Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Elsevier to make clinical review articles and book chapters openly accessible to raise awareness of rare diseases – 

Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics, specialising in science and health, is making clinical review articles and book chapters on rare and undiagnosed diseases free for 60 days beginning on Rare Disease Day (#RareDiseaseDay), February 29, 2020. The free content consists of clinical review articles… Read More

Pleiades Publishing and Springer Nature announce new phase of their long standing partnership – 

Pleiades Publishing and Springer Nature have announced a new phase of their long standing partnership. Commencing in 1993, the two companies have evolved their relationship from distributing scientific journals originating in the former USSR, to comprise all aspects of digital delivery, including… Read More

IOP Publishing unveils new open access journal – Materials for Quantum Technology – 

IOP Publishing has launched Materials for Quantum Technology, a new fully open access journal devoted to the development and application of materials science for all quantum-enabled technologies and devices. Supported by a diverse Editorial Board of leading experts in the field, Materials for Quantum Technology… Read More

eLife partners with Open Knowledge Maps to upgrade visual research discovery platform – 

eLife has announced a partnership with fellow non-profit Open Knowledge Maps, which runs the world’s largest visual search engine for scientific literature, to improve the service’s technology platform. This is the latest collaboration under eLife’s Innovation Initiative, aimed at supporting open-source projects… Read More

Gale launches new online learning platform for public libraries – Gale Presents: Udemy – 

Gale, a Cengage company, has announced the launch of Gale Presents: Udemy, a new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business – that provides patrons access to over 4,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors across more than 75… Read More

Future Science Group launches online nanotechnology knowledge network: The Nanomed Zone – 

Future Science Group (FSG) has announced the launch of a new resource, The Nanomed Zone; a new online platform enabling collaboration between all professionals in and related to the field of nanotechnology. Adding to FSG’s portfolio of existing online resources, including Oncology Central and RegMedNet, The… Read More

IOP Publishing and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium renew three-year OA agreement – 

Researchers and students at 10 institutions in Austria will continue to benefit from unlimited open access publishing in IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals. The move is the result of the renewal of the agreement between IOPP, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (Kooperation E-Medien Österreich, KEMÖ) and the… Read More

Three university libraries go live with ProQuest Rialto, addresses the pain of selection and acquisition – 

Three university libraries – the University of Edinburghthe University of Texas at Dallas, and Southern Methodist University – have gone live with ProQuest RialtoTM. Rialto rebuilds the selection and acquisition process for… Read More

Oxford University Press to publish Toxicology Research journal – 

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the Royal Society of Chemistry have announced the transfer of the journal Toxicology Research from the Royal Society of Chemistry to OUP. Toxicology Research, the official journal of the British Toxicology Society and the Chinese Society… Read More

ACM announces inaugural issue of new interdisciplinary OA journal exploring how technology is transforming government – 

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced the inaugural issue of Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV), a new interdisciplinary open access journal on the impact of technology on governance and public institutions. DGOV presents applied and empirical research from academics, practitioners, designers and technologists,… Read More

Ex Libris announces enhancements to the Ex Libris Pivot research funding database – 

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced enhancements to the Ex Libris Pivot® research funding database, a comprehensive resource for global funding opportunities sources. The new Awarded Grants feature in Pivot enables researchers and research offices to gain valuable insights by searching millions of previously… Read More

UCLA-based physician scientist brings distinguished career in electrophysiology to journal editorship – 

Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar has been named the next editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Shivkumar is a physician scientist who serves as the director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, as well as the university’s electrophysiology programs. He is a professor of medicine (cardiology), radiology and bioengineering… Read More

The American Diabetes Association unveils new portal for sharing and discovering supplementary research data powered by Figshare – 

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has launched a new portal for sharing and discovering supplementary research data powered by Figshare, available at Supplementary research data published in four of the ADA’s journals – Diabetes, Diabetes Care,… Read More


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