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BioDuro selects SciFinderⁿ from CAS to boost research productivity and shorten cycle times

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, has announced that leading contract research, development and manufacturing organisation (CRO/CDMO) BioDuro has signed a five-year agreement for SciFindern. This agreement provides enterprise-wide access to the most advanced scientific information solution for all scientists at BioDuro, ensuring they…

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Integration of Airbus’ Vision-1 satellite imagery and the GeoSeer search tool give academics access to millions of open data maps

Jisc has announced the launch of the improved Jisc geospatial data service providing universities and colleges easy and free access to more than 1.6 million geographical datasets from around the world, including the most comprehensive index of maps ever brought together. The service features the implementation…

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De Gruyter increases staff and geographic reach in Asia Pacific region

Academic publisher De Gruyter is expanding internationally and is increasing its geographic reach and staff numbers in the Asia Pacific region (APAC). The announcement of additional investments in APAC follows a recent announcement by the publisher of expansion in North America as well. Wendy Ding, Editorial…

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O’Reilly announces co-chairs of inaugural Infrastructure & Ops Conference

O’Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, has announced Sam Newman as the external co-chair of the O’Reilly Infrastructure & Ops Conference, a new franchise focused on foundational technologies including cloud services, containers, microservices, and AI and operations. Newman will join internal…

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Prof. Theodore J. Bornhorst appointed as Section Editor-in-Chief of Minerals

Open access publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) has announced that Professor Theodore J. Bornhorst has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Mineral Deposits Section of Minerals. His term started in September 2019. Professor Bornhorst is Professor of Geology in Department of Geological and Mining Engineering…

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Latest edition of Blogspeak now online

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Can Geowalling Save Open Access?); Jane Reed (Using AI-powered Text Mining to Re-use Research Insights Published in Scientific Literature); Charlie Rapple (Researchers’ Social License – in Need of Renewal?); and Martin Paul Eve (If we choose to…

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Global Online Community of Research Administrators and Managers from Elsevier
( Communispace, a pioneer of online customer insight communities for some of the world's leading brands, and its client Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific and technical products and services, have formed a brand new online community of 150 research administrators and managers from all over the world. The community…

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Critical study of the new ways of “editorialising” open access scientific journals
This report, commissioned by BSN 4 and BSN 7, is concerned with the new ways in which open access journals can be editorialised. The transition to open access has accelerated in recent years. Several countries have established a legal framework to secure the depositing of articles in open archives (in…

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Elsevier in China – a brief
Paul M. Evans, Vice President of Elsevier, China, has given a brief on the STM publishing industry, his company's proposed activities in China and ethical publishing standards.

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ConTech 2019 - 5 Dec 2019

Content creation and consumption is changing faster than ever before. This is impacting business models, patterns of behaviour and virtually every aspect of the role information plays across organisations. ConTech 2019 is the platform to showcase the very latest thinking and to help understand how data science, AI and other…

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Taxonomy Boot Camp 2019 - 4 Nov 2019

Taxonomy Boot Camp is the leading conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, methodologies and products for taxonomies. Attendees can share their experiences, network with peers, and get incredible insight on taxonomies, ontologies, folksonomies, tagging mechanisms and other techniques for organising information at this one-of-a-kind event. Taxonomy Boot Camp is…

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