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2009-04-03 10:05:00

Reports Stagnating Support, Limited Accessibility for LA's Nonprofit Arts Sector; Arts Organizations Continue Struggle to Do More With Less LOS ANGELES, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Arts in the Balance," summarizing the fifth and concluding biennial survey of public and private arts funding in Los Angeles County, was released today by Southern California Grantmakers (SCG). SCG conducted the 2007/2008 survey in partnership with the UCLA Center for Civil Society. This year's survey...

2009-03-24 13:00:00

NORTH ADOVER, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- EMH Swiss Medical Publisher Ltd. (Schweizerische Arzteverlag AG) and Aries Systems Corporation are pleased to announce an agreement to deploy Aries' Editorial Manager online peer-review system to journals published by EMH. The project will begin with deployment of Editorial Manager to two of the publisher's leading journals: Swiss Medical Weekly (SMW) and Kardiovaskulare Medizin. First published in 1871 and indexed in Medline, the Swiss Medical...

2009-03-10 13:50:00

'Science for Policy Project' explores the use of science in regulatory policy WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today issued recommendations designed to help the White House implement President Obama's newly announced Scientific Integrity Memorandum. Under the Memorandum, the Office of Science and Technology Policy has 120 days to develop guidelines to protect the integrity of science and to improve the use of science in policymaking. The...

2009-02-21 09:42:03

New research challenges assumption that having research published in open access journals and other free sources leads to more exposure and citations If you offer something of value to people for free while someone else charges a hefty sum of money for the same type of product, one would logically assume that most people would choose the free option. According to new research in today's edition of the journal Science, if the product in question is access to scholarly papers and research, that...

2008-12-01 14:19:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BioInformatics, LLC (http://www.gene2drug.com) -- the leading market research and consulting firm serving the life science industry -- announces the publication of its latest report, "The Brave New World of Scientific Publishing." Going beyond the original social media study published jointly in 2007 by BioInformatics and PJA -- an award-winning business-to-business advertising and marketing agency -- this report explores the impact of Web 2.0 and...

2008-09-17 16:51:28

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich today announced the publication of its first peer-reviewed video protocol in the PubMed accessible Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). This makes Sigma-Aldrich the first life science company to submit a video protocol to the traditional scientific publication process. Peer-reviewed video protocols are an innovative and highly effective tool to increase the efficiency of scientific communication and with it the speed of basic...

2008-08-26 03:00:20

By Payo, Robert Editor's Note: The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) K-12 Science Literacy Maps are being developed through a partnership with the University of Colorado at Boulder, Digital Learning Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and NSDL through funding provided by the National Science Foundation. Finding High-Quality Content Given the massive amount of science and mathematics content available online, librarians working with science teachers can...

2008-08-22 00:00:17

Young scientists are increasingly breaking with tradition by posting raw scientific data online, the Boston Globe reported. The newspaper said the open-science movement is considered a "brazen, potentially self-destructive move" to many in the scientific community. Traditionally, research is not released publicly until it is published in peer-reviewed research journals. "We're a generation who expects all information is a Google search away," Barry Canton, a biological engineer at the...

2008-07-31 09:01:26

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that Richard J. Whitley, MD has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, bringing the number of Directors to 11. Dr. Whitley is Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Medicine and Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also serves as the Loeb Scholar in Pediatrics; Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Senior Scientist, Department of Gene Therapy;...

2005-11-22 15:50:45

Important genetic research done in China often fails to reach the international scientific community, according to a study published in the open access journal PLoS Medicine. Zhenglun Pan, of Shandong Provincial Hospital, China, and a multinational team of colleagues investigated studies that had been done on thirteen "gene-disease associations" (i.e., links between specific genes and certain diseases). They first looked at the studies on these 13 gene-disease associations that were...


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Journal of Applied Polymer Science
2012-07-13 19:44:54

The Journal of Applied Polymer Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is Stefano Tonzani, PhD (University of Colorado, Boulder). The journal covers all applications of synthetic and renewably sourced polymers, including batteries and fuel cells, organic electronics, biomedical implants and drug delivery, coatings and packaging. It also covers composites, blends, elastomers, films and membranes, fibers, emulsions and latices,...

Information Systems Journal
2012-07-13 19:33:47

The Information Systems Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1991 by David Avison and Guy Fitzgerald under the name Journal of Information Systems. It was changed to its current moniker in 1994. The journal publishes papers on any aspect of information systems, but has particular emphasis on the relationship between information systems and people, business, and organizations. The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: Science Citation...

International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
2012-07-13 15:02:28

The International Journal of Quantum Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1967 by Per-Olov Lowdin. The journal moved to an in-house editorial office model in 2011, enlisting a permanent team of professional editors. It publishes original, primary research and review articles on all aspects of quantum chemistry, including an expanded scope focusing on aspects of materials science, biochemistry, biophysics, quantum physics, and quantum information theory. Image...

Aquatic Botany
2012-06-04 18:11:37

Aquatic Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Cees den Hartog, who serves as consulting editor. The journal’s official title is: Aquatic Botany “An International Scientific Journal dealing with Applied and Fundamental Research on Submerged, Floating and Emergent Plants in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.” The journal is dedicated to research on structure, function, dynamics, and classification of plant-dominated aquatic communities and ecosystems. It also covers...

Applied Physics B
2012-05-29 11:25:33

Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer. It is a continuation of Applied Physics, which ran from January 1973 to August 1981, and Applied Physics B: Photophysics and Laser Chemistry, which ran from September 1981 to December 1993. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Frank Trager (University of Kassel). Journal topics include laser physics, linear optics, nonlinear optics, photonic devices, optical & laser materials, and...

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