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This week, leading academic institutions worldwide signed up to a new data dashboard by London-based startup Mendeley.

Posted 7 August 2012

North East Lincolnshire Libraries has chosen to replace its existing library management system with Axiell's Open Galaxy and has chosen a new customer-facing interface: Axiell's 24/7 digital library website system, Arena.

Posted 26 July 2012

SAGE, The Royal Society and World Scientific will be presenting a panel discussion on 'Publishing models, quality, citations and usage' at the 19th Beijing International Book Fair on the 30 August 2012.

Posted 24 July 2012

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2011.

Posted 17 July 2012

The European Commission has today set out concrete steps Member States should take to achieve the European Research Area, a single market for R&D in Europe.

Posted 17 July 2012

ACCUCOMS will represent Morgan & Claypool in France, and increase the presence of Morgan & Claypool's products Synthesis and Colloquium in the French market.

Posted 16 July 2012

Brill has decided to end the parallel running period. This means that the old platform,, is no longer in use, and Brill’s reference works and bibliographies are available only on the new platforms.

Posted 11 July 2012

The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians have agreed to continue their donation commitment to BAILII and will be doubling the commitment to £10,000 for the next three years.

Posted 9 July 2012

JISC Collections and Knovel are pleased to announce they have signed a new three year agreement.

Posted 4 July 2012

Transfer, the UKSG-sponsored initiative to create a Code of Practice to follow when journals are transferred between publishers, announces release of its Enhanced Transfer Alerting Service (ETAS).

Posted 2 July 2012

Innovative feature for professional searches /FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for information Infrastructure has developed a unique numeric property search feature for 55 physical and chemical properties/enhanced search precision and a larger bandwidth

Posted 28 June 2012

Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC BB: DYSC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk, Inc., has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for document delivery services under a federal supply s

Posted 26 June 2012

HARRASSOWITZ to offer $1,000 scholarship to attend the 2012 XXXII Annual Charleston Conference.

Posted 25 June 2012

48,000 Spanish e-books now available online and offline.

Posted 22 June 2012

Elsevier and Russia’s Skolkovo Foundation Sign Access Agreement to SciVerse Scopus and SciVal Funding

Posted 18 June 2012

Together, Kuali OLE and JISC will develop an international open data repository that will give academic libraries a broader view of subscribed resources.

Posted 13 June 2012

Webinar host Reprints Desk announces opening of publisher registration for 'The Reprints Revolution will not be Televised' webinar

Posted 12 June 2012

SEATTLE – June 8, 2012 – Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, today announced an agreement with Beijing Apabi Technology Co. Ltd., (Apabi) to enable the discovery of its vast collection of Chinese e-book content in the Summon® web-scale discovery ser

Posted 8 June 2012

Soutron announces a major new release of its Library and Knowledge Management system.

Posted 7 June 2012

The union catalogue (GVK) of this important German consortium will be fully searchable by Primo Central.

Posted 6 June 2012

EZproxy, the leading authentication and remote access software for libraries is now available as a hosted solution in Europe.

Posted 1 June 2012

Support from European funding program helps startup become the transformational force in academic research.

Posted 31 May 2012

In collaboration with Bodleian Libraries and the Royal Archives, ProQuest helps create first-ever online access to Queen Victoria's personal journals

Posted 29 May 2012

Dr Helena Asamoah-Hassan honored as BioMed Central's Open Access Advocate of the Year

Posted 25 May 2012

Over 7,000 Elsevier books now accessible through HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI

Posted 16 May 2012