Meet the Team – Dimitris Spanos image

Tell us about your background.   I had a passion for computers and all technological developments since I was very young. During my studies as a computer scientist, I realized that what really excited me was not the engineering part, but the process of strategizing around a problem, understanding the need and using the foundation I had been building to solve that need. Hence I would say that I am Entrepreneur at heart. I had the opportunity to contribute to a diverse number of projects, ranging from large, very compute intensive, big data, complex applications to front-end, user-focused, mobile and web applications as well as the priviledge to work with very talented people from whom I learnt a lot. What ...

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RedLink Declares Successful Year, Announces Expansion in Customer Base standard

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RedLink, a leader in business analytics for academic publishing, announced today a successful completion of one year. On their one-year anniversary, the company announced acquiring new customers, and an enhanced product roadmap. The coming year will see RedLink working with customers like Royal College of Nursing Publishing (RCNP), American Thoracic Society (ATS), The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Taylor & Francis Group (TandF), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), Mark Allen Group (MAG),American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS) along with their early customers like Annual Reviews (AR) and Canadian Scientific Publishing (CSP). RedLink expects this amazing customer pool to boost growth, contribute to their vision to build sales efficiencies ...

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Meet us at ALPSP 2014! image

Hello everyone! We will be attending the ALPSP 2014 Conference, which will take place September 10th to September 12th, 2014 at London Heathrow, UK.  Our team is very excited to meet you to discuss how our services will help you spot opportunities and reach goals for your business. This year, RedLink will be represented by Deepika Bajaj.  Deepika is the Vice President of Publisher Relations To arrange a meeting, get a demo or learn more about RedLink at ALPSP 2014, click here. We look forward to hearing from you! If you have any concerns or questions, contact us at social@redlink.com

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Meet Deepika Bajaj image

Introduction 1) Tell us a little bit about your background. I am a global citizen – grew up in India and after graduating with an Engineering degree was fortunate to get a chance to work in Europe before moving to United States. As an Engineer, designed telecommunication networks for service providers in China, Latin America and Europe. My transition to business came when I realized that building cutting edge products by itself is not sufficient – one must understand the concerns of a customer and changing market trends. And that propelled me to get an MBA in Marketing in New York. Intel hired me as a fresh graduate and moved me to California. For me, it has been truly a ...

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Challenges in Peer Review image

Ever since our elementary school days, we can all recall our teachers telling us to proofread our work.  Many of our classes would have ‘peer review’ as well, with students proofreading and providing critical feedback on each other’s essays in order to improve the quality of their work.  Similarly, peer review in also done in academia in order to determine suitability for publication. The process involves individuals of equal competence and in the same academic field who evaluate the work of a scholar.  Peer review has consistently been noted as the top concern of scholars and is used to maintain the quality, standard, and performance of the publication.   However, it is also important to note that there are many challenges ...

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Open Acccess – Hype or Opportunity? image

The buzz around Open Access – is this just hype or is there a future in it? If you’ve been keeping up with the latest news in academic publishing, then you undoubtedly are aware of open access. One simple Google search on academic publishing can easily guarantee that a strong majority of the results will focus on open access. However, what exactly is open access? Why is it becoming such a vital trend in the academic publishing industry? For those unaware of the practice, it allows unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed academic research and it is mainly done for scholarly journal articles. With the concept of open access gaining popularity, it’s important to understand its impact as well as challenges ...

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Meet the Team – Sami Siddiqui image

1) Tell us about your background I started my college career at Ohlone College.  I spent two of my years there and earned an A.A degree in  Business (with Honors). During those two years, I also worked as an assistant at Kumon Learning Center. After my two years at Ohlone  College, I transferred to UC Berkeley, where I am currently completing my undergraduate studies.  With my education at Cal being an amazing and unique experience, working at RedLink as a marketing coordinator is also a very essential educational experience for me as well. 2) What’s the best part about being a marketing coordinator at RedLink? I started working as a marketing coordinator at RedLink since March 2014.  Since starting at ...

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Trends in Academic Publishing image

Do you know who and where are your customers? Here are three trends to watch for… Anyone who has read various articles on academic publishing is aware how the industry is often associated with being ‘out of touch’.  With technological developments and social networking on the rise, it is crucial that academic publishing should adapt with the latest trends in order to stay on top of customer needs. From the rise of e-books and mobile device usage to publishers taking a more interactive approach in terms of data provision, academic publishers need to deal with various areas in order to be updated with their customers’ needs.  With educational institutions being quick in adapting to latest trends and techniques, academic publishing ...

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Meet the Team – Ellie Fullman image

Ellie Fullman, Taxonomy Expert Introduction 1) Tell us a little bit about your background. Information science is my second career and a field which incorporates three of my greatest passions: academia, teaching, and information organization. Receiving my  BA in English Literature from UC Berkeley, I spent the following ten years teaching English as a second language to adults, with an emphasis on English use for business, nursing, and the hospitality industry. Forever seeking out new knowledge and skills, enrolling in at least one new course each year is a  practice that has been a constant in my life since my undergraduate degree and has kept my outside interests alive over the years. It is also directly responsible for allowing me ...

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Meet the Team – Virginia Tucker image

Virginia Tucker, Taxonomy Lead Introduction 1) Tell us a little bit about your background. I’ve been on the faculty at San Jose State’s information school for the last ten years. Prior to that, I worked in the information industry in Silicon Valley, both as an information architect and manager of client instructional programs. My first position as an information professional was as the Physics Librarian at Stanford University. I have a PhD in information systems, an MLS, and a BA in music composition from Stanford. 2) What excites you to work in a start-up environment? I’m excited to combine my understanding of vocabulary design with my experience in industry and product development, particularly as this project involves working with recent ...

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