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Gale, Rosen Enter Publishing Partnership

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     NewsBytes                                        Source: Wikimedia Foundation (http://    the current system was implemented in          Atypon also signed on to power the
     (continued from page 4)                       .wikimediafoundation.org)                   2003, the number of queries has grown       websites of the American Economic As-
                                                                                               from 10 million to more than 281 million,   sociation, which publishes seven jour-
     trends and demographics. In support of                                                    and while 18% of queries resulted in        nals, and the Centre for Addiction and
     the partnership, comScore is granting Wiki-   Atypon to Develop                           matches in 2003, 55% do today.              Mental Health, publisher of the Journal
     media access to Media Metrix, which Wiki-
     media will use to augment its site usage
                                                   CrossRef Query Service                         As a result, the query system will
                                                                                               employ a more scalable architecture to
                                                                                                                                           of Gambling Issues. Both sites will run
                                                                                                                                           on Atypon Premium, the foundation for
     statistics and analysis.                         CrossRef selected Atypon Systems,        increase capacity and to ensure effective   the websites of JSTOR and the American
        Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit        Inc. to develop and support a new query     query response times as demand in-          Chemical Society.
     organization behind Wikipedia, intends to     system for its reference linking service.   creases. Both organizations will own the       Source: Atypon (www.atypon.com)
     use the data it gathers from Media Metrix     The two companies have an 8-year busi-      intellectual property of the system, and
     to expand into new markets, particularly      ness relationship (Atypon developed and     Atypon will provide ongoing development
     in Asia.                                      supports the current query system). Since   and support.                                China Boosts
                                                                                                                                           Research Output
                                                                                                                                              A recent Thomson Reuters study ti-
                                                                                                                                           tled “Global Research Report: China,” re-
                                                                                                                                           ports that the Chinese have doubled
                                                                                                                                           their scientific research since 2004, out-
                                                                                                                                           pacing research activity in the rest of the
                                                                                                                                           world. If the pace continues, China is ex-
                                                                                                                                           pected to overtake the U.S. in scientific
                                                                                                                                           research in the next 10 years.
                                                                                                                                              The study also reports that China
                                                                                                                                           went from producing 20,000 research pa-
                                                                                                                                           pers in 1998 to nearly 112,000 in 2008,
                                                                                                                                           surpassing Japan, Germany, and the
                                                                                                                                           U.K. in that time.
                                                                                                                                              Source: Thomson Reuters (www.thom
                                                                                                                                           sonreuters.com)



                                                                                                                                           Edinburgh University
                                                                                                                                           Press Signs
                                                                                                                                           NESLi2 Agreement
                                                                                                                                               Edinburgh University Press (EUP)
                                                                                                                                           agreed to provide its journals to the British
                                                                                                                                           academic community in accordance with
                                                                                                                                           the NESLi2 Small and Medium Sized
                                                                                                                                           Publishers (SMP) initiative. Academic
                                                                                                                                           institutions in the U.K. can subscribe to
                                                                                                                                           all EUP journals or to just one of several
                                                                                                                                           subject areas covering literature, social
                                                                                                                                           sciences, history, or other topics.
                                                                                                                                               Source: Edinburgh University Press
                                                                                                                                           (www.eupjournals.com)


                                                                                                                                           Gale, Rosen Enter
                                                                                                                                           Publishing Partnership
                                                                                                                                              Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, and
                                                                                                                                           Rosen Publishing Online signed a recip-
                                                                
								
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