July 22, 2014

Mobile-Optimized Journals Now on Nature.com

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From a News Release: Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is pleased to announce mobile-optimization for a number of its journals on nature.com. Nature, Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications and Scientific Reports now offer complete mobile-optimized versions of their websites, designed for use in web browsers on “small screen” devices like smartphones and tablets. All other Nature […]

Nature Publishing Group Releases Linked Data Platform

Nature Publishing Group has released its publication data via the new Nature Linked Data Platform available here. From an NPG Announcement: The platform includes more than 20 million Resource Description Framework (RDF) statements, including primary metadata for more than 450,000 articles published by NPG since 1869. In this first release, the datasets include basic citation […]

Nature Publishing Group Releases Expanded Global Scientific Events Calendar (Free)

Direct to Interactive Calendar From NPG: Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has launched an expanded online calendar of global scientific events. The calendar provides users with a new way to search for science events, which can also be personalized and synced to a personal online or mobile calendar. The calendar provides users with an innovative way […]

Two Journals Mull Publishing Killer Flu Virus Details

From Discovery News: Two top scientific journals said Tuesday they were mulling whether to publish details of a man-made mutant killer flu virus that has sparked concerns of mass deaths if it were released. A US government’s science advisory committee urged the US journal Science and the British journal Nature to withhold key details so […]

Industry News From: Nature Publishing, LexisNexis, Emerald, Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer and ProQuest

“Open access journal Translational Psychiatry launches (Nature Publishing Group)” LexisNexis To Become Exclusive Third Party Distributor of  Legal Content from ALM See Also: More from Law.com “Emerald launches Reading ListAssist, a free innovative service for subscribers” “Adis Journals Embrace Open Access” “Thomson Reuters Introduces the New Web of Knowledge” See Also: More on This Thomson […]

Lists & Rankings: Nature Publishing Group: "United States Dominates the Nature Publishing Index Global Top 50" (Product Launch)

From a Nature Publishing Group Announcement: Institutions in the United States dominate a new ranking of the world’s top 50 institutions. The Nature Publishing Index Global Top 50 published today ranks the top 50 institutions in the world, according to their output of primary research articles in Nature research journals in 2010. Launched today as […]