News & Announcements 10/20/11

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The IMA launches a new mathematics journal with Oxford University Press

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is to launch a new journal, Information and Inference: A Journal of the IMA, with Oxford University Press (OUP).

This exciting new journal will cover the analysis of large data sets across the diverse areas of applied mathematics, statistics, engineering, and machine learning. The journal will publish high-level interdisciplinary articles and serve as a point of exchange between diverse communities.

The first issue of Information and Inference will be published by OUP in Spring 2012. Visit the website for more information, submission guidelines, or to sign up to receive tables of contents by email:

Call for Nominations for the 2011 Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences

The Louise Darling Medal is presented annually by the Medical Library Association to recognize an individual, institution, or group which has made an outstanding contribution in Health Sciences Collection Development. The recipient receives an engraved medal and certificate at the association’s annual meeting and a $1,000 cash award after the annual meeting.

Criteria and nomination forms can be found on MLANET at The deadline for submissions is November 1.

Oxford University Press launches major new online platform for cross-university press monograph content

Oxford University Press is partnering with a number of university presses to provide access to the ebook content via a cross searchable platform.  The partners in this project include Fordham University Press, The American University in Cairo Press, The University Press of Kentucky, University Press of Florida, and the Hong Kong University Press.  This new service is called University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) and according to the press release it “streamlines the research process by making disparately published monographs easily accessible, highly discoverable and fully cross-searchable via one online platform.”  Access is to monographs exclusively.  Journal articles are not included.


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