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Publishing Technology restructures operations, integrating Ingenta and Vista -

Publishing-specific software solutions provider Publishing Technology, UK, has announced that it has restructured its operations to create a single company rather than two business units under one umbrella. The change is projected to allow the company to more effectively leverage its resources to enhance products and… Read More

BMJ Group launches Indian operations with New Delhi office -

Medical information publisher BMJ Group, UK, has announced its expansion into India with the opening of an office in New Delhi. Two senior executives from the Group, which is owned by the British Medical Association (BMA), are visiting India shortly to explain how doctors can… Read More

Professional Engineering Publishing selects Preprint Manager for journal production tracking -

Professional Engineering Publishing (PE Publishing), the publishing arm of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK, has announced that it will transition to web-based production tracking using Preprint Manager from Aries Systems Corporation. Preprint Manager is a web-based content management system for scholarly journals, books and… Read More

Reed may offer vendor financing for sale of trade publications unit -

Publisher Reed Elsevier, Netherlands, is offering $330 million from its own accounts in vendor financing for the sale of its trade publications unit, Reed Business Information (RBI), according to a Reuters report. Also, the company has reportedly put together a $1.26 billion staple financing package from… Read More

Lexi-Comp offers clinicians with direct links to PubMed -

Medical information and clinical content solutions provider Lexi-Comp, Inc., US, has announced that it has added direct PubMed linking to Lexi-Comp ONLINE. Subscribers can now link directly to abstracts of the primary literature from the References field of monographs within this web-based application. With this enhancement,… Read More

Informa board rejects reduced acquisition offer from PE consortium -

Specialist information provider Informa plc, UK, has announced that it has rejected an acquisition bid from a consortium of private equity (PE) firms comprising Providence Equity, the Carlyle Group and Blackstone Group. The consortium made a cash offer of 450 pence per share, which the Informa… Read More

IGI Global selects RSuite CMS to manage journals, books, and reference content -

Publishing company IGI Global, US, has announced that it has selected RSuite as its content management system. IGI Global is an international publishing company specialising in research publications in computer science and information science, technology, and management. Using RSuite will enable IGI… Read More

Reed Exhibitions chooses EPiServer CMS to develop and maintain websites -

Reed Exhibitions, part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, has announced that it has chosen EPiServer's Content Management System (CMS) to build and manage its entire portfolio of websites. The unit is completely overhauling its web strategy and implementing a new CMS as part of a plan… Read More

World Scientific, Imperial College Press to launch new journals in 2009 -

Scientific publisher World Scientific Publishing Company (WSPC), Singapore, and Imperial College Press (ICP) have announced the launch of several new journals in 2009. It was also announced that some journals will publish more issues in 2009 due to an increase of accepted papers. Journals scheduled for… Read More

Hart Energy Publishing acquires ‘Unconventional Natural Gas Report’ -

Energy publisher Hart Energy Publishing, US, has announced the acquisition of the Unconventional Natural Gas Report newsletter from Denver-based Energy Research Services. The monthly e-newsletter seeks to provide the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) community with the latest information, data and resources on the… Read More


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