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Should public libraries sell e-books? A short survey is seeking opinions.

Posted 30 May 2012

The 2009 European e-privacy directive has now been implemented in the UK, despite ongoing confusion.

Posted 30 May 2012

Programme announced for conference focusing on effective use of social media.

Posted 24 May 2012

Online forum broadening participation and debate ahead of this year's Digital Agenda Assembly.

Posted 23 May 2012

The UK's ODI is scheduled to open in September 2012.

Posted 23 May 2012

The ESF awards the annual Latsis Prize for outstanding research.

Posted 18 May 2012

OA will ensure free movement of researchers and ideas in Europe.

Posted 18 May 2012

Two days of hacking and sharing for anyone interested in open bibliographic metadata.

Posted 16 May 2012

Facebook planning a central place for users to locate apps.

Posted 16 May 2012

DCMS is exploring options to transfer the administration of PLR.

Posted 10 May 2012

The BBC's Roly Keating will join the BL in September 2012.

Posted 10 May 2012

Munich University Department votes to cancel subscriptions.

Posted 8 May 2012

Researchers at LISU calling for participation from academic librarians.

Posted 7 May 2012

Official launch of data analytics service.

Posted 5 May 2012

Evidence emerging about the benefits of OA to research articles.

Posted 3 May 2012

Scottish university is named UK's number one for library and information management studies.

Posted 2 May 2012

CodeForScience competition looking for apps and mash-ups that use Elsevier content.

Posted 26 April 2012

Report provides guidance for libraries, archives and museums on user generated metadata.

Posted 25 April 2012

Netflix, which launched in the UK and Ireland earlier this year, plans to increase its European presence.

Posted 25 April 2012

Project seeks to discover well used and respected LIS research resources.

Posted 19 April 2012

The US digital textbook rental service will target UK students.

Posted 18 April 2012

The libraries are planning to digitise 1.5 million pages of ancient texts.

Posted 17 April 2012

Successful fundraising campaign enables BL to acquire the earliest intact European book.

Posted 17 April 2012

Law students at an Austrian university have brought about changes in Facebook's data disclosure policies.

Posted 13 April 2012

The European Commission wants to explore the best possible framework to realise the potential benefits of the Internet of Things.

Posted 13 April 2012

JISC InfoNet research uncovers the costs to universities of fulfilling Freedom of Information requests.

Posted 12 April 2012

The Wellcome Trust is to launch a free to view open access journal called eLife.

Posted 10 April 2012

Newspapers collaborating on shared payment system.

Posted 9 April 2012

New platform will provide CC0 access to NPG's publication data.

Posted 9 April 2012

The information literacy group of IFLA releases statement about the value of media and information literacy skills and makes recommendations for action.

Posted 4 April 2012

Google TV set to launch in France in September 2012.

Posted 3 April 2012

JISC Collections has published a survey to into the future of the monograph.

Posted 2 April 2012

New corporate content platform provides customised access to 5.6 million research documents.

Posted 30 March 2012

The Wellcome Trust intends to 'get tough' to ensure timely OA publication.

Posted 30 March 2012

Five months after its release in the US, 'Touch' is to launch in Europe.

Posted 28 March 2012

Agreement on authors' rights for new digital subscription models for ebooks.

Posted 23 March 2012

Consortium of Italian university libraries to make library records available on WorldCat.

Posted 22 March 2012

e-book sales, currently at 1% in France, predicted to grow and 'shake up' the book sector.

Posted 22 March 2012

Higher education institutions to be ranked by researchers and academics.

Posted 16 March 2012

Initiative seeks to increase discoverability of OA works.

Posted 6 March 2012

Attempts to reach a centralised agreement for ebook lending have failed.

Posted 6 March 2012

Skoobe is German publishers' response to the demand for 'popular' ebook content.

Posted 6 March 2012

Collaboration between National Library of Jerusalem and Germany part of a 'legacy plan'.

Posted 5 March 2012

Agreement ensures that the complete collections of Dutch public libraries will be accessible worldwide via WorldCat.

Posted 2 March 2012

Up to two years of tweets will be available for market research.

Posted 1 March 2012

Expanded content will result from agreements with leading publishers from around the world.

Posted 29 February 2012

Version 1.0 launched - project calling for volunteer involvement.

Posted 22 February 2012

Russian search engine Yandex has announced its 2011 financial results.

Posted 22 February 2012

ebrary has made its 2011 Global student ebook survey available free of charge.

Posted 22 February 2012

With the increased amount of data, a competition sets out to find creative 'article apps'.

Posted 22 February 2012

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