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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

US Library of Congress to present symposium on digital content preservation

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The Library of Congress on Oct. 20 will present "Preservation Roadmaps for the 21st Century: Transitioning to a Digital Future," a symposium to address...

Google close to launching e-books platform in UK

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Internet search services provider Google, Inc., US, is reportedly preparing an 'imminent' UK launch of its e-books platform for selling digital titles, with members of...

Springer grants Haitian students and researchers free access to online platform

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As Haiti continues to rebuild in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, Springer Science+Business Media is granting 15,000 students and researchers in the devastated...

Royal Swets & Zeitlinger celebrates 110th anniversary

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Royal Swets & Zeitlinger proudly celebrates its 110th anniversary. Adriaan Swets and Heinrich Zeitlinger opened  the doors to their business, a small bookshop in Amsterdam specialising in new and antiquarian scientific books, on September 26 1901....

Elsevier launches iPad Edition of the European Journal of Cancer

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Elsevier, today announced the launch of the iPad edition of the European Journal of Cancer (EJC). Starting with the September 2011 issue, all 18 annual issues...

EBSCO Publishing expands eBook Collection with the release of new subject sets

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(EBSCO) is announcing the release of 64 new eBook subject sets bringing the total number of subject sets to nearly 200. These additional subject...

iPad to enjoy 73.4 percent of media tablet market, says Gartner report

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Worldwide media tablet sales to end users are on pace to total 63.6 million units, a 261.4 percent increase from 2010 sales of 17.6...