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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

Professional bodies call for MEPs to reject ACTA.

Posted 4 July 2012

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

Posted 4 July 2012

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

Posted 3 July 2012

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

Posted 28 June 2012

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

Posted 28 June 2012

NPG's fastest growing journal increases author license options.

Posted 28 June 2012

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

Posted 28 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

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

Agreement reached which 'respects the rights of authors'.

Posted 17 June 2012

Information and media monitoring service sold to competitive intelligence company.

Posted 17 June 2012

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

Posted 15 June 2012

Expanded tweets offer content previews from partner websites.

Posted 14 June 2012

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

Posted 14 June 2012

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

Posted 11 June 2012

German publisher plans to become a leading digital player.

Posted 6 June 2012

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

Posted 6 June 2012

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

Posted 31 May 2012

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

Posted 30 May 2012

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

Posted 30 May 2012

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

Posted 24 May 2012

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

Posted 23 May 2012

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

Posted 23 May 2012

The ESF awards the annual Latsis Prize for outstanding research.

Posted 18 May 2012

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

Posted 18 May 2012

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

Posted 16 May 2012

Facebook planning a central place for users to locate apps.

Posted 16 May 2012

DCMS is exploring options to transfer the administration of PLR.

Posted 10 May 2012

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

Posted 10 May 2012

Munich University Department votes to cancel subscriptions.

Posted 8 May 2012

Researchers at LISU calling for participation from academic librarians.

Posted 7 May 2012

Official launch of data analytics service.

Posted 5 May 2012

Evidence emerging about the benefits of OA to research articles.

Posted 3 May 2012

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

Posted 2 May 2012

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

Posted 26 April 2012

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

Posted 25 April 2012

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

Posted 25 April 2012

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

Posted 19 April 2012

The US digital textbook rental service will target UK students.

Posted 18 April 2012

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

Posted 17 April 2012

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

Posted 17 April 2012

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

Posted 13 April 2012

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

Posted 13 April 2012

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

Posted 12 April 2012

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

Posted 10 April 2012

Newspapers collaborating on shared payment system.

Posted 9 April 2012