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Felisa Herrador of the Instituto de Ecologia Presents Poster on AAAS/Science and Annual Reviews e-Resource Usage by the Conacyt Consortium, Mexico
20 March 2015: AAAS/Science is pleased to share this poster which evaluates and compares the e-resource usage for AAAS/Science and Annual Reviews by the Conacyt Consortium in Mexico. Felisa Herrador of the Instituto de Ecologia, Mexico developed and presented the poster during the 2015 EBIB Conference in Cancun, Mexico. EBIB is an annual library meeting organized by Systems Link International, part of the ITMS Group, which brings together librarians from all over Latin and South America and international publishers, including AAAS/Science. Download the poster in Spanish and a picture of Felisa Herrador.
2 March 2015: AAAS/Science hosted another successful science librarian session during the AAAS Annual Meeting which took place on 15 February 2015. The sponsorship program is coordinated by ACRL's dedicated liaison to AAAS and the AAAS Site Licensing Department which has sponsored the registration fees for 30 librarians. This year’s presentations covered a wide range of topics including an overview of Science Literacy Week, insights into web metrics, and faculty outreach strategies. Download the full presentation [PDF].
6 February 2015: The CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) Archive is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to safeguard access to content in the Science family of journals, published by AAAS, in the event of an unforeseen "trigger event" such as a natural disaster.Under the agreement, AAAS/Science content will be preserved in CLOCKSS ejournals and ebooks, across a geographically and geopolitically distributed network of redundant archive nodes, located at 12 major research libraries around the world. In the unlikely event of an earthquake or other unforeseen scenario that might otherwise limit access to AAAS/Science content, it will remain protected and available, via the CLOCKSS network. "I'm pleased to future-proof our content by archiving with CLOCKSS," said Kent Anderson, Publisher at AAAS/Science. "CLOCKSS will help to preserve the important part of the scientific record that the Science family of journals has documented." CLOCKSS Executive Director Randy S. Kiefer added: "By archiving with CLOCKSS, the American Association for the Advancement of Science has ensured that the scholarship in their publications will be available for a worldwide audience now and in the future in a manner that secures them for the long-term good of scholars."
22 December 2014: Science's Breakthrough of the Year is the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission to comet 67P. Rosetta's lander, Philae, touched down for the first time on the surface of a comet. The information the craft sends back to Earth should give scientists valuable clues to how the solar system formed and where Earth got its chemicals.
Watch the video to see how this incredible scientific advancement will change the way you see the universe. Read more about the 2014 Breakthrough of the Year and the nine runners-up.
Watch our new Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling video featuring Science Editor-in-Chief Marcia McNutt
14 November 2014: AAAS/Science has released a video to promote the scope and content of its two biomedical journals Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling. The video features editor-in-chief of Science, Marcia McNutt, and the editors of Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling, Katrina Kelner and Nancy Gough, who discuss the leading medical research being published weekly in the two journals. AAAS created the video in support of its partnership with the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK to provide doctors, researchers, bioinformatics specialists, health science librarians, and administrators at the NHS of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales with a one-year trial access to both journals. The collaboration has been made possible by Jisc
Seven Recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Medicine, and Physics Have Published in Science
30 October 2014: The 2014 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry who published in Science include Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, and William E. Moerner for their development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. Within the category of Physiology and Medicine, the recipients are Science authors John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain. The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Science author Shuji Nakamura and his colleagues Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano for their discoveries in the field of bright and energy-saving white light sources.For a list of Nobel Laureates that have published in Science, visit our database or download our Nobel Laureates flyer.
3 October 2014: As you may be aware, Swets & Zeitlinger Group B.V. is currently experiencing severe financial difficulties. For more information, read Swets' bankruptcy statement.If you currently subscribe to our resources through Swets, we strongly recommend that you consider working directly with AAAS/Science or using another subscription agent at this time. A complete listing of our Preferred and Exclusive Agents with whom you may place your order is available onlinePlease contact us with any questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-265-4152 (toll-free inside the USA) or +1-202-326-6730 (outside the USA). We are committed to working with you to ensure there is no interruption to your subscription.
25 September 2014: The subscription agent SWETS (Swets & Zeitlinger Group B.V.) is currently facing financial difficulties. According to press reports, SWETS has been granted preliminary bankruptcy protection by an Amsterdam court. Payment obligations have been suspended and an administrator has now been appointed to manage SWETS’ administration.What does this mean to you, our site licensing subscriber? There is no immediate impact for current subscribers. However, if you are planning to place an order through SWETS, we strongly recommend ordering through another subscription agent. A complete listing of our Preferred and Exclusive Agents with whom you may place your order is available online: ScienceOnline.org/agencyWe are committed to working with you to ensure there is no interruption in your subscription. Please contact us directly with any questions or visit our librarian portal for updates on this situation: ScienceOnline.org/librarian
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25 July 2014:
- Science - 2013 impact factor of 31.48 and five-year impact factor of 34.46.
- Science Signaling - 2013 impact factor of 6.34.
- Science Translational Medicine - 2013 impact factor of 14.41.
15 July 2014: Washington, D.C. and Bristol, UK–The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is partnering with Jisc (Jisc) to make the entire Science Classic archives available to scholars, students, and research staff at institutions of higher and further education in the United Kingdom. Through this partnership, all Science articles published from the creation of the journal to the release of Science Online, a timespan that covers 1880-1996, are made available to the UK research community. Access to Science Classic is available directly through ScienceClassic.org.Read the full press release in English [PDF]
9 July 2014: Thank you for joining our AAAS Special Event keynote presentations and luncheon at Five Sails Restaurant in Vancouver during the 2014 SLA Annual Meeting. A special thank you our guest speakers, Dr. Ruth Grunau, for her presentation on bench research and baby brain development to clinical care, as well as Dr. Isaac J. Rondon, for his presentation on accelerating translation of basic academic science to the clinic. Dr. Ruth Grunau's presentation is now available to view online:
Translational Medicine: Bench Research & Baby Brain Development to Clinical Care
Ruth Grunau, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
6 June 2014: Thank you for joining our panel discussion and reception at the Hard Rock Hotel during the 2014 MLA Annual Meeting. The subject of the discussion revolved around clinical and biomedical research data to building an infrastructure for discovery and improved health. We also thank our moderator, Dr. Kristi Holmes, and our guest panelists, Dr. Angela Colmone, Dr. Elizabeth McNally, Ms. Pamela Shaw, and Dr. Marcy Vana, for their fascinating presentations which are now available for download:
Science Translational Medicine
Angela Colmone, Ph.D., AAAS/Science Translational Medicine
Genetics in Research and Medicine
Elizabeth McNally, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Platform Partition in Translational Medicine Data
Pamela Shaw, M.S., Northwestern University
Science Support at Becker: Supporting Science from the Bench to the Clinic
Marcy Vana, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
NHS Health Care Professionals in the UK Receive One-Year Trial Access to Science Translational Medicine and Science Signaling
1 May 2014: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the publisher of the Science family of journals, and the National Health Services (NHS) of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales partner to provide NHS doctors, researchers, bioinformatics specialists, health science librarians, and administrators with a one-year trial access to two AAAS biomedical journals, Science Signaling and Science Translational Medicine. The pilot was initiated by Jisc, a charity that offers digital services and solutions for education in the United Kingdom.
Read the AAAS press release [PDF] and the Jisc press release [PDF].
31 March 2014: As part of the AAAS Annual Meeting program each year there is a dedicated session for Science, Medical, and Engineering Librarians. The session varies each year depending on the focus topics of the annual conference, such as climate change or science education. AAAS has a partnership with the American College Research Library Association (ACRL). For the past few years AAAS has sponsored the registration fees for approximately 30 Science Librarians. The sponsorship program is coordinated by ACRL's dedicated liaison to AAAS and with AAAS's Site Licensing Department.
This year's session included many interesting presentations including "Climate Action Plan Challenge for Librarians: Supporting Sound Science to Manage Climate Impacts" by Frederick Stoss, Science Librarian from the University at Buffalo. [PDF]
28 March 2014: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched a new initiative to expand the dialogue on the risks of climate change. At the heart of the initiative is the "What We Know" report, an assessment of current climate science and impacts that emphasizes the need to understand and recognize possible high-risk scenarios. The initiative encourages Americans to think of climate change as a risk management issue; the panel aims to clarify and contextualize the science so the public and decision-makers can be more adequately informed about those risks and possible ways to manage them. Visit the “What We Know” website for more information.
19 March 2014: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), publisher of the Science family of journals, plans an expansion of its scientific communication efforts with the launch of a new title, Science Advances, as an extended forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed research.GOLD OPEN ACCESSScience Advances will be published online on an open-access basis, with articles freely available to the public. This will be a Gold Open Access title that will incur Article Processing Charges (APC), which have yet to be determined. Read the AAAS announcement and Science Editorial about Science Advances.GREEN OPEN ACCESSThe online editions of Science, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine are all considered Green Open Access titles. As a non-profit organization with its mission to advance science and serve society, peer-reviewed research content becomes freely available with registration on our website after a 12-month embargo period from the date of publication.Authors are permitted to archive the accepted version of the manuscript in their institution's repository after it has been published by AAAS, subject to the terms of the License to Publish that authors sign.For authors who are required by their funding agencies to make their research results publicly available, AAAS allows posting of the accepted version of the paper to the funding body's archive or designated repository (such as PubMed Central) six months after publication, provided that a link to the final version published by AAAS is included. Read the full requirements and conditions.HYBRID OPEN ACCESSScience, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine do not offer a hybrid publishing option where some of the articles may be made open access.SPONSORED OPEN ACCESSAKA: Post-Publication Open AccessThis option is currently unavailable, but under review by AAAS.
15 January 2014: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partners with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) to provide sitewide access to Science Classic, the digital archives of Science (1880-1996), to institutions across Korea. AAAS and KISTI finalized the national license agreement in October 2013, which offers online access to 600 participating members of the KESLI Consortium (Korean Electronic Site Licensing Initiative).Read the full press release in English [PDF] or Korean [PDF].
3 December 2013: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the publisher of the world’s leading general scientific journal Science, just announced its partnership with SIPX, a new web-based technology developed at Stanford University, to support the inclusion of AAAS online content in both traditional university campus classes and massive open online courses (MOOCs).While AAAS material is available for use in traditional campus classes, AAAS excludes MOOCs from the authorized user definition of its site license agreement with institutions. However, with facilitation from the SIPX platform, AAAS online content in massive open online courses will now be possible.
Visit SIPX’s website to learn more about this service. Read the full press release by AAAS.
15 November 2013: AAAS/Science and Eppendorf are proud to announce the 12th winner of the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. Dr. Michael M. Yartsev, Research Associate and C.V. Starr Fellow at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University receives the US$25,000 research prize for his work using the bat as an unusual animal model to study the underlying neural mechanisms of spatial memory and navigation in the mammalian brain. Read the AAAS news post.
Michael Yartsev received his undergraduate and master's degrees in biomedical engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, in 2007 and conducting his doctoral research at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel before joining Princeton University in 2012.The Eppendorf & Science Prize in Neurobiology recognizes outstanding international neurobiological research based on current methods and advances in the field of molecular and cell biology by a young early-career scientist, as described in a 1,000-word essay based on research performed within the last three years. Learn more .
29 October 2013: AAAS/Science with the support of the National Science Foundation launched Science in the Classroom to help young researchers deepen their understanding of scientific research. Featuring over 30 research papers at any given time, students at the high school and college academic levels will find the online tools they need to analyze a professional research paper.An interactive learning lens highlights important glossary terms, research findings, learning standards, and more to help students understand the anatomy of a research paper. Teaching materials accompany each article to support classroom discussions.This content is available free of charge. Visit Science in the Classroom today!
25 October 2013: The 2013 Nobel Laureates who published in Science include, for Medicine, James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems.For a list of Nobel Laureates that have published in Science, visit our database or download our Nobel Prize flyer. (PDF format, 287 KB)
24 June 2013: Our Site License Terms and Agreement has been updated to indicate that we will be sharing institutional IP addresses with third parties for the purpose of improving the user experience with our content, for example, sharing IP addresses with Google to improve search and retrieval of our articles when using Google's search engine:"AAAS reserves the right at its discretion to share Licensee IP addresses that have been registered to access the Licensed Material with third parties as might be required for technical purposes such as facilitating user discovery and access via web search engines."We believe this change will provide your users with the best full-text discovery experience.Read a detailed description from Google's Distinguished Engineer, Anurag Acharya.
20 June 2013:
- Science - 2012 impact factor of 31.03 and five-year impact factor of 33.59.
- Science Signaling - 2012 impact factor of 7.65.
- Science Translational Medicine - 2012 impact factor of 10.76.
10 June 2013: Thank you for attending our luncheon featuring keynote speaker Dr. Eric Topol at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on 10 June 2013.Citations from Dr. Topol's presentation "How Digitizing Humans changes the Future of Medicine" are now available. In addition we have added Dr. Topol's March 2012 research paper published in Science Translational Medicine, "Characterization of Circulating Endothelial Cells in Acute Myocardial Infarction." Please feel free to send any comments about this event to email@example.com or take our online survey!
5 June 2013: Thank you for joining Science Librarian Orientation Session during the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston. Presentations made by Tod Colgrove, Moriana Garcia and Shannon Robinson during the science librarian orientation session are now available to download.
The Library as bridge between Science and Art Please feel free to send any comments about this event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 May 2013: Thank you for joining our keynote presentation and reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Boston during the 2013 MLA conference. Our guest speaker, Dr. Elazer Edelman provided a fascinating presentation covering topics found in his recent news article, "Big Bang" in Medicine and Engineering Requires Multidisciplinary Thinking".Please feel free to send any comments about this event to email@example.com or take our online survey here!
24 April 2013: Thank you for joining our luncheon and speaker presentation at the Indianapolis Oceanaire Seafood Room restaurant during the 2013 ACRL conference. Our keynote speaker, Bernard Munos' presentation " Mountains of Knowledge and Dearth of Innovation" is now available for download.Feel free to send us any comments about this event: firstname.lastname@example.org.
23 April 2013: AAAS/Science works in partnership with highly regarded organizations to offer prizes that reward the research of scientists. These awards are presented during the AAAS Annual Meeting immediately following the award year.Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
Next Application Deadline: June 15, 2013
Read more here.Newcomb Cleveland Prize
Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2013
For eligibility details and procedures, click here.
22 April 2013: The NextGen VOICES feature calls upon young Scientists to speak up. A selection of the best responses will be published in the 5 July 2013 issue of Science.The NextGen VOICES survey topic is Science Time Travel. Please submit your response in 250 words or less by 17 May 2013.
Visit: http://www.surveymonkey. com/s/NextGen7hp
9 April 2013: AAAS/Science e-resources, including Science, Science Classic, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine, are indexed in CrossCheck, an initiative started by CrossRef to prevent scholarly and professional plagiarism.CrossCheck's plagiarism screening tool draws from a large database of current and archival scholarly literature, against which other content is compared. By making its content available for the CrossCheck index, AAAS/Science helps to ensure the highest possible quality for the CrossCheck database, and thus contributes to the fight against plagiarism of scholarly literature. Learn more.
22 February 2013: The new Science Translational Medicine video tutorial helps users explore the exciting content and unique journal features of the Science Translational Medicine website. Learn how to navigate an article and discover exceptional features, such as the rapid publication service and online collections with editor-selected highlights from the journal, grouped by topic such as Vaccines or Bioengineering.Start your journey today. Play the video now!The tutorial is also available in Spanish and French. More languages coming soon!You will need a flash player to view the video. Download Adobe Flash Player here.
3 December 2012: Thank you for attending our AAAS/Science Forum featuring keynote speaker Mr. Dennis Normile, Japan Science News Bureau Chief, on November 20 during the 2012 Japan Library Fair & Forum at the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center.Mr. Normile's presentation Japan's Triple Disaster: The Continuing News Story is now available for download here.
26 July 2012:
- Science - 2011 impact factor of 31.20 and five-year impact factor of 32.45.
- Science Signaling - 2011 impact factor of 7.50. The journal, which first published in January 2008, now ranks amongst the top 20% of all Cell Biology Journals.
- Science Translational Medicine - 2011 impact factor of 7.80. This is double the 2010 score of the journal which first published in October 2009.
24 July 2012: Thank you for joining our special presentation and luncheon during the 2012 Special Libraries Association meeting in Chicago, IL. Mr. Munos' presentation on "The State of Pharmaceutical Innovation" is now available for download here.
21 June 2012: You can now identify your AAAS/Science e-resource subscription with your institution's logo in the upper right hand corner throughout the Science website for all AAAS/Science e-resources content your institution is currently subscribed to. Your Resolver Base URL can also feature your institution's logo instead of text only. Start your institutional branding today!
Download Institutional Branding Guidelines.
Download Resolver Base URL Guidelines.
31 May 2012: Thank you for joining our reception and panel discussion "Genomic Medicine, Personalized Genomics and Genomic Literacy" on 21 May 2012 at the FareStart restaurant during the 2012 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Seattle. Our panelists' presentation slides are now available for download. Please click the links below.Personalized Genomics, Personalized Medicine, and You
Carrie Iwema, Ph.D., MLS, Molecular Biology Health Sciences Library System,
University of Pittsburgh
Genomic Literacy: How Much is Enough? (And How Can the Library Help?)
Pamela Shaw, MSLIS, M.S., Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University
Personalized Medicine is Not Just for People: Genomics in Companion and Food Animals
Kristine Alpi, MLS, MPH, AHIP, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine,
North Carolina State University
A Role for Every Library in Support of Genomic Medicine
Kristi Holmes, Ph.D., Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University at St. Louis
Clue to male baldness discovered
Sci. Transl. Med. , 21 March 2012, DOI: 10.1126/ scitranslmed.3003122Asahi Shimbun (Japanese Newspaper):
心臓発作、血で注意報？ (Warning for heart attack via use of blood test?)
Sci. Transl. Med., 21 March 2012, DOI: 10.1126/ scitranslmed.3003451Time:
Scientists Devise a Blood Test to Predict Heart Attack
Sci. Transl. Med., 21 March 2012 DOI: 10.1126/ scitranslmed.3003451Los Angeles Times:
Study suggests breakthrough in organ transplants
Sci. Transl. Med., 7 March 2012, DOI: 10.1126/ scitranslmed.3003509
ScienceOnline (1997-current issue)
ScienceClassic (digital back file 1880-1996)
ScienceExpress (digital pre-publication service)
*ScienceClassic andScienceExpress are both part ofScienceOnline.ISSN 0036-8075:
Science Signaling (online; formerly called Science's STKE)
Science Signaling (print publication discontinued 1 January 2014)
Science Translational Medicine (online; first issue 7 October 2009)
Science Translational Medicine (print publication discontinued 1 January 2014)
Science's STKE (online; name changed to Science Signaling 1 January 2008)
Science's SAGE KE (online; publication discontinued 1 January 2007; past content available to Science Online site license subscribers)ISSN 1947-8062:
ScienceNOW (online; Science's daily news service)
Science Online* (1997-current issue) DOI: 10.1126/science
Science Classic (digital back file 1880-1996) DOI: 10.1126/science
Science Express (digital pre-publication service) DOI: 10.1126/science
*Science Classic and Science Express are both part of Science Online.
Science Signaling DOI: 10.1126/scisign
Science Translational Medicine DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed
21 February 2012: We are pleased to introduce the AAAS/Science Promotional Tools page for librarians! Librarians can now download flyers, posters, and other helpful marketing materials to promote their AAAS/Science subscriptions and trials to their patrons. Visit ScienceOnline.org/promotion.
10 February 2012: AAAS/Science is pleased to announce a new events calendar featuring detailed information on meetings, conferences, and special events that AAAS/Science representatives will attend throughout the year. The events calendar page also provides fellow event attendees the opportunity to e-mail AAAS/Science representatives ahead of time to plan meetings during these particular events. To learn more, visit: ScienceOnline.org/events
2 February 2012: AAAS/Science collaborates with three highly regarded organizations to offer prizes that reward the research of scientists. All awards are presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting immediately following the award year.GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists
The GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists recognizes and rewards outstanding Ph.D. graduate students from around the world in their work within the field of molecular biology. The grand prize is US$25,000 and regional prizes are for US$5,000 each. Read More. Next Application Deadline: August 1, 2012Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
This prize acknowledges the increasingly active and important role of neurobiology in advancing our understanding of the brain and nervous system. The winner of this international prize is awarded US $25,000 and publication of her or his essay in Science. Read More. Next Application Deadline: June 15, 2012Newcomb Cleveland Prize
The Association's oldest award, the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, supported by Affymetrix, was established in 1923 with funds donated by Newcomb Cleveland of New York City and was originally called the AAAS Thousand Dollar Prize. It is now known as the AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, and its value has been raised to US$25,000. The winner also receives a bronze medal, complimentary registration, and reimbursement for reasonable travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting. Read More. Next Application Deadline: June 30, 2012.
23 January 2012: AAAS is pleased to inform you that customers with a current subscription to Science Online can now view their institution's usage statistics by IP address. To access the report, log in to your COUNTER 3 Usage Reports overview page and choose IP Usage Report (COUNTER Compliant). Click here to download our flyer. The IP Usage Report is currently available for Science Online only.
21 December 2011: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announces that the Russian Ministry of Education and Science has selected Science Classic, the digital archives of Science (1880-1996), as the first acquisition in a major project to provide national access to scientific archives. Russian students, scientists, and professors can now access 116 years of Science's archive through a local platform provided by the National Electronic Information Consortium (NEICON).
To read the full press release in English or Russian, click here.
28 November 2011: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), publisher of the journal Science, partners with the Algerian Ministry of Higher Education and Research to provide academic and research institutions across Algeria with site-wide access to Science. The national three-year site licensing agreement allows users to view full-text articles from the flagship journal online.
To read the full press release in English, French or Arabic, click here.
Two Librarians from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center speaking at a AAAS/Science Workshop during the 2011 Medical Library Congress in Cologne, Germany (AGMB)
7 October 2011: Thank you to everyone who participated in our AAAS/Science Translational Medicine Workshop on 19 September 2011 during the AGMB Congress in Cologne, Germany.Dr. Mary Beth Bauer and Dr. Adeola R. Davis, our guest speakers from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Eskind Biomedical Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, were pleased to present their programs on Knowledge Management and Health Literacy to an engaged audience.Due to data sensitivity in the programs, our two speakers are not able to make their presentations available to the public at this time. We hope you understand. A brief description of the AAAS/Science Translational Medicine Workshop is available here.Learn more about AGMB here (German).
19 July 2011: Science earned a 2010 impact factor of 31.36.AAAS is also pleased to announce the first impact factor ranking of its two newest journals:
- Science Signaling, first published in January 2008, earned a 2010 impact factor of 6.12.
- Science Translational Medicine, first published in October 2009, earned a 2010 impact factor of 3.51.
To view and download the 2010 impact factor information for all three publications, click here.To view the 2010 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports, click here.Source: Thomson Reuters Journal Citation ReportsFor more information about the Thomson Reuters Impact Factor, click here.
Science Signaling and Science Translational Medicine Presentations from the AAAS/Science Luncheon Event at SLA 2011 Now Available for Download
27 June 2011: Thank you for joining our Science Signaling and Science Translational Medicine Event at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on 13 June 2011, during the SLA 2011 Conference in Philadelphia. Click the links below to download the presentations by our speakers:"Science Signaling: Research, Teach, and Discover with the Weekly Journal Devoted to Cellular Signaling Transduction" [PDF, 3.5 MB]
Nancy Gough, Ph.D., Editor, Science Signaling, AAAS/Science"Science Translational Medicine: New Peer-reviewed Journal" [PDF, 315 KB]
Kiki Forsythe, M.L.S., Senior Publisher Relations Specialist, AAAS/Science
24 June 2011: AAAS/Science collaborates with three highly regarded organizations to offer prizes that reward the research of scientists. GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists
This prize rewards outstanding Ph.D. graduate students for their research in the field of molecular biology. The deadline to submit papers is 1 August 2011. Read more.Newcomb Cleveland Prize
The Newcomb Cleveland Prize, which is supported by Affymetrix, honors authors of exceptional papers published in the Research Articles or Reports sections of Science. Nominations for this year's prize are being collected until 30 June 2011. Read more. Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
The award, now in its 10th year, honors young scientists for their neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The deadline to submit papers is in mid-June each year. Read more.View the 2010 Grand Prize winners and finalists for the GE and Eppendorf Prizes here. [PDF, 52 KB]
AAAS/Science Panel Discussion "Library-based Support for Translational Medicine" at Medical Library Association 2011 - Presentations Now Available for Download!
19 May 2011: Thank you for joining our panel discussion and reception at the Oceanaire restaurant in Minneapolis on 16 May 2011. The presentation slides of the panelists are now available for download. Please click the links below.
"Bioinformatics Instruction & Consultation, Collaboration, Evaluation" [PDF, 2.38 MB]
Kristi L. Holmes, Ph.D., Becker Medical Library, Washington University in St. Louis
"Community Engagement: Lost in Translation" [PDF, 2.1 MB]
Layne Johnson, Ph.D., Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Minnesota
"Supporting Clinical Research" [PDF, 785 KB]
Jennifer A. Lyon, M.S., MLIS, Biomedical and Health Information Services, University of Florida
"Library-based Support for Translational Medicine" [PDF, 403 KB]
Michele R. Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, Biomedical and Health Information Services, University of Florida
13 May 2011: AAAS/Science is pleased to announce the launch of the Science Online Tutorial, an eight-minute online video that guides users through the key features of the Science website. The tutorial shows:
- How to access Science content
- How to browse Science articles
- How to research using the site
- Where to find daily up-to-date Science news
- And more.
Click here to play the video.The video tutorial is also available with subtitles in the languages listed below. Please click the links to view the tutorials:
- Chinese Simplified
- Chinese Traditional
22 April 2011: The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) collaborates with HighWire Press, its ePublishing partner, and TEMIS, a leading provider of semantic content enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, to provide a new, integrated digital publishing program. The project's goal is to incorporate the highly regarded content of the Science family of websites and other digital assets offered by AAAS into an enhanced online destination. Read the news release, here.
"Science Translational Medicine - A Unique Role for a New Journal," Editor Dr. Katrina Kelner's Presentation Now Available for Download!
15 April 2011: Thank you for your interest in our Science Translational Medicine Luncheon and Presentation at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on 31 March 2011 during the ACRL 2011 Conference.
Download the PowerPoint presentation that Katrina Kelner, Editor, Science Translational Medicine, gave at the Luncheon in Philadelphia.
4 April 2011: AAAS/Science extends deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the victims and people who have suffered from the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake. We sincerely hope for the earliest recovery from this disaster.東北関東大震災で犠牲となられた方々のご冥福をお祈りしますとともに、被害にあわれた皆様に心よりお見舞い申し上げ、 一日も早い復興を祈念いたし ます。AAAS has launched a redesigned version of the Science Japanese Gateway to improve the users' experience on the site. The portal now offers easy navigation of Science's table of contents for quick access to the most recent scientific research published in Science, Science Translational Medicine, and Science Signaling—plus an option to sign up for Science 's E-mail Alert in Japanese featuring research highlights from all three journals. Visit the Science Japanese Gateway here to take a look.Click here to download our announcement flyer in Japanese [PDF, 281 KB].日本語でのご案内はこちらをクリック。
21 March 2011: AAAS/Science e-resources, including Science, Science Classic, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine are searchable via many indexing services relevant to the research community, including abstracting and indexing databases, search engines, and web-scale discovery services. View the AAAS/Science Indexing Chart here or download our Indexing Chart as a PDF. [116 KB]
11 February 2011: AAAS/Science is seeking direct input from its global online community to help rethink the format and functionality of Science's online research articles. We recently rolled out an initial prototype which features a variety of new ideas for online article viewing. Click here to view the prototype and voice your opinion.
Download our flyer to share this message with your patrons. [PDF, 131 KB]
Mark Bates has been named the 2010 Grand Prize winner for the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists for his novel research to obtain high-resolution images of biological cells and tissues. The annual competition, which includes a grand-prize award of $25,000, is supported by GE Healthcare and AAAS/Science.The 2010 regional winners, who will receive a $5,000 award, are Ataman Sendoel, Switzerland for his essay "Is Death Without Oxygen as Sweet as Apoptosis?", Sakiko Honjoh, Japan for her essay "Is Aging Necessary?", and Melissa Jane Fullwood, Singapore for her essay "Genome-wide Chromatin Loops Regulate Transcription."For more information, click here.
On Tuesday, 16 November 2010, the Science website, including all weekly article and issue content of the journal Science, migrated to Web 2.0.The change is designed to put Science's website into better alignment with industry standards. It will offer a more flexible, competitive platform for developing new features and delivering high-quality content to users in the increasingly diverse contexts that matter to them. Learn more. (PDF, 40 KB)
AAAS/Science has partnered with Ex Libris Group to provide integrated access to its online content via Ex Libris' Primo Central Publisher Program. Full-text articles from the journals Science, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine are now indexed in Primo Central. Learn more. (PDF, 22.2 KB)AAAS/Science also contributed its content for indexing to ProQuest Summon and EBSCO Discovery Service, two other leading Web-Scale Discovery service providers, to offer enhanced discoverability of the scientific literature published in Science, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine
Five of this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize have published articles in Science.The 2010 laureates who published in Science include: for Medicine, Robert G. Edwards, the "Father of the Test Tube Baby;" for Chemistry, Akira Suzuki and Ei-ichi Negishi for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis; and for Physics, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for their groundbreaking work with graphene.For a list of Nobel Laureates that have published in Science, click here or download our Nobel Prize flyer here. (PDF format, 287 KB)
The University of Warsaw Obtains Three-Year Site License to Science to Provide Sitewide Access to Research Institutions in Poland
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM), University of Warsaw, has partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in a national site licensing agreement to provide 922 research and scientific institutions throughout Poland with sitewide access to Science, the flagship publication of AAAS.Click here to read more. (PDF, 119KB)
AAAS/Science is pleased to announce the launch of the new Science Mobile App. You can now access the AAAS/Science family of e-resources from anywhere. Our new app lets you:
- Read summaries and abstracts from Science, Science Translational Medicine, and Science Signaling.
- E-mail yourself links to the full text.
- Access "This Week in Science" for free from the Science ToC.
- Get the latest news at ScienceNOW, our free daily news service.
- Search job openings and tap other resources at Science Careers.
- Read offline.
- Access the Science weekly Podcast and other multimedia.
Download the free Science App for your iPhone or iPod Touch here.
AAAS/Science e-resources, including Science, Science Classic, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine, are COUNTER 3 compliant. Learn about the key features and benefits here. (PDF)
Science has published articles by Nobel Prize Laureates since the award's inception in 1901. We are now offering an online database showcasing the articles of all Nobel Prize winners in the Chemistry, Medicine, and Physics categories who published in Science since 1977. For the full list of laureate authors and links to their articles published in Science, go to ScienceOnline.org/nobelprize. You can also download our Nobel Prize Laureates flyer. (PDF format, 287 KB)
The AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy (CSTSP) was given a grant by the Department of State to host a series of international meetings and provide collaborative grants to build peer-to-peer relationships and trust among scientists to promote science, good research practices, and security. The overall goal of the project is to promote international scientific collaboration with professionals and institutions in the Middle East, Pakistan, and North Africa regions. Click here to learn more.
The 5-year Impact Factor is 31.052.
The focus of Science Translational Medicine is original, peer-reviewed, science-based research that successfully advances clinical medicine toward the goal of improving patients' lives. The editors and an international advisory group of scientists and clinician-scientists as well as other experts will hold Science Translational Medicine articles to the same high-quality standard that is the hallmark of the journal Science.1. This general PowerPoint presentation spotlighting Science Translational Medicine was given during our Spring and Summer 2010 conferences. Download the presentation. (PDF format, 869 KB)2. Kristi L. Holmes received her PhD in Biochemistry from Iowa State University and works as a Bioinformaticist at Washington University School of Medicine's Becker Medical Library in Saint Louis, MO. Download the PowerPoint from her presentation during the SLA 2010 Conference in New Orleans, LA in June. (PDF, 4.2 MB)
Dr. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science, was recently awarded the prestigious Vannever Bush Award. The award was given by the National Science Board and each year it recognizes a truly exceptional, lifelong leader in science and technology who has made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy.The award was created in honor of Vannever Bush, who served as science advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II, helped established federal funding for science and engineering as a national priority, and was behind the creation of the National Science foundation. Bruce joins a group of the most outstanding scientists and contributors to the public good.±
Science Translational Medicine has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE. Citations from the articles indexed, the indexing terms, and the English abstract printed in the journal will be included and searchable using PubMed. Indexing will start with the first issue, 7 October 2009. A special subscription discount for institutions is available now (until 31 July 2010)! Go here to learn more.
AAAS/Science, in cooperation with GE Healthcare and Eppendorf AG, invites young scientists to submit their research essays now to compete for prestigious awards and publication of her/his essay in Science! Please share the call for submissions with your early-career scientific community! Details below.EPPENDORF & SCIENCE PRIZE FOR NEUROBIOLOGYDeadline: 15 June 2010The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology acknowledges the increasingly active and important role of neurobiology in advancing our understanding of the functioning of the brain and the nervous system.The winner of this international prize is awarded US$25,000 and publication of her/his essay in Science.Submit your essay now! The deadline is 15 June 2010.Learn more about the award here .GE & SCIENCE PRIZE FOR YOUNG LIFE SCIENTISTSDeadline: 1 August 2010The GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists recognizes and rewards outstanding Ph.D. graduate students from around the world in their work within the field of molecular biology.The grand prize is US$25,000 and regional prizes are for US$5,000 each.Winners of the 2009 award include young scientists from the United States, Germany, Japan, and Israel.Submit your essay now! The deadline is 1 August 2010.For more information, go here.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announces that the government of Brazil has partnered with AAAS to obtain sitewide access to Science Classic, the digital archive of Science from 1880 to1996, for use by the institutions of the Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (Capes Consortium), the nation's extensive information portal. Click here to read more.
Bruce Alberts and Elias Zerhouni to Serve as Country's First Science Envoys in President Obama's U.S. Science Envoy Program
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced plans to strengthen Science and Technology collaboration with Muslim communities internationally. Dr. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science, Dr. Elias Zerhouni, Chief Scientific Adviser of AAAS's new journal Science Translational Medicine, and Dr. Ahmed Zewail were named to serve as the country's first science envoys as part of President Obama's U.S. Science Envoy Program. Secretary Clinton emphasizes, "We want to help Muslim majority communities develop the capacity to meet economic, social, and ecological challenges through science, technology, and innovation." Read more here.
Thirteen public libraries have received small grants through the AAAS Skin Deep Project aimed at funding public awareness events related to skin health. Public libraries are excellent partners, says Suzanne Thurston, senior program associate in AAAS Education and Human Resources. They often have established relationships with not only their community, but also with local experts and specialists who can help develop a public outreach event. To learn more, please go here.
Debut issue of Science Translational Medicine, the newest resource of AAAS/Science launches 7 October 2009
With growing interest in research that jumps from the lab to practical medical uses, the new journal from AAAS/Science will help speed basic advances into clinics and hospitals. Click here for more information.
Washington, DC June 2009: Science ranks 28.103 for research papers published during 2008. The five-year factor is 30.268.
The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) has partnered with AAAS, publisher of Science, in a national licensing agreement to provide nonprofit institutes with sitewide access to Science Classic for science and technology researchers throughout Germany. Click here to read more.
The attached video describes Science Translational Medicine, the newest journal from Science. The video features interviews with Katrina Kelner, Editor; Elias Zerhouni, Chief Scientific Adviser; Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science; and Alan Leshner, AAAS CEO and Executive Publisher, Science.
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Tsumura Drug Information LibraryWINNING ESSAY: How to translate the wisdom of traditional medicines from the non-English-speaking world to the other world
Former NIH Director Elias Zerhouni, MD, Named Chief Scientific Adviser for Science Translational Medicine
Elias Zerhouni, M.D., Former Director of the National Institutes of Health, has been named Chief Scientific Adviser for Science Translational Medicine. Click here for more information
Official Rules - English: Click Here
Official Rules - Japanese: Click HereAAAS/Science Announces Sponsorship to the 2009 MLA Conference
Honolulu, Hawaii USA
Essay Contest on "Translational Medicine" for Japanese Librarians
Essays may be submitted between Wednesday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Winner announced Monday, April 27, 2009 The American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, and the publisher of Science, Science Signaling, Science Classic, and soon-to-be released Science Translational Medicine announces an essay contest for librarians in Japan. The prize includes roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations for five nights and six days at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, $50 per diem for six days, transportation between hotel and Honolulu Airport, and Package A ± Super Inclusive registration to attend the American Medical Library Association±s annual conference and exhibition, in Honolulu, Hawaii from May 15 ± May 20, 2009. Total prize valued at $3,615.The prize winner of the essay contest will be a guest of honor at the AAAS/Science "Hawaii-style" event at the world-renowned Halekulani Hotel on Waikiki beach to be held on Monday, May 18, 2009.The contest involves writing a 500-word essay in English, or 1,500 characters in Japanese, about translational medicine, which is a relatively new scientific field where human health is promoted by facilitating communication among those dedicated to basic and clinical research and its application. The essay would need to focus on the particular librarian±s institution, nonprofit (academic, research, government, hospital) or corporate institute and how the institution is approaching the field of translational medicine in teaching, research, and library support. The essay should discuss how the institution±s library is collection building for online and print materials in this field. The discussion could also speak about the challenges and opportunities to build a research collection to support the field of translational medicine.Essays should be submitted no later than Tuesday, April 21, 2009, to:
email@example.comWinner of the contest will be announced on Monday, April 27, 2009.For a copy of the official rules in English Click Here
For a copy of the official rules in Japanese Click HereScience Translational Medicine
A new journal from AAAS/Science
Integrating Medicine and Science
Available 4th Quarter 2009!
December 2008, Washington DC: AAAS announces their participation in the CrossRef CrossCheck program to index Science and its online companion sites.What is CrossRef CrossCheck?CrossCheck is an initiative started by CrossRef to help its members actively engage in efforts to prevent scholarly and professional plagiarism. Although there are several plagiarism detection tools already available, they are not well-suited to filtering academic content simply because they haven't had access to the relevant full-text literature to screen against. CrossCheck changes this by creating and continuously growing a database of current and archival scholarly literature.This database is one of two parts that make up the CrossCheck service. The second part is a tool to compare authored work against the content in the database and highlight matching or similar text for further editorial review.
Announcing the newest addition to the AAAS family, Science Translational Medicine, coming in the fourth quarter of 2009.Three-Year Institutional Sitewide Subscription Pricing and AgreementThe publisher of Science Translational Medicine, AAAS/Science, understands the challenges that many libraries are facing in this current economic climate. In recognition of those challenges and in order to help offset tightening budgets, AAAS/Science is pleased to offer a significant discount for those customers who subscribe to the new e-resource, Science Translational Medicine, before December 18, 2009. For orders placed before December 18, 2009, the price of a 2010 sitewide subscription will be reduced significantly off the list price. Furthermore, if you commit now for three years, AAAS will also substantially discount your second and third subscription years, 2011 and 2012. Please ask your representative for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Terms and Agreement
Science Translational Medicine
Three-Year Institutional Sitewide Subscription Agreement
Year-3: 2012To qualify for this special three-year offer Licensee must:
1. Elect to participate in the offer by confirming and accepting the 2010 Science Translational Medicine price quote via email or in writing. This offer is valid until September 30, 2010.
2. Pay in full the subscription fee for the initial term/Year-1 within 60 days of the invoice issue date.
3. Have, at each renewal period during the three-year offer, an active Science Translational Medicine site license subscription in good standing that is fully paid for the prior period/term.
4. To be eligible for the special three-year rates, Licensee must subscribe during 2010, 2011, and 2012 without cancellation.Participation in this special offer program does not require advance payment for Year-2 or Year-3 of the three-year offer.Payment is due for year-1, 60 days of issuance of an invoice, and for each subsequent year at each renewal date.
Fall 2008: Science Signaling embraces what was formerly Science's STKE and is now extending that venue with a heavy dose of peer-reviewed research articles. Since the study of cell signaling inherently combines multidisciplinary fields, Science Signaling bridges these fields not often covered together.
Science Signaling is a weekly electronic resource, published every Tuesday, which now has a monthly print compilation sold exclusively to subscribers of the online edition.ISSN
For more information click here.
Fall 2008: AAAS provides COUNTER compliant usage reports for its family of e-resources. Additional detailed reports are also available in a COUNTER-style format that tracks the number of times your patrons have attempted to access articles from one of the e-resources not currently available in your collection. These reports may be viewed online with your site administrator's username and password:
• Science Classic Unsuccessful Request Report
• Science Signaling Unsuccessful Request Report
To view your COUNTER reports, click here. You will need your administrator username and password.
For more information about Usage Reports, click here.
Fall 2008: An amendment has been made to the Science Online Publications Institutional Sitewide Subscription Agreement, click here.Downloading portions of the Online Journals for the purpose of creating systematic and persistent local copies (not including transient, dynamic caches of individually requested material) for redistribution is prohibited.
Fall 2007: AAAS is now Open URL compliant as both a "Source" and "Target." Librarians may now add your institute's Resolver Base URL and Text-Link to all references appearing on the pages of Science, Science Express, Science Classic, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine.To add your institute's Resolver Base URL, click here. You will need your username and password to access your account.For step-by-step instructions on how to add your institute's Resolver Base URL, click here.
As a result of The New York Times February 10, 2008, article entitled "U.S. Universities Rush to Set Up Outposts Abroad," AAAS wanted to take the opportunity to reinforce the association's policy on foreign campuses. Many of these campuses operate independently from a parent institution and therefore may be required to have its own sitewide subscription. The current Site License Agreement states, "If the Licensee has locations in more than one country, a separate site license may be required for each country location."
For further information regarding our Foreign Campus Policy, please contact the AAAS Site Licensing Department at email@example.com or by calling toll free at 866-265-4152. For international customers, please call +1-202-326-6730.To view the current click-through agreement, click here.
SRU (search/retrieve via URL) is a standards-based search protocol for Internet search queries using CQL (common query language). With SRU, end users can now search for articles appearing on the pages of Science, Science Now, Science Express, Science Classic, Science Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine all published by AAAS, and receive their results in XML.For more information on SRU click here.
On January 8, 2008 Science Signaling, formerly Science's STKE, published its first issue in the dynamic field of cell signaling. All the distinctive features of Science's STKE, the Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment, will remain, such as Perspectives, Reviews, Protocols, the Database of Cell Signaling, and the Virtual Journal of signaling articles provided by participating publishers.This Fall Science Signaling will add a new component of peer-reviewed, ground-breaking original research reflective of the high-impact articles published in its parent publication - Science. A monthly print subscription will also be made available.For more information and cataloging details please visit our Fact Sheet.
We are pleased to announce that the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and JSTOR have reached an agreement at the end of 2007 under which Science will continue to provide its content to JSTOR with a 5-year moving wall and new participating organizations will receive Science legacy content as part of the Health & General Sciences collection.
Science is the leading peer-reviewed journal among its competition for the second year in a row, as published by "Thomson ISI Journal Citation Reports" in June 2007. Science is No. 1 with an impact factor of 30, ahead of "Nature" (27) and "PNAS" (10). These numbers are based on papers published in Science during 2006.
A small number of issues from 1996 formerly included in a current Science Online subscription are now in the Science Classic archives. These issues cover the last quarter of 1996, Volume 274, 4 October - 20 December 1996.