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WebMD unveils Covid-19 Symptom Checker – 

Health information services provider WebMD has launched a new Covid-19 Symptom Checker to give consumers who are concerned they may have the virus practical next steps based on their symptoms and personal profile. Powered by a proprietary algorithm developed by WebMD’s medical team and driven by… Read More

MIT Press publishes its first open access monographs on the MIT Press Direct platform – 

The MIT Press has announced the publication of its first open access (OA) monographs on the MIT Press Direct platform. Supported by a grant from the Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, the project is part of a larger initiative to… Read More

Taylor & Francis Group announces Eric Merkel-Sobotta as SVP Communications and External Affairs – 

Taylor & Francis Group has announced Eric Merkel-Sobotta as Senior Vice President, Communications and External Affairs, effective April 15. Merkel-Sobotta has extensive experience in the Scholarly Publishing industry, having previously headed Corporate Relations, Communications and External Affairs functions at Springer, Elsevier and De Gruyter. His… Read More

American Anthropological Association appoints Dr. Elizabeth Chin as Editor-in-Chief of American Anthropologist – 

American Anthropological Association (AAA) has announced the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Chin as editor-in-chief for its flagship journal American Anthropologist (AA), effective July 1, 2020. The AAA Executive Board has made this appointment based on the innovative plans she presented to the international search committee, and… Read More

Research Solutions announces a series of new initiatives to support researchers amid COVID-19 crisis – 

Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D-driven organisations, and its wholly owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, have announced a series of new COVID-19 initiatives, including the launch of the COVID-19 Research Viewer Gadget, the latest addition to the… Read More

Cochrane releases revised Conflict of Interest policy for Cochrane Library Content, to go into effect in October 2020 – 

Cochrane has released its revised Conflict of Interest policy for Cochrane Library Content. The policy was created with the support of a project board made up of key stakeholders and conflict of interest experts from within and outside Cochrane, following a rigorous… Read More

Italian Society of Vegetation Science in deal with Pensoft to publish its journal on ARPHA – 

Scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft has announced that Plant Sociology, an open-access, peer-reviewed international journal, has moved to the technologically advanced ARPHA platform. As a result of the recently started partnership, the first 2020 papers of Plant Sociology are now available… Read More

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