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e-book sales, currently at 1% in France, predicted to grow and 'shake up' the book sector.

Posted 22 March 2012

Higher education institutions to be ranked by researchers and academics.

Posted 16 March 2012

Initiative seeks to increase discoverability of OA works.

Posted 6 March 2012

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

Posted 6 March 2012

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

Posted 6 March 2012

Collaboration between National Library of Jerusalem and Germany part of a 'legacy plan'.

Posted 5 March 2012

Agreement ensures that the complete collections of Dutch public libraries will be accessible worldwide via WorldCat.

Posted 2 March 2012

Up to two years of tweets will be available for market research.

Posted 1 March 2012

Expanded content will result from agreements with leading publishers from around the world.

Posted 29 February 2012

Version 1.0 launched - project calling for volunteer involvement.

Posted 22 February 2012

Russian search engine Yandex has announced its 2011 financial results.

Posted 22 February 2012

ebrary has made its 2011 Global student ebook survey available free of charge.

Posted 22 February 2012

With the increased amount of data, a competition sets out to find creative 'article apps'.

Posted 22 February 2012

Open access to doctoral theses is 'good for research'.

Posted 21 February 2012

PIC 2012 to focus on 'online, offline, local and global' information.

Posted 21 February 2012

An award for IL project that has made a real impact to be awarded in April 2012.

Posted 20 February 2012

Research project into value of libraries to academic departments.

Posted 17 February 2012

Open Linked Data is a 'win win' for providers and customers says Europeana.

Posted 17 February 2012

News broadcasters continue to evolve their social media policies as they attempt to maintain a 'joined up' news service.

Posted 15 February 2012

Agreement reached between Japan and European Patent Offices to improve access to patent information.

Posted 14 February 2012

Ways forward for European copyright reform discussed at 'Towards Flexible Copyright' event.

Posted 14 February 2012

A new online guide outlines the key elements of effective copyright policy documents.

Posted 13 February 2012

Project Passion looking for creative entries to highlight creative and employment opportunities offered by e-skills.

Posted 13 February 2012

A new JISC Collections report explores the role of university libraries in helping institutions fulfil their research and teaching mission.

Posted 6 February 2012

Daily newspaper to cease, weekly 'tabloid' launched.

Posted 2 February 2012

The European Commission has published the results of its Online survey on scientific information in the digital age.

Posted 2 February 2012

Internet Librarian International, the innovation and technology conference, is moving to a new venue this year.

Posted 2 February 2012

Elsevier's SciVerse ScienceDirect journals and e-books to be made available to users of OCLC's WorldCat Local.

Posted 2 February 2012

Catalogue of print and e-books now available.

Posted 30 January 2012

Figures show increase in online newspaper visits and the importance of Facebook referral.

Posted 27 January 2012

The National Library of Ireland is carrying out a number of programmes as it digitises its collections.

Posted 22 January 2012

Springer, the largest provider of online STM content, now has 50,000 ebooks online.

Posted 20 January 2012

Online copyright materials expanded to reach more librarians.

Posted 16 January 2012

Chandos Publishing Online launches with information and library management titles.

Posted 16 January 2012

Acquisition will lead to enhanced research workflow support for information professionals.

Posted 13 January 2012

Submissions are sought for this year's conference scheduled to take place on 30-31 May in London.

Posted 12 January 2012

Two new iPad apps have been launched for healthcare professionals.

Posted 12 January 2012

Online-only Wall Street Journal Deutschland launched.

Posted 10 January 2012

A new report by Simba Information finds that the STM publishing market grew by 3.4% in 2011.

Posted 10 January 2012

Online newspapers, magazines and news site launch paid for content.

Posted 9 January 2012

New edition of Oxford's Dictionary of National Biography features over 200 new entries.

Posted 5 January 2012

Winning teams will research how computational techniques used in sciences can be transferred to social sciences and humanities.

Posted 4 January 2012

Springer has launched its SpringerLink mobile app for the iPhone and the iPhone Touch.

Posted 4 January 2012

A number of calls for papers for the IFLA Congress, to be held in Finland in 2012, have been announced.

Posted 3 January 2012

ActuaLitté and Google Books collaborate to make scanned out of copyright works available for free download.

Posted 3 January 2012

A website has been launched to provide resources and information for the UK's first National Libraries Day.

Posted 3 January 2012

A new journal will launch with a themed issue discussing the definition, and history, of LIS.

Posted 20 December 2011

People in the UK are Europe's 'most digitally aware' says Ofcom.

Posted 15 December 2011

Agreement reached with Elsevier and Taylor and Francis provides document delivery to non-commercial users outside the UK.

Posted 7 December 2011

The newspaper plans for continued growth in mobile access.

Posted 6 December 2011