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Elsevier creates online information center to provide one-stop access to latest medical and scientific information on Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV -

Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with free information in English and Mandarin on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV for the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public. The information center on Elsevier… Read More

Revised NISO Open Discovery Initiative Recommended Practice now available for public comment -

The NISO Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) Standing Committee is inviting feedback on proposed revisions to its Recommended Practice, originally published in 2014 as NISO RP-19-2014 Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery. Librarians, publishers, vendors, and others who are interested in how content is included in… Read More

WebMD’s new service, WebMD Care, to connect consumers to healthcare professionals -

Health information services provider WebMD has announced the launch of WebMD Care, a new service that furthers a strategic shift from health information website to health information platform by seamlessly connecting consumers from trusted WebMD content to getting the care they need.… Read More

Viticulture Data Journal: Non-conventional papers foster Open Science & sustainability -

Non-conventional, yet pivotal research results: data, models, methods, software, data analytics pipelines and visualisation methods, related to the field of viticulture, find a place in a newly launched, open-access and peer-reviewed Viticulture Data Journal (VDJ). The journal went live with the publication of an introductory editorial and a data paper.… Read More

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers launches ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’ -

To accelerate the implementation of research data solutions, The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has launched the ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’ – a dedicated action plan to increase the number of journals with data policies, expand the number of journals depositing… Read More

Wolters Kluwer to publish Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery under its Lippincott portfolio -

Wolters Kluwer, Health will begin publishing the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JCRS) under its Lippincott portfolio as part of a new partnership with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). The January… Read More

NISO Manuscript Exchange Common Approach working group releases its draft Recommended Practice for public comment -

The NISO Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA) working group has released its draft Recommended Practice for an open protocol for the transfer of manuscripts within and between manuscript systems. The recommendations are available for public comment through February 16. Developed to address the frustration felt by… Read More

AIP Publishing set to launch two new journals – Biophysics Reviews and Chemical Physics Reviews -

AIP Publishing, a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics, has announced two new journals launching later this year. Biophysics Reviews (BPR) and Chemical Physics Reviews (CPR) will provide comprehensive and authoritative reviews and original research in all areas of biophysics and chemical… Read More

Taylor & Francis Online supports clinical trial data linking -

Taylor & Francis Online now links clinical trial data to published articles and automatically deposits this data to Crossref and PubMed, when authors supply the clinical trial numbers within a manuscript. Currently, Taylor & Francis publishes over 250 journals in the Medicine and Health subject… Read More

GeoScienceWorld’s geoscience journal, Lithosphere, opens for submissions -

GeoScienceWorld (GSW), a non-profit collaborative and comprehensive resource for research and communications in the Earth Sciences, is now inviting submissions to Lithosphere, a community-driven geoscience journal formerly published by The Geological Society of America (GSA), a GSW partner society. Lithosphere will provide a unique publishing choice… Read More


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