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Association of American Publishers name Cara Duckworth VP, Communications -

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has announced that Cara Duckworth has been appointed Vice President, Communications. Duckworth joins AAP from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), where she worked from 2007-2019, most recently as Senior Vice-President, Communications. She will report to John McKay, AAP’s… Read More

2020 call for nominations to the CHORUS Board -

Nominations to the CHORUS Board are now open! The CHORUS Board of Directors was elected by their membership last February during the Annual Members Meeting. Nominations are now being called for seats on the CHORUS Board that will be voted upon at the next CHORUS Annual… Read More

O’Reilly announces co-chairs of inaugural Infrastructure & Ops Conference -

O’Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, has announced Sam Newman as the external co-chair of the O’Reilly Infrastructure & Ops Conference, a new franchise focused on foundational technologies including cloud services, containers, microservices, and AI and operations. Newman will join internal… Read More

Prof. Theodore J. Bornhorst appointed as Section Editor-in-Chief of Minerals -

Open access publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) has announced that Professor Theodore J. Bornhorst has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Mineral Deposits Section of Minerals. His term started in September 2019. Professor Bornhorst is Professor of Geology in Department of Geological and Mining Engineering… Read More

APA elects Atlanta Center for Behavioral Health Director Jennifer Kelly 2021 President -

Dr. Jennifer F. Kelly, owner and director of the Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine, has been elected the 2021 president of the American Psychological Association. In addition to her independent practice, Kelly serves as co-chair of the newly formed APA Advocacy Coordinating Committee, which is responsible… Read More

IFRRO elects new Board of Directors at World Congress and Annual General Meeting 2019 -

The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO), a network of collective management organisations around the world, including reproduction rights organisations (RROs) and creators’ and publishers’ associations in the text and image sector working to protect and enable easy legal access to copyright materials, held Board… Read More

Dr. Anna Valdez named Editor in Chief of OADN’s official journal -

The Board of Directors for the Organisation for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) has announced the appointment of Dr. Anna Valdez as Editor in Chief of the association’s official publication Teaching and Learning in Nursing (TELN). Dr. Valdez has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice… Read More

HighWire appoints Tim Bacci as President and CEO -

Scholarly publishing technology provider HighWire has announced the appointment of Tim Bacci as President and Chief Executive Officer. Tim joins HighWire with over 25 years of operational and transactional experience in technology companies in all stages of growth, both public and private. He most recently served… Read More

Dr. Theresa S. Byrd takes seat on OCLC Board of Trustees -

Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library at the University of San Diego, took her seat on the OCLC Board of Trustees during the board's regular November meeting. Dr. Byrd was elected to the board by OCLC Global Council in March 2019. There are… Read More

American Chemical Society names Teri W. Odom as the new editor-in-chief of Nano Letters -

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dr. Teri W. Odom of Northwestern University as the new editor-in-chief of Nano Letters. The journal features fundamental research in all branches of the theory and practice of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Odom is the Charles… Read More


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