Val Skelton

Editor, Information Today Europe eNews

Articles by Val Skelton

For two weeks libraries will enjoy unfettered digital access the first book in the series.

Posted 21 June 2017

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is seeking 2017 nominations for this prestigious award.

Posted 21 June 2017

Collection covers over 20 years of creative work and includes Monty Python notebooks.

Posted 13 June 2017

30 years of festival recordings and other materials donated.

Posted 9 June 2017

Tool focuses on supporting the entire research lifecycle to generate maximum value.

Posted 8 June 2017

The USA, Japan and France lead the way in the 2016 top 100 Global innovators.

Posted 8 June 2017

City of Stories and Spread the Word hope to inspire Londoners.

Posted 30 May 2017

Largest release of digital records in Library of Congress history.

Posted 30 May 2017

First case of its kind finds someone legally liabable for liking, rather than posting, content.

Posted 30 May 2017

One step towards an African digital library.

Posted 30 May 2017

The sharing economy has changed and is now split between traditional and commercial models.

Posted 30 May 2017

Many Americans do not feel they are at risk from cyberattacks.

Posted 29 May 2017

A fascinating insight into programmes being run in public libraries around the world.

Posted 26 May 2017

Wikipedia editors can now add citations that link to library resources in WorldCat.

Posted 25 May 2017

Times Higher Education has used citation data and analytics to identify the hottest topics in contemporary science.

Posted 25 May 2017

The European Commission is proposing changes to the rules that have governed the free circulation of content in Europe for almost 30 years.

Posted 25 May 2017

Latest decision in ongoing lawsuit.

Posted 24 May 2017

Digital Science has opened a subsidiary in Moscow.

Posted 19 May 2017

Reduced or no Article Processing Charges for authors from EIFL network.

Posted 19 May 2017

Facebook faces fines for fibs.

Posted 19 May 2017

Fascinating research study suggests people aren't as susceptible to fake news as we might think.

Posted 12 May 2017

Discovery at Reading University is from one of the earliest printed books.

Posted 11 May 2017

The European Commission has just published the final report of its ICT for Work: Digital Skills in the Workplace study.

Posted 11 May 2017

Lens aims to recognise real world objects.

Posted 10 May 2017

What are the most popular streamed programmes around the world?

Posted 10 May 2017

Collection includes content from museums and archives across Europe.

Posted 8 May 2017

Concessions will apply for five years.

Posted 8 May 2017

A coherent story helps make sense of any collection of knowledge.

Posted 28 April 2017

Move reflects growing influence of online education.

Posted 28 April 2017

The 2017 Press Freedom Index points to an overall decline in global press freedom.

Posted 28 April 2017

Kenya, South Africa and Morocco appear in top 10.

Posted 25 April 2017

New Pew Research Center data shows a significant difference in the use of social media in advanced economies.

Posted 24 April 2017

Nearly half a million images made available.

Posted 21 April 2017

The British Library is to build an extension to its London site.

Posted 21 April 2017

Imitating Snapchat working well for Instagram

Posted 21 April 2017

Researching the role and impact of non-traditional publishers in the French election.

Posted 21 April 2017

IFLA has begun collecting data for its 2017 Library Map of the World survey.

Posted 6 April 2017

A multinational survey asked about the reading habits of over 22,000 internet users in 17 countries.

Posted 6 April 2017

Google has launched a beta version of its YouTube Go app on Google Play in India.

Posted 5 April 2017

Social media groups could face huge fines.

Posted 5 April 2017

OCLC research explores the infrastructure, services and other resources needed to support RDM.

Posted 5 April 2017

Mobile is the primary tool for the digital omnivore.

Posted 3 April 2017

ProQuest expanding e-book collection.

Posted 2 April 2017

Automated chatbot linked to cyberbullying.

Posted 31 March 2017

Tech Nation 2017 report explores state of digital technology in UK.

Posted 23 March 2017

The rapid pace of change in the Open Data and Open Science landscape across Europe can make it difficult to stay informed.

Posted 22 March 2017

Prestigious awards for the best books for children and young people.

Posted 22 March 2017

Organisations around the world are creating truly digital native content.

Posted 22 March 2017

Call for applications from UK-based library and information professionals.

Posted 17 March 2017

The UK Government, along with other organisations including the Guardian newspaper, has pulled adverts from YouTube.

Posted 17 March 2017

To celebrate its 50th birthday, the Federation of European Publishers has released a new report The Book Sector in Europe - Facts and Figures.

Posted 17 March 2017

New curriculum to be introduced in 2018.

Posted 14 March 2017

Government agencies conduct long-term and expensive R&D that private companies find hard to justify.

Posted 10 March 2017

A Norwegian news site has been experimenting with its comments section; the Perspective initiative is hoping to use machine learning to identify online harassment.

Posted 10 March 2017

Millennials are now the largest generational group in the USA.

Posted 10 March 2017

The complexity of managing book collections in multiple formats is addressed in a new white paper by ProQuest.

Posted 9 March 2017

Royal Society of Literature finds that Public libraries are crucial to sustaining and building engagement in literature.

Posted 1 March 2017

The UK is one of the first countries to extend library lending compensation to cover e-lending.

Posted 28 February 2017

New service aims to connect researchers with relevant content.

Posted 24 February 2017

Ogilvy report for advertising has some interesting messages for libraries.

Posted 24 February 2017

The Perspective API is now open for use by developers.

Posted 23 February 2017

Library and information science theory and practice should go together, each informing the other for mutual benefit and development.

Posted 23 February 2017

Call for users to have more control over how much data is collected - and how it is used.

Posted 22 February 2017

Google's fact checking tag has arrived in South America.

Posted 21 February 2017

Content from five leading publishers will feature.

Posted 20 February 2017

Research institutions had been without access since contract negotiations broke down.

Posted 17 February 2017

Over 160 works taken in daring heist.

Posted 13 February 2017

Tabloid newspaper deemed unreliable.

Posted 10 February 2017

Wiley aims to support authors throughout life of their research papers.

Posted 8 February 2017

Subscribers can gain access to subscription content abroad.

Posted 8 February 2017

Project seeks to introduce a benchmark for accessibility in e-book platforms.

Posted 7 February 2017

National bibliographic knowledgebase to support research community in the UK.

Posted 6 February 2017

Elsevier acquires Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services.

Posted 3 February 2017

The UK's higher education sector must embrace and maximise digital technologies if it wants to stay ahead of international competition.

Posted 2 February 2017

Surprise announcement gives customers a brief window to download and save their econtent.

Posted 31 January 2017

This year participants are asked to "be the change" for a better internet.

Posted 31 January 2017

New role is a world first.

Posted 27 January 2017

Biggest overhaul in site's history. New LinkedIn looks a lot like Facebook!

Posted 26 January 2017

What does the research tell us about the importance of avatars in VR experiences?

Posted 26 January 2017

Agreement reflects video streaming growth in India.

Posted 25 January 2017

Instagram has confirmed live streaming is now available to all users.

Posted 25 January 2017

Digital Trends Report says global internet penetration has increased 10% in the last year, and is now up to 50%.

Posted 25 January 2017

European Commission figures show that two fifths of the EU workforce have little or no digital skills.

Posted 23 January 2017

OA content from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru are now discoverable via OpenAIRE.

Posted 20 January 2017

Facebook says city is a great place to live.

Posted 19 January 2017

CONUL call for papers.

Posted 18 January 2017

Facebook to trial a filtering tool as Germany prepares for election.

Posted 16 January 2017

Research explores the potential for automation in a range of work activities and occupations.

Posted 12 January 2017

What does neuroscience tell us about the experience of meeting people in VR?

Posted 12 January 2017

Over 300 documents went missing between 2014 and 2015.

Posted 11 January 2017

The European Commission has proposed policies and new legislation to help the EU make the most of its data.

Posted 11 January 2017

The 2017 Conference is being held in Scotland in June.

Posted 5 January 2017

Employees have the right to ignore work email out of set hours.

Posted 3 January 2017

Plan to tackle interference in election.

Posted 3 January 2017

Fake user checked out unpopular books.

Posted 3 January 2017

Facebook faces possible fine.

Posted 22 December 2016

With an election happening in 2017 German politicians want to tackle fake news with legislation.

Posted 20 December 2016

Google has published its 2016 Year in Search lists.

Posted 15 December 2016

The key to comprehension is brevity and simplicity.

Posted 13 December 2016

New metrics will inform publishing and purchasing decisions.

Posted 11 December 2016

App gives free access to over 100 000 books.

Posted 11 December 2016

British Library calling for nominations for manuscripts to digitise.

Posted 11 December 2016

The European book publishing industry is worth an estimated €36-38 billion.

Posted 11 December 2016

Social media giants have released their end of year reviews.

Posted 11 December 2016

Publishers eager to amplify or monetise their content are looking elsewhere.

Posted 10 December 2016

Report explores economic, social and cultural rights and the internet.

Posted 9 December 2016

More initiatives to help meet the demand for digital skills.

Posted 2 December 2016

Comprehensive buying guide is based on real-world business scenarios.

Posted 2 December 2016

Facebook continues to grow as more older internet users are signing up to social media.

Posted 2 December 2016

London Book Fair calling for nominations and applications.

Posted 30 November 2016

Guidelines to help scientists increase the accessibility of their graphics.

Posted 30 November 2016

The European Digital City Index compares 60 cities.

Posted 29 November 2016

National College of Cybersecurity will be based at historic Bletchley Park.

Posted 28 November 2016

The European Court of Justice has granted French authors the right to be forgotten.

Posted 28 November 2016

The archive will be added to the British Library's 20th century holdings.

Posted 28 November 2016

The Kindle Paperwhite Manga edition features faster page turning and extended storage.

Posted 15 November 2016

Rooms app set to return as part of Messenger.

Posted 15 November 2016

Protests against another example of Spain's Gagging Laws.

Posted 15 November 2016

After months of delay Facebook has as last responded to antitrust charges

Posted 15 November 2016

Facebook-owned WhatsApp set to roll out video calls.

Posted 15 November 2016

SAGE Publishing releases comprehensive collection of videos of research methods.

Posted 15 November 2016

The supremacy of the end user means humans are still needed to provide actionable insight.

Posted 15 November 2016

Insights from the latest UK Engagement Survey 2016 highlight how students are getting the most of their university experiences.

Posted 14 November 2016

A taskforce is exploring what a global library for a global university should look like.

Posted 4 November 2016

A round up of initatives to encourage a love of reading and books.

Posted 2 November 2016

Twitter abandoning short form video service.

Posted 1 November 2016

Data collection and sharing continues to be a concern.

Posted 1 November 2016

Mobile predicted to account for 75% of internet use in 2017.

Posted 1 November 2016

Shortlists in eight categories revealed.

Posted 21 October 2016

Survey suggests half of all UK crimes are cybercrimes.

Posted 21 October 2016

How search engines reinforce social stereotypes in gender and race.

Posted 21 October 2016

Multi-channel initiative announced.

Posted 20 October 2016

Google seems set to follow Apple in its intentions to provide low price streaming TV.

Posted 20 October 2016

Survey explores culture of innovation in four countries.

Posted 20 October 2016

There is a massive gap between policy and performance.

Posted 20 October 2016

Norway has the fast internet in Europe; Brazil has become a key source of web app attacks.

Posted 9 October 2016

New report discusses the future of OA mega-journals, credibility and long term cost implications.

Posted 7 October 2016

New company name revealed as Clarivate Analytyics.

Posted 7 October 2016

Call for research tenders published.

Posted 7 October 2016

New Tech Centre will open in Toronto.

Posted 7 October 2016

Initiative to improve impact and visibility of research outputs.

Posted 7 October 2016

Newspaper wants to establish its presence on VR platform.

Posted 7 October 2016

New Academy in Naples will train 600 students.

Posted 7 October 2016

Half of European businesses are failing to impose even basic mobile device management.

Posted 7 October 2016

Capgemini has published a report exploring the current state of open data across the EU28+ countries - France and Spain lead the way.

Posted 6 October 2016

Collaboration to raise awareness of censorship.

Posted 28 September 2016

Yahoo has at last confirmed that it suffered a data breach in 2014.

Posted 23 September 2016

Threatened with legal action over planned sharing of data with Facebook.

Posted 21 September 2016

Crime writer demonstrates support for libraries - with murder.

Posted 21 September 2016

The changes remove attachments from character limit.

Posted 21 September 2016

Music streaming continues to grow.

Posted 21 September 2016

The European Commission has been explaining its plans for copyright reform.

Posted 21 September 2016

Cooperation to improve visibility of academic content.

Posted 21 September 2016

The Informed Peer Recognition Award is also looking for judges.

Posted 21 September 2016

SAGE Publishing has announced the acquisition of the OA journal portfolio of Libertas Academica.

Posted 21 September 2016

Libraries grapple with the challenge of remaining relevant in a modern city.

Posted 21 September 2016

Lloyds of London surveyed senior leaders at almost 350 large European companies to explore their attitudes to cyber risks.

Posted 21 September 2016

Baroness Gail Rebuck speaks up for libraries and literacy in the UK's House of Lords.

Posted 12 September 2016

The Pew Research Center's 2016 survey of public library usage in the USA reveals libraries held in high regard.

Posted 10 September 2016

Royal Society Publishing and figshare announce new partnership.

Posted 9 September 2016

LinkedIn has changed its search algorithm after the Seattle Times accused it of gender bias.

Posted 9 September 2016

Organisations pay ransoms if the compromised data is confidential - or because the ransom is relatively small.

Posted 8 September 2016

New academic platform brings together all CUP academic content in one place.

Posted 8 September 2016

European project makes big data technologies easy to use.

Posted 8 September 2016

Figures show that people in the US are now spending 50% of their online time on apps.

Posted 8 September 2016

The winner of the Tony Kent Strix Award is Maristella Agosti, Professor in Computer Science at the University of Padua, Italy

Posted 6 September 2016

All 18 year olds will receive money to spend on cultural experiences.

Posted 26 August 2016

Changes to privacy policy announced.

Posted 26 August 2016

DataSearch searches for research data.

Posted 25 August 2016

Consultants describe a mature industry with slowing growth prospects.

Posted 19 August 2016

Shanghai academic rankings revealed.

Posted 18 August 2016

Changes to rules will introduce parity with traditional telecoms companies.

Posted 16 August 2016

Fraud costs the UK nearly £200 billion per year.

Posted 16 August 2016

Launch of Google Duo.

Posted 16 August 2016

Eight-year long legal battle resolved by Israel's Supreme Court.

Posted 16 August 2016

Digital collaboration between Adam Matthew and internationally renowned theatre.

Posted 5 August 2016

Report is a fascinating insight into the impact of connectivity on everyday life.

Posted 5 August 2016

Freedom of Information request made by the BBC.

Posted 3 August 2016

With $2.05 billion profit in the last quarter, Facebook continues to outperform Twitter.

Posted 28 July 2016

European countries outperforming when it comes to connected machines.

Posted 27 July 2016

Content literacy is a major challenge. The growth of sponsored content - and consumers' inability to recognise it.

Posted 27 July 2016

The deal is worth approximately five billion US dollars.

Posted 26 July 2016

Working group collecting information about book publishing processes and workflows.

Posted 26 July 2016

The streets are full of people staring at their digital devices and making uncanny shapes.

Posted 26 July 2016

Latest data suggests worse to come.

Posted 12 July 2016

Sale includes Web of Science and Thomson CompuMark.

Posted 12 July 2016

Survey to identify challenges and priorities for innovative research.

Posted 12 July 2016

How can organisations harness new tech to stay relevant and deepen relationships.

Posted 12 July 2016

Can organisations benefit from a zero-email culture?

Posted 11 July 2016

By 2020 the workforce will consist of up to 50% of millennials.

Posted 8 July 2016

Service founded 30 years ago by librarians committed to library automation.

Posted 7 July 2016

Organisation proposes a Common Future for all of Europe's libraries.

Posted 6 July 2016

Additional analysis from Workforce Mapping Project.

Posted 1 July 2016

PwC continues its investigation into the value of the sharing economy - and finds growth outstripping its recent predictions.

Posted 1 July 2016

A combination of expertise and efficiency provides the competitive cutting edge for professional services firms.

Posted 30 June 2016

Deutsche Bahn extending in-train entertainment offers.

Posted 28 June 2016

Service wants to advance public access.

Posted 28 June 2016

Collaborative open source project.

Posted 28 June 2016

Project Bloks will teach children how to code.

Posted 28 June 2016

Service expected to roll out internationally after US launch.

Posted 28 June 2016

Experts predict a number of tech tipping points including driverless vehicles, implantable technologies and the connected home.

Posted 28 June 2016

New York's libraries are playing a vital role in teaching citizens digital skills.

Posted 14 June 2016

ProQuest has added 4 million digitised pages.

Posted 13 June 2016

Microsoft's biggest acquisition ever.

Posted 13 June 2016

The UK's Science and Technology Committee has published yet another report stating the country needs to get its digital skills act together.

Posted 13 June 2016

The Association of American University Presses has published guidelines to best practice peer review.

Posted 12 June 2016

Focus on providing high quality learning to IT professionals.

Posted 9 June 2016

Further enhancements for publisher's Research Data Management portfolio.

Posted 9 June 2016

A cleaner grid design is being tested.

Posted 9 June 2016

Library Budget Predictions for 2016 is based on interviews with senior librarians in almost 700 institutions around the world.

Posted 1 June 2016

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has published its 2015 annual report, showing the results of its collaboration with libraries in 60 developing and transitional countries around the world.

Posted 31 May 2016

Nominations deadline is August 26 2016.

Posted 26 May 2016

The European Commission has released its 2016 report on digital progress in the EU.

Posted 24 May 2016

Latest court action concerns the Right to be Forgotten.

Posted 20 May 2016

Company seriously under-estimated numbers affected.

Posted 20 May 2016

Letter announcing discovery of the Americas found in the Library of Congress.

Posted 18 May 2016

Company loses appeal - fines or even prison may follow.

Posted 18 May 2016

Publisher aims to integrate the Network with Mendeley.

Posted 17 May 2016

Awards celebrate achievement in digital preservation.

Posted 13 May 2016

ALPSP announces call for 2016 entries.

Posted 13 May 2016

App released with some features removed.

Posted 11 May 2016

Analysis by the Pew Research Center explores how people read news on mobile devices.

Posted 11 May 2016

An extraordinary research project has explored the role of social media in people's everyday lives.

Posted 11 May 2016

TandFChina.com offers Mandarin language resources for research librarians and researchers.

Posted 9 May 2016

Researchers say the desire to make sense of the world drives many decisions and behaviours.

Posted 9 May 2016

New tab to help synch address books and find new connections.

Posted 4 May 2016

A new report looks forward to the STM publishing landscape of 2020.

Posted 29 April 2016

Ofcom's 2016 Media Use Report reveals unsophisticated searchers - and worrying generational divides.

Posted 29 April 2016

Complaint filed with EU's antitrust commission.

Posted 28 April 2016

Regional coverage; over 3000 scholarly journals included.

Posted 27 April 2016

Initiative to improve sociability and sharing.

Posted 26 April 2016

New design aims to make lights visible to people who are looking down.

Posted 26 April 2016

2016 Index notes an overall decline in press freedom.

Posted 26 April 2016

New Library Professionals Network founders praised for their innovation.

Posted 22 April 2016

Two events will explore how to build and maintain strong relationships between researchers in developing countries, publishers and other stakeholders.

Posted 21 April 2016

Google has been charged with breaching Europe's competition law.

Posted 20 April 2016

Four years of negotiation results in expanded right to be forgotten and more responsibilities for organisations.

Posted 15 April 2016

In order to benefit from new and innovative ways of working, organisations must be able to mesh together the systems that drive technology, infrastructure, information, people and processes.

Posted 15 April 2016

New functions and long term plans announced.

Posted 14 April 2016

Research has backed up what we always suspected. Many of us don't know what emojis mean.

Posted 14 April 2016

EC Action Plan sets out commitment to reduce VAT rates.

Posted 8 April 2016

All search developments aim to keep users on the platform, rather than searching elsewhere.

Posted 8 April 2016

Fewer printed documents will be available.

Posted 7 April 2016

The compose image description option is available in Twitter's accessibility settings.

Posted 30 March 2016

Collaboration to consider scholarly research in the digital, networked age.

Posted 30 March 2016

Non-compliance with funders' requirements may see a reduction in support for hybrid journals.

Posted 30 March 2016

The trial has already resulted in 1.3 million additional article accesses.

Posted 30 March 2016

Word of mouth is a powerful marketing tool. LinkedIn research shows how much employees can help promote the organisation.

Posted 30 March 2016

Twitter analysed tweets to major airlines to discover the true value of great customer service.

Posted 29 March 2016

Microsoft chatbot Tay was quickly led astray and taken offline.

Posted 28 March 2016

Agreement to ensure music creators receive appropriate royalties.

Posted 18 March 2016

Research findings based on leaders in 15 countries.

Posted 16 March 2016

Grant to support alternative research metrics.

Posted 9 March 2016

Is data really the new oil - and how are organisations using business analytics as a strategic asset?

Posted 9 March 2016

February saw Google process about 100,000 links per hour.

Posted 8 March 2016

Amazon has been criticised for closing some customer accounts.

Posted 8 March 2016

Data protection concerns cited by Germany's Bundeskartellamt.

Posted 3 March 2016

2016 survey places soft skills in the spotlight for twenty-first century business information professionals.

Posted 2 March 2016

Almost a million Airbnb guests were hosted in London in the year up to November 2015.

Posted 1 March 2016

Issues for libraries include the integrity of and access to historical information, freedom of expression and individual privacy.

Posted 26 February 2016

The new museum will explore the history of reading devices.

Posted 25 February 2016

Government malware will be used to track suspected criminals.

Posted 24 February 2016

Key findings of the 2016 Tech Nation report show that access to great talent is the biggest potential risk to the UK's digital economy.

Posted 24 February 2016

Snapchat has launched on-demand geofilters.

Posted 23 February 2016

Only four of the most popular topics will remain.

Posted 18 February 2016

Release of documents to National Archives.

Posted 18 February 2016

The Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center in LA has been victimised by a ransomware attack.

Posted 18 February 2016

An Iron Mountain and AIIM White Paper explores the future skills and attributes that will help information managers create positive impacts for their organisations over the next 3-5 years.

Posted 17 February 2016

Venture brings together three research-intensive universities.

Posted 10 February 2016

Two-way linking of content between Elsevier and ICPSR.

Posted 10 February 2016

Facebook ordered to stop tracking non-members without consent.

Posted 10 February 2016

If search is 'fixed', what can we do about supporting chance discovery?

Posted 10 February 2016

As the number of cyberattacks increases, businesses are changing their cybersecurity strategies.

Posted 9 February 2016

Attempt to stimulate sales sees VAT dropped to 4%.

Posted 4 February 2016

Agreement for back taxes sees Google pay UK Government.

Posted 26 January 2016

A round up of research projects to help computers understand sarcasm, sentiment - and the power of small talk.

Posted 26 January 2016

Awards will support attendance at the SLA Conference being held in Philadelphia, USA in 2016.

Posted 22 January 2016

Recent acquisitions include Ireland's Soundwave.

Posted 20 January 2016

Award is presented to the individual who has made the most inspirational or enterprising difference - either in their workplace or to the wider profession.

Posted 20 January 2016

Nesta, the UK's innovation charity, has been making technology and sociological predictions for the last five years. What key themes has it chosen for 2016?

Posted 13 January 2016

Pilot project success means initiative will continue.

Posted 12 January 2016

The choices of word (or sometimes emoji) of the year reflect social, economic and technological trends and focus. This year is no exception.

Posted 11 January 2016

Screen is no more as content is moved elsewhere.

Posted 5 January 2016

Copyright agreement leads to increased prices for Apple mobile products.

Posted 4 January 2016

Senior TV figures resign from state broadcaster.

Posted 4 January 2016

Twitter has moved to protect the word subtweet, even though it didn't actually coin the term.

Posted 7 December 2015

New research from the US suggests that streaming video services are now on a par with traditional cable TV.

Posted 2 December 2015

Report by Axiell seeks to understand how public libraries are being used and to outline a vision for the future of the public library.

Posted 2 December 2015

Snapcode deep linking will help promote great content.

Posted 1 December 2015

A survey of the UK's library, archives, records, IM and KM workforce highlights gender and diversity gaps.

Posted 1 December 2015

Platform relies on users to flag copyright issues.

Posted 1 December 2015

Users of Altmetric are now able to search the database by ORCID iD.

Posted 1 December 2015

Research suggests six million of the UK's homes and offices have underperforming broadband.

Posted 1 December 2015

Findings of the BBC's research into digital news reach have implications for all news providers.

Posted 1 December 2015

A survey by the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) puts a price on digital skills gap.

Posted 22 November 2015

Tools being tested to reduce number of posts from or featuring your ex.

Posted 20 November 2015

If Google is beginning to understand search terms like a human, where does this leave the information professional?

Posted 19 November 2015

Choice highlights rapid growth in use of emojis in the last year.

Posted 17 November 2015

A new study published by Thompson-Reuters places France as Europe's most innovative nation.

Posted 16 November 2015

The State Library of South Australia is using digital storytelling to promote its collections.

Posted 13 November 2015

Microblogging site Tumblr has begun to roll out an instant messaging feature.

Posted 11 November 2015

Figures suggest Snapchat users are much more engaged than users on Facebook.

Posted 10 November 2015

Academic publisher Elsevier responds to resignation of Lingua's entire editorial team.

Posted 8 November 2015

Microsoft Research's Susan Dumais chose search behaviour as the topic of her Tony Kent Strix Award lecture.

Posted 8 November 2015

Facebook continues to dominate the social login market.

Posted 7 November 2015

Facebook set to launch Notify.

Posted 7 November 2015

ORCID will help solve author name ambiguity problems in research and scholarly communications.

Posted 4 November 2015

In a special collection of articles, the New York Times explores how viewer behaviour is changing and how programme makers and broadcasters are responding.

Posted 3 November 2015

In its latest White Paper, academic publisher Taylor and Francis gathers opinions about the peer review process from those who publish research papers and those who review, edit and publish them.

Posted 2 November 2015

Twitter Polls being rolled out on apps and via Twitter website.

Posted 22 October 2015

Springer Compact provides an "innovative new publishing business model".

Posted 22 October 2015

Amazon has announced it is suing 1000 authors of fake reviews.

Posted 22 October 2015

The German Parliament is to vote on a law obliging phone companies to keep records on all Germans' communications

Posted 16 October 2015

The UK has begun to count cybercrimes for the first time. But you may be surprised at how little your stolen digital information is worth.

Posted 16 October 2015

Streaming growth slowing down in the US.

Posted 15 October 2015

The number of people using ad blockers has increased by 40% over the last year. 200 million people are now using them - resulting in over $20bn of lost revenues.

Posted 15 October 2015

Open dataset provides information on institutional research funding around the world.

Posted 13 October 2015

AMP project aims to improve mobile experiences.

Posted 9 October 2015

European institutions performing strongly and many more countries appearing in top 800.

Posted 9 October 2015

Case brought by law student after Edward Snowden revelations of surveillance operations.

Posted 6 October 2015

EBSCO has released its price projections for the year ahead.

Posted 6 October 2015

Social media gaffes cause problems for many politicians in Canada's election campaign.

Posted 6 October 2015

Final print run of library catalogue cards.

Posted 2 October 2015

Cross-industry campaign aims to help researchers choose best place to publish.

Posted 2 October 2015

New service will cover Bundesliga and Premier League matches.

Posted 1 October 2015

UKeiG, a special interest group of CILIP, has announced the winners of the Tony Kent Strix Award and the Jason Farradane Award.

Posted 1 October 2015

Although completion rates remain low, those who DO complete MOOCs report high satisfaction rates. Meanwhile, some learners are cheating their way to course completion.

Posted 25 September 2015

While a UK politician experiments with crowdsourced questions to Parliament, other experiments in open democracy are much more advanced.

Posted 22 September 2015

The United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its 2015 report into the current state of broadband around the world.

Posted 21 September 2015

Nominations for the 2016 Awards are now being sought.

Posted 20 September 2015

App provides a platform for strangers to share books.

Posted 19 September 2015

Libraries are one of four key areas identified to help "enrich our cultures and pave the way for stronger economic growth and trade".

Posted 18 September 2015

ScienceOpen, the free research and OA publishing network, has now exceeded the ten million record mark.

Posted 17 September 2015

Move aims to improve discoverability of and access to content.

Posted 17 September 2015

Contract awarded to develop a national library card system.

Posted 11 September 2015

Research set out to discover most used social media sites.

Posted 11 September 2015

Agreement follows four years of negotiation.

Posted 11 September 2015

Survey of 2015 customer experiences shows that better information, combined with personalisation, create happy customers who are more in control.

Posted 11 September 2015

The demand for portable, cross-border e-content looks set to grow.

Posted 10 September 2015

Cybercrime is evolving quickly, putting organisations at risk from a range of attacks including data breaches and business interruption.

Posted 10 September 2015

Publishing giant promises to make ancillary copyright payments.

Posted 6 September 2015

First proposal exploring cross border digital content due December 2015.

Posted 6 September 2015

IFLA is calling for input and examples from libraries around the world.

Posted 27 August 2015

The growth of tech makes social skills increasingly important.

Posted 27 August 2015

While children are increasingly relying on tech to help them with schoolwork, a new campaign group sets out to improve online rights for children.

Posted 26 August 2015

Funding available for community broadband.

Posted 26 August 2015

£80k funding to trial membership initiatives in a bid to improve literacy.

Posted 25 August 2015

Criminal investigations drive increased requests for data.

Posted 25 August 2015

Over 2000 UK and US consumers aged 16-35 surveyed about their attitudes and concerns about online security.

Posted 25 August 2015

FreePint research shows dramatic growth in corporate e-book use.

Posted 20 August 2015

Two editors of Netzpolitik.org are being investigated for suspected treason.

Posted 31 July 2015

The average user has over 90 online accounts - how are they managing to remember their passwords?

Posted 31 July 2015

Data Protection Authority tells Facebook to allow pseudonyms

Posted 29 July 2015

The sharing economy, which continues to grow, is attracting political debate in the US.

Posted 28 July 2015

Advertising is set to bring in almost $500m in 2015.

Posted 27 July 2015

Reporting 'stolen joke' on Twitter results in removal of infringing tweets.

Posted 26 July 2015

4000 users of seven UK academic libraries on how they view online library resources and services.

Posted 26 July 2015

Over half a million archive clips made available to the public.

Posted 22 July 2015

A new report by Nesta focuses on the availability of skills required to create, analyse and apply the lessons learned from data.

Posted 15 July 2015

A new report suggests book publishing will face yet more disruption while in the US authors and booksellers are taking on Amazon.

Posted 14 July 2015

Digital wallet service rolling out.

Posted 14 July 2015

Instagram now has 14 million active users in the UK

Posted 14 July 2015

Google has released figures for the first 12 months of the Right to be Forgotten.

Posted 14 July 2015

Funding and bursaries available to help support the development of information literacy.

Posted 13 July 2015

Facebook continues to push video content.

Posted 8 July 2015

The BBC is expected to cut 1000 jobs to help plug £150m gap in its licence fee income.

Posted 7 July 2015

Birkbeck, University of London, awarded Mellon Foundation grant.

Posted 6 July 2015

Conversations between providers and customers can drive real change.

Posted 3 July 2015

The EU is about to vote on proposed changes to Europe's copyright legislation.

Posted 2 July 2015

Snapchat's latest update replaces tap and hold.

Posted 2 July 2015

€10k fine imposed by French court.

Posted 2 July 2015

New themes and emojis for Gmail.

Posted 2 July 2015

Latest figures report slow but steady growth.

Posted 2 July 2015

ALPSP Innovation in Publishing award - shortlisted projects announced.

Posted 2 July 2015

In Africa the demand for HE is growing, while library budgets struggle to keep pace.

Posted 1 July 2015

Many professionals and senior level executives are still ignoring the potential value of social media - at their peril.

Posted 20 June 2015

Four new national coalitions for digital jobs to be launched in Belgium, Cyprus, the Netherlands and the UK as the EU continues its drive to tackle Europe's digital skills deficit.

Posted 19 June 2015

Regulatory concerns means Moments won't be rolled out to Europe.

Posted 19 June 2015

French privacy watchdog and others believe right to be forgotten should be extended.

Posted 17 June 2015

Growth in subscriptions and royalties paid.

Posted 17 June 2015

Second meeting of Libraries Task Force recommends creation of a national framework.

Posted 17 June 2015

The Belgian privacy commission is taking Facebook to court.

Posted 17 June 2015

Bank of England's plans leaked in autocomplete incident; Millennials and DNA passwords.

Posted 17 June 2015

Book formed part of evidence to support Henry VIII's annulment from Catherine of Aragon.

Posted 8 June 2015

New research suggests creative power of exposure to ideas and people.

Posted 4 June 2015

Sharing ideas and information across and between institutions will result in positive outcomes for institutions and individuals.

Posted 3 June 2015

Latest figures for 2014 show 6% fall.

Posted 3 June 2015

Winning paper explores the role of data curators in the scientific research community.

Posted 3 June 2015

Partnership between Sage and Publons aims to improve the peer review process.

Posted 3 June 2015

Snapchat's new Content Team will be covering big events.

Posted 3 June 2015

ProQuest and National Library of Scotland to digitise 19th century House of Lords papers.

Posted 19 May 2015

Knowledge workers rarely do unique work. In fact they spend most of their time engaged in ‘re-work' due to the difficulty of re-using pre-existing knowledge.

Posted 19 May 2015

Merger between Springer and Macmillan approved by competition authorities.

Posted 7 May 2015

Key findings from an open dataset on makerspaces in the UK.

Posted 6 May 2015

Study suggests total move to OA is possible with no extra costs.

Posted 5 May 2015

The sharing economy will continue to disrupt the rental economy.

Posted 4 May 2015

Collaboration aims to establish Berlin as a central research location.

Posted 4 May 2015

Google has announced a new digital partnership with eight European publishers.

Posted 4 May 2015

Move aims to keep users on the site for longer.

Posted 4 May 2015

Call for participants to help inform next-generation search.

Posted 28 April 2015

Word of mouth is one of the most trusted forms of advertising.

Posted 24 April 2015

Twitter continues to make changes to policies.

Posted 22 April 2015

Algorithm changes reflect increase in mobile searching.

Posted 22 April 2015

Changes designed to help improve advertiser management.

Posted 19 April 2015

CNIL has published its annual report for 2014.

Posted 19 April 2015

Organisations can improve performance by focusing on four key 'energy' needs of employees.

Posted 19 April 2015

Music continues to be a multi-format industry with global revenues divided equally between digital and physical.

Posted 15 April 2015

EC is ready to act against Google.

Posted 15 April 2015

Bookmetrix will offer title and chapter level metrics.

Posted 14 April 2015

Report had claimed Facebook wasn't keeping in line with EU data and privacy guidelines.

Posted 10 April 2015

Apple has responded to criticisms by updating its iPhone emoji keyboard.

Posted 10 April 2015

Is Facebook making you depressed?

Posted 9 April 2015

Susan Dumais of Microsoft Research announced as first speaker.

Posted 9 April 2015

Move aims to improve discovery and research outcomes.

Posted 8 April 2015

New device set to undercut Kindle Voyage.

Posted 8 April 2015

Heliyon now accepting submissions.

Posted 8 April 2015

Two new tools added to editing tools.

Posted 8 April 2015

New emojis require some explanation.

Posted 8 April 2015

The millennials' love of alternative messaging is driving social media growth.

Posted 8 April 2015

There are opportunities for libraries to offer impactful videos that can really help student learners.

Posted 27 March 2015

Internet seen as a positive influence on education - but less positive when it comes to morality.

Posted 26 March 2015

The average internet user spends two hours a day on social networks.

Posted 25 March 2015

New research suggests young US adults spend almost all their waking hours interacting with media.

Posted 23 March 2015

Springer and Université Joseph Fourier release open source software.

Posted 23 March 2015

Projected public sector savings of over £100 million.

Posted 21 March 2015

Four countries challenging EU tax decision.

Posted 21 March 2015

The initiative aims to promote coding and computational thinking.

Posted 20 March 2015

Library of resources will help developers create and market apps.

Posted 20 March 2015

Workforce mapping project calls for wide participation in research project.

Posted 13 March 2015

Report reveals global internet speeds.

Posted 12 March 2015

Google has opened its first shop in London and launched a new online store.

Posted 12 March 2015

As the demand for offsite access continues to grow, are librarians providing seamless user journeys?

Posted 12 March 2015

New report explores the rise of the YouTube star.

Posted 9 March 2015

Reports suggest new measures will be revealed in budget.

Posted 9 March 2015

Ruling means prices are likely to increase in some countries.

Posted 9 March 2015

New research project to map key issues.

Posted 5 March 2015

Results of FreePint Survey show that overall content budgets are stabilising - or even increasing.

Posted 3 March 2015

The development of a Digital Single Market is one of Europe's top ten priorities.

Posted 26 February 2015

New simplified structure planned.

Posted 26 February 2015

Google Glass may have been taken off the market but there are indications that the wearables market is becoming more mature.

Posted 25 February 2015

According to a survey conducted by YouGov author and librarian are dream jobs for many in the UK.

Posted 24 February 2015

As Generation Z prepares to enter the workforce, how should organisations plan for generational diversity?

Posted 23 February 2015

Universities from across the EU can now apply to join Ucas.

Posted 19 February 2015

27 pre-packaged subject sets of titles created for libraries.

Posted 19 February 2015

Claim for antitrust breach filed in Russia.

Posted 19 February 2015

Users can now add music backing tracks to their snap videos.

Posted 19 February 2015

E-book package will include 100+ titles by end of 2015.

Posted 18 February 2015

Munich to return €2.5M books to Naples.

Posted 12 February 2015

Are students receiving value for money? And what can be done to help them choose their courses wisely?

Posted 11 February 2015

Emojis have been discussed at the Silk Road trial.

Posted 10 February 2015

Over 50% of young people admit to 'inappropriate' online activity.

Posted 10 February 2015

International Association of STM Publishers seeking to develop sharing framework.

Posted 9 February 2015

Conference explores key areas of digital education and research.

Posted 9 February 2015

Fujitsu research paints a positive picture of attitudes and take-up of digital services.

Posted 9 February 2015

Forgotten 1300 copy could be worth £10m.

Posted 8 February 2015

The Ford Foundation adopts policy to increase access to and re-use of research funding outputs.

Posted 5 February 2015

Tweets will be appearing in Google search results later this year.

Posted 5 February 2015

Digital media sites continue to attract investors.

Posted 30 January 2015

The latest issue of Science is a special issue on 'The end of Privacy'.

Posted 30 January 2015

European Parliament publishes report on potential impact of key technologies.

Posted 29 January 2015

The second international EuropeanaTech conference is being held in Paris on 12-13 February 2015.

Posted 29 January 2015

Latest research predicts continued e-book growth.

Posted 28 January 2015

The five universities that will lead the Alan Turing Institute have been announced.

Posted 28 January 2015

Report by Deloitte estimates $227 billion economic impact in 2014.

Posted 28 January 2015

The latest list of frequently used passwords shows people put themselves at risk by choosing weak, easily guessable passwords.

Posted 25 January 2015

New award open to early career information professionals.

Posted 25 January 2015

Economic predictions suggest a slow-down in growth - employers need to invest in productivity.

Posted 16 January 2015

A round up of predictions for the year ahead.

Posted 14 January 2015

Words of the year reflect social, political and technological developments.

Posted 13 January 2015

Documents, images and sound recordings made available.

Posted 9 January 2015

Russia's Minister of Culture has announced plans to launch a Russian National Digital Library in 2015.

Posted 5 January 2015

Research shows 6% increase in 2014.

Posted 4 January 2015

New EU rules now in place.

Posted 2 January 2015

Study of papers in Cornell University Library's online archive (arXiv) reveals 'text overlap'.

Posted 2 January 2015

Google expands Knowledge Graph.

Posted 29 December 2014

Federal Supreme Court finds in favour of document delivery service.

Posted 22 December 2014

Nearly half of digital consumers are downloading content illegally.

Posted 18 December 2014

Police raids target several addresses.

Posted 16 December 2014

Google's European woes continue.

Posted 16 December 2014

Google News in Spain will close in December 2014.

Posted 11 December 2014

Improvements scheduled to be completed by 2020.

Posted 9 December 2014

SLA Europe continues to grow its membership.

Posted 9 December 2014

Several European countries have now reduced VAT rate.

Posted 9 December 2014

Simplified process to replace complicated captcha.

Posted 4 December 2014

Global internet use continues to grow - up 6.6% in 2014.

Posted 4 December 2014

Top tips from a Ned Potter workshop.

Posted 4 December 2014

In the UK there are calls for greater transparency in the collection of user data.

Posted 2 December 2014

The Wellcome Trust joins initiative open to researchers working on global challenges.

Posted 2 December 2014

Cataloguing error meant treasure remained 'lost'.

Posted 2 December 2014

Twitter's app graph will collect data on users' other apps.

Posted 2 December 2014

Europe wants to see search engines unbundled from other commercial services.

Posted 1 December 2014

Archive features 30+ years of literary discussion.

Posted 28 November 2014

Streaming service increases revenues - but still not in profit.

Posted 27 November 2014

New journal available via ScienceDirect.

Posted 21 November 2014

When article processing and staff costs are included, OA compliance cost the UK over £20million in the last academic year.

Posted 21 November 2014

Research explores how people are sharing videos - and why.

Posted 19 November 2014

Every public tweet since 2006 is now indexed.

Posted 19 November 2014

The Internet of Things is a powerful force for disruptive transformation.

Posted 18 November 2014

Digital technologies open up debate and foster democratic participation - and enable widespread surveillance and interception.

Posted 13 November 2014

Another major acquisition after Tumblr.

Posted 12 November 2014

E-books and e-readers are now available from the online giant's Dutch site.

Posted 12 November 2014

Latest figures show growth in Sweden's silver surfers.

Posted 12 November 2014

Submissions sought for De Gruyter Saur / IFLA Research Paper Award 2015.

Posted 12 November 2014

Removal of news snippets led to drastic decline in web traffic.

Posted 6 November 2014

Experts say lack of skills is a 'societal challenge'.

Posted 5 November 2014

Taylor and Francis White Paper explores current practices and future opportunities for social media in libraries.

Posted 4 November 2014

Proposed law will impact companies offering cloud storage solutions.

Posted 4 November 2014

Majority of websites not meeting UK government's digital by default standard.

Posted 4 November 2014

Gothic exhibition inspires 3D game.

Posted 4 November 2014

Mobile will be one of the ways Google ranks your website.

Posted 4 November 2014

Mass protests followed plans to tax internet usage.

Posted 2 November 2014

'Google Tax' to become law in 2015.

Posted 31 October 2014

A round-up of stories featuring trolls, hackers, scammers and more.

Posted 27 October 2014

Several surveys highlight the gap between employee expectations and the reality resulting in them creating their own 'Shadow IT' services.

Posted 26 October 2014

In Australia a library service provides ambulance workers with rapid access to critical information.

Posted 23 October 2014

What can libraries and museums learn from the new creators and sharers of content and inspiration?

Posted 23 October 2014

New e-reading platform Blloon uses gamification to encourage young people to read and share more.

Posted 23 October 2014

The winners of this year's Lovie Awards have been announced.

Posted 23 October 2014

Rates of voice searching have doubled in the past year.

Posted 17 October 2014

The search giant has published its results for Q3 of 2014.

Posted 17 October 2014

Psychiatric hospital archives to become part of Wellcome's digitisation programme.

Posted 17 October 2014

Thousands of images leaked via a third party app.

Posted 14 October 2014

Jisc collaborating with UK universities.

Posted 9 October 2014

The latest IMF World Economic Outlook report describes uneven global recovery.

Posted 9 October 2014

Ada Lovelace Day in October celebrates the achievements of women in science and technology.

Posted 9 October 2014

Two new reports - one from the UK and one from the US - explore the role of social media as a path to the news.

Posted 8 October 2014

Google Campus will support innovation in Madrid.

Posted 8 October 2014

Website to be key source of information on copyright.

Posted 8 October 2014

Collaboration with Europeana and Google.

Posted 8 October 2014

In Germany, Google newspaper search results no longer feature 'snippets' of articles.

Posted 3 October 2014

Gothic literature has entertained audiences and influenced artists for 250 years.

Posted 3 October 2014

Open Science can improve European competitiveness.

Posted 3 October 2014

A new book believes we should pay greater attention to how technology may be changing the wiring of our brains.

Posted 3 October 2014

Google continues to face challenges in Europe.

Posted 1 October 2014

A new European Commission report describes the progress towards a European Research Area (ERA).

Posted 26 September 2014

Changes aim to focus on 'relevance' in newsfeeds.

Posted 20 September 2014

In the UK, more women are playing video games than men.

Posted 20 September 2014

Service launched in six countries in the course of one week.

Posted 19 September 2014

Crowdsourcing platform has already generated over $1 billion in worldwide pledges.

Posted 17 September 2014

New ruling by European Court of Justice sets out guidelines.

Posted 12 September 2014

Global survey on privacy, personal information and apps.

Posted 11 September 2014

New report analyses how business leaders make decisions.

Posted 11 September 2014

In the UK there have been major changes to the National Curriculum - but how will parents cope?

Posted 11 September 2014

Settlement means €10 million will be paid to Dutch actors and musicians.

Posted 10 September 2014

Shared data centre for academic and medical research.

Posted 8 September 2014

What are the financial and administrative costs of complying with funder OA policies?

Posted 3 September 2014

City of London Police warning against possible criminality.

Posted 2 September 2014

What did you do on your holiday? Did it include working?

Posted 26 August 2014

The social divide: Google search terms reveal inequalities in American society.

Posted 22 August 2014

According to recent reports, Google is working on child-friendly versions of some of its services.

Posted 21 August 2014

Norwegian study found reading on paper led to significantly better recall.

Posted 20 August 2014

Government planning massive investment.

Posted 18 August 2014

Twitter has begun to share favourites and users are not happy.

Posted 18 August 2014

Open Access advocates believe model licenses will limit exploitation and re-use of research.

Posted 13 August 2014

New law outlines the role of public libraries in the digital age.

Posted 9 August 2014

Broadband and mobile company Iliad wants to 'disrupt' more markets.

Posted 1 August 2014

Research data and collaboration to be showcased.

Posted 1 August 2014

Digitised holdings of nine new partner organisations will enhance collection.

Posted 31 July 2014

Acquisition of Spanish digital content tool Icebergs.

Posted 31 July 2014

Dating website deliberately mis-matched users; art gallery 'sells' art to the emotional.

Posted 31 July 2014

Popularity driven by world sporting events - and the weather.

Posted 30 July 2014

Social network now has 271 million active users.

Posted 30 July 2014

Symantec declares 2013 a year of mega-breaches and targeted attacks.

Posted 29 July 2014

Switch to English reflects need to 'publish in English' or 'perish in German'.

Posted 25 July 2014

Profits for Quarter Two up.

Posted 25 July 2014

Disagreement over reforms delays European White Paper on copyright reform.

Posted 25 July 2014

Google given 18 months to comply.

Posted 22 July 2014

Eight companies in Norway subjected to an unprecedented cyber attack.

Posted 17 July 2014

Blogger fined a total of €2,500 in damages and costs.

Posted 17 July 2014

Report reveals increase in cases handled by ICO - and a data breach of its own.

Posted 17 July 2014

Twitter user to say 'sorry'.

Posted 17 July 2014

E-book subscription service would compete with Scribd and Oyster.

Posted 17 July 2014

How much time is wasted at work being non-productive - and what can be done to improve the situation?

Posted 17 July 2014

Young women urged to consider unexpected consequences of 'sexy selfies' while footage of a man taking a 'dangerous selfie' in Spain has gone viral.

Posted 17 July 2014

Survey of 16,000 people around the world explores contentment. Is a simpler life the key to happiness? Or is it being Danish?

Posted 16 July 2014

Posted 3 July 2014

Research explores how key spam players interact. Canada's new anti-spam legislation came into effect in July 2014.

Posted 2 July 2014

Information Managers looking to be strategic influencers and advisors

Posted 1 July 2014

EU caps roaming charges by up to 50%.

Posted 1 July 2014

Facebook manipulated the feeds of almost 700,000 users.

Posted 30 June 2014

Libraries in Manchester and Birmingham to help business start-ups.

Posted 30 June 2014

Millions of pages of historical content added.

Posted 27 June 2014

A new unit at Germany's domestic intelligence service will work to evaluate data collected online.

Posted 27 June 2014

Call for Amazon to be investigated for violating competition rules.

Posted 25 June 2014

If you've just about got your Gen-X and Gen-Y straight, meet a new group of workers.

Posted 19 June 2014

Enhanced version of research information management system Pure.

Posted 18 June 2014

While a millionaire is giving away cash on Twitter, new tech is enabling more people to go 'cash free'.

Posted 17 June 2014

Over 78 million Euros lost to film industry every year.

Posted 16 June 2014

The growth of ephemeral messaging services and private social networks - individuals want more privacy; companies want to be more like Snapchat!

Posted 15 June 2014

New shorter domain names launched.

Posted 14 June 2014

Successful challenge to law which came into effect in 2013.

Posted 14 June 2014

Linguistic project exploring how people use the app to communicate.

Posted 14 June 2014

Move aims to standardise research output capture.

Posted 14 June 2014

European Court of Justice says web browsing does not infringe copyright.

Posted 6 June 2014

Politician calls for unrestricted access to the under 18s.

Posted 5 June 2014

Plans to open Google Campus Warsaw.

Posted 5 June 2014

Overall EU lags behind US and Japan.

Posted 5 June 2014

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Posted 2 June 2014

Peter Sunde was on the run for two years.

Posted 2 June 2014

Individuals can apply to have documents removed from the search engine's index.

Posted 30 May 2014

Iconic building in Scotland damaged by fire.

Posted 26 May 2014

New BL website features digitised treasures of English literature.

Posted 23 May 2014

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Posted 21 May 2014

Streaming service continues to grow in Europe.

Posted 21 May 2014

Posted 20 May 2014

Surprise ruling has widespread implications for search engines and social media.

Posted 20 May 2014

UPDATED: Two acquisition rumours have been in the news.

Posted 20 May 2014

Research partnership puts value on public libraries.

Posted 16 May 2014

Complaint taken to EU Ombudsman.

Posted 16 May 2014

Digital and physical reading offers to be 'blended'.

Posted 12 May 2014

Open letter from international publishers.

Posted 12 May 2014

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Posted 7 May 2014

The Belgium Anti-Piracy Federation (BAF) has accused six people of piracy.

Posted 7 May 2014

Nesta has allocated £2.4m to technology-led projects that will improve local life.

Posted 4 May 2014

Posted 2 May 2014

New app Swarm to help users share status and locate friends.

Posted 2 May 2014

Digital newspaper service offers 'pay per article' model.

Posted 2 May 2014

Winners announced at the British Library.

Posted 30 April 2014

Pinterest aims to improve discovery.

Posted 25 April 2014

Posted 23 April 2014

UK National Archives marking centenary.

Posted 23 April 2014

Art history photographs added to Open Content Program.

Posted 23 April 2014

Posted 22 April 2014

Shareaholic has published its Social Media Traffic Report for the first quarter of 2014.

Posted 22 April 2014

The DPLA announces major new partnerships.

Posted 22 April 2014

Posted 15 April 2014

Restoration nearing completion.

Posted 14 April 2014

Many account holders have never sent a tweet.

Posted 14 April 2014

Welsh museums, libraries and archives to receive £2.2m.

Posted 11 April 2014

Study claims high proportion of population download illegally.

Posted 10 April 2014

Posted 4 April 2014

Copyright infringement is borderless, but the responses remain territorial.

Posted 3 April 2014

Twitter is expanding its social TV efforts.

Posted 3 April 2014

Posted 1 April 2014

CERT-UK tasked with ensuring UK is better prepared and more resilient.

Posted 1 April 2014

Posted 31 March 2014

Ongoing dispute affects distribution centre.

Posted 31 March 2014

Sweden's own Spotify service is being challenged by other music apps.

Posted 31 March 2014

New research predicts ongoing, dramatic growth.

Posted 31 March 2014

Work by author of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy discovered in school cupboard.

Posted 23 March 2014

Turkey joins China - now both countries block the network.

Posted 21 March 2014

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Posted 19 March 2014

High figures report being victims.

Posted 19 March 2014

The British Library has acquired two rare manuscripts.

Posted 19 March 2014

Decline in percentage of GDP invested in innovation.

Posted 17 March 2014

US figures predict decline in desktop search ad revenue.

Posted 17 March 2014

Differences between Gen X and Gen Y digital shoppers revealed.

Posted 17 March 2014

The BBC's youth TV channel to close; but a different story emerges in Belgium.

Posted 17 March 2014

Seven ways to help libraries work in the digital environment.

Posted 9 March 2014

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Posted 3 March 2014

The EU exploring ways to ensure transparency.

Posted 2 March 2014

Blocking 'still a common practice'; speeds still a problem.

Posted 28 February 2014

Country's heritage at risk of looting and destruction.

Posted 28 February 2014

Low usage numbers cited as reason for closure.

Posted 25 February 2014

Next-gen HTML article emphasises portability.

Posted 20 February 2014

Russian search engine seeking to grow its market share on smartphones.

Posted 20 February 2014

WhatsApp, launched in 2009, is on the path to a billion users.

Posted 20 February 2014

Posted 19 February 2014

LinkedIn aims to become 'the' professional publishing platform.

Posted 19 February 2014

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Posted 17 February 2014

New functionality allows library administrators to manage subscriptions cost effectively.

Posted 13 February 2014

Watchdog warns companies.

Posted 13 February 2014

Access to the Library's digital media player is now rolled out.

Posted 7 February 2014

Several organisations have come together to offer a national level pilot project.

Posted 6 February 2014

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Posted 3 February 2014

The discoverability of scholarly content is critically important in making high quality research findable and accessible.

Posted 3 February 2014

The EU has launched Creative Europe - a new programme for the cultural and creative sectors.

Posted 31 January 2014

Posted 30 January 2014

The 2014 Brill/IFLA award for OA in the social sciences and humanities.

Posted 30 January 2014

New partnership aims to publish leading research 'with an intercultural outlook'.

Posted 30 January 2014

Move makes impact data more readily available.

Posted 30 January 2014

France and Germany likely next targets.

Posted 29 January 2014

French Government initiative reduces VAT to 2.1%

Posted 28 January 2014

Acquisition estimated at $400 million.

Posted 28 January 2014

Posted 24 January 2014

Dutch library users can now borrow up to 5000 books via their tablets, mobiles, computers or e-reader.

Posted 23 January 2014

Europe's digital library, museum and archive, has launched the second version of its free app.

Posted 21 January 2014

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Posted 16 January 2014

EU funded project developing a world wide web for robots.

Posted 16 January 2014

Sales fell in 2013; additional financing not secured.

Posted 13 January 2014

Deadline for public consultation is 5 February 2014.

Posted 9 January 2014

Search engine fined €150,000 for breaching data protection act.

Posted 9 January 2014

Bots are being used to scrape user profile details.

Posted 8 January 2014

Simplified news stories are summarised visually.

Posted 8 January 2014

Posted 13 December 2013

The average UK teenager owns six digital devices.

Posted 12 December 2013

Posted 11 December 2013

National Library sold 'tons' of books.

Posted 11 December 2013

National collecting society SABAM opposes proposed reform.

Posted 10 December 2013

Posted 9 December 2013

Stakeholder dialogue complete; recommendations finalised.

Posted 8 December 2013

Widespread adoption of authentication standards makes spamming more difficult.

Posted 8 December 2013

The National Library of Norway plans to digitise every Norwegian book.

Posted 8 December 2013

Pilot collection launched; target of 200 libraries to sign up.

Posted 8 December 2013

Reports suggest Apple paid over $200 million.

Posted 4 December 2013

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The World Wide Web Foundation has published its 2013 Web Index.

Posted 27 November 2013

Anonymous hacker accessed email alert app.

Posted 27 November 2013

Report ranges from high level trends to country level analysis.

Posted 26 November 2013

A new digital platform has been launched to make historical works available to the public.

Posted 25 November 2013

Social network user numbers in Germany set to overtake UK figures in 2013.

Posted 22 November 2013

Video sharing app broadens international reach.

Posted 22 November 2013

Over 1,100 UK workers were questioned about their link-clicking habits.

Posted 20 November 2013

In Germany half of Amazon's top 100 e-books list are self-published.

Posted 20 November 2013

Pledge to support text and data mining initiatives.

Posted 20 November 2013

EBLIDA calling for broader discussions on copyright.

Posted 20 November 2013

Posted 14 November 2013

BL's newspaper collection moving to purpose-built storage.

Posted 14 November 2013

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Posted 10 November 2013

Professor Martin Hall will take up his position in early 2014.

Posted 8 November 2013

Security services questioned by MPs.

Posted 8 November 2013

Coalition accuses Dutch government of bypassing privacy rules.

Posted 7 November 2013

Potential new role at Google if firm settles EC antitrust case.

Posted 7 November 2013

Digitisation equipment and some artefacts destroyed.

Posted 6 November 2013

Germans 'unimpressed' by Internet Service Providers.

Posted 5 November 2013

Discovery service should help increase usage of library resources.

Posted 5 November 2013

Tim Berners-Lee has unveiled the latest survey of the open data performance of 77 countries.

Posted 1 November 2013

Global survey of thousands of authors reveals regional and subject differences.

Posted 31 October 2013

Almost a quarter of all European shoppers have bought books and magazines via the internet.

Posted 29 October 2013

Posted 27 October 2013

Digital collections from North Carolina to be made available through DPLA.

Posted 27 October 2013

The Spanish telecom provider Telefónica has launched a new streaming service for e-books.

Posted 24 October 2013

Over 50% of internet users are watching music videos on the web.

Posted 24 October 2013

Posted 23 October 2013

The man in charge of the David Bowie back catalogue has discovered a 15-minute 'faux' radio show.

Posted 23 October 2013

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Academics at The UK's University of Nottingham have launched two free internet resources for vets.

Posted 20 October 2013

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Posted 17 October 2013

The role of libraries is changing and their spaces, services and staff structures are evolving to reflect this.

Posted 17 October 2013

Models of scholarly communication are evolving. Academic libraries must be responsive to these changes while being mindful of institutional missions and strategic goals.

Posted 17 October 2013

Over 20,000 images available in project coordinated by Collections Trust.

Posted 17 October 2013

Researchers conclude users stay with an information 'routine'.

Posted 17 October 2013

Posted 11 October 2013

Part of the Royal Tropical Institute's collections will be saved.

Posted 11 October 2013

Search giant to extend bug bounty to selected open source projects.

Posted 11 October 2013

Researchers at German University identify websites using secret tracking.

Posted 11 October 2013

40% of the world's population will be connected to the internet by the end of 2013.

Posted 11 October 2013

Turkish e-book database to be indexed in discovery service.

Posted 4 October 2013

Twitter's IPO papers reveal many interesting facts - including just how money it has lost.

Posted 4 October 2013

Sky Deutschland reported to be working on video on demand service.

Posted 3 October 2013

Search results enhanced by Pinterest's curated image collections.

Posted 3 October 2013

Government aims to protect bookshops from 'unfair competition'.

Posted 3 October 2013

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Posted 1 October 2013

Sixth annual event aims to help make OA 'a new norm' in scholarship and research.

Posted 1 October 2013

60 minute episode will feature expert views from European librarians.

Posted 1 October 2013

Latest move in the ongoing dispute with search giant.

Posted 30 September 2013

EBSCO has released its serials price projection report for 2014.

Posted 30 September 2013

Posted 29 September 2013

Database will help scientists locate resources to support research.

Posted 24 September 2013

Fund to help media firms develop web presence.

Posted 20 September 2013

Posted 19 September 2013

Platform to offer MOOCs to students around the world.

Posted 19 September 2013

Annotated document found in National Library of Spain.

Posted 19 September 2013

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Posted 15 September 2013

Pinterest is seeking to grow its user base in Europe.

Posted 13 September 2013

Award winner is one of the most cited researchers in information retrieval.

Posted 13 September 2013

German publisher Gruner+Jahr is planning to invest heavily in online expansion.

Posted 11 September 2013

Posted 5 September 2013

'Caring for Digital Content' report shares approaches from around the world.

Posted 5 September 2013

Social search engine Topsy's search index now includes every tweet.

Posted 5 September 2013

Posted 4 September 2013

Vevo, the music video and entertainment platform, is to launch in Germany later in 2013.

Posted 4 September 2013

Report reveals which governments have requested data - and what Facebook handed over.

Posted 28 August 2013

New sharing function will allow users to choose story content instead of headline when tweeting.

Posted 28 August 2013

Case concerns theft of volumes from Italy's Girolamini Library.

Posted 28 August 2013

Posted 15 August 2013

Expanded digitised content for World Newspaper Archive.

Posted 15 August 2013

Four professional associations collaborating on toolkit.

Posted 14 August 2013

EU-funded project Eurapp offering prizes.

Posted 13 August 2013

Two recent studies explore the links between TV viewing and social media activities.

Posted 8 August 2013

Posted 7 August 2013

New report explores the value of academic libraries to teaching and research faculty.

Posted 7 August 2013

Fire in roof during construction works - collections safe.

Posted 6 August 2013

Government initiative to address the decline in publishing and bookselling.

Posted 5 August 2013

Wroclaw University Library's medieval holdings digitised.

Posted 5 August 2013

LinkedIn revenues exceed market expectations.

Posted 2 August 2013

Publishers in Germany now have the exclusive right to the commercial use of their content online.

Posted 2 August 2013

Posted 1 August 2013

The increasingly mobile researcher gets a new app.

Posted 1 August 2013

Posted 31 July 2013

51.7 million tablet devices were shipped during the second quarter of 2013.

Posted 30 July 2013

New report explores the potential of Europe's biggest internet market.

Posted 29 July 2013

Posted 25 July 2013

Posted 24 July 2013

Two books stolen by 'the Royal Library Man' returned by US authorities.

Posted 24 July 2013

Posted 22 July 2013

Digitised archive covers over 150 years of telecommunications history.

Posted 19 July 2013

CAMI combines research and data modelling functions.

Posted 19 July 2013

Initiative to help tackle the data skills gap.

Posted 19 July 2013

Over 65,000 digitised images now available.

Posted 18 July 2013

Posted 9 July 2013

The latest social login trends show Google catching up with Facebook.

Posted 9 July 2013

UK-based charity, The Reading Agency, is to receive a £1million donation from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Posted 9 July 2013

Continued growth facilitated by smartphones ownership.

Posted 9 July 2013

Posted 8 July 2013

UK's ICO gives Google until September 2013 to act.

Posted 8 July 2013

Research suggests traditional news services and Twitter are equally matched.

Posted 8 July 2013

Posted 2 July 2013

Subscription based information service offers advice for search managers.

Posted 2 July 2013

90% growth rate predicted for 2013.

Posted 28 June 2013

Volunteers will write and expand WW1 content for Wikipedia.

Posted 28 June 2013

Free delivery and discounts 'unfair competition'.

Posted 26 June 2013

People are changing the way they access and read news.

Posted 26 June 2013

Personal devices and cloud services mean organisations are losing control of their content.

Posted 26 June 2013

Posted 25 June 2013

The 2013 ISKO UK conference is focusing on the research - and practice - of knowledge organisation.

Posted 25 June 2013

Posted 21 June 2013

Failure to comply with privacy guidelines might incur a fine of up to €150,000.

Posted 21 June 2013

Private equity firm buys majority stake in STM publisher.

Posted 20 June 2013

Free Open Culture app with 350,000 images.

Posted 20 June 2013

Posted 19 June 2013

New words have been added while others have been redefined.

Posted 14 June 2013

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, new project sets out to evaluate MOOCs.

Posted 14 June 2013

Posted 13 June 2013

Survey in Scotland shows social media is becoming mainstream in the academic learning environment.

Posted 13 June 2013

UK magazine The Spectator has launched a digital archive covering its 180 year history.

Posted 10 June 2013

Posted 7 June 2013

Funding support of £280,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help develop skills.

Posted 7 June 2013

Posted 6 June 2013

Rules to "guarantee access to a full and open internet".

Posted 5 June 2013

Two research reports explore e-reading trends for books and magazines.

Posted 5 June 2013

The European online advertising market is worth €24.3bn.

Posted 1 June 2013

Social networks can improve employee productivity although some employers remain unconvinced.

Posted 31 May 2013

Google has revamped Gmail by introducing a tabbed inbox feature.

Posted 30 May 2013

Policy will now include monographs and book chapters.

Posted 30 May 2013

Posted 29 May 2013

Posted 28 May 2013

Almost half of EU citizens are using some e-government services.

Posted 28 May 2013

German job centres told searching for benefit recipients on social networks is against the law.

Posted 24 May 2013

Government to provide funds to assist with the publication of over 500 new titles.

Posted 24 May 2013

Posted 23 May 2013

Social network aiming to get 'a better feel' for the French market.

Posted 23 May 2013

Yahoo has made a number of changes to the photo-sharing site.

Posted 21 May 2013

Yahoo has agreed to acquire the blogging platform for a reported $1.1 billion.

Posted 20 May 2013

Impact of new law on publishers and search engines unclear.

Posted 17 May 2013

Posted 16 May 2013

New policy makes all publications open without a licence.

Posted 16 May 2013

Survey of UK academics reveals reliance on digital technologies and OA.

Posted 16 May 2013

French politicians are considering a tax on sales of smartphones and tablet devices.

Posted 15 May 2013

Lucky Sort the latest data-focused company acquired by Twitter.

Posted 14 May 2013

Posted 13 May 2013

Posted 9 May 2013

Eurapp project will form part of EC's Startup Europe initiative.

Posted 9 May 2013

Increased revenues and mobile usage.

Posted 7 May 2013

Company announces purchase of music discovery app.

Posted 7 May 2013

The Australian Library and Information Association has begun a 'conversation' about the future role of libraries in 2025.

Posted 3 May 2013

The social media giant's revenues increased by 38% year on year to $1.46bn.

Posted 2 May 2013

Sometimes Google's 'good enough' search results are simply not good enough.

Posted 1 May 2013

Posted 30 April 2013

Posted 27 April 2013

Soundcloud and SwiftKey chosen as overall winners.

Posted 25 April 2013

Russia's largest internet company holds 61% of search market.

Posted 25 April 2013

The European Commission has revealed concessions offered by Google.

Posted 25 April 2013

Posted 24 April 2013

UKSG and JISC invite tenders for a research study on the impact of library discovery technology on e-content usage.

Posted 24 April 2013

Service now covering 50 countries.

Posted 24 April 2013

Google fined €145,000 for privacy violations.

Posted 22 April 2013

Librarians in Estonia are working together to influence intellectual property reform.

Posted 18 April 2013

New app will facilitate social music sharing.

Posted 18 April 2013

Posted 17 April 2013

Continued growth will take Appstore to nearly 200 countries.

Posted 17 April 2013

Posted 15 April 2013

UK-based company suing Google over 'manipulation' of search results.

Posted 12 April 2013

Posted 11 April 2013

Google Play Music has gone live in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Posted 11 April 2013

UKeiG is now seeking the 2013 nominations for award in the field of information retrieval.

Posted 11 April 2013

Publishing giant has bought the research collaboration platform.

Posted 9 April 2013

Six institutions to act as legal deposit libraries for UK's digital content.

Posted 5 April 2013

De Gruyter will offer 100 titles for Open Access through crowdfunder Unglue.it

Posted 3 April 2013

Data protection agencies will now begin formal investigations of Google's privacy policy.

Posted 3 April 2013

Posted 2 April 2013

Posted 30 March 2013

The Editor and his entire editorial board have resigned citing 'restrictive' authors' agreement.

Posted 30 March 2013

74% of smartphone owners have interacted with brands through 'out of home advertising'.

Posted 29 March 2013

Media companies in Portugal seeking payment for content.

Posted 28 March 2013

The Swedish Language Council has removed a buzz word from its annual list after 'pressure' from Google.

Posted 26 March 2013

Posted 25 March 2013

€5m fund to help independent booksellers.

Posted 25 March 2013

QR codes will connect people to multimedia content.

Posted 22 March 2013

By revisiting past events organised by the networking group NetIKX, it is possible to map the development of KM thinking.

Posted 22 March 2013

Posted 21 March 2013

YouTube has announced that it has a billion unique visitors using its site every month.

Posted 21 March 2013

Competition to create relevant educational applications.

Posted 20 March 2013

Posted 18 March 2013

Research report predicts 11% growth in ecommerce across Europe.

Posted 14 March 2013

Posted 13 March 2013

Springer's historic book collection now includes 28,000 German-language titles.

Posted 13 March 2013

German-language e-book subscription database covers multiple disciplines.

Posted 13 March 2013

ONS includes 'growing market' of e-books.

Posted 13 March 2013

Latest OA papers resulting from agreement between IFLA and Emerald are now available.

Posted 13 March 2013

Online petition to support the EC's draft data protection regulations.

Posted 12 March 2013

Expansion of Archive function includes several European languages.

Posted 11 March 2013

Inclusion of Bulgaria and enhanced views of UK.

Posted 7 March 2013

Swedish Axiell Group has acquired Dutch firm Adlib Information Systems.

Posted 6 March 2013

A major European initiative sets out to bridge the digital skills gap.

Posted 5 March 2013

Posted 4 March 2013

German partners releasing the Tolino - an e-reader to compete with the Kindle and Kobo.

Posted 4 March 2013

Annual safety monitor report reveals cybercrime trends.

Posted 4 March 2013

Open Data: Germany launches National Data Portal.

Posted 4 March 2013

Posted 1 March 2013

Chrome is the only browser to lose market share so far in 2013.

Posted 1 March 2013

Posted 28 February 2013

A new approach to authorship is required to reflect the increasingly complex nature of research.

Posted 28 February 2013

Google and Spanish data protection authority have appeared at the European Court.

Posted 28 February 2013

Oxfam has donated 70 years of archive material to the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

Posted 26 February 2013

De Gruyter has acquired two Germany academic publishers.

Posted 26 February 2013

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is planning to equip 100 train stations with free WiFi.

Posted 22 February 2013

PayPal is set to launch its 'Here' mobile payment service in Europe.

Posted 22 February 2013

The EC will refer both France and Luxembourg to EU Court of Justice.

Posted 21 February 2013

Posted 20 February 2013

An additional 100 positions to be created in Dublin headquarters.

Posted 18 February 2013

Posted 15 February 2013

Music streaming service reaches Italy, Poland and Portugal.

Posted 14 February 2013

Research suggests that faster speeds equals more time spent online.

Posted 14 February 2013

Posted 13 February 2013

Search engine rankings reveal growth of Russian search engine.

Posted 13 February 2013

Media company becomes involved in European 'hotspot' for startups.

Posted 13 February 2013

Works will be included in Summon Discovery Service.

Posted 12 February 2013

Smartphone and tablet usage in Switzerland has risen dramatically in the last year.

Posted 6 February 2013

Purchase of analytics firm agreed.

Posted 6 February 2013

Posted 5 February 2013

Routledge releases special issue of the Journal of Library Administration.

Posted 5 February 2013

German newspapers won't copy French newspaper's royalty agreement.

Posted 4 February 2013

The Vatican Library has published its first digitised manuscripts.

Posted 3 February 2013

Posted 2 February 2013

Agreement to help France's news media 'adapt to the digital age'.

Posted 2 February 2013

Digitised items now openly accessible thanks to JISC funding.

Posted 1 February 2013

New centre is dedicated to the changing nature of copyright in the digital age.

Posted 1 February 2013

Over-55s are the largest user demographic in France.

Posted 1 February 2013

No resolution in ongoing dispute between YouTube and Germany's music rights body.

Posted 30 January 2013

70,000 volumes to be digitised in ProQuest's Early European Books programme.

Posted 30 January 2013

Posted 29 January 2013

Academic publishers De Gruyter and the Max Planck Society to cooperate.

Posted 28 January 2013

'Mot-dièse' is approved French word for hashtag.

Posted 24 January 2013

Posted 23 January 2013

The acquisition will expand ProQuest's e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities.

Posted 23 January 2013

The Public Library in Lausanne has been damaged in a suspected arson attack.

Posted 22 January 2013

Reports suggest Google's offer to settle French copyright dispute has been rejected.

Posted 22 January 2013

The latest figures show growth in search engines, but a decline in Google's market share.

Posted 22 January 2013

Posted 21 January 2013

Information and knowledge industries call for independent study into the potential impact of OA.

Posted 21 January 2013

Smiths News has acquired Erasmus Antiquariat en Boekhandel.

Posted 21 January 2013

Proposed legislation will require tech firms to report security breaches.

Posted 21 January 2013

Music streaming services such as Spotify are contributing to an increase in sales.

Posted 18 January 2013

Google has released its Google+ iPhone and iPad apps in 48 new countries.

Posted 18 January 2013

British Library exhibition explores the history of crime fiction.

Posted 17 January 2013

Posted 16 January 2013

Scholarly publisher Brill and IFLA have announced the IFLA/Brill Open Access award.

Posted 16 January 2013

John Wiley & Sons has acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin.

Posted 16 January 2013

Latest statistics on internet access across Europe revealed.

Posted 15 January 2013

EU's competition chief believes Google is 'diverting traffic'.

Posted 11 January 2013

Posted 9 January 2013

The Association of Research Libraries has published the latest report in its Transforming Research Libraries series.

Posted 9 January 2013

Latest research reveals why, and how frequently, the US public uses public library websites.

Posted 8 January 2013

Elsevier has bought the engineering information provider Knovel.

Posted 8 January 2013

Google has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to change some business practices.

Posted 7 January 2013

Posted 4 January 2013

The UK government is to launch a major campaign to improve education around online security and cybercrime.

Posted 4 January 2013

The latest edition includes biographies of people who died in 2009.

Posted 3 January 2013

Posted 2 January 2013

Belgian media publishers collaborating on shared content payment system.

Posted 2 January 2013

Over 650 people charged in the UK in 2012.

Posted 2 January 2013

A million historical photographs have been digitised and made available via Europeana.

Posted 28 December 2012

A researcher has discovered the first fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen.

Posted 20 December 2012

As social media organisations reveal top searches and trends for 2012, we share some of the most read and commented stories published by Information Today Europe.

Posted 13 December 2012

Single EU patent deal agreed after 40 years.

Posted 12 December 2012

New journal will cover research and clinical applications.

Posted 12 December 2012

Successful UK-based OA initiative will be rolled out globally.

Posted 12 December 2012

Global e-reader sales down by 36% - but Amazon doing well.

Posted 12 December 2012

Posted 11 December 2012

Amazon reports app growth and announces new developer service.

Posted 10 December 2012

Posted 6 December 2012

Rdio, the music streaming service, is now available in Belgium, Estonia and the Netherlands.

Posted 6 December 2012

BL to partner with four regional libraries to run 'Writing Britain' project.

Posted 5 December 2012

JISC reveals its ambitions for its ongoing role in driving innovation in UK education and research.

Posted 5 December 2012

Posted 4 December 2012

Knowledge Management initiatives are helping drive innovation and growth in a membership organisation.

Posted 30 November 2012

A British Red Cross project to roll out new information practices overcame barriers to change.

Posted 30 November 2012

Latest survey reveals attitudes to the internet and online behaviours.

Posted 28 November 2012

Posted 27 November 2012

Growth in global revenue shows apps are now a major digital industry.

Posted 27 November 2012

Posted 26 November 2012

Governments should set traps to catch hackers and identify security weaknesses.

Posted 26 November 2012

The Financial Times Deutschland is being closed down after 12 years.

Posted 24 November 2012

New tool that measures student engagement with digital texts to be launched in 2013.

Posted 24 November 2012

An app has been launched to help educate users about legal copying.

Posted 21 November 2012

Google and the French government are said to be in discussions about the search engine's tax affairs in France.

Posted 21 November 2012

Posted 20 November 2012

Europe's largest legal/tax publisher is not expecting any growth in its European market in 2013.

Posted 15 November 2012

Google has begun to roll out its music streaming and cloud storage service in Europe.

Posted 14 November 2012

Archive contains over 90 years of research and analysis on international affairs.

Posted 14 November 2012

Posted 13 November 2012

Internet security firm Symantec predicts top five internet security issues for 2013.

Posted 13 November 2012

Posted 12 November 2012

A new report seeks to understand how the ways in which journal readers find content are changing.

Posted 12 November 2012

TED and Wiley to work together on TED Studies - a series for academia.

Posted 12 November 2012

A.T. Kearney's fortnightly podcasts broadcast internal knowledge and expertise to a growing audience inside - and outside of - the organisation.

Posted 8 November 2012

Google's market share of search declined in October.

Posted 7 November 2012

Collaboration between two UK bodies seeks to provide a unified skills framework.

Posted 7 November 2012

Posted 6 November 2012

Facebook has published 'more prominent' information on privacy.

Posted 6 November 2012

David Lankes believes librarians should ask fundamental questions about the key purpose of libraries and their role in communities.

Posted 2 November 2012

The role of new technologies in libraries was explored in a session at Internet Librarian International.

Posted 2 November 2012

Posted 26 October 2012

Gartner's predictions for 2013 include actionable analytics and the Internet of Things.

Posted 25 October 2012

Two articles in Research Information provide updates on the progress of Open Access in Europe.

Posted 24 October 2012

Research reveals increase in texting, smartphone ownership and tablet use; decrease in TV viewing.

Posted 24 October 2012

Posted 23 October 2012

Members of the public helped draft new constitution.

Posted 23 October 2012

Posted 22 October 2012

Gold OA publisher Humanities Directory scheduled to launch later this year.

Posted 22 October 2012

A job listing seeking linguists hints at international growth for Netflix.

Posted 22 October 2012

New briefing assesses open access in biomedical research across Europe.

Posted 22 October 2012

Facebook has prioritised mobile in 2012.

Posted 22 October 2012

The shortlist of 25 titles has been released.

Posted 22 October 2012

Google says such laws could 'threaten its very existence.

Posted 19 October 2012

We've been talking to speakers at ILI about the challenges and opportunities facing library and information professionals. Several key themes emerged.

Posted 19 October 2012

Posted 15 October 2012

Netflix begins Nordic rollout.

Posted 15 October 2012

Txtr announces 'the smallest e-reader in the world'.

Posted 12 October 2012

Amazon is to launch its Kindle Owners' Lending Library in France, Germany and the UK.

Posted 12 October 2012

IOP aims to 'meet the needs of the research community in a changing publishing environment'.

Posted 12 October 2012

Posted 11 October 2012

Kobo announces an acquisition and other product and content developments.

Posted 10 October 2012

Posted 9 October 2012

YouTube is planning to create at least 60 new video channels in Europe.

Posted 9 October 2012

Aim to make content available to widest audience possible, including academia, individuals and professionals.

Posted 9 October 2012

Amazon continues to roll out new services and products to Europe.

Posted 8 October 2012

The EU has adopted the Orphan Works Directive.

Posted 5 October 2012

Directory to help public locate library services.

Posted 5 October 2012

Research from the US shows how the growth in mobile device ownership is changing the way people access news.

Posted 5 October 2012

Academic publisher joins the collaborative archive.

Posted 4 October 2012

Posted 3 October 2012

Sustainability Exchange will enable effective information sharing for the education sector.

Posted 3 October 2012

STM publisher has begun migrating library customers to its revamped platform.

Posted 3 October 2012

European smartphone owners doubled their use of QR codes in the last year.

Posted 3 October 2012

Posted 2 October 2012

This year, for the first time, two winners are announced.

Posted 27 September 2012

Posted 26 September 2012

A growing number of UK retailers are to sell Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader device.

Posted 26 September 2012

The entire field of particle physics will soon switch to OA.

Posted 26 September 2012

The professional social network LinkedIn continues its localisation work.

Posted 25 September 2012

Kobo's e-readers are to be sold in Portugal through Fnac stores.

Posted 25 September 2012

Facebook to turn off facial recognition function in Europe.

Posted 24 September 2012

The law had allowed for the sale of data from local government to companies - without citizen permission.

Posted 21 September 2012

Knowledge Exchange report says improved business planning by all stakeholders is needed - and makes ambitious recommendations.

Posted 21 September 2012

Posted 20 September 2012

TEL trends in UK academia revealed in latest survey.

Posted 18 September 2012

EBSCO's latest Serials Price Projection Report released.

Posted 18 September 2012

STM publisher offers its entire collection to developing countries via international innovation programme.

Posted 14 September 2012

Posted 13 September 2012

Springer has announced the winners of its research-focused API Challenge 2.0

Posted 13 September 2012

90% of downloaded apps will be free.

Posted 13 September 2012

NWO to cover processing charges for Dutch researchers.

Posted 13 September 2012

Statistics Norway has released the latest stats on ICT and social media use.

Posted 12 September 2012

Posted 11 September 2012

A new report on OA from SAGE features roundtable discussions by senior librarians and industry experts.

Posted 6 September 2012

Report scores countries on seven categories including infrastructure, regulation and censorship and overall web use.

Posted 5 September 2012

Publisher states that books are 'the next logical focus' in the progress of OA.

Posted 30 August 2012

Android Appstore now available in five European countries.

Posted 30 August 2012

German consumer group has given Facebook a deadline of 4 September to make changes to its App Center.

Posted 29 August 2012

Digital literacy is 'at the convergence of multiple literacies'. An EU project sets out to map the key digital competence frameworks in use across the EU.

Posted 28 August 2012

Posted 22 August 2012

Posted 15 August 2012

Streaming video and content service is launching in Scandinavia.

Posted 15 August 2012

What are the key trends and issues affecting academic libraries?

Posted 15 August 2012

Publisher of the FT is to launch its own college.

Posted 14 August 2012

Posted 9 August 2012

Price and availability of apps are the most important concerns in tablet purchasing decisions.

Posted 9 August 2012

Amazon.com announces launch of textbook rental programme.

Posted 8 August 2012

EESC calls for expanded scope of data protection reforms.

Posted 7 August 2012

Posted 3 August 2012

ScienceWatch reports on the increase in multi-author articles.

Posted 2 August 2012

Apple's third quarter results show continued growth.

Posted 1 August 2012

PaidContent has released its list of top 50 digital content companies.

Posted 31 July 2012

Clear signs that e-book sales in the Netherlands are beginning to accelerate.

Posted 30 July 2012

Posted 26 July 2012

Posted 25 July 2012

Formal announcement on long running dispute expected soon.

Posted 25 July 2012

Rare document discovered in archive.

Posted 25 July 2012

E-books for France via Google Play; VAT price hike in Italy.

Posted 20 July 2012

In 2011 mobile phone calls declined for the first time ever but 150 billion texts were sent.

Posted 19 July 2012

Announcement of Italy's first major 'digital first' imprint.

Posted 19 July 2012

Results of BL/JISC research suggests there are significant opportunities for librarians to provide support to doctoral students.

Posted 19 July 2012

Posted 18 July 2012

Article evaluation service has published its first articles.

Posted 18 July 2012

An earlier version of Vivaldi opera identified in Vivaldi library collection.

Posted 17 July 2012

Increased European representation reflected in new name - Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC).

Posted 17 July 2012

OA moves will 'herald a new era of academic discovery'.

Posted 17 July 2012

Management Committee opportunities at NetIKX.

Posted 17 July 2012

How can organisations assure the long-term accessibility of their digital information? A NetIKX seminar tackled digital preservation.

Posted 17 July 2012

Posted 16 July 2012

Posted 11 July 2012

Kobo continues to expand in Europe.

Posted 11 July 2012

Report suggests a 'promising' future for e-books in Germany.

Posted 11 July 2012

Following roll out to English-speaking nations, the App Center will be introduced to seven additional countries.

Posted 10 July 2012

Widespread dissent leads to government 'disowning' law that would allow trade in personal information.

Posted 9 July 2012

In an international survey, librarians were questioned about their attitudes to OA and how their roles are changing.

Posted 5 July 2012

Posted 4 July 2012

A previously lost 'sensational' map naming America has resurfaced after more than 100 years.

Posted 4 July 2012

Professional bodies call for MEPs to reject ACTA.

Posted 4 July 2012

New award to recognise the impact of health library services in developing and transition countries.

Posted 3 July 2012

Posted 2 July 2012

Organisations have changed the way they interact with their stakeholders and social media is central to this change.

Posted 2 July 2012

In order to benefit fully from the digital revolution, Europe needs to become a digital single market - as quickly as possible.

Posted 2 July 2012

UK's top six broadband providers will be responsible for sending warnings to subscribers.

Posted 28 June 2012

NPG's fastest growing journal increases author license options.

Posted 28 June 2012

Task Force to help scholarly community make the best OA choices.

Posted 28 June 2012

The publication of the White Paper coincides with the launch of a revamped website.

Posted 28 June 2012

Posted 26 June 2012

The commercial and social value of open cultural data is recognised by the EU.

Posted 22 June 2012

Finalists for best new journal and publishing innovation awards announced.

Posted 21 June 2012

Cultural heritage organisations are looking for ways to open up their collections and data.

Posted 21 June 2012

Posted 19 June 2012

Achievements - and concerns - are highlighted in the latest review of the EU's Digital Agenda.

Posted 19 June 2012

The winner of the De Gruyter Saur/ IFLA Research Paper Award 2012 has been announced.

Posted 19 June 2012

US publishers report that e-book revenues are higher than hardcover revenues.

Posted 18 June 2012

Posted 17 June 2012

Information and media monitoring service sold to competitive intelligence company.

Posted 17 June 2012

Agreement reached which 'respects the rights of authors'.

Posted 17 June 2012

Posted 15 June 2012

The DPC is calling for nominations for its tenth anniversary Awards.

Posted 15 June 2012

The momentum behind open access is driving new research publishing models.

Posted 14 June 2012

Expanded tweets offer content previews from partner websites.

Posted 14 June 2012

Agreement is 'first step' towards harmonising copyright rules across the EU.

Posted 11 June 2012

Posted 7 June 2012

As academic institutions face increasing calls for accountability, ACRL identifies opportunities for libraries.

Posted 7 June 2012

Posted 6 June 2012

Submission rates are increasing overall but with stronger growth in emerging nations.

Posted 6 June 2012

German publisher plans to become a leading digital player.

Posted 6 June 2012

Posted 1 June 2012

Report highlights an increasingly mobile and multi-tasking online population.

Posted 31 May 2012

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

Posted 30 May 2012

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

Posted 30 May 2012

Posted 29 May 2012

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

Posted 24 May 2012

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

Posted 23 May 2012

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

Posted 23 May 2012

Posted 22 May 2012

Posted 21 May 2012

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

Posted 18 May 2012

The ESF awards the annual Latsis Prize for outstanding research.

Posted 18 May 2012

Posted 16 May 2012

Facebook planning a central place for users to locate apps.

Posted 16 May 2012

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

Posted 16 May 2012

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

Posted 10 May 2012

DCMS is exploring options to transfer the administration of PLR.

Posted 10 May 2012

Posted 8 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

Posted 6 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

Posted 1 May 2012

Opening up bibliographic data to new audiences can increase visibility of collections and improve discoverability.

Posted 27 April 2012

Posted 26 April 2012

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

Posted 26 April 2012

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

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

Posted 25 April 2012

Posted 19 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

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

Posted 17 April 2012

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

Posted 17 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

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

Posted 13 April 2012

Posted 12 April 2012

Information Today publishes a range of journals, blogs, newsletters and books covering all aspects of the information space. Here we bring you some recent highlights.

Posted 12 April 2012

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

Posted 12 April 2012

Posted 10 April 2012

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

Posted 9 April 2012

Newspapers collaborating on shared payment system.

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

Posted 3 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

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

Posted 30 March 2012

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

Posted 30 March 2012

Knowledge skills are vital if we are to get the most value out of geospatial data.

Posted 30 March 2012

Posted 29 March 2012

Posted 28 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

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

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

Posted 22 March 2012

Higher education institutions to be ranked by researchers and academics.

Posted 16 March 2012

By exploring how humans and technology interact, user experiences can be improved. In her inaugural professorial lecture, Hazel Hall explained the importance of social informatics.

Posted 16 March 2012

Posted 15 March 2012

New business models, open data and high tech hubs can all contribute to business growth.

Posted 15 March 2012

Posted 9 March 2012

Posted 7 March 2012

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

Posted 6 March 2012

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

Posted 6 March 2012

Initiative seeks to increase discoverability of OA works.

Posted 6 March 2012