ATG News You Need to Start the Week: 7/22/19

by | Jul 22, 2019 | 0 comments

 

According to KnowledgeSpeakAtypon … , has acquired Inera, whose suite of editorial and XML solutions transforms publishers’ workflows. Inera’s eXtyles product family automates the most time-consuming aspects of document production-cleanup, formatting, editing, and conversion to XML-and claims to be a natural complement to Atypon’s growing portfolio of online authoring, discovery, and publishing products…”


infoDOCKET reports that ” Google Scholar has released “the 2019 version of Scholar Metrics. This release covers articles published in 2014–2018 and includes citations from all articles that were indexed in Google Scholar as of July 2019.

Scholar Metrics include journals from websites that follow our inclusion guidelines and selected conferences in Engineering & Computer Science…”


infoDOCKET also notes that “The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) is pleased to welcome Library and Archives Canada (LAC) as its 77th institutional member. As the national custodian of Canada’s documentary heritage, LAC has been contributing as an institutional member of Canadiana.org, which merged with CRKN in April 2018, since its inception…”


KnowledgeSpeak also reports that “The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced the full release of Inspec Analytics, a research intelligence tool to help research professionals explore global trends in physics, engineering and technology research. With the changing landscape in scholarly communications placing increased emphasis on measuring the impact of research outputs, Inspec Analytics has been developed to support researchers, strategic managers and libraries in assessing the value and impact of research and make strategic decisions about the direction of their projects, departments and collaborations.


According to Information TodayCreative Commons has launched a powerful new search engine, CC Search, which currently provides access to more than 300 million images from 19 providers. Although Creative Commons has had a search feature for some time, it was not a true search engine, and users were not guaranteed that their results had been cleared for reuse…”


CASE Act Gets Markup Session in the U.S. Senate

Information Today, citing Publishing Perspectives notes that the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary had “amarkup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement [CASE] Act on Thursday (July 18). … In [a] letter to Senators Tillis, Durbin, Kennedy, Hirono, Shaheen, Udall, and Blackburn, the [Authors] Guild’s [Mary] Rasenberger—who from 2002 to 2006 was a policy planning advisor to the US Copyright Office—lays out the essential rationale for the CASE Act and its value to authors…”

 


ARL News reports that “The Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) welcome Cornell University to the Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem initiative. This pilot effort aims to support the digital publication of peer-reviewed scholarly books by participating university presses, allowing the free publication of these works online and broadly improving access to these works by scholars and the public…”


ACRL Insider notes that “ACRL is pleased to announce a new round of Value of Academic Libraries Travel Scholarships, offering approximately 6 travel scholarships of up to $2,000 each in fiscal year 2020 for librarians presenting on their work demonstrating the impact of academic libraries in the broader landscape of higher education…”

 

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