Publishing News

Springer signs up for three-minute challenge

31 October 2014
Springer has confirmed it will be principal sponsor of the 2014 Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, which challenges students pursuing higher education degrees to turn their theses into three minute presentations

Peerage of Science excited by Springer agreement

29 October 2014
Springer has joined forces with Peerage of Science to help authors more easily submit their manuscripts for consideration in Springer journals

Elsevier biomedical database now includes medical devices

29 October 2014
Elsevier's Embase biomedical database has been enhanced to support the retrieval of medical device information. The company says the improvements support comprehensive post-market surveillance and device safety as well as the development of novel devices

University of California Press enters open access space

28 October 2014
University of California Press is entering the open access space with the launch of two new products: a mega journal focused on three core disciplines and a monograph program designed to take advantage of rich, digital formats

Nature Publishing Group joins OASPA

23 October 2014
Nature Publishing Group has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, a trade association that represents the interests of open access publishers in academic disciplines