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The European Information Association has announced the winners of its awards for Excellence in European Information Provision.

Posted 16 March 2011

The microblogging service celebrates its birthday by blogging some boggling statistics.

Posted 15 March 2011

The site, dedicated to librarians, offers new features and the chance to win a Kindle!

Posted 14 March 2011

Research report looks at the current usage figures and predicts trends in social networking in the EU5 countries.

Posted 14 March 2011

Mendeley, the academic research tool, is offering a $10,001 prize for a winning app.

Posted 10 March 2011

Talis Information, the library software division of the Talis Group, has been acquired by Capita Software Service.

Posted 4 March 2011

Thomson Reuters' 'Research in View' aggregates and standardises data from disparate sources to provide a unified database.

Posted 4 March 2011

Unannounced antitrust inspections held in e-book companies.

Posted 2 March 2011

Pearson's preliminary 2010 results show strong growth in digital revenues.

Posted 1 March 2011

McKinsey surveyed 4,500 web users in Europe and the US to explore the value they are getting from their 'free' web activity.

Posted 1 March 2011

The literary archive of John le Carre, author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and more than 20 other novels, has been gifted to Oxford's Bodleian Library.

Posted 25 February 2011

The European Commission is considering the idea of lowering Value Added Tax rates for online media.

Posted 18 February 2011

An open project seeks to make it easier to use Creative Commons content appropriately.

Posted 18 February 2011

FreePint has published two research reports that explore corporate and individual attitudes to mobile content.

Posted 17 February 2011

Cambridge University Press announces the launch of African Bibliography as a fully-searchable online database.

Posted 17 February 2011

Payment service will enable publishers to 'have control over pricing of content' says Google.

Posted 16 February 2011

A study conducted in eight countries reports that 72% of European web users download or watch online news video.

Posted 15 February 2011

The Financial Times reports that TweetDeck is close to being taken over by Silicon Valley's UberMedia.

Posted 15 February 2011

Sage has acquired four journals from Palgrave Macmillan as both publishers seek to focus their publishing programmes.

Posted 10 February 2011

Wiley's Open Access programme will publish primary peer reviewed research in the life and biomedical sciences.

Posted 10 February 2011

Investment to help deliver efficencies through shared services in cloud computing infrastructure and applications.

Posted 9 February 2011

The open access journal New Journal of Physics (NJP) now features video abstracts.

Posted 7 February 2011

Germany's online population is the largest in the EU.

Posted 4 February 2011

The UK's Research Information Network (RIN) has published the second part of its research report into the use of ejournals by researchers in the UK.

Posted 3 February 2011

Springer's new service enables online access to review copies.

Posted 3 February 2011

Five million digital objects to be made available via Europeana Libraries project.

Posted 3 February 2011

Dailymotion, the French video sharing website, has announced that it is to stream live news from several networks.

Posted 2 February 2011

Google announces its plans to expand in Europe in 2011.

Posted 26 January 2011

European cultural portal plans dramatic growth in next five years, aims to engage users via social media.

Posted 25 January 2011

German media group has ambitions in the education market.

Posted 21 January 2011

EU Data Protection laws must be modernised, says former UK Information Commissioner.

Posted 18 January 2011

Over 30,000 rare early books held by the National Library of the Netherlands are to be digitised.

Posted 16 January 2011

Report finds cultural digitisation offers potential economic benefits.

Posted 15 January 2011

The Financial Times has launched a premium online news/analysis service focused on the emerging world

Posted 11 January 2011

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announces launch of Scientific Reports - an open access, online publication

Posted 11 January 2011

In December 2010 Firefox overtook Microsoft's Internet Explorer to become Europe's number one browser

Posted 7 January 2011

ProQuest claims acquisition will 'accelerate the process of serious research'

Posted 6 January 2011

Two major flotations are predicted - but not confirmed

Posted 6 January 2011

Competition to deliver news and magazines to mobiles hots up

Posted 3 January 2011

What were the top social media news stories of 2010?

Posted 23 December 2010

Grants awarded to innovative libraries in developing countries

Posted 17 December 2010

Up to 600 jobs lost at Yahoo

Posted 17 December 2010

‘New kind of scientific information enterprise' will provide tools for scientists

Posted 15 December 2010

Gartner predicts that worldwide sales of e-readers will total 6.6 million units by the end of 2010.

Posted 13 December 2010

New tool provides insight into science topic usage and trends

Posted 9 December 2010

FT customers with a corporate licence will be able to access Financial Times journalism via the Bloomberg Professional service

Posted 9 December 2010

Metadata from ECONIS—the online catalogue for the German National Library of Economics—will be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service

Posted 9 December 2010

Google has entered the ebooks market.

Posted 8 December 2010

ProQuest and Hatfield House team up to bring private and political documents gathered by Elizabeth I's advisors to the web

Posted 8 December 2010

The Dutch are Europe's 'most intensive' internet users.

Posted 3 December 2010

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