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US John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announces new partnership with Overleaf, enables author collaboration - 19 May 2017

Publisher John Wiley and Sons, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Overleaf, a cloud-based, collaborative authoring tool, that makes writing, editing and submitting research for publication quicker and easier. This new partnership reflects Wiley's commitment to offering exceptional author service and will further enhance the publication experience for authors by enabling straightforward collaboration and offering significant time-saving on writing, formatting and submitting articles to Wiley's journals.

Authors will be able to register to use the Overleaf service to write, edit and collaborate on their research easily online. The partnership means that Overleaf will provide authors using their service with access to Wiley's authoring templates, allowing authors to easily prepare and edit their manuscripts online, and submit directly to more than 80 of Wiley's journals with one-click, at no cost to the author. No additional software requires downloading, allowing authors to start writing and collaborating instantly from anywhere, and on any device.

With real-time collaboration and composition, Overleaf allows authors to see how their final project will look as they type – allowing for effective and transparent co-authoring.

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US Elsevier appoints Jean P. Shipman as new Vice President, Global Library Relations - 19 May 2017

Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, has appointed Jean P. Shipman, currently Executive Director of Knowledge Management and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah, to fill a newly created role of Vice President, Global Library Relations. Her role commences on August 7, 2017.

The Vice President, Global Library Relations is responsible for building deep and mutually beneficial relationships across the library community, particularly in the academic and research sectors. Jean will lead programs that leverage Elsevier's capabilities to deliver analyses to form the basis of collaborative discussions, develop systematic studies, form and lead projects that address mutual objectives, and facilitate knowledge transfer with and between Elsevier colleagues and librarians.

Jean is a former president of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and past member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP). She also serves as Director, MidContinental Region and National Training Office, National Network of Libraries of Medicine. In addition, she is the Director for Information Transfer for the University of Utah's Center for Medical Innovation. She has served on advisory panels of the New England Journal of Medicine, The STM Association and SPARC, and has held many other professional offices and committee appointments.

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US ORCID and ICSU World Data System partner to support reuse of research data - 19 May 2017

ORCID and the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) have agreed to enter into a formal partnership, the ultimate goal of which is to build levels of trust to enable sharing of research data. Both organisations met during International Data Week in Denver to discuss opportunities of collaboration and were able to identify several areas of convergence: using persistent identifiers for datasets to enable discoverability; promoting use of ORCID in dataset deposit workflows to enable citation; and working together on promulgating certification schemes for data repositories.

ORCID and the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) share a common interest in improving how research information is shared. ORCID empowers researchers and the institutions that support them to make trusted digital connections between researchers and their works and affiliations. WDS promotes universal and equitable access to, and long-term stewardship of, quality-assured scientific data and data services, products, and information across a broad range of disciplines.

ICSU-WDS is a membership organisation committed to improve the trustworthiness of scientific data services by fostering the compliance with international and agreed-upon community standards, increasing data accessibility and the sustainability of scientific data infrastructures. It promotes universal and equitable access to quality-assessed scientific data, data services, products, and information covering a broad range of disciplines from the natural and social sciences, and humanities. Accredited WDS Regular and Network Members have a national or international remit for scientific data stewardship, while co-opted Partner and Associate Members support the WDS endeavour.

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US PLOS appoints Alison Mudditt as Chief Executive Officer - 19 May 2017

Open access journal publisher Public Library of Science (PLOS) has announced the appointment of Alison Mudditt as its Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. For the past six years Mudditt served as Director of University of California Press (UC Press) where she ushered in new strategies to lead the company into the digital age, including the innovative journal and monograph Open Access programs Collabra and Luminos.

Prior to UC Press, Mudditt was Executive Vice President at SAGE Publications, Inc., leading publishing programs across books, journals and digital platforms. Her 25 plus years in the publishing industry include leadership positions at Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, and Taylor & Francis Inc., in Philadelphia, US.

PLOS is a non-profit Open Access publisher, innovator and advocacy organisation dedicated to accelerating progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. The PLOS suite of journals – PLOS ONE, PLOS Biology, PLOS Medicine, PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS Genetics, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases and PLOS Pathogens – contain rigorously peer-reviewed Open Access research articles from all areas of science and medicine, together with expert commentary and analysis. In addition to journals, the organisation advances innovations in scientific publishing through Channels, Collections, Communities and The PLOS Blog Network.

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UK Cochrane announces latest Associate Centre, Cochrane Sweden - 19 May 2017

Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, has announced its newest Associate Centre, Cochrane Sweden.

The new Cochrane Sweden Centre is located in the city of Lund, and is affiliated with the Department of Research & Development / Section for HTA Analysis, Skåne University Hospital, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, and with the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen.

Cochrane Sweden will promote evidence-based decision making in healthcare across Sweden by supporting and training new Swedish authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as working with clinicians, professional associations, policy-makers, patients, and the media to encourage the dissemination and use of Cochrane evidence.

Cochrane works with collaborators from more than 130 countries to produce credible, accessible health information that is free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest. Cochrane's work is recognised as representing an international gold standard for high quality, trusted information.

Cochrane Sweden will be co-ordinated and led by its new Centre Director, Matteo Bruschettini, who will offer methodological support, mentoring, and supervision.

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US Baker & Taylor's Global Publishers Services and Simon & Schuster India announce distribution agreement - 19 May 2017

Baker & Taylor, a worldwide distributor of digital and print books, and Simon & Schuster India have entered into a distribution agreement for Baker & Taylor's Global Publishers Services (GPS) effective May 1, 2017. Baker & Taylor's GPS specialises in supporting client publishers with international sales, marketing, and supply chain and digital-to-print services. Through its new agreement with Simon & Schuster India, GPS will be able to locally stock titles for optimal distribution into the marketplace, including for key online retailers.

GPS has agreements with brand name publishers that will resonate well in India, including Sourcebooks, recently named a top 10 publisher by Publishers Weekly and a leading publisher of children's, young adult and adult fiction, and Sounds True, a leading publisher of bestselling Buddhism and spirituality titles, including an audio library by Eckhart Tolle. These publisher relationships are complimented by category strengths such as children's, illustrated, music, and fiction.

Over the last several years, Simon & Schuster India has significantly grown its presence in the Indian marketplace. Earlier this year, it launched a new local publishing program to widespread acclaim and bestselling success.

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