Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Researchers’ predictive algorithm to forecast coronavirus outbreaks, taps clinicians’ searches in UpToDate from Wolters Kluwer – 

Wolters Kluwer, Health has announced that a new predictive algorithm is using UpToDate® search activity from clinicians at the point of care – together with data streams from social media, internet search trends and mobility data from smartphones – to serve as a coronavirus early-warning system… Read More

University of Vienna and AIP Publishing sign new ‘Read and Publish’ agreement extend benefits of 2019 pilot – 

AIP Publishing, a not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has announced that University of Vienna in Austria has converted their successful ‘Read and Publish’ pilot project, begun in May 2019, into a full agreement. The University of Vienna was the first academic institution to join… Read More

EBSCO Information Services and SUPC partner to support consortia in response to VAT: zero rating e-publications – 

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is working with the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) to save customers money. EBSCO and SUPC collaborated to ensure that new legislation introduced to apply a zero rate of VAT on electronic publications (e-publications) in the United Kingdom has been effectively applied… Read More

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. to publish Applied Biosafety journal – 

ABSA International has announced a partnership with Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers to publish their journal, Applied Biosafety: Journal of ABSA International, effective 2021. The Journal adds a dynamic component to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.’s renowned portfolio of… Read More

ACM publishes special COVID-19 issue of Interactions to explore design and technology – 

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has announced the publication of a special COVID-19 issue of Interactions, ACM’s magazine focused on human-computer interaction (HCI). The special issue of Interactions—Design in the Pandemic—explores the ways in which critical research and emerging practices in… Read More

Clarivate to combine with CPA Global to form a true end-to-end global solution covering the entire innovation and intellectual property lifecycle – 

Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has signed a definitive agreement to combine with CPA Global, a global leader in intellectual property (“IP”) software and tech-enabled services. In the all-stock transaction, CPA Global shareholders will… Read More

Wiley launches KnowItAll 2020, takes spectral identification to the next level – 

John Wiley & Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, has announced the debut of KnowItAll 2020, following the company’s acquisition of the informatics KnowItAll spectroscopy software and spectral databases in April. KnowItAll 2020 features a new streamlined interface and tools to accelerate the… Read More

Portico at JCDL 2020 – 

On August 5, Karen Hanson, Portico Senior Research Developer, will be participating in ‘Making, Using, and Exploring Web Archives: Tales from Scholars & Practitioners,’ a panel discussion in the Web Archiving and Digital Libraries virtual workshop. The presentation is part of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on… Read More

Collaborative research and development initiative, Building a National Finding Aid Network, receives IMLS funding – 

The California Digital Library has announced a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the foundation for a national archival finding aid network.… Read More

Library’s linked-data project gets new grant – 

A $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is boosting a multi-institution initiative to develop tools and workflows that improve the sharing of catalogue data among libraries and help internet users discover library resources on the web. Known as Linked Data for Production,… Read More

Ken Audus named as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences – 

Ken Audus has been named as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is the professor of pharmaceutical chemistry in University of Kansas and former School of Pharmacy dean. Audus will be the 14th editor of the publication that was founded in 1852. He replaces… Read More

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