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DeepDyve announced the availability of the DeepDyve Digital Library, a fully integrated platform aimed at helping research organisations discover, access and manage research papers. The Digital Library is a one-stop platform designed for small to medium-sized teams and organizations needing easy and affordable solutions for reading and organizing scientific papers. Although the press release states that this product doesn't need information professionals or IT staff, it should be on the radar screen of librarians, particularly those in smaller, poorly-funded institutions and companies.

Posted 4 May 2021

An April 2021 Working Paper (2021-6), published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, details some results of investing in public libraries. Researchers from Montana State University, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Miami University investigated outcomes of local government spending on public libraries in regard to library resources, patron usage, student achievement and local housing prices.

Posted 4 May 2021

The goal of Google News Initiative is to support news organizations around the world to not only ensure that quality journalism endures but also to fight against misinformation and disinformation. It provides training and funding towards that end. Three recent projects benefit not only journalism but also the essential need for access to information that is trustworthy, reliable and complete.

Posted 6 April 2021

An unprecedented digitization program makes out-of-print works by George L. Hersey, Richard Freedman, Mark Jarzombek, Moshe Safdie, Peter Rowe, Galen Cranz, Arthur Pulos, Gilbert Hubert, and others now available as ebooks for the first time.

Posted 6 April 2021

The European Commission launched Open Research Europe, a publishing platform for scientific papers that will be accessible to everyone. The platform will present the results of research funded by Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme for 2021-2027, and its predecessor, Horizon 2020.

Posted 6 April 2021

The first module of Gale's new Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence explores the history of British Intelligence during an era of global conflict and careful diplomacy, of the rise and fall of political extremes, of great strides in technology and of vast change in the everyday lives of people around the world.

Posted 6 April 2021

The United Nations SDG Publishers Compact, established at the end of 2020, encourages scholarly publishers in their activities to speed up progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Posted 1 March 2021

RBmedia, the largest audiobook producer in the world, has expanded its Spanish-language content by acquiring Booka's audiobook publishing business and its full catalog of Spanish language titles.

Posted 1 March 2021

Need to take a bite out of your taxonomy efforts? Taxonomy Bootcamp London, a sister conference to Internet Librarian International, is hosting a Bite-sized version on 2 March 2021.

Posted 2 February 2021

ProQuest announced  in mild-January the launch of ProQuest One Business, which it describes as a new solution designed to support the unique teaching and learning needs of business faculty and students, both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Posted 2 February 2021

Yewno, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence solutions, announced the enhancement of the Yewno Discover research platform to include news content.

Posted 5 January 2021

Suite of solutions designed to improve patient-centered outcomes, increase patient engagement and support value-based care 

Posted 5 January 2021

IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section and New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) announced the winners of their library meme contest. 

Posted 12 December 2020

Partnership Offers Libraries in Germany More Options when Considering Adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform

Posted 1 December 2020

The Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Inspec database has reached over 20 million indexed records throughout its 50-year history.

Posted 1 December 2020

The London Book Fair Moves to June 2021, with Andy Ventris Announced as New Director, with the aim of bringing the publishing industry together in person for first time since the outbreak of Covid-19.  

Posted 16 November 2020

Law firms around the world can now expand their legal research by uploading their own documents to vLex Cloud and combine their knowledge with vLex's global collection of legal information to create a research resource personalised to the needs of the firm and their clients.

Posted 3 November 2020

The Yewno Discover platform now integrates with the Ex Libris Primo discovery service to offer libraries the opportunity to create additional exploration paths for their students.

Posted 3 November 2020

The Next Generation Library Publishing project has published a report that seeks to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors and readers

Posted 3 November 2020

WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) launched WIPO Lex-Judgments, a new database that provides free access to leading judicial decisions related to intellectual property law, worldwide.

Posted 6 October 2020

Elsevier published a landmark report on The Power of Research to Advance the SDGs. It strengthens the understanding of the global SDG efforts and identifies the lack of sex and gender dimension across SDG research.

Posted 6 October 2020

The Educational Publishers Enforcement Group (EPEG) publishers, consisting of Cengage, Elsevier, Macmillan Learning, McGraw Hill and Pearson, have obtained a Preliminary Injunction from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against 63 eBook websites that sell illegal, unlicensed eBooks using the functionalities of Google and Microsoft.

Posted 6 October 2020

A freely available toolkit helps academic book authors to better understand open access book publishing.

Posted 6 October 2020

Clarivate Plc launched the Arabic Citation Index (ARCI), the world's first local language citation index.

Posted 1 September 2020

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Stanford Libraries have released a public, open platform for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). It will be one of the world's largest online archives of Middle Eastern and North African artifacts. The DLME aggregates, through an ongoing program, digital records of published materials, documents, maps, artifacts, audiovisual recordings, and more from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Posted 1 September 2020

Knowledge Unlatched (KU) and OpenAPC are expanding the OpenAPC dataset to support the inclusion of Book Processing Charges (BPCs)

Posted 4 August 2020

Clarivate Plc , known in library circules for the Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet, signed a definitive agreement to combine with CPA Global, a global leader in intellectual property software and tech-enabled services.

Posted 4 August 2020

Elsevier released the 2019 CiteScore values, its latest assessment of thousands of peer-reviewed research journals, book series, conference proceedings and trade publications covered in Scopus.

Posted 7 July 2020

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is now publishing its eLucidate journal on a new web platform, using the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (OJS) hosted by the University of Alberta.

Posted 7 July 2020

Library innovation conference highlights 2020 theme of ‘Strategies, solutions, stories, and strength'

Posted 9 March 2020

Get it Loud in Libraries brings live music to local libraries, large and small.

Posted 19 September 2018

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 2 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 20 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 1 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 19 October 2017

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

Posted 24 February 2017

Streaming videos illustrate social science research methods and statistics

Posted 5 November 2016

Stuart Hamilton, Mia Ridge and Jan Holmquist to speak at Internet Librarian International, the library innovation conference.

Posted 18 July 2016

New conference covering all aspects of taxonomy to take place alongside ILI.

Posted 18 April 2016

Free access to a range of resources to help fight Zika virus.

Posted 11 March 2016

Education delivered via inexpensive smartphones can support new students, ensure lifelong learning, and transform the lives of girls and women.

Posted 10 March 2016

Full-text articles on nature.com will continue to be made available to read and share as content sharing initiative becomes permanent

Posted 21 December 2015

Integration aims to enrich current products and innovate new services

Posted 21 December 2015

Harvard teams up with Ravel Law to provide free access to digitised US case law.

Posted 21 December 2015

WSJ City will be free at launch.

Posted 10 October 2015

New platform will help devices connect via the cloud.

Posted 10 October 2015

Deal expected to be finalised later in 2015.

Posted 10 October 2015

The growth of connected devices is already bringing organisational and public economic benefits in the UK, according to a new report from Cisco.

Posted 21 April 2014

Find out more about speakers and sessions developed to help you understand how your users search, and how to respond by building and implementing an effective search strategy in your organisation.

Posted 3 April 2014

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel drive industry ecosystem to accelerate more reliable access to big data, and drive the development of the Internet of Things

Posted 3 April 2014

The New York Times digital subscription model has been announced, and widely debated.

Posted 18 March 2011

Copyright law in Europe is evolving at a 'dazzling pace' and more change is expected.

Posted 18 March 2011

French authors and publishers have failed to reach an agreement regarding electronic rights.

Posted 17 March 2011

The European Information Association has announced the winners of its awards for Excellence in European Information Provision.

Posted 16 March 2011

The microblogging service celebrates its birthday by blogging some boggling statistics.

Posted 15 March 2011

Metadata from ECONIS—the online catalogue for the German National Library of Economics—will be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service

Posted 9 December 2010

ProQuest and Hatfield House team up to bring private and political documents gathered by Elizabeth I's advisors to the web

Posted 8 December 2010

Library Systems Manager from University of Huddersfield selected for honour

Posted 1 December 2010

Provides information on investment and acquisition opportunities in China

Posted 1 December 2010

New product line will expand ebook offering on SpringerLink

Posted 1 December 2010

'Instant Previews' provides a graphic overview of search results; 'Refine' is 'a power tool for data wranglers'

Posted 16 November 2010