United Nations chooses Publishing Technology’s digital publishing platform for its eCollection

Publishing Technology plc today announced the latest signing for its pub2web platform to build the United Nations eCollection. One of Publishing Technology’s core solutions, pub2web...

ACRL Signs Berlin OA Declaration, Encourages Others

ACRL is proud to join the growing ranks of signatories to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and the...

Google launches e-bookstore in UK

Internet search services provider Google, Inc., US, has reportedly launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at http://books.google.co.uk/ebooks. According to a report published...

The book will never die: Springer to offer book content back to the 1840s

Springer Science+Business Media has started its extensive digitization project, Springer Book Archives (SBA). The SBA initiative will include nearly all books that have been published...

British Library welcomes CENL announcement to support Open Data Licensing

The British Library welcomes the announcement made by the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL) to support the open licensing of their data (28...

Elsevier and the University of Sydney announce winners of 24-hour Hackathon

Elsevier and the University of Sydney, Australia’s leading higher education and research university, today announced the winners of the   24-hour Sydney Hackathon . From Saturday, September 24 to...

iHealth Connections welcomes new members to its Editorial board

Launched by the Touch Health Sciences team in Summer 2011, iHealth Connections is the new publication focusing on convergent pathways linking healthcare and life...

OCLC report examines use of social metadata at libraries, archives and museums

This report provides an overview of social metadata to enable cultural heritage institutions to better utilize their users' expertise and enrich their descriptive metadata to improve their...

Gale’s new online community to support future of libraries and librarianship

Gale today announced Librareo (http://www.librareo.com), a free web-based community that supports the future of libraries and librarianship by providing students enrolled in Library and Information...

American Society of Anesthesiologists launches Anesthesiology for the iPad app

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced the release of an iPad app, the first journal app of its kind in the anesthesiology specialty. Anesthesiologyfor...

OUP launches new online platform for cross-university press monograph content

Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the creation of a groundbreaking online platform for university press monograph content. Having redeveloped the award-winning Oxford Scholarship...

The official 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair App launches

Navigating around the Frankfurt Book Fair was made that little bit easier today as the fair’s new official app, Frankfurt Book Fair App –...