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EIFL in deal with Wolters Kluwer Health; provides waivers and discounts on APCs for authors from 33 countries

Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) has signed an agreement with Wolters Kluwer Health that provides waivers and discounts on Article Processing Charges (APCs) for corresponding authors from certain EIFL countries when publishing their article in open access in the fully open access journals Medicine…

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Clarivate unveils annual Citation Laureates of ‘Nobel Class’

Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has named 16 world-class researchers from six countries as Citation LaureatesTM. These are researchers whose work is deemed to be ‘of Nobel class’, as demonstrated by analysis carried out by…

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New ACM Journal to explore latest trends in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and related technologies

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), has announced the launch of a new ACM journal, Distributed Ledger Technologies: Research and Practice (DLT). DLT is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that publishes high quality research on the theory, application, development and evaluation of DLT technologies, including, blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart…

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Jacob Hooker appointed editor-in-chief of ACS Chemical Neuroscience

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has appointed Dr. Jacob Hooker of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School as the editor-in-chief of ACS Chemical Neuroscience. Hooker is the Lurie Family professor of radiology in the field of autism research at…

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Japan’s National Institute of Informatics library goes live with Ex Libris Alma Library Services and Primo Discovery

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced that the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo® discovery solution have gone live at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), in Japan. The Alma platform will support the NII, which is dedicated to the creation…

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Mark Lawrence Clemente to join CDL as new Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager

The California Digital Library (CDL) has announced that Mark Lawrence Clemente will be joining CDL as the new Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager, effective September 27, 2021. In this role Mark will be responsible for initiating, developing, and coordinating the implementation and assessment of open access publisher…

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Peer Review in Scholarly Publications – Opportunities and Challenges
Peer review is as an essential component of the publication process since it provides a seal of approval on which academics can establish their reputations. The process has become the cornerstone of the scholarly publishing system as it reveals an author’s work for evaluation by other specialists in the field.…

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White Papers

Harnessing Science for a Sustainable Future: Narrowing the Policy, Research, and Community Divide
This white paper presents key takeaways and recommendations from a virtual conference held last year that brought together policymakers, government representatives, UN officials, and leading researchers from over 100 countries around the world to discuss the role of science in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), how to better integrate…

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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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STM Week 2021 - 7 Dec 2021

The event will be held from December 7-9, 2021. STM conducts Innovations Seminar on the first day, Digital Publishing Seminar on the next day, and Programme TBC on the last day. The event has registration fees, and cancellations made in writing up to 30 days before an event are eligible…

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

The book Fair will be held on October 20-24, 2021. Dedicated to the topic “re:connect”, this year’s book fair is planned as an in-person event with additional digital formats, and can be flexibly adapted to pandemic-related developments. The focus will be on the international rights business and public events. This…

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