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Institute for Scientific Information releases new global research report examining impact of multi-authorship on citations – 

A new report released by the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate Analytics identifies a growing number of research articles in the Web of Science with 1,000 or more unique authors across more than 100 different countries. Multi-authorship and research analytics examines… Read More

Springer Nature Group CEO Vrancken Peeters completes Executive Team – 

Springer Nature Group Chief Executive Officer Frank Vrancken Peeters has announced two new appointments, completing the line-up of his Executive Team. Charlotte Liu returns to Springer Nature, as Chief Commercial Officer, following three years at global auction house Christie’s. Liu previously headed Springer Nature’s China… Read More

IEEE announces retractions from IEEE Xplore® digital library – 

Technical professional organisation IEEE has announced that it is retracting 30 articles that were published in the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility from 2016 to 2018 and 19 articles from the 2018 International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (“CoCoNet”) due to violations of IEEE’s peer-review… Read More

ProQuest OneTM Academic database named ‘Outstanding Academic Title’ by Choice Magazine – 

The ProQuest One Academic database – the new multidisciplinary resource from ProQuest – has been named to Choice Magazine’s highly acclaimed Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2019. Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division… Read More

Natures Sciences Sociétés journal to be published in open access from January 2020 – 

The Natures Sciences Sociétés (NSS) journal will be published in open access from January 2020. The journal will be hosted and produced by EDP Sciences, which is actively supporting the transition of journals to open access. Articles will be freely accessible and published under a Creative… Read More

American College of Physicians’ flagship medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, to migrate its website to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform – 

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has announced that it is migrating the website of its flagship medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform in spring 2020. The new website will continue to deliver all of the… Read More

SPi Global signs agreement to acquire SPS from Springer Nature Group – 

SPi Global, the market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise to multiple industries, has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Scientific Publishing Services (SPS) from research and education publisher Springer Nature… Read More

ConTech 2019: Doors open 9 am on December 5th – 

At ConTech 2019 attendees will hear from the pioneers who have embraced new technologies such as data science, AI, and machine learning to change the way they create, manage and sell their content. Content users and information specialists are using this new generation of tools to… Read More

French academic consortium for higher education and research and Elsevier sign new national license agreement – 

Couperin, the French academic consortium for higher education and research, and Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, have signed a new national license agreement. This four-year agreement (2019-2022) will provide researchers at universities and research institutions across France with equal access… Read More

Publishers fully committed to Open Access transition, says new report – 

Academic publishers want to make the transition to Open Access (OA) a reality as comprehensively and rapidly as possible and see transformative agreements as vital to this process, according to a new independent report titled, Evidence to inform a response to the UKRI review of Open… Read More

SPIE appoints Harry Levinson and Hans Zappe as co-editors-in-chief of the Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS – 

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced the appointment of new co-editors-in-chief of the Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (JM3), effective January 1, 2020. Harry Levinson, a consultant at HJL Lithography, and Hans Zappe, the Gisela and Erwin Sick Professor of Micro-Optics… Read More

ScienceOpen and Pensoft Publishers sign strategic collaboration agreement – 

The research discovery platform ScienceOpen and Pensoft Publishers, an independent academic publishing company, have entered into a strategic collaboration partnership with the aim of strengthening the companies’ identities as the leaders of innovative content dissemination. The new cooperation will focus on the… Read More

National Library of Medicine appoints Margaret McGhee as a Chief of Public Services Division – 

The National Library of Medicine has announced the appointment of Margaret McGhee as Chief, Public Services Division. She will assume this role on December 9, 2019. McGhee will lead the Division responsible for several key NLM programs including MedlinePlus, the main web site, customer service, management… Read More

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