Academic Libraries

Swedish Axiell Group has acquired Dutch firm Adlib Information Systems.

Posted 06 March 2013

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

Posted 28 February 2013

De Gruyter has acquired two Germany academic publishers.

Posted 26 February 2013

At a university library in Sweden a project to market the library and its digital materials also helped develop the competencies of the library staff.

Posted 19 February 2013

The advantages of etextbooks seem obvious, yet student acceptance is still low. Marydee Ojala explores the latest etextbook trends and initiatives.

Posted 18 February 2013

The Vatican Library has published its first digitised manuscripts.

Posted 03 February 2013

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

Posted 30 January 2013

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

Posted 09 January 2013

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

Posted 05 December 2012

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

Posted 24 November 2012

Collaboration between publishers and libraries demonstrates a shared commitment to preserving digital assets while supporting OA.

Posted 15 November 2012

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

Posted 12 November 2012

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

Posted 02 November 2012

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

Posted 03 October 2012

EBSCO's latest Serials Price Projection Report released.

Posted 18 September 2012

TEL trends in UK academia revealed in latest survey.

Posted 18 September 2012

What are the key trends and issues affecting academic libraries?

Posted 15 August 2012

At the Conference on Science and the Internet (#cosci12) academics from different disciplines discussed changing practices in research and higher education.

Posted 15 August 2012

Publisher of the FT is to launch its own college.

Posted 14 August 2012

Amazon.com announces launch of textbook rental programme.

Posted 08 August 2012

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

Posted 19 July 2012

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

Posted 04 July 2012

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

Posted 07 June 2012

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

Posted 06 June 2012

Wikipedia founder to assist with government commitment to OA publishing by 2014 in the wake of 'academic spring' movement.

Posted 12 May 2012

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