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Commercial Digest -- 3 messages Stephen D. Clark 27 Aug 2010 19:49 UTC


Commercial Digest, a once a week digest of messages containing informational content from commercial bodies (i.e., publishers, publishers, vendors, agents, etc.)

This week's digest contains 3 messages:
1) COUNTER3 Usage Statistics and More at the OSA Library Resource Center
2) Deanna Wamae joins Emerald as Senior Vice President of the Americas
3) No Price Increase for IMechE Journals E-Only Subscriptions in 2011

1. COUNTER3 Usage Statistics and More at the OSA Library Resource Center

COUNTER3 Usage Statistics and More at the OSA Library Resource Center
"Orr, Christine" <>
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 18:08:25 -0400

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Dear Colleagues:

OSA - The Optical Society is pleased to announce the launch of our new OSA Library Resource Center at <>. Here you will find tools to help you manage your institution's subscriptions to OSA Journals.

> From a tools perspective, you'll now have easy access to:

* Our robust OSA Usage Report Service, providing both COUNTER reports and supplemental OSA Custom Usage Reports, starting with January 2010 data.

* Your complete subscription history.

* Your organizational and individual account contact information, as well as your current IP addresses.

* Authoritative linking details and bibliographic data to maximize discoverability and interoperability with your library's systems.

We are pleased to report that OSA's COUNTER reports are compliant with Release 3 of the COUNTER Code of Practice, and that SUSHI harvesting and improved reporting for consortia administrators are hallmarks of this recent release. Monthly email alerts will be sent to all subscribing institutions when new reports are available.

In addition to these tools, you'll also find a wealth of information about OSA's premiere collection of journals, products and conference papers including:

* OSA's 2011 Journals Catalog with pricing options

* Our standard user agreement and online licensing terms

* The JCR Impact Factor and Eigenfactor data specific to OSA Journals

* OSA's customer service contact details and policies on claims, refunds

* A list of our journal content and the dates of online coverage for each one

* Details of the research tools available to your patrons, including a view into the personalized My InfoBase service as seen by end-users

* And much more...

Access instructions will be emailed directly to all librarian contacts at institutions with current subscriptions to OSA Journals. If you have questions about the OSA Library Resource Center, or your institution’s subscriptions to OSA Journals, feel free to contact us at <>. Please be sure to include complete contact information for you and your library.

We hope that the OSA Library Resource Center <> will help you better manage your subscriptions, and that OSA Journals and the Optics InfoBase digital library continue to support your institutions’ research and curriculum needs.


Christine Orr

Director, Publication Sales

Tel: +1. 202.416.1409

Email: <>

Alan Tourtlotte

Director/Associate Publisher

Tel: +1.202.416.1908

Email: <>

OSA - The Optical Society

2010 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036 USA

Tel: +1 202.223.8130

Fax: +1 202.223.1096

OSA Library Resource Center <>

Optics InfoBase <>

2. Deanna Wamae joins Emerald as Senior Vice President of the Americas

Deanna Wamae joins Emerald as Senior Vice President of the Americas
"Janet Fisher" <>
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 10:32:37 -0400


We thought readers of Serialst might want to know of this new appointment.

Janet Fisher


*Emerald appoints Deanna Wamae as Senior Vice President of the Americas*

Boston, MA, August 2010 – Emerald Group Publishing Inc., a leading international publisher of journals and books, is pleased to announce the appointment of Deanna Wamae as Senior VP of the Americas. Based at the US head office in Boston, MA, Deanna will focus on driving sales growth and usage development across North and South America.

Deanna comments: “I am delighted to take on the role. It is pivotal in terms of maintaining our presence in the region, building on our current relationships and addressing our clients’ needs within both the librarian and research communities, and in turn developing new relationships”.

Deanna has considerable industry experience. Her most recent position was Publisher Relations Manager for the Copyright Clearance Centre (CCC). Prior to joining CCC, she worked in sales and journals licensing for Blackwell Publishing supporting growth throughout the Americas, and developing relationships with library consortia. Previously, Deanna was also a Program Director and Regional Sales and Marketing Manager for EF Education, the world’s largest global for-profit intercultural education company.

Shariq Mumtaz, Sales Director at Emerald, added: “We welcome Deanna to her new role. As a Regional General Manager based on territory, she will be in a most favourable position to develop further the expansion that Emerald has observed in North and South Americas over the past few years”.

As a leading independent publisher of scholarly journals and books, Emerald is continually seeking to expand its global operations to strengthen customer support and activities. Emerald has dedicated business managers working throughout Europe, USA, Canada, South America, the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, China, India, Australia and the Middle East.

For more information and to book an appointment with Deanna, email <>

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**About Emerald** **

With over forty years’ experience, Emerald Group Publishing Inc. is a leading independent publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education. In total, Emerald publishes over 700 titles, comprising 200 journals, over 300 books and more than 200 book series as well as an extensive range of online products and services. Emerald is both COUNTER 3 and TRANSFER compliant. The organization is a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and also works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation.

Arnaud Pellé
Corporate Communications Manager
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 1274 777700

3. No Price Increase for IMechE Journals E-Only Subscriptions in 2011

No Price Increase for IMechE Journals E-Only Subscriptions in 2011
"Mark Lord" <>
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:52:10 +0100


No Price Increase for IMechE Journals E-Only Subscriptions in 2011

We are pleased to announce that the E-Only subscription price for all the IMechE's journals will remain at 2010 levels for 2011.

Full pricing information can be found at

Prices for combined print and online subscriptions will rise by 6% in 2011.

Customers can enjoy further savings by subscribing to one of two packages. The Proceedings of the IMechE Set, Parts A-P, which contains all 16 journals of the Proceedings of the IMechE and our Archive, gives customers a saving of 18%, while the IMechE Journals Collection, which contains all 18 journals and the Archive, provides a massive saving of 21%. Online access back to 1997 is included in the price of both packages and individual journal subscriptions. Plus the inclusion of the IMechE Proceedings Archive provides customers with access back to 1847.

If you have a query about subscription prices then please contact us at <>


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Professional Engineering Publishing
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