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Wolters Kluwer acquires Dingxin Chuangzhi
Chinese acquisition extends Wolters Kluwer's global position in tax and accounting software...
Nature Communications becomes solely open access
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) title to only accept open access submissions...
Japanese Geoscience journal joins the SpringerOpen portfolio
Springer and the Japan Geoscience Union have collaborated to produce a new open access journal: Prog...
Website tracks global climate change news
Thomson Reuters news monitoring service developed in conjunction with UN Global Pulse to make the cl...
Scholarly content online increases
Oxford University Press (OUP) signs licensing agreements to include over 250 major editions in Oxfor...


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Digitisation project puts Darwin’s personal library online

Charles Darwin’s personal scientific library, including notes and comments scribbled by him on the pages and margins of his collection, has been made available online for the first time

Online resource for research on film, tele and radio content launched

A search engine that will allow researchers to access online databases with 13 million records relating to film, television and radio content has been launched

Drama Online to bring the universe of drama literature and playwrights to the web

An online resource – Drama Online - that will provide unique access to the finest drama literature, featuring the works of Aeschylus in 5th Century BC right through to the present day content, is set to launch in 2012

BBC publication The Listener lives online as an archive

Historians, students, and researchers can access 62 years of the most influential cultural, political and media commentary of the 20th century, through an online resource

Connected Histories opens access to British history including past royal weddings

A digital project funded by JISC and created by academics from the Universities of Hertfordshire, London, and Sheffield, is making millions of historical records more accessible to the public

Using e-books in libraries made easy

Understanding how to develop a sustainable business model and engage with the audience using e-books can be a tricky one especially as there are no precedents for info pros to learn from. It is amid such context that Facet Publishing launches "e-books in libraries"

An inspiration to become an information innovator

Innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity are often described as key professional attributes to succeed in the digital age. While information professionals understand and appreciate the importance of these qualities, they are often accused of simply adjusting to the digitised world rather than creating visions and steering the sector boldly in newer directions

A guide to help you move from the pre-web world to the new media world

Author and an internet pioneer, Steven Rosenbaum, explains how in a world dominated by user-generated content, users are becoming editors. “It’s called curation,” he says in his book called Curation Nation

Is social the future of search?

Experts advise info pros to embrace the growing trend and understand how they can unlock the knowledge and experience of their own, personal networks
Partnership simplifies open access publication charges
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) integrates Ringgold Identify database into its RightsLink for...
Kate Lawrence becomes EBSCO VP of user research
Heading up team that provides valuable insight into the user experience...
ProQuest in partnership with Irish bookseller
Over 600,000 ebook titles now available in Eire through O’Mahony’s...
Businesses yet to make the most of social media
Research finds a fifth of businesses have not developed a social media strategy...
Social media gaining importance as journalistic source
Survey finds that half of journalists think social media is their most important source of informati...
Ace to zigzag – 100 words from WW1
Oxford English Dictionary includes updated research on 100 words that define the First World War...
Big Data Partnership secures funding
UK big data services company has agreed a £1.25 million round of Series A investment from Beringea...
Rise in businesses concerned about technology risk
Almost half (45%) of British small business are concerned about tech vulnerabilities in their busine...
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