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 Wolters Kluwer announces IF gains across its Lippincott and Medknow journal portfolio

Wolters Kluwer, a global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has announced Impact Factor gains across its Lippincott and Medknow journal portfolio. The latest Impact Factor (IF) scores and specialty rankings are based on the 2016 Journal Citation Report (Clarivate Analytics).

 ProQuest appoints Michael Rai as General Manager, Corporate Markets

ProQuest has appointed Michael Rai as the new General Manager, Corporate Markets, overseeing the ProQuest Dialog and Pi2TM products as well as sales of ProQuest content and book solutions to the company's corporate customers. ProQuest has been developing and investing in corporate solutions since it acquired Dialog in 2008 and continues to innovate on behalf of professional researchers, curating mission critical content, simplifying workflows and connecting information communities.

 Nicole Mitchell to lead AAUP as President

Nicole Mitchell, Director of the University of Washington Press, recently began her one-year term as President of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). Mitchell assumed the role at AAUP 2017, the Association's annual meeting in Austin, Texas. She is preceded by Darrin Pratt, Director of the University Press of Colorado.

 Emerald signs up to Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines

Academic publisher Emerald Publishing has become a signatory to Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, a framework supported by the Center for Open Science (COS) that increases the reproducibility of research through the adoption of transparent research practices. All Emerald journals will encourage adoption of TOP transparency standards, in particular working with the COS to improve the openness of data and research methods and design.

 Chemistry World launches digital archive with Exact Editions

Chemistry World, published monthly by The Royal Society of Chemistry, has launched its complete archive with digital platform Exact Editions. Exact Editions’ digital platform ensures that every page of the complete archive is covered by the advanced search function. Each issue appears in digital format exactly as it would have been printed originally, across web, iOS and Android platforms, which preserves important visual aids such as diagrams and graphs.

 LIBER announces Open Science Fair 2017 workshop

International conference, the Open Science Fair 2017, will take place in Athens, Greece, September 6 - 8, 2017. The event is organised as 'an emblematic initiative of four EU projects in the area of Open Science: OpenAIRE, OpenUP, FOSTER and OpenMinTeD'. The purpose of the conference is to bring together different stakeholders (funders, policy makers, publishers, content providers, creators, Research Infrastructures/communities, researchers, institutions, libraries, innovators) in order to discuss the implementation of targeted aspects of Open Science and the elements required for this transition.
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