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Academic libraries from the UK’s Northern Collaboration to use OCLC QuestionPoint for out-of-hours enquiry services

Academic libraries from the UK’s Northern Collaboration to use OCLC QuestionPoint for out-of-hours enquiry services

Libraries from the Northern Collaboration, a group of  academic libraries in the North of England, have signed an agreement with OCLC to use QuestionPoint software to provide a collaborative out-of-hours virtual enquiry service for students. “The agreement with OCLC provides several benefits to Northern Collaboration members,” explained Sue White, Northern Collaboration Chair and Director of Computing and Library Services, University[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 Libraries
IOP Publishing is now CrossMark and FundRef compliant

IOP Publishing is now CrossMark and FundRef compliant

IOP Publishing promotes the development of new and innovative technologies to speed and facilitate scholarly research and is now compliant with two CrossRef initiatives, FundRef and CrossMark. FundRef provides an easy way for funders to see the articles that have been published from the research they funded. Supporting a standard way of reporting across the scholarly publishing arena, it also[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 European
Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces UpToDate Anywhere Mobile Clinical Decision Support in Asia

Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces UpToDate Anywhere Mobile Clinical Decision Support in Asia

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the Asian launch of UpToDate® Anywhere and its first deployment in Asia by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Medical Center in Thailand. UpToDate Anywhere enables hospitals and healthcare organizations to provide clinicians with mobileaccess to UpToDate®, the acclaimed evidence-based clinical decision support[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 World
ProQuest Taps Kristi Marchbanks to Lead Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience

ProQuest Taps Kristi Marchbanks to Lead Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience

ProQuest has named Kristi Marchbanks as its Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience. In her new role, Ms. Marchbanks will lead the development and execution of innovative go-to-market strategies across the ProQuest enterprise. “Kristi brings tremendous experience in guiding marketing organizations to drive overall profitable change,” said Kurt Sanford, ProQuest CEO. “We’re delighted to have her join our[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 Digital
Reprints Desk Offers Special Promotion for Users of ILLiad, a Leading Software Solution for Library Resource Sharing

Reprints Desk Offers Special Promotion for Users of ILLiad, a Leading Software Solution for Library Resource Sharing

Reprints Desk, Inc., a Research Solutions (OTCQB: RSSS) company and top-rated document delivery supplier, today announced a limited time promotion for users of ILLiad, the library resource sharing management software from Atlas Systems, Inc. ILLiad users who install Reprints Desk’s document delivery browser plug-in by February 28, 2015 may receive at no cost their selection of two articles valued at[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 Digital
University of Johannesburg Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™ via Innovative’s Encore Duet

University of Johannesburg Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™ via Innovative’s Encore Duet

South Africa’s University of Johannesburg has implementedEBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) via Encore Duet, Innovative’s discovery solution. The university chose EDS for a simplified and streamlined search and for the relevant results found in EDS searches. The university was pleased with the ease of implementation and EBSCO’s customer support. Janina van der Westhuizen, a librarian at[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 Digital
Credo Names John Hutchinson Vice President, Product

Credo Names John Hutchinson Vice President, Product

Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, is pleased to announce that John Hutchinson has been named Vice President, Product. He brings broad experience to a position where he will advance a product portfolio that helps learners of all types develop the information skills they need to succeed in the 21st Century. “At Credo, we pride ourselves on offering[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 Digital
Thomson Reuters and Linguamatics Release New Solution to Advance Pharma Clinical Trial R&D

Thomson Reuters and Linguamatics Release New Solution to Advance Pharma Clinical Trial R&D

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with Linguamatics to advance pharmaceutical clinical trial research and development (R&D) with the launch of CortellisTM Informatics Clinical Text Analytics for I2E. The new solution, available through Thomson Reuters Cortellis—the most powerful intelligence platform for life science[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 World
EBSCO Information Services Selected to the 2014 EContent 100

EBSCO Information Services Selected to the 2014 EContent 100

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces that it has been selected for the EContent 100 List of Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.EContent 100 is an annual listing of companies that have had an impact on the digital industry over the past year chosen by a panel of judges. EBSCO has consecutively made the EContent 100 since the[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 Digital
Thomson Reuters Powers World’s Leading University Rankings

Thomson Reuters Powers World’s Leading University Rankings

The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of information for businesses and professionals, today announced its collaboration with Times Higher Education to power the latter’s BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings.  Thomson Reuters InCitesTM data, the world’s leading research evaluation platform and home to Global Institutional Profiles, is the benchmarking engine behind this Times Higher[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 World
American Chemical Society announces new CEO: Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D.

American Chemical Society announces new CEO: Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Board of Directors has named Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D., executive vice president and chief innovation officer at DuPont, the Society’s next executive director and chief executive officer (CEO), effective February 17, 2015. Connelly is retiring from DuPont at the end of this year after a distinguished 36-year career. He succeeds Madeleine Jacobs, who is[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 World
EBSCO Information Services Names Tony Zanders Vice President of Global Customer Development

EBSCO Information Services Names Tony Zanders Vice President of Global Customer Development

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to take a customer and user-centric approach to product development, with a focus on turning ideals such as interoperability, customization and optimal usability into reality. To ensure further advances in areas of discovery, analytics, library management services, holdings management, and other critical workflow & end-user applications, EBSCO has appointed Tony Zanders as Vice President of[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 Digital