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 Elsevier and Hypothesis collaborate to integrate open annotation

Elsevier and Hypothesis have announced a collaboration to align annotation capabilities in Elsevier's Research Products with the emerging ecosystem of interoperable clients and services for annotation based on open standards and technologies. By working together, Elsevier and Hypothesis demonstrate two important shifts in scholarly communications: first, the growing role that annotation plays within the life cycle of research and publication; and second, that data standards and open frameworks are increasingly essential to scientific collaboration and progress.

 The 17th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences announced

The Wiley Foundation has announced that the seventeenth annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to Lynne E. Maquat for elucidating the mechanism of nonsense-mediated messenger RNA decay, a fundamental process whereby cells remove defective transcripts that can encode toxic proteins. Dr. Maquat is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, the Founding Director of the Center for RNA Biology: From Genome to Therapeutics, the Founding Chair of the University of Rochester Graduate Women in Science, and the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

 American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science launches its journal on HighWire's BenchPress and JCore

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) has launched its flagship journal, Clinical Laboratory Science, on HighWire's JCore content delivery platform and BenchPress manuscript system. BenchPress and JCore are components of HighWire's Intelligent Platform, a next-generation solution for publishing that streamlines workflows from submission to publication, and on to discovery, reading, and new research.

 University of Bristol selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services

The University of Bristol, ranked among the top universities in the world, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its new cloud-based library services platform. The university selected WorldShare Management Services (WMS) because it provides everything needed to manage a leading research library with world-class collections.

 ACCUCOMS to represent Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) in Latin America

ACCUCOMS, a provider of sales and marketing services to academic and professional publishers, has announced its new representation agreement with the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America including Brazil. SEG's mission is to advance applied geophysics, in part by fostering knowledge exchange in the field. To accelerate that goal, SEG has engaged ACCUCOMS to represent its research and information resources in Latin America.

 The National Archives joins the Open Preservation Foundation

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) has announced The National Archives of the UK as its latest charter member. The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK Government. They are the guardians of more than 1,000 years of iconic national and international documents.
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