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Thomson Reuters Breaks New Ground in Journal Evaluation with Release of 40th Annual Journal Citation Reports


June 18, 2015, Alexandria, VA – The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, is changing the face of scholarly journal evaluation with the release of the 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR)  that includes the integration of a new metric, the Journal Impact Factor Percentile; a Normalized Eigenfactor®; detailed analysis of underlying journal level data; an Open Access (OA) Filter; and a variety of user updates that allow for increased transparency and easier access to a greater amount of data. 

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Ainissa Ramirez wins 2015 Gemant Award from AIP


Top Prize for Cultural, Artistic or Humanistic Contributions to Physics Goes to Self-Proclaimed "Science Evangelist" who Reaches Diverse Audiences Through Her Lectures, Videos and Books

July 7, 2015, Washington, DC – Ainissa Ramirez, a self-described "science evangelist," is the winner of the 2015 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) announced today.

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Keith Webster Named Director of Emerging and Integrative Media


June 16, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA – Provost Farnam Jahanian has appointed Carnegie Mellon University Dean of Libraries Keith Webster director of Emerging and Integrative Media Initiatives, effective July 1.

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APA Makes E-books Available through EBSCO eBooks™


American Psychological Association, Leading Publisher of Psychology and Behavioral and Social Sciences Books, Makes Content Available to Libraries through EBSCO eBooks™

June 30, 2015, Ipswich, MA – The American Psychological Association (APA) is making its e-books available to libraries on the EBSCO eBooks™ platform. 

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CAS Assigns the 100 Millionth CAS Registry Number® to a Substance Designed to Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia


Assignment marks a double milestone for CAS REGISTRYSM which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015

June 29, 2015, Columbus, OH – Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world’s authority for chemical information, registered the 100 millionth chemical substance in the CAS REGISTRY, in the 50th anniversary year of the world’s largest database of unique chemical substances.

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