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Open Preservation Foundation publishes new strategy
- 05 Jul 2018

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) has published its new strategy, setting out the long-term direction for the organisation.

The strategy establishes the OPF's position in the digital preservation landscape and guides the tasks, tools, and projects that the Foundation will address.

New core values define the Foundation's fundamental beliefs and how the organisation conducts itself. The strategy focuses on developing the OPF reference toolset and roadmaps for the open source digital preservation tools under its stewardship. It describes the activities to build on the Foundation's best practice and knowledge sharing programme.

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Karger Publishers expands in the Middle East, opens new Regional Office in Dubai
- 26 Mar 2018

Medical and scientific publisher Karger Publishers has opened a new Regional Office in Dubai to extend its network in the Middle East. With this local presence, institutions and editors will get direct access to Karger products and services. At the same time Karger Publishers is also adding two regional journals to its portfolio - International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism and Dubai Medical Journal. Both journals have been developed in cooperation with the Dubai Health Authority and are Free Open Access (No «Article Processing Charge», Gold Open Access).

The overall goals are to establish the Karger brand, win key academic institutions as partners for the entire publication program and services, and develop an editorial network in the Middle East.

The new office is responsible for the Middle Eastern region, which includes Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

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Clarivate Analytics re-establishes Institute for Scientific Information to its Scientific and Academic Research Group
- 07 Feb 2018

Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has announced that it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the academic community.

Established in 1960 by Dr Eugene Garfield, ISI produced the Science Citation Index - the first citation index for the sciences - in 1964, followed by the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts&Humanities Citation Index, as well as the Journal Citation Reports including Journal Impact Factors, all during the 1970s. These indexes were gathered together and introduced in 1997 as the Web of Science on the internet. This revolutionised the way people searched for information of interest. Dr Garfield anticipated the advent of hyperlinked pages on the web and the appearance of the Google Search algorithm (the patent for which cites Garfield). It took 40 years for technological developments to catch up with Eugene Garfield's vision.

As part of Clarivate Analytics, ISI will benefit from access to a wealth of data from the Web of Science. With close to 150 million records from 33,000 journals, Web of Science's unique collection of resources provides researchers with the breadth they need to be comprehensive without sacrificing the precision they need to understand the nuances of their field. ISI will promote greater academia-industry collaboration and plans to draw upon the rich, enhanced patent data from the group's flagship IP database, the Derwent World Patent Index (DWPI). This patent-smart technology will provide the Institute with a unique lens on innovation.

Leading the re-establishment of ISI will be Samantha Burridge, Director of Strategy and Transformation, ably assisted by both a strong internal team and a plethora of new hires.

Dr Jonathan Adams will return to the Institute for Scientific Information in April 2018 as a Director. Previously, he was the lead founder of Evidence Ltd (2000-2009) and Director of Research Evaluation for Thomson Reuters (2009-2013). He was a science policy adviser to the UK for the Research Councils (1989- 1992) where he first worked with ISI to introduce bibliometrics to UK research evaluation. He will join from Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, where he currently holds the post of Chief Scientist, Digital Science.

Dr Nandita Quaderi has joined Clarivate Analytics as Editor-in-Chief of the Scientific and Academic Research group. In addition to driving Clarivate Analytic's role as the arbiter of quality in research, Dr Quaderi will work with ISI to determine the metrics that Clarivate Analytics will use to set and measure quality standards across the Web of Science. Dr Quaderi was Publishing Director of Open Research at Springer Nature where she led Scientific Reports to become the largest journal in the world.

Clarivate Analytics has engaged education data analytics and consulting company, SchoolDash to support ISI in an advisory capacity, as part of a broader mission to promote data science in academia and education. Its founder, Dr Timo Hannay, was previously the founding managing director of Digital Science, which he ran from its inception in 2010 until 2015, when he left to launch SchoolDash. Dr Hannay was also the co-founder of Science Foo Camp, an annual science and technology event held each summer at Google, and has previously worked as director of nature.com, a consultant at McKinsey&Company, a writer for The Economist, and a research neurophysiologist at the University of Oxford. He is currently a non-executive director of Sage Publishing.

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AAUP is now the Association of University Presses
- 22 Dec 2017

The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) has announced a name change to the Association of University Presses (AUPresses), effective immediately.

The membership of the Association voted in June to undertake this change, as part of a strategic assessment of the organisation's identity, mission, and goals. The new logo and visual identity that were revealed are vibrant expressions of the Association's purpose and vision.

The Association of University Presses is a community of publishing institutions and professionals committed to the highest caliber of research-based scholarship. Together, they advocate for the fundamental role of scholarly publishing in achieving academic excellence and in cultivating and disseminating knowledge.

A Brand Working Group, including Association staff, officers, and members, provided guidance throughout the brand strategy and logo development process. The new logomark was created in collaboration with Studiolo Secondari and designers Paper Plus Rocket. The designers were briefed on the core identity, reaffirmed through the strategic assessment, of the Association: open and engaging, representing a forward-thinking and mission-driven publishing community that holds to - and stands for - high standards of scholarship and professionalism. The new visual identity will be easily adapted to print, online, and social uses.

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Nature Research opens new editorial office in Berlin
- 07 Nov 2017

Springer Nature is celebrating the establishment of a new editorial centre in Berlin for Nature Research, the portfolio that includes Nature and the Nature-branded research journals. The new office will include the editorial team for Nature Catalysis, a new journal, which is launching in January 2018. Celebrations commenced on November 6 with a panel discussion titled 'Catalysis for a sustainable future' and was followed by a reception in the rooms of Springer Nature at Heidelberger Platz in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. The event is part of the Berlin Science Week.

Panelists at the event included Sonja Jost, Managing Director of DexLeChem GmbH, Jan Kees van der Waal of Avantium, Prof. dr. Peter Strasser of the Institute of Chemistry of the Technical University Berlin, Prof. Dr. med. Roel van de Krol from the Helmholtz Center Berlin for Materials and Energy and Dr. med. Enda Bergin, Chief Editor of Nature Catalysis.

The discussion will be moderated by Daniel Ferber, who will also be presenting Springer Nature's Grand Challenges programme, which addresses complex global challenges of the time. This will be complemented by another new Nature Research journal, Nature Sustainability, launching in January 2018, which will specifically focus on these topics.

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