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LISWire: Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, Named Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics for EBSCO Health

December 12, 2017 - 10:35am

Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, Named Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics for EBSCO Health
~ Yoshida to focus on clinical informatics and medication strategies ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — December 12, 2017 — EBSCO Health, the provider of evidence-based clinical resource tools including DynaMed Plus® and Dynamic Health™, has appointed Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, as Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics. Yoshida brings more than 25 years of extensive experience in clinical informatics, EHR implementation, healthcare consulting and clinical pharmacy, and is a published author and speaker on clinical decision support.

Yoshida received her undergraduate degree in pharmacy from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Pharmacy, and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. Most recently, she was Corporate Manager in Knowledge Management and Clinical Informatics at Partners HealthCare System, and brings a wealth of knowledge from leading teams in clinical information, knowledge management and clinical system implementation. Previously, she served with Capgemini as an EHR implementation strategist, and with the University of Chicago Hospitals in a special projects role.

EBSCO Health maintains a rigorous editorial process that includes subject-specific experts reviewing topics using a proprietary, evidence-based methodology and quality assurance process. As Deputy Editor, Yoshida will work closely with product management teams to further advance Electronic Medical Record (EMR) implementation across EBSCO Health’s flagship products.

Senior Vice-President of Medical Product Management, Betsy Jones, says the addition of Yoshida will augment EBSCO Health’s EMR implementation and strategy, “Yoshida brings a breadth of knowledge in healthcare information technology. Her addition will help guide our implementation strategies for products including DynaMed Plus, delivering more robust products to clinicians.”

For more information on EBSCO Health and its medical information resources, visit: https://health.ebsco.com/.

About EBSCO Health
EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. EBSCO Health users include professionals in medicine, nursing, and allied health. Flagship products include CINAHL®, DynaMed Plus®, Nursing Reference Center Plus™, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service™, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE®), plus EBSCONET®. EBSCO Health databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world.

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For more information, please contact:
Jessica Holmes
Communications Director
(800) 653-2726 ext. 3485
[email protected]

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LISWire: Brill adds ‘Revue de Synthèse’ to Journal Program

December 11, 2017 - 5:10am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 11 December 2017

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, adds the renowned, peer-reviewed journal Revue de Synthèse to its growing portfolio of journals in Philosophy. Founded in 1900 by the esteemed philosopher Henri Berr as the Revue de synthèse historique, the journal is now in its seventh series and continues its founders’ intentions in the application of philosophical critique to the study of History, Sociology and Natural Sciences. Brill publishes the Revue de Synthèse on behalf of the Fondation pour la Science, which aims to make academic knowledge in the area of Philosophy and History of Science available to other subject areas and to the public.

Professor Éric Brian, editor of Revue de Synthèse, says: “We are proud that the journal will be published with Brill, a publishing house with such a rich history, a large disciplinary spectrum and a strong international focus. Since 1900, the journal has served as an international forum on historical methods and today builds bridges between Intellectual History, History of Sciences, Social Sciences and scholarship in general, while experimenting during the last decade with a multi-linguistic format. The new partnership fits with the Revue’s centenarian scientific aims and we look forward to seeing the journal reach a broad readership."

Professor Jochen Hoock, President of the Fondation pour la Science adds: "We view this new partnership with Brill as an opportunity to contribute to current reflections among scholars and publishers on the transformation of scientific publishing in our fields. The new cooperation with Brill will strengthen our capacities to fulfill the original international aims of the Fondation since 1924, and of the journal since 1900. We look forward to facilitating international exchange of experiences among scholars on this crucial topic, and of course developments in Intellectual History as promoted by the Revue de Synthèse.”

Jennifer Pavelko, Senior Acquisitions Editor for Philosophy, states: “We are excited by the possibilities this multi-lingual and interdisciplinary journal holds for the Philosophy program at Brill. We hope to enhance and support the journal as it continues to grow.”

Revue de Synthèse will continue under a dedicated editorial team. Volume 138.1-4 will be published by Brill in 2017 and Volume 138.1-2 and 138.3-4 in 2018, online and in print. Back volumes from 2007-2017 will be made available online. More information on the journal and pricing can be found at http://www.brill.com/products/journal/revue-de-synthese.

For more information on this media alert, please contact Jennifer Pavelko, Senior Acquisitions Editor at Brill, via [email protected].

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: http://www.brill.com/news/brill-adds-revue-de-synthese-journal-program

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LISWire: New ‘Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture’ Published by Brill

December 8, 2017 - 6:56am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 8 December 2017

In cooperation with the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture (ISMRC), international publisher Brill has launched the Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture (RMDC). The journal is another valuable addition to Brill’s expanding lists in Social Sciences and Religion. It is published under the editorship of Tim Hutchings, and its three issues per year will be available both in print and online.

RMDC publishes original work that contributes to social-scientific discussion of the relationship between religion, media and culture. Studies of any religious tradition, medium or geographical region are welcome. The journal’s primary focus is on recent and contemporary media, but historical studies may also be considered.

ISMRC is a worldwide association for the academic study of religion and media. Its meetings began in 1994, and a biennial series of International Conferences on Media, Religion and Culture has been organized since 1996. These conferences have now been held in North and South America, Europe and Asia, and affiliated conferences have also been arranged in many countries. RMDC received the official endorsement of this society in 2017 and seeks to continue this global scholarly conversation.

The journal’s editorial board welcomes previously unpublished papers. For submission guidelines and more information visit www.brill.com/RMDC.

For general information about this journal, please contact Jason Prevost, Acquisitions Editor at Brill: [email protected].

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: http://www.brill.com/news/new-journal-religion-media-and-digital-culture...

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LISWire: Equinox adds Cherokee County Public Library to the SC LENDS Consortium

December 6, 2017 - 1:05pm

DULUTH, Ga., Nov 30, 2017 -- Equinox is pleased to announce that Cherokee County Public Library successfully migrated to Evergreen within the SC Lends Consortium.

This migration includes more than 32,000 users and over 95,000 bibliographic records. For the migration, Equinox performed the bibliographic data extraction and deduplication, policy configuration, project management and training services. As part of the SC LENDS consortium, Cherokee County Public Library is hosted and supported by Equinox on their industry leading Sequoia platform.

“The Cherokee County Public Library is excited to begin using Evergreen and enjoy its functionality as well as the resource-sharing made possible through the SC LENDS consortium. Migrations are a big project and can feel overwhelming, especially to staff who are concerned or unsure how a new system will work. We have really appreciated Equinox staying in regular contact with us throughout the migration and transition, as well as the training they have provided to help CCPL be prepared for the migration.”-Ben Loftis, Director, Cherokee County Public Library

"Working with the Cherokee staff has been wonderful. As a long time South Carolina resident it has been heartening for me to see SC LENDS prosper over the last nine years and continue to grow throughout that time and speaks to the successful resource sharing model that SC LENDS and many other Evergreen libraries have adopted." - Rogan Hamby, Equinox Data and Project Analyst

About Equinox Open Library Initiative
Equinox Open Library Initiative Inc. is a nonprofit company engaging in literary, charitable, and educational endeavors serving cultural and knowledge institutions. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., the Initiative carries forward a decade of service and experience with Evergreen and other open source library software. At Equinox OLI we help you empower your library with open source technologies. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

About Evergreen
Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed to provide an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, over 1500 libraries around the world are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka. For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.

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LISWire: RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text™ Now Available from EBSCO Information Services

December 5, 2017 - 10:44am

~ Exclusive Collection of Rare Primary Source Periodicals ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — December 5, 2017 — Music researchers and enthusiasts can now access rare music periodicals not available elsewhere online or in libraries, with the release of RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text™ from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The collection, produced by Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), explores music and musical life over a span of over 200 years from Bach to Bernstein, as seen through the eyes of those who lived it.

RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text is a unique collection of primary source periodicals for the study of music and musical life from 1760 to 1966. This product combines RIPM’s Retrospective Index and Online Archive of Music Periodicals, and is available via EBSCOhost®, an intuitive online research platform and EBSCO Discovery Service™, a full-featured, discovery layer experience. The collection includes over 260 rare journals, 170 of which are available in full text. The content magnifies its global reach with music periodicals from over twenty countries and spans a period of more than two centuries of musical life in Europe and the Americas.

This immense body of literature and the enhanced search experience will appeal to the music historian, as well as anyone studying or interested in music. EBSCO provides a wide variety of music resources that complement one another and provide researchers with extensive coverage from renowned sources all on one platform.

About RIPM
Founded in 1980, Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM) provides information concerning more than two-hundred years of musical life in Europe and the Americas by preserving and providing access to the contemporary musical press. One of only four internationally-sanctioned cooperative bibliographic undertakings in music, RIPM benefits from the collaboration of scholars and institutions in over twenty countries, an editorial headquarters in the United States, and active research teams throughout Europe and the Americas. RIPM’s publications are updated every six months and chronologically complement those of RILM. For more information, visit the RIPM website at: www.ripm.org.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

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For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

Tags: DatabasesAcademic LibrariesMusicFull-Text Music JournalsEBSCOTopics: Press ReleaseOrganization Type: CompanyIntended Audience: Academic LibrariesLibrariansPublic LibrariesSchool LibrariansSpecial LibrariesCompany Name: EBSCO

LISWire: Brill Launches New Journal: ‘Populism’

December 5, 2017 - 5:11am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 5 December 2017

International publisher Brill has launched the journal Populism, under the editorship of Dr. Lane Crothers, Illinois State University.

Populism is a peer-reviewed, international journal devoted to promoting transdisciplinary examination of populism in both historical and contemporary contexts. The journal is added to Brill’s growing list of publications in Social Sciences. Populism will consist of two issues each year and will be available online and in print. The first issue is planned for spring 2018.

The journal’s editorial board welcomes previously unpublished papers. For submission guidelines visit http://www.editorialmanager.com/popubrill

For general information about this journal, please contact Jason Prevost, Acquisitions Editor at Brill: [email protected], or visit www.brill.com/popu.

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: http://www.brill.com/news/brill-launches-new-journal-populism

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LISWire: Brill will appoint Jasmin Lange as Chief Publishing Officer

November 30, 2017 - 9:21am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing (CN) – 28 November 2017

Koninklijke Brill NV, the international scholarly publisher, announces the appointment of Jasmin Lange (39) as Chief Publishing Officer and member of the Management Team, as per January 1st, 2018. Within Brill’s senior leadership, Jasmin will lead Brill’s publishing teams and focus on further expanding Brill’s offering to the scholarly community.

German-born Jasmin Lange joined Brill in 2011 as Assistant Editor and has worked as Business Development Manager since 2012. In this role, amongst others, she focused on developing Open Access within Brill, developing new business models and integrating newly acquired publishing activities into the Brill portfolio. Most recently, Jasmin played a key role in the acquisitions of Schöningh & Fink and Mentis in Germany and Sense Publishers in the Netherlands. Before joining Brill, Jasmin worked in the publishing business and as a researcher in Germany, the USA and the UK.

For more information on the appointment of Jasmin Lange please contact, Herman Pabbruwe, CEO ([email protected]), or Ina de Lange, Director Human Resources ([email protected]).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

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LISWire: Chalmers University of Technology Named First FOLIO Beta Partner for EBSCO Information Services

November 29, 2017 - 10:32am

~ Top Swedish University to Leverage FOLIO Library Services Platform ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 29, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is teaming up with Chalmers University of Technology to serve as the first FOLIO beta partner. As a touchstone for the global academic library community, Chalmers Library will prove out FOLIO’s ability to satisfy traditional resource management requirements while allowing for extensibility into new services based on a vibrant new technology ecosystem for libraries.

FOLIO, a community collaboration to develop an open source LSP, is being built in collaboration with more than a dozen organizations worldwide. The beta program is an instrumental step in developing and establishing FOLIO as the primary platform shared globally for library management and enablement.

Chalmers University Head of the Department of Communication and Learning in Science and Library Director, Daniel Forsman says the beta partnership allows Chalmers to explore, learn and share its work within the FOLIO community. “The promise of a modern, flexible and open systems architecture provides us with capabilities that go beyond a library service platform. The true strength of FOLIO is, however, not the technology but the network of libraries and service providers collaborating and sharing a vision of an open eco-system for services and content.”

Forsman says the partnership will have benefits beyond the university. “Implementing FOLIO, replacing our costly and bloated library systems, with more tailored workflows is just the first step. I am certain we will be surprised and gain insights from the community as we continue to innovate and develop more efficient and stronger user experiences. But my hope for FOLIO does not end with benefits for users at Chalmers University of Technology, I see a framework that has the potential to communicate and utilize our research and education for a global audience.”

The partnership will also help EBSCO develop hosting and services that will enable libraries of all sizes to leverage the full benefits of FOLIO, ultimately demonstrating its viability as a practical and compelling library services platform.

EBSCO Information Services Senior Vice President of SaaS Products and Platforms John Law says having Chalmers University of Technology as a beta site will provide EBSCO with essential, actionable information as part of the development process. “Daniel’s vision, insight and expertise as an innovation leader in the academic library sector along with the advanced posture of the Chalmers Library will play a critically important role ensuring the success of FOLIO. The fundamental goal of this beta program is to deliver a highly functional, increasingly powerful technology platform to advance the capabilities of Chalmers Library.”

FOLIO, which stands for the Future of Libraries is Open, is a community coming together to develop a reimagined library services platform, one that supports traditional resource management requirements and functionality, yet is engineered for innovation and growth through industry collaboration. FOLIO allows for extensibility into new services for libraries and will dramatically change the technology ecosystem available to libraries, service providers and technology developers.

About FOLIO
FOLIO is a collaborative effort among libraries, vendors, developers and consortia that leverages open source technology and a community-based effort to redefine library services and innovate based on library futures. By building on what libraries need and by leveraging library expertise as well as vendor capacity and velocity, FOLIO is designed to move libraries forward, build on the services they provide and redefine the role libraries play within their institution. FOLIO also levels the playing field and makes open source technology available to all institutions regardless of size or staffing. FOLIO brings vendors together to innovate and host services for customers and introduces open source as a service to libraries. To sign up to participate or receive more information go to www.folio.org.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

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For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

Technologies: Open SourceTags: open sourceFOLIOAcademic LibrariansAcademic LibrariesLSPEBSCOOrganization Type: CompanyCompany Name: EBSCOIntended Audience: Academic LibrariesLibrariansTopics: Press Release

LISWire: Equinox adds Shamokin & Coal Township Public Library to the PaILS Consortium

November 27, 2017 - 11:16am

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 16, 2017 -- Equinox is pleased to announce that they have successfully migrated the Shamokin & Coal Township Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.

This move includes more than 6,500 patrons and over 49,500 bibliographic records. For this migration, Equinox collaborated with the PaILS consortium and Shamokin & Coal Township Public Library to design and implement Evergreen policies, OPAC branding, Evergreen notifications, and supported 3rd party integrations. As part of the SPARK consortium, Shamokin & Coal Township Public Library is hosted and supported by Equinox on their industry leading Sequoia platform.

"Equinox/Spark have been extremely accommodating during our accelerated migration. Their staff has been supportive during this process. They included us in nearly every major decision. We felt like we were a part of this migration every step of the way." Victoria Ryan M.L.S, Library Director

“When I first found out that Shamokin was moving forward with their migration to SPARK, I was so excited. This has been a long time coming for them. It's so nice to see them joining with their fellow Pottsville District libraries. Victoria's enthusiasm made the migration an absolute delight, and I appreciate the opportunity to be a part of their transition to the SPARK and Evergreen communities!”- Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Project Manager

About Equinox Open Library Initiative
Equinox Open Library Initiative Inc. is a nonprofit company engaging in literary, charitable, and educational endeavors serving cultural and knowledge institutions. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., the Initiative carries forward a decade of service and experience with Evergreen and other open source library software. At Equinox OLI we help you empower your library with open source technologies. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

About Evergreen
Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed to provide an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, over 1500 libraries around the world are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka. For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.

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LISWire: Brill Launches Book Series ‘Philosophy of Film’

November 17, 2017 - 7:48am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing (CN) – 17 November 2017

International publisher Brill launches the 'Philosophy of Film' book series. Interested in more than simply interpretation, the series seeks to place film in relationship with classical philosophical questions such as (its own) essence, truth, or beauty. “This series is a great venue for philosophers who want to account for their experience of specific films, directors, or the phenomenon of film in general,” says series editor Thorsten Botz-Bornstein.

The series defines philosophy broadly. Benefiting from the intellectual wealth of the entire history of the Humanities, it is intended to be a source for anyone interested in the philosophical dimensions of cinema. “Launched at a time where we must urgently consider how film and media impact personal and political tides, Brill’s new 'Philosophy of Film' series will offer new horizons for the relationship between screen culture and the way in which we understand the world,” says editorial board member Hunter Vaughan from Oakland University, author of 'Where Film Meets Philosophy.'

While there are several book series on film studies, not many publishing houses have a series devoted to the philosophy of film. Brill’s 'Philosophy of Film' bridges the fields of art studies and philosophy. “It is truly exciting to have a series devoted to this relatively new and vital subject area. Readers will pay attention!” says editorial board member Rey Chow, professor of literature at Duke University and author of 'Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema.'

The editorial board welcomes previously unpublished manuscripts. Visit the website (http://www.brill.com/products/series/philosophy-film) for submission guidelines. The first two volumes in the series will be published later this month: 'Death in Documentaries,' by Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter, and 'Plotinus and the Moving Image,' edited by Thorsten Botz-Bornstein and Giannis Stamatellos. All volumes in the series will become available online and in print.

For more information on this media alert, please contact Jennifer Pavelko, Senior Acquisitions Editor at Brill, via [email protected].

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: http://www.brill.com/news/brill-launches-book-series-philosophy-film

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