Springer Nature’s NYC office honoured by Oceanic Global for sustainability efforts - December 6, 2019
Springer Nature - publisher of Scientific American and Nature Research - has been recognised for efforts being made to reduce its environmental impacts. Oceanic Global, has recently awarded Springer Nature its Ocean Champion award, which recognises the company’s commitment to adopting a holistic approach to sustainable… Read More
DOAB and OAPEN, PKP and OpenCitations latest services to earn SCOSS recommendation - December 6, 2019
The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS), of which SPARC Europe is a founding member, is launching its second funding cycle. Three vetted ‘vital open infrastructure’ services are being presented to the international scholarly community for funding: The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)… Read More
American Chemical Society names Gilbert Walker as the new editor-in-chief of Langmuir - December 6, 2019
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dr. Gilbert Walker of the University of Toronto as editor-in-chief of Langmuir. Walker’s term will begin in January 2020 and will follow the retirement of Dr. Françoise Winnik of the University of Helsinki.
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University College Birmingham selects OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services - December 6, 2019
University College Birmingham has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as their new library management system to enhance e-resource management and integrate with existing systems at the library.
An advanced cloud-based library services platform, WMS saves time and money by making it easier to manage… Read More
Ex Libris signs definitive agreement to acquire Innovative - December 6, 2019
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries. Innovative will now become a business unit within Ex Libris. The Innovative products that customers have relied on for many years… Read More
Elsevier collaborates with the Society of Petroleum Engineers to empower geoscientists to make more informed decisions - December 5, 2019
Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, is collaborating with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), which serves professionals in upstream oil and gas, to offer their content on the Geofacets platform. SPE content will be added in phases, beginning December 5,… Read More