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 Computer scientist, Dr. Aaron Halfaker, to keynote NFAIS 2019 Artificial Intelligence Conference

Computer scientist, Dr. Aaron Halfaker, who gained significant media attention for his development of an artificial intelligence product that grades the quality of Wikipedia edits—the Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES)—will deliver the closing keynote address at the upcoming NFAIS conference, Artificial Intelligence: Finding Its Place in Research Discovery and Scholarly Publishing, on May 15-16, 2019 at Alexandria, VAs Hilton Old Town. Dr. Halfaker is a senior scientist at the University of Minnesota and a principal research scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation.

 ISC3 joins the Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

The Elsevier Foundation and Elsevier's chemistry journals welcome ISC3 as a new partner for the 2019 Elsevier Foundation ISC3 Green & Sustainable Challenge (GSCC) which promotes capacity and community building in the field of green and sustainable chemistry. Focusing on developing and emerging countries, the new collaboration builds on the existing partnership between the Foundation and Elsevier's chemistry journals which awards first and second prizes of €50,000 and €25,000 EUR to sustainable chemistry projects addressing challenges in the developing world focusing on energy, water, waste reduction, agriculture, and medicine.

 Wolters Kluwer accelerates healthcare data mapping with AI to bridge data silos

As the healthcare industry undergoes rampant merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, health systems are faced with the challenge of rapidly integrating data silos across hospitals to ensure continued quality of care and avoid revenue disruptions. In Health, Wolters Kluwer is now harnessing AI to bridge data in electronic health records (EHRs) and disparate systems, such as lab results, to improve how organisations identify and report hospitals acquired infections.

 SAGE Publishing and the British Association of Dramatherapists partner to publish Dramatherapy

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has partnered with the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth) to publish their flagship journal, Dramatherapy. Focused on theory, practice and research within the field of Dramatherapy, the journal aims to widen the research around this subject area providing a platform for debate and in-depth discussion on theoretical concerns, research issues, clinical practice and professional development.

 AGU appoints Susan Trumbore as Editor-in-Chief of AGU Advances

American Geophysical Union (AGU) has announced that Susan Trumbore has been selected as the Editor in Chief of the new journal, AGU Advances. In her new role, Trumbore will lead AGU Advances in publishing select and timely full-length research articles from across the Earth and space sciences in a fully open access online journal. This journal will focus on publishing papers that have immediate implications and are of interest to researchers across the Earth and space science disciplines, the broader scientific community, policy makers, and the public. In partnership with Wiley publishing, the journal will be available online and will produce approximately 150 to 200 articles per year.

 Gale and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries partner to provide free access to new digital resources throughout Pennsylvania

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide more than 2,600 public, school (K-12) and intermediate unit libraries throughout Pennsylvania with free access to Gale digital resources through POWER Library, the state’s electronic library. These new resources provide Pennsylvania residents, students and teachers with reliable, high-quality content that supports their educational, professional and informational needs.
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