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2014-07-31 16:25:58

NORWALK, Conn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, a leading online community for oncologists, presents exclusive slide shows dealing with communication in the oncology setting, skills that are essential to quality cancer care. Cancer Network, the online home of the journal ONCOLOGY, offers news, blogs, and podcasts about the latest clinical findings. Among the special features for oncologists highlighting quality cancer care: -- End-of-life care...

2014-07-31 16:25:51

New feature is first to enable Evernote users to easily import, self-publish and distribute notes as an eBook or print book regardless of device, location or previous publishing experience CAMPBELL, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FastPencil, the fastest, easiest way to write and self-publish books, announced today they are offering all Evernote users the ability to instantly self-publish their notes using the FastPencil platform for ingestion, book building, transition to...

2014-07-31 12:27:37

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.30 is payable on September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2014. McGraw Hill Financial has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 41 years. The annualized...

2014-07-31 12:27:23

Amid fierce competition, Top 25 American Film Schools list ranks schools with "the latest tech, the most access to big names and the starriest alumni" LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Hollywood Reporter has released its 2014 list of the Top 25 Film Schools, which ranks the nation's most distinguished teaching institutions for film production. USC's School of Cinematic Arts, NYU's Tisch School, UCLA, AFI, and California Institute of the Arts took the top five spots on the...

2014-07-31 12:26:51

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To build upon the company's growth in the continuing education and workforce development markets, Cengage Learning today announced Carrie Doyle as the new General Manager of ed2go. In this role, Doyle leads and manages ed2go's marketing, product development, technology, sales and support services with a focus on the customer. She will build upon the established brand to leverage current content while seeking new opportunities to expand all...

2014-07-31 12:25:27

2014 Journal Citation Reports, including Journal Impact Factors and the Essential Science Indicators, are now available within Thomson Reuters InCites PHILADELPHIA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals and the most trusted source of scholarly research resources, today marked a first for the scientific community with the release of its...

2014-07-31 08:32:02

Conversion quality, formatting, and complexity are among top concerns. FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publishers are increasingly concerned with quality as they move towards digital productions, according to a new survey on trends in the digital publishing industry. Of the respondents, 84 percent are planning to publish digitally in 2014 (an increase of 21 percent over the prior year), and 52 percent of respondents said quality of digital conversion was the aspect...

2014-07-30 08:30:45

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) today announced that Harvey Bernstein, the company's Vice President, Industry Insights & Alliances, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Bernstein's election honors his lifelong career of leadership in engineering and construction research that has fostered industry innovation, sustainability and global best practices. "The National Academy of Construction...

2014-07-29 16:23:44

Tweet It: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges talks family, fame & 'The Dude' in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perhaps best known for playing an immature, stoned-out slacker, Jeff Bridges is actually one hardworking, deep-thinking family man. Having portrayed everyone from an Old West sheriff in True Grit to the leader of a futuristic dystopia in the upcoming film, The Giver, the Oscar(®) winning actor...

2014-07-29 12:30:13

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal, TheStreet's (NASDAQ: TST) institutional business, announced the results of their rankings of the top firms and professionals involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the first half of 2014. With 492 deals of $100 million or more worth a total of $649 billion, the U.S. M&A market is on pace for its best year since the late 1990s. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/NY78400LOGO "The numbers are more than impressive in the...


Latest Publishing Reference Libraries

Cybook Opus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Opus is an e-book reader produced by Bookeen from France, released on July 27, 2009. The operating system for the Opus is Linux with an open source firmware. In June 2010, Bookeen published and improved firmware with a one-second mode which allows the device to be turned on and off in one second. It also keeps the last page read open and the user does not have to reboot each time. There is no keyboard and it does not have a dictionary or bookmarks. There is no internet access...

Cybook Gen3
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Gen3 is an e-Reader designed for reading e-books, e-news, and for listening to audio books or MP3 music. It was produced by Bookeen, a French company, and released on October 29, 2007. The display is a six-inch E-Ink screen using 166 dpi, black and white, 2-bit grayscale and on the gold edition 8-bit grayscale was used. The screen is readable under sunlight and only uses the battery for turning pages, giving it 8,000 page flips of battery life. The Gen3 uses a 200MHz CPU;...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Nature Medicine
2012-09-24 08:10:29

Nature Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1995 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board, with editorial decisions being made by an in-house team. Nature Medicine publishes research articles, reviews, news and commentary pieces. Topics include cancer, cardiovascular disease, gene therapy, immunology, vaccines, and neuroscience. Research...

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