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Highwire Press to acquire Semantico

Scholarly publishing company HighWire Press is to acquire Semantico, a provider of technology and services for the scholarly publishing market. Highwire says the acquisition will bring it an increased capacity for technological innovation, a broader range of publishing expertise, and a more powerful range of products.



Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin

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Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons


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