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Portland Press appoints new managing director The Biochemical Society has appointed Caroline Black managing director of its publishing division, Portland Press. Black has worked for the British Institute of Radiology, Thomson Science, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Blackwell Publishing and Mac Keith Press.
John Benjamins picks Publishing Technology The independent Dutch academic publisher John Benjamins has chosen Publishing Technology’s pub2web platform to host its publications in one place for the fi rst time. Publishing Technology will work
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with John Benjamins to upgrade its online hosting solution to the pub2web platform. The company has nearly 3,000 books and 50 journals, as well as bibliographic databases and online handbooks, which pub2web’s custom portal will integrate within a single resource.
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Nanyang Technological University picks EBSCO Discovery Service Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has selected EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing to enable users to discover all of the library’s content from a single search box. Nanyang Technological University is the fi rst institution in Singapore to implement the service.
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University of Hong Kong renews open-access agreement with Springer The University of Hong Kong Libraries has signed a renewal agreement with Springer that allows researchers with affi liation to the university to publish their research results in Springer journals by using Springer Open Choice. After a one-year pilot project, the
agreement is being extended until February 2012, and expands from a
single article Open Choice model to a larger scale open-access publishing partnership for the university’s authors and researchers.
Copyright Clearance Center appoints CTO Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) has named Haralambos ‘Babis’ Marmanis as its chief technology offi cer and vice president, engineering. ‘Babis brings over 17 years of high-tech experience to CCC with proven successes in leading the evolution of the enterprise across a large number of product lines,’ said Tracey Armstrong, CEO of Copyright Clearance Center.
Digital Science invests in Toronto-based startup Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Publishers, has invested in Toronto-based startup 1DegreeBio. The company was founded by alumni from the Structural Genomics Consortium to help scientists discover and select biological reagents more effi ciently. As well as providing an online database of research products, the 1DegreeBio platform also provides reviews and validation data posted by researchers. This is said to allow scientists to make more informed decisions. 1DegreeBio is currently focusing on the antibody market, but will be extending its service to cover other reagents and products.
ALPSP announces new chief executive The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has appointed Sarah Durrant as chief executive. Since 2007 she has been managing director of Red Sage Consulting and for the past three years has served as secretary general of the Association of Subscription Agents and Intermediaries (ASA). She will join ALPSP on 1 September.
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