The SCOAP3 consortium (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics), which aims to convert journals in high energy physics to open access, has chosen two Springer journals to participate in the initiative.  They are the Journal of High Energy Physics, published for the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA - Trieste, Italy), and the European Physical Journal C, published with Società Italiana di Fisica. The selection is the result of an open and transparent tender process run by CERN for the benefit of SCOAP3, in which journal quality, price and publishing services were taken into account.

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The National Association for Printing Leadership, Paramus, N.J., awarded Heidelberg USA, Kennesaw, Ga., its 2003 Industry Award. Niels M. Winther, president and CEO of Heidelberg USA, received the award at the NAPL's 2003 Top Management Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. The NAPL selected the manufacturer for developing a broad spectrum of advanced products, including sheetfed and web offset presses, digital printing presses, prepress units, machines for cutting, folding, and binding publications, and high-performance copiers. "Heidelberg's contribution to the printing and graphic arts industry is ongoing and immeasurable," says Joseph P. Truncale, NAPL president and CEO. Truncale also recognized Heidelberg for integrating prepress, press and postpress operations, and

Zooming across the country and back again, Heidelberg has taken to the open highways with a digital road show aimed at educating the industry. Teaming with speakers Bill Farquharson from Print Tec and ePrint Advantage's Peg Ganger, the road show seminars focus on personalized marketing through variable data and the commercialization of digital printing.     Seminar topics include industry and life trends that are driving the opportunity for personalization of direct marketing programs and expanding direct mail business opportunities. The seminars offer an overview of variable data printing and an explanation of versioning and personalizing, with case studies of each, according to the

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