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Elsevier Chief fears research quality affected by improper funding -

Sir Crispin Davis, Chief Executive of Elsevier suggested better University funding to ensure quality output of scientific researches. Library budgets have been affecting scientific and medical journals division of publishers. Reed Elsevier will be facing problems if university libraries, its primary source for scientific and medical content, lack funding. Academics… Read More

Nature publishing Group agrees to publish journal of ISN -

Nature Publishing Group has agreed to publish Kidney International, a journal of International Society of Nephrology (ISN), with Dr. Qais Al-Awqati as its Editor from January 2006. Aimed to cater to international nephrologists, the agreement also includes launch of Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology, clinical review journal to be launched in… Read More

Swets sells it e-publishing services division -

Royal Swets has sold Extenza, its e-publishing services division, to Atypon Systems that provides hosting services to 50 publishers. Appreciating Extenza to be a low cost online solution, Georgios Papadopoulos, CEO of Atypon described Extenza as a 'premium product'. John Martin, chief commercial officer of Swets, indicated scientific information as… Read More

McGraw-Hill provides online engineering repository -

McGraw-Hill Professional introduced Digital Engineering Library that provides engineering content from 4000 articles and above 150 titles of the publisher. This online repository enables users to search information on 12 areas of engineering with lists of relevant articles. Read More

Infotrieve(R) chooses the only DRM solution in market to deliver protected e-prints -

Infotrieve has selected RapidRights, a Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution of Cadmus Communications Corporation, to protect copyrights of the bulk e-prints that are delivered in electronic format. Jan Peterson, Vice-President of Content Development at Infotrieve stressed the importance of copyright and appreciated Cadmus for enabling advanced distribution of re-prints that… Read More

Merck & Co. launches wireless medical access -

Merck & Co., Inc. introduced a new wireless browsing format in that would allow physicians and healthcare professionals to access trusted and widely used healthcare information. Using Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), BlackBerry® or smartphone registered users of can read The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 17th Edition;… Read More

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