevier and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists collaborate to improve productivity for global oil and gas exploration teams
Elsevier, the information analytics business specialising in science and health, has announced that content from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is now available in Geofacets, Elsevier’s information solution for exploration and development. The addition of AAPG content will significantly enhance the Geofacets portfolio, which currently offers approximately 1.8 million maps, figures and tables from over 100 publications.
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 Wolters Kluwer ranks #21 on The Healthcare Informatics 100 list of top hit companies
Wolters Kluwer Health has announced that its ranking on The Healthcare Informatics 100 raised two spots to #21 on the 2018 list, which ranked technology companies based on 2017 health IT revenues in the US. This marks the third consecutive year the global provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions has climbed in the rankings and its seventh consecutive appearance on the high-profile list.
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 BMC series expands into engineering, launches new journal – BMC Biomedical Engineering
BMC Biomedical Engineering, a new open access, peer-reviewed journal is now open for submissions and with it the BMC series enters for the first time a new subject area: engineering. The journal will provide the biomedical engineering community with a global open access venue for robust research with the ultimate goal of improving human health, by combining tools and methods from biology and medicine with mathematics, physical sciences and engineering.
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 HighWire’s visualised analytics product, Vizors, named ‘Best Business Intelligence Reporting & Analytics Solution’ at 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards
HighWire’s visualised analytics product, Vizors, has been named ‘Best Business Intelligence Reporting & Analytics Solution’ at the 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards. Up against the very best products, technologies and services in business software solutions, Vizors is a core component of HighWire’s ‘evidence-based publishing’ approach; delivering a unique solution for ambitious publishers, and their customers.
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 Allen County Public Library first to adopt OCLC Wise in the US
Allen County Public Library, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. The agreement represents the first commitment by a US public library to implement Wise. Uniquely holistic in its design, Wise integrates tools for increasing community engagement with the functions of library management.
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 ConTech 2018 – First 20 speakers announced
With the first 20 speakers now announced for the ConTech 2018 event, which runs from November 29-30, the line-up brings together the movers and shakers from the worlds of content, data science and AI. Publishers, Content Strategists, Information Professionals, Technologists, Academics and Scientists from start- ups to market leading organisations from across the globe are part of the programme. The line up of the speakers is available at https://info-international-events.co.uk/contech-speakers/.
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 Wiley partners with Kudos to enable authors to generate Shareable PDFs for Wiley publications
Wiley, the global research and education company, has extended its partnership with Kudos, the award-winning platform for managing research dissemination, to enable authors to generate Shareable PDFs (S-PDFs) for their Wiley publications. S-PDF makes it easy for researchers to create and share plain language summaries of their work, encapsulated in PDFs that can be uploaded to PDF-based sharing services.
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 Unbound Medicine and APSA launch ExPERT CME platform
Unbound Medicine, a provider of knowledge management solutions for healthcare, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the pediatric surgical specialty, has launched the Continuing Medical Education (CME) platform for pediatric surgeons. Dubbed ExPERT – the Exam-based Pediatric surgery Educational Reference Tool – this resource allows surgeons to both stay up to date and obtain Continuous Certification credits anytime, anywhere on their device of choice.
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 A growing number of libraries are increasingly cancelling subscriptions to full suite of publishers’ journals, opting for limited titles to save on costs
Florida State University has entered into negotiations with publisher Elsevier to see how it can resolve a pricing issue. Back in April, FSU announced that it would not renew a so-called ‘big deal’ with Elsevier in 2019, due to its high cost, and would instead subscribe to a subset of the most-needed journals. The university’s move represents the latest example of academic libraries walking away from these comprehensive and expensive subscriptions, which include all or most of a publisher’s catalogue, and instead signing up for la carte titles.
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 AIUM names Richard G. Barr as next Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has announced that Richard G. Barr will be the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (JUM). Barr’s tenure as editor-in-chief will officially begin January 1, 2019.
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 CLOCKSS announces preservation of Crossref metadata
The CLOCKSS Archive, the long-term preservation service for scholarly content, has announced that the CLOCKSS system will preserve all Crossref metadata. The Crossref system contains bibliographic information for 97 million scholarly articles and book content, and growing by approximately 2 million each year.
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 Wolters Kluwer offers UpToDate and Lexicomp to support Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology
Wolters Kluwer provides the Princess Máxima Center with deep domain expertise in healthcare by offering two medical expert solutions, UpToDate and Lexicomp and monetary support. The solutions offer medical professionals the most recent research and evidence in the healthcare domain. With this, Wolters Kluwer aims to empower medical professionals to make decisions with confidence and reduce variability to ensure patients benefit from the best knowledge and evidence.
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 IET launches first-of-its-kind mobile e-learning platform for engineers
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a first-of-its-kind online learning platform which offers engineers and employers comprehensive, yet flexible engineering courses. With the IET’s latest skills survey showing that nearly two thirds of employers struggle to recruit engineers with the right skills, the IET Academy has been developed by industry experts to support engineers who want to improve their technical skills and knowledge while fitting training around their day job.
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 IWA Publishing selects DataSalon for sales reporting and publisher dashboards
IWA Publishing (IWAP) has announced the adoption of DataSalon’s MasterVision platform in order to deliver comprehensive data reporting against the backdrop of a complex picture of customer data that encompasses relationships with numerous partners selling and distributing their industry leading journals. MasterVision joins up all of the IWAP’s different data sources and is easily scalable so that more can be added over time or changed as their business develops.
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 Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology launches new section – Developmental Epigenetics
Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology has announced the launch of a new section, Developmental Epigenetics. The section is led by Professor Rosalind M John from Cardiff University, UK, and Professor Claire Rougeulle from Paris Diderot University, France.
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 National Geographic Learning launches Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life
National Geographic Learning (NGL), a Cengage company, has released the only complete K-12 math solution under a continuous author team with the launch of Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life. The new Modeling Real Life series is available for K-8 and marks NGL’s first foray into elementary math.
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 The CCDC appoints Jürgen Harter as CEO
The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) has announced that Jürgen Harter has accepted the position of CEO. Jürgen is a highly commercially driven scientist, who has acquired more than 20 years of life sciences, information technology, and big data expertise in the biopharmaceutical domains by working at companies such as Horizon Discovery Group plc, ExcoInTouch Ltd., CambridgeSoft Ltd., Abcam plc and BioWisdom Ltd.
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 Scope e-Knowledge Center now part of SPi Global
SPi Global, the market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise (SME) to multiple industries, has completed the transaction for the acquisition ofScope e-Knowledge Center, a leading provider of specialised knowledge services for publishers and information providers. Scope is one of the five businesses under the Quatrro group of companies’ umbrella, largely focused on services and fulfillment, leveraging platforms and technology in specified domains.
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 Artificial intelligence will bring back the ‘glittering spires’ of universities, predicts Jisc chief executive
Artificial intelligence will bring back the ‘glittering spires’ of universities, chief executive at Jisc Paul Feldman predicted at a conference recently. Speaking during a session exploring the challenges for the sector posed by artificial intelligence, Feldman described how little more than two decades after the internet driven third revolution in education, we are now facing a fourth one.
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 Altmetric to organise publisher workshop
Altmetric is organising an afternoon of talks and workshop sessions at Warwick Business School in London – on level 17 of The Shard. The event will feature a mixture of talks from publishers already making use of altmetrics, product updates, interactive workshops and a panel discussion on how publishers can play their part in responsible metrics.
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 Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine to preserve OA e-journals with Portico
Digital preservation service Portico has announced that the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine (JSNM) will preserve their Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that they will be secure and available into the future. The JSNM publishes Kaku Igaku and has a network of over 3,500 members, consisting of Physicians, chemists, technologists, and more to improve the flow of knowledge and information.
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 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft signs up as sustainable funder
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) has announced that Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft has signed up to the growing list of organisations who have committed funds, via SCOSS, to support DOAJ on its way to a sustainable form of funding and future. DOAJ claims to be a valuable tool not only for researchers and libraries, but also for funders and infrastructure providers.
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 Latest edition of Blogspeak now online
The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Fatima Arkin (Scientists and subscription journals tussling for power); Laura Radcliffe and Leighann Spencer (Diary of an app! Will using mobile devices in qualitative research become the norm?); Matthew Sanscartier and Matthew Johnston (How to thrive on academic criticism); and Dawn Field (Levels of editing of a scientific paper). Blogspeak includes blog posts relevant to the publishing industry, particularly STM publishing. Subscribers are invited to participate in the latest edition of Blogspeak Here.
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