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QliqSOFT and Elsevier announce strategic content collaboration – 

Healthcare chatbot and clinical communications innovator QliqSOFT has announced a strategic content collaboration with Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, to integrate Elsevier’s industry-leading product, Interactive Patient Education, into QliqSOFT’s Quincy chatbot and Virtual Visit Telehealth platform. The integration will help… Read More

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences partners with Pensoft to move Silva Balcanica journal to ARPHA – 

The scholarly publisher and technology provider Pensoft has welcomed open-access, peer-reviewed international journal in forest science concerning the Balkan Peninsula, Central and Southern Europe, Silva Balcanica, to its self-developed publishing platform ARPHA. Having become the latest addition to the lengthy portfolio of scholarly outlets dedicated to… Read More

AAP StatShot Annual Report: Book publishing revenues up slightly to $25.93 billion in 2019 – 

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has released the StatShot Annual report for Calendar Year 2019, estimating that the U.S. book publishing industry generated $25.93 billion in annual revenue, up by 1.1% as compared to 2018. In terms of units the report estimates that 2.76 billion… Read More

Editage collaborates with Partners in Digital Health to advance research in blockchain and technology innovations in healthcare – 

Editage, the flagship brand of Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, has announced a partnership with Partners in Digital Health (PDH) to offer language editing and translation support for researchers submitting to PDH’s journals Telehealth and Medicine Today and… Read More

ARL appoints Deborah R. Grayson as Senior Director, Leadership and Organisational Development – 

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has appointed Deborah R. Grayson as Senior Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, effective August 10, 2020. Deborah R. Grayson has more than 15 years of experience leading a variety of leadership, learning, and organisational development initiatives in the United States… Read More

SAGE releases five-year Journal Impact Factors to broaden the impact conversation – 

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has released the five-year Journal Impact Factors (JIF) for all its social and behavioural science (SBS) journals. This is the second year that SAGE has published JIF data from a five-year period in a move to widen the conversation about alternative… Read More

ACS expands ACS Au portfolio with nine new fully open access journals, names Dr. Christopher W. Jones as inaugural editor-in-chief of JACS Au – 

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dr. Christopher W. Jones of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) as the inaugural editor-in-chief for the fully open access journal JACS Au. In a separate and closely aligned development, ACS is also announcing… Read More

World Scientific to freeze Journal prices for 2021 – 

STM publisher World Scientific recognises that it is a difficult time for libraries worldwide to maintain their holdings. Many institutions have seen their budget affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In view of this, World Scientific has decided to freeze the prices of its journals… Read More

Registration for Quantum 2020 officially opens – 

Registration has officially opened for Quantum 2020, a virtual conference hosted by IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics (IOP). The conference is being organised in partnership with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and the Chinese Physical Society… Read More

ResearchAndMarkets adds Open Access Journal Publishing 2020-2024 report to its offering – 

The Open Access Journal Publishing 2020-2024 report has been added to’s offering. In today’s global market, it is more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of scholarly and professional publishing. Growth plan for 2020 and beyond can be… Read More

McGraw Hill now accepting nominations for Second annual ALEKS All-Star Educator Awards – 

McGraw Hill has kicked off its nationwide call for nominations for the second annual ALEKS All-Star Educator Awards. The 2020 ALEKS All-Star Educator Awards will honor two K-12 teachers and two higher education instructors who have applied the ALEKS program to achieve exceptional results and improve… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Janet Napolitano (University research should be free to all); Dalmeet Singh Chawla (It is time to get serious about research fraud); Virginia Barbour (Science publishing has opened up during the coronavirus pandemic. It won’t be easy to keep it that… Read More

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