Academic Libraries

Digital Science has opened a subsidiary in Moscow.

Posted 19 May 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: Wolfram Data Repository announced; Wikipedia and OCLC collaborate; Springer Nature ORCID initiatives; accreditation of CILIP's first Arabic course; LBF Virtual Conference.

Posted 15 May 2017

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

Posted 11 May 2017

Stockholm University Library share the experience of managing journal subscriptions without using a subscription agent - cost savings and improved speed of access, but significant staff time needed.

Posted 28 April 2017

Move reflects growing influence of online education.

Posted 28 April 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: free content to combat fake news; JSTOR Sustainability; CLIR and Jisc set up transatlantic partnership; SAGE and University of Bath launch Public Data Lab; New Oxford Shakespeare Authorship Companion available online.

Posted 10 April 2017

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

Posted 06 April 2017

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

Posted 05 April 2017

EBSCO offers grants to academic libraries; OUP announce pilot of legal current awareness feed; new modules added to Bloomsbury Law Online; new Latin additions to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online; Reprints Desk partners with The Copyright Licensing Agency.

Posted 14 March 2017

EBSCO offers grants to academic libraries; OUP announce pilot of legal current awareness feed; new modules added to Bloomsbury Law Online; new Latin additions to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online; Reprints Desk partners with The Copyright Licensing Agency.

Posted 12 March 2017

The Academic Publishing Europe conference considered the ethics of publishing, covering everything from Peer Review to Piracy. Marydee Ojala reports.

Posted 09 March 2017

Google to shut down Spaces and gives first glimpse of video conferencing app; Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries joins Portico; FSG launch infectious diseases knowledge hub; SAGE adds new video collections; Jisc appoints new trustees.

Posted 03 March 2017

A reading buddy scheme can save money - and have a positive impact for mentors and mentees.

Posted 28 February 2017

Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.

Posted 24 February 2017

New service aims to connect researchers with relevant content.

Posted 24 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

Microsoft calls for Digital Geneva Convention; AAAS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partner to advance open access publishing; Springer Healthcare launches new medical education website.

Posted 17 February 2017

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

Posted 17 February 2017

In a white paper OpenAthens explores the challenge of ensuring flexible access to digital resources while keeping illegitimate users out.

Posted 13 February 2017

A round-up of interesting initiatives and announcements you may have missed including the launch of a programme for displaced researchers and a new study on the usage of e-books.

Posted 13 February 2017

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

Posted 08 February 2017

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

Posted 07 February 2017

National bibliographic knowledgebase to support research community in the UK.

Posted 06 February 2017

Elsevier acquires Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services.

Posted 03 February 2017

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

Posted 02 February 2017

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