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Lean Library and CORE partner to ease library patron access to OA materials

Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that brings library services into a patron's workflow, has partnered with CORE to make it easier for users to find open access (OA) copies of articles. Utilizing CORE Discovery API,…

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How AI is changing the way content businesses work

Attend the ConTech Forum online on June 9, 2020, to learn and share with thought provoking leaders doing just that. The ConTech Forum will be staged virtually and is designed to continue the conversations started at ConTech 2019, start new conversations and…

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Annals of Internal Medicine migrates its website to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has migrated the website of its flagship medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform. The revamped website delivers a new streamlined design, advanced search functionality, and improved navigation, while continuing to feature…

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Emerald celebrates annual High Usage Awards 2020

Emerald is celebrating its relationship with the winning institutions and highlighting the global reach and impact of Emerald’s research. The top 20 global academic institutions, with the highest number of downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content throughout 2019, have been announced as part of the 10th annual…

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McGraw Hill ALEKS® wins two CODiE Awards

McGraw Hill’s ALEKS® has won two prestigious 2020 CODiE Awards for its ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (PPL) and chemistry courseware solutions, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced earlier this week. The awards are the latest recognition for McGraw Hill…

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Data Conversion Laboratory announces major update to Harmonizer software application

Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), an industry leader in structured data and content transformations, has announced a major update to its Harmonizer software application. Harmonizer analyses document collections and incorporates Artificial Intelligence (AI) into its text analysis, using Natural Language Processing (NLP) to…

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Holiday Notice

This is to inform our esteemed subscribers that there will be no newsletter dispatch on May 25, 2020 on account of Memorial Day. We will resume our newsletter service on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The newsletter will contain all the headlines that have appeared after the May 22nd issue. Read more

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New publishing model pins hopes on ‘unity of purpose’
Higher education leaders in South Africa are looking to move to a European model for open access (OA) publishing of scholarly articles as soon as possible, according to the body that coordinates the country’s public universities. The plan to move to the new model has been slammed as unduly expensive…

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White Papers

Expand your reach to global markets through AI-based localization
One of the challenges in content localization is capturing the subtleties of the original language (intonation, volume, etc ) that give the complete meaning of words. Without this, what is truly meant to be communicated may literally be “lost in translation”. With Emotion Mapping, different degrees of pitch, tone, volume…

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Presentations

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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EVENTS

The iPRES 2020, 17th International Conference on Digital Preservation - 21 Sep 2020

The iPRES 2020, 17th International Conference on Digital Preservation, will be held in September 21-24, 2020, Beijing, China. The International Conference on Digital Preservation, or iPres Conference, is the premier conference series on digital preservation. Since 2004 there have been annual iPRES conferences around the globe to share their recent…

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SSP 42nd Annual Meeting - 27 May 2020

Society for Scholarly Publishing’s (SSP) 2020 host city of Boston inspired the concept of “revolution” in this year’s theme, and to explore a broad range of interpretations of this concept as they apply to the community. How will we as scholarly communication professionals reimagine ourselves to respond to the changes…

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