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CAS launches new predictive retrosynthetic capabilities in SciFinderⁿ – 

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, has announced the launch of a breakthrough retrosynthetic capability in SciFinderⁿ as part of their continued commitment to helping R&D leaders accelerate scientific discovery. This computer-aided synthetic design (CASD) solution utilises AI technology, powered by CAS’s unmatched collection… Read More

Provation enhances clinical documentation software solutions and expands physician office, hospital and ASC footprint with the acquisition of MD-Reports – 

Provation Medical, Inc. (“Provation” or the “Company”), the premier software provider of procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”), has announced its acquisition of MD-Reports, a leading provider of electronic medical record (EMR), practice management… Read More

Emergent Scientist accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – 

Emergent Scientist has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), its first indexation, where it joins over 13,500 other high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Indexation in the DOAJ means Emergent Scientist is in compliance with the open access policy of the DOAJ and meets all the… Read More

IGI Global waives open access article processing charges throughout January 2020 – 

As researchers face a lack of funding to support publishing under open access and struggle with having their work widely discoverable, IGI Global is waiving article processing charges (APCs) when an author’s article is submitted and accepted under open access (OA) to a select list of… Read More

MedPage appoints Dr. Marty Makary as new editor in chief – 

The Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Marty Makary as Editor-in-Chief at MedPage, a trusted and reliable daily healthcare news source reaching 800,000 healthcare professionals on a daily basis. Makary is Chief of Islet Transplant Surgery at… Read More

Bentley University announce professors David M. Wasieleski and James Weber as the new editors for Ethics Journal – 

The W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University has announced that professors David M. Wasieleski and James Weber have agreed to serve as the new editors of the center’s journal, Business and Society Review (BASR). BASR is a peer-reviewed academic journal that addresses a wide range… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Roger C. Schonfeld (Who Is Competing to Own Researcher Identity?); Phil Davis(Study: Recommender Systems May Increase Citations); James W. Weis, Amy Brand and Joi Ito (The Case for an Institutionally Owned Knowledge Infrastructure); Jeffrey Brainard (Articles in ‘predatory’ journals receive… Read More

The first-ever NISO Plus conference – Early bird registration open through January 15 – 

The first-ever NISO Plus conference is scheduled to be held from February 23-25, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. Building on the success of the former NFAIS annual conference, the idea is to make the meeting as inclusive as possible for the information community. Early bird Read More

F1000 Research joins Taylor & Francis Group – 

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group, part of Informa plc, has announced the addition of cutting-edge open research publisher F1000 Research Ltd. United by their shared goals of amplifying and democratising research, the addition is an important further step in strengthening… Read More

ARL comments on Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing – 

On November 6, 2019, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) published a request for public comments on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and supplemental DRAFT guidance. NIH has a long history of promoting public access to the research it funds, including… Read More

eLife announces Timothy Behrens as new Deputy Editor – 

eLife has announced the appointment of Timothy (Tim) Behrens as the new Deputy Editor. Behrens, Professor of Computational Neuroscience at Oxford University and University College London (UK), and a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, was formerly a Senior Editor for eLife. He will now work alongside… Read More

The Optical Society announces new Editors-in-Chief for 3 high-quality Journals – 

The Optical Society (OSA) has announced that Miguel Alonso, Prem Kumar and Guifang Li have been appointed as the new editors-in-chief of Optics Letters, Optica, and Advances in Optics and Photonics, respectively. Each of the editors-in-chief began their tenure on January 1, 2020. Miguel Alonso… Read More

OCLC awarded Mellon Foundation grant to develop infrastructure to support linked data management initiatives – 

OCLC has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a shared ‘Entity Management Infrastructure’ that will support linked data management initiatives underway in the library and scholarly communications community. When complete, this infrastructure will be jointly curated… Read More

Kudos unveils new Research Showcase to maximise non-academic impact of research projects – 

Kudos, the award-winning service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, has announced the launch of its new Research Showcase. This public website claims to be the world’s first platform to drive discovery of ‘research in progress’, providing stakeholders – from… Read More

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