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Thieme Stresses Importance of Publishers’ Role in Defending the Independence of Science

Thieme Publishing Group, one of the major providers of medical and health publications, media and services, strongly advocates the freedom of scientific inquiry and publication. The publisher also underlines this commitment by contributing to the current campaign launched by the German Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Association (Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels). In an editorial published in various English-language Thieme journals, Dr. Daniel Schiff, Senior Vice President of Thieme Group’s U.S. subsidiary Thieme Publishers, stresses the key role publishers play in distributing high-quality, peer-reviewed academic information.

Academic publishers, Dr. Schiff says, are responsible for coordinating the process of knowledge preparation and distribution. New scientific insights are evaluated and selected through professional review processes, including peer-review, before they are edited, didactically enhanced, and processed for publication in renowned academic journals. In addition, publishers ensure the promotion as well as systematic distribution and archiving of these results in cooperation with academic libraries and multiple other partners. In his editorial published in numerous Thieme journals, Schiff states: “In these activities we help build, protect and conserve the integrity of the corpus of scientific knowledge.”

Dr. Schiff also stresses the importance of marking and defending the line between corroborated facts and unconfirmed claims, saying that “we have and will continue to validate and distribute peer-reviewed data and content, whether consistent or not with assumed truths. In these uncertain times, these are values which always need defending.”

In more than 150 journals, Thieme Publishing Group provides regular updates on the latest research and practical insights.

For the full text of Daniel Schiff’s editorial, please visit: https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0037-1600097

Date posted:  Thursday 16th March 2017

One Win, Three Honorable Mentions for Thieme Publishers at 2017 PROSE Awards

Thieme Publishers is proud to announce that four of its titles have been honored at the prestigious 2017 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards). Pediatric Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade won first prize in the category Textbook/Clinical Medicine, with Neuroendoscopic Surgery and Neuro-Ophthlamology Illustrated (2nd Edition) receiving honorable mentions in the same category. Another honorable mention went to The Surgery Journal in the category Journal/Award for Innovation category.
 
“We are thrilled that four of our titles have been honored by the Association of American Publishers,” said Fiona Henderson, International Marketing Director at Thieme Publishers. “With the first prize in Textbook/Clinical Medicine for Pediatric Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade, the jury acknowledged author Alan R. Cohen’s achievement in creating an essential pediatric neurosurgery resource that also conveys the personal wisdom gained from decades of experience. The honorable mentions for Neuroendoscopic Surgery andNeuro-Ophthlamology Illustrated in that same category indicate the increasing importance of excellent textbooks in the field of neuromedicine.”
 
Thieme’s The Surgery Journal, a highly innovative open-access journal that is pushing the boundaries of more established publishing methods, received an honorable mention in the category Journal/Award for Innovation. The Surgery Journal allows authors to submit their articles in any format they prefer (“Submit how you want”). Once their article has been peer-reviewed and accepted, they pay an APC fee that they feel is most suitable (“Pay what you want”). “The Surgery Journal bridges all surgical specialties, bringing together the expertise we have established across many journals in the field,” Daniel Schiff, Senior Vice President at Thieme Publishers said. “The honorable mention is proof that our innovative publishing approach benefits authors, readers, and the field.”
 
Honored titles
Pediatric Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade, winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for Textboook/Clinical Medicine, is a uniquely exacting subspecialty in which surgeons are given the extraordinary privilege of alleviating suffering for gravely ill children, and in best-case scenarios, restoring their health. Understanding the vast and complex anatomy, pathology, and pathophysiology that evolves throughout childhood presents considerable challenges. Further, the field is rapidly progressing with advancements in neurodiagnostic imaging and surgical instrumentation, as well as an expanding knowledge of the molecular and genetic bases underlying many neurosurgical disorders.
 
The multimedia textbook Neuroendoscopic Surgery, honorable mention at the 2017 PROSE Award for Textboook/Clinical Medicine, reflects the technological advances achieved in the last two decades in fiber optics, cold light, cameras, and endoscopic instrumentation. Written by an impressive Who's Who of international neurosurgeons, the outstanding text and videos reflect global contributions to neuroendoscopy.
 
Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, 2nd Edition, honorable mention at the 2017 PROSE Award for Textboook/Clinical Medicine, is an up-to-date, beautifully illustrated text that guides readers in recognizing signs and symptoms, localizing pathology, developing a differential diagnosis, and selecting a management strategy. The content in this new edition reflects the most recent advances in neuro-ophthalmology.
 
The Surgery Journal (TSJ), honorable mention at the 2017 PROSE Journal Award for Innovation, is a unique, all-encompassing, open access journal for surgeons and trainee surgeons of all disciplines, as well as other medical professionals engaged with the support and surgical treatment of patients. All articles in TSJ undergo rigorous blind peer review. As an open-access publication, all articles in TSJ are made freely available for all to read and download from Thieme Connect.
 
About the PROSE Awards
The annual PROSE Awards recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in over 40 categories. Judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals since 1976, the PROSE Awards are extraordinary for their breadth and depth.
Books:
Pediatric Neurosurgery: Tricks of the Trade , Neuroendoscopic Surgery , Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated

Date posted:  Tuesday 28th February 2017

Thieme Signs Agreement on Sharing Principles for Academic Publications

STM, the global trade association for academic and publishers, has developed sharing principles that serve as a guideline for academic, technical, and medical publishers worldwide. Thieme belongs to the signees of these voluntary principles for sharing scholarly articles in academic networks.


Scientific progress thrives on exchange and sharing. Approaches and solutions, study results and their interpretation, insights and experiences need to be shared, taken up, and evolved. Academic contributions by scientists and researchers, made available by scholarly publishers around the world, play a key role in this. The sharing principles were designed to ensure the smooth flow of information between scientists and researchers while protecting the rights of copyright owners and publishers.

Thieme is committed to the values represented by the sharing principles. It is our goal to make medical information accessible in the best possible way, to disseminate it, and raise the scientific community’s awareness for it. As a publishing corporation, we represent the claims of copyright owners and authors, and protect their contributions against unauthorized use.

For our authors, this means that their contributions made in the context of non-commercial research projects may be made available to involved scientists and researchers as part of a mutual knowledge exchange. Articles may be shared and distributed readily within research groups working on a specific project. Clearly defined standards allow the publisher to determine how often and in which form an article was used and distributed under the sharing principles. This gives Thieme a chance to measure and understand how articles and content are used within the scientific community and to continue to optimize its service. Thieme guarantees to protect the users’ privacy and data security in the processing of usage data. The publisher also supports the dissemination of metadata and open access articles through the relevant academic networks, thus helping to increase the visibility and reach of each academic article.

To read the original STM document defining the voluntary sharing principles for academic networks, click here.

Date posted:  Monday 21st November 2016

Thieme’s Plastic Surgery Program is Growing!

Thieme is pleased to announce the acquisition of the plastic surgery book program from CRC Press, which includes their titles purchased from Quality Medical Publishers (QMP). These titles, authored or edited by many of the world’s leading plastic and reconstructive surgeons, will be integrated into Thieme’s existing portfolio in plastic and reconstructive surgery, strengthening Thieme’s position as a market leader in this field. Selected spine surgery titles are also included in the acquisition.

If you are a CRC author or contributor, and have a question about your book please contact us at CRC.Titles@thieme.com.

These titles are all listed below. They are now available from our webshop.

PLASTIC SURGERY

50 Studies Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know; Hultman
A Surgeon's Little Instruction Book; Waters
Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction; Losken, Janis
Aesthetic & Reconstructive Breast Surgery; Thaller, Panthaki
Aesthetic Breast Surgery: Concepts & Techniques; Hall-Findlay
Aesthetic Medicine: Growing Your Practice; Keuchel
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques, Two-Volume Set; Pu, Chen, Li, Wu, Park, Takayanagi
Aesthetic Rhinoplasty; Sheen, Sheen
Atlas of Flaps of the Musculoskeletal System; Masquelet, Gilbert
Atlas of Rhinoplasty, Second Edition; Aiach
Auricular Reconstruction; Firmin, Dusseldorp, Marchac
Beauty and the Beam; Sarnoff, Swirsky
Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss; Aly
Bostwick's Plastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Third Edition; Jones
Composite Rhytidectomy; Hamra
Comprehensive Cleft Care, Second Edition: Volume Two; Losee, Kirschner
Comprehensive Cleft Care, Second Edition: Volume One; Losee, Kirschner
Comprehensive Cleft Care: Family Edition; Losee, Kirschner, Smith, Straub, Lawrence
Cosmetic Medicine and Aesthetic Surgery; Saltz
Craniofacial Surgery; Thaller, Bradley, Garri
Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, Third Edition; Rohrich, Adams, Jr., Ahmad, Gunter
Decision Making in Plastic Surgery; Marsh, Perlyn
Endoscopic Plastic Surgery, Second Edition; Nahai, Saltz
Essentials of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma; Marcus
Essentials of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition; Janis
Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion; Jones, Janis
Eyelid and Periorbital Surgery, Second Edition; Codner, McCord
Facial Rejuvenation; Barton
Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive; Cheney, Hadlock
Facial Topography: Clinical Anatomy of the Face; Pessa, Rohrich
Facial Trauma; Thaller, McDonald
Fat Injection: From Filling to Regeneration; Coleman, Mazzola
Functional and Aesthetic Reconstruction of Burn Patients; McCauley
Gender Affirmation Surgery; Salgado, Monstrey, Djordjevic
Hair Transplantation, Fifth Edition; Unger, Shapiro, Unger, Unger
Hair Transplantation: The Art of Micrografting and Minigrafting, Second Edition; Barrera, Uebel
Local Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction, Second Edition; Jackson
Lymphedema: Complete Medical and Surgical Management; Neligan, Masia, Piller
Michel Salmon Anatomical Studies; Taylor, Razaboni
Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Head and Neck; Neligan, Wei
Neck Lift; Feldman
Oculoplastic Surgery, second Edition; Leatherbarrow
Operative Procedures in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hoschander, Salgado, Wrood, Thaller
Partial Breast Reconstruction: Techniques in Oncoplastic Surgery; Losken, Hamdi
Patient Safety in Plastic Surgery; Young, Botney
Perforator Flaps: Anatomy, Technique, & Clinical Applications, Second Edition; Blondeel, Morris, Hallock, Neligan
Plastic Surgery Survival Guide to Trauma; Nakhdjevanind, Ahmadi
Principles and Practice of Burn Surgery; Barret-Nerin, Herndon
Principles and Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Second Edition - Two Volume Set; Bentz, Bauer, Zuker
Problems in Breast Surgery: A Repair Manual; Fisher, Handel
Reconstructive Surgery of the Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvis; Evans
Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity (Two-Volume Set); Li Qun Pu, Levine, Wei
Reconstructive Surgery; Zenn, Jones
Reoperative Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Second Edition; Grotting
Rhinoplasty: Craft and Magic; Constantian
Secondary Rhinoplasty: By the Global Masters; Rohrich, Ahmad
Short-Scar Face Lift; Tonnard, Verpaele
Spinal Arthroplasty: A New Era in Spine Care; Guyer, Zigler
Structural Fat Grafting; Coleman
Surgical Wound Healing and Management; Granick, Teot
The Angiosome Concept and Tissue Transfer; Taylor, Pan
The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Second Edition: á- Volume 1; Nahai
The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Second Edition: Breast and Body Surgery - Volume 3; Nahai
The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Second Edition: Facial Surgery - Volume 2; Nahai
The Art of Gluteal Sculpting; Mendieta
The Care of the Arthritic Hand, Fifth Edition; Flatt
The Essential Burn Unit Handbook, Second Edition; Roth, Hughes
The MACS-Lift; Tonnard, Verpaele
Varicose Veins and Telangiectasias: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition; Goldman, Weiss, Bergan
Vascular Anomalies: Classification, Diagnosis, and Management; Greene
Vertical Mammaplasty and Liposuction; Lejour
What Women Need To Know About Breast Self-Examination; Berger, Bostwick
When To Refer To A Surgeon; Galandiuk, Carter, Abby

DERMATOLOGY

A Dermatologist's Little Instruction Book; Norman
Facial Danger Zones; Seckel
Three Dimensional Facial Sculpting; Terino
Tissue Glues in Cosmetic Surgery; Saltz, Toriumi

GENERAL REFERENCE

Burns: A Practical Approach to Immediate Treatment and Long Term Care; Sheridan
Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Endocrinology, Second Edition; Courtney, Worley
Clinical Handbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology; Young, Philichi
Code Blue: Bedside Procedures and Critical Information; Jandial, Jandial
Diagnosing and Treating Arrhythmias Made Easy; Levine
Head Injury: Information and Answers to Commonly Asked Questions; Sturm, Forget, Sturm
Holystic Medicine; Schwartz, Hoolihan
Managing in Academics: A Health Center Model; Ridky, Sheldon
The Patient's Little Instruction Book; Jenks, Spiniello

GENERAL SURGERY

A Heart Surgeon's Little Instruction Book; Waters
Prognosis and Outcomes in Surgical Disease; McKellar, Reiling, Eiseman
Surgical Reflections; Schwartz, Wilder

NEUROLOGY

Neurosurgical Review; Sturm, Forget

NEUROSURGERY

An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; Perez-Cruet, Khoo, Fessler
Cervical Spine Surgery; Mummaneni, Kanter, Wang, Haid Jr.
Handbook of Minimally Invasive and Percutaneous Spine Surgery; Wang, Anderson, Ludwig, Mummaneni
Lumbar Interbody Fusion Techniques: Cages, Dowels, and Grafts; Haid Jr., McLaughlin, Fessler
Lumbosacral and Pelvic Procedures; Kim, Vaccaro, Whang, Kim, Kim
Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances Book & 2-DVD Set; Perez-Cruet, Beisse, Pimenta, Kim
Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances; Perez-Cruet, Beisse, Pimenta, Kim
Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances: 2-DVD Box; Perez-Cruet
Neurosurgical Essentials;Jandial, Aryan, Nakaji
Nonfusion Techniques for the Spine; Maxwell, Griffith, Welch
Outpatient Spinal Surgery; Perez-Cruet, Fessler
Spinal Deformity; Mummaneni, Haid Jr.
Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors; Ames, Boriani, Jandial
The Thoracic Spine; Benzel, Stillerman

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

100 Hand Cases; Boyer, Chang
100 Orthopedic Conditions Every Doctor Should Understand, Second Edition; Meals, Mitchell
Anterior Approaches to the Spine; Zdeblick
Atlas of Minimal Access Spine Surgery, Second Edition; Regan, Isador
Controversies in Spine Surgery, Volume 1; Zdeblick, Benzel, Anderson, Stillerman
Controversies in Spine Surgery, Volume 2; Zdeblick, Benzel, Anderson, Stillerman
Emerging Spine Surgery Technologies: Evidence and Framework for Evaluating New Technology; Corbin, Connolly, Yuan, Bao, Boden
Hard Facts in Orthopaedics; Schenck
Intervertebral Fusion Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Implants; Brantigan, Lauryssen
Management of Metastatic Disease to the Musculoskeletal System; Heiner, Kinsella, Zdeblick
Modern Anterior Scoliosis Surgery; Lenke, Betz, Harms
The Fractured Scaphoid; Herbert The Pocket Spine, Second Edition; Whitaker, Hochschuler
Wide Awake Hand Surgery; LaLonde

Book:
Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters

Date posted:  Saturday 1st October 2016