Publishing

Bloomsbury Publishing, which acquired ABC-Clio and Libraries Unlimited in January 2022, has relaunched its Cite Them Right site.

Posted 05 July 2022

Publishers are invited to support the initiative and nominate content to be summarized and promoted.

Posted 07 June 2022

The Leibniz Information Center for Science and Technology (TIB) operates an open access platform, the TIB AV-Portal, on which scientific videos such as conference recordings, simulations, animations, lectures and visualized research data can be published and viewed free of charge.

Posted 07 June 2022

Posted 12 April 2022

Martin Paul Eve takes us behind the scenes to describe the development of Janeway, Birkbeck College's platform for scholarly communication that is used by universities in multiple countries and reveals the origin of the name of the platform.

Posted 05 April 2022

The UK and Ireland's major university presses launched a new framework for collaboration for equity, diversity, inclusivity and belonging in the workplace, called EvenUP. 

Posted 01 February 2022

In its latest list, Clarivate identifies the one in 1,000 "citation elite". Although researchers based in the USA dominate, China has nearly doubled its share of highly cited researchers in four years.

Posted 07 December 2021

ResearchGate and Rockefeller University Press (RUP) completed the first phase of their content syndication pilot partnership, in line with other agreements between publishers and ResearchGate.

Posted 07 December 2021

Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that delivers library services into the patron's workflow, is  partnering with TDNet, provider of TDNet Discover, a unified library discovery and content management solution. Together, Lean Library and TDNet will provide libraries with the ability to deliver their library search results to patrons ‘in their workflow' on academic resources and websites such as Google and Wikipedia.

Posted 02 November 2021

The OECD iLibrary platform has enhanced its content offering with the addition of OECD podcasts.

Posted 02 November 2021

Smart academic seminar platform creates an accelerated and early route to communicating scholarly research

Posted 07 September 2021

Axel Springer signed an agreement to acquire POLITICO, Nexstar acquired digital media platform The Hill, and Forbes merged with the special interest acquisition company Magnum Opus Acquisition Ltd.

Posted 07 September 2021

The New Yale Book of Quotations was published 31 August 2021 by Yale University Press, after over 15 years of preparation.

Posted 01 September 2021

As part of a long-term strategy by Clarivate to remove friction from IP management processes by connecting the IP ecosystem, Clavivate Plc plans to integrate its trademark portfolio databases. It says this will reduce manual data entry efforts to help customers save time and increase data quality.

Posted 03 August 2021

Project MUSE is partnering with UNSILO, a Cactus Communications (CACTUS) brand that develops artificial intelligence(AI)-powered solutions for publishers, to implement robust new AI-driven content recommendations throughout its massive collection of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Posted 06 July 2021

Clarivate announced it will acquire ProQuest from the privately-held, family-owned, Cambridge Information Group and the minority owner Atairos. Both these library titans are deeply embedded in libraries worldwide so this industry consolidation has significant implications not only for investors but also for the entire information industry, broadly defined.

Posted 01 June 2021

Quartex, an Adam Matthew Digital SaaS platform, announced the launch of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) Transcription, which creates automated, fully searchable transcriptions of manuscript assets with a single click.

Posted 01 June 2021

The BookSubMarine portal makes it easier for authors from all academic disciplines to submit their theses and dissertations for publication as a book and provides comprehensive support throughout the publication process.

Posted 04 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 06 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 06 April 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 01 March 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 01 March 2021

Advances in machine-generated content are changing scholarly publishing and Springer Nature is in the forefront of adopting its usage. What does this mean for researchers, scholarly publishing and librarians?

Posted 05 January 2021

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

Moody's acquisition of Acquire Media provides indications about the future of news aggregators but raises questions about library access to Moody's full range of analytics products.

Posted 03 November 2020

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