How can publishers help librarians? Cambridge University Press leads the way with a metadata revolution

How can publishers help librarians? Cambridge University Press leads the way with a metadata revolution

It’s no secret that library budgets have been slashed in recent years, and the burdens of trying to do more with less are growing for librarians and information professionals. But what is it that adds most stress to the lives of cataloguers and librarians? Quite possibly it is unhappy users; users that cannot find resources within library catalogues and consequently cannot use these resources within publishers’ platforms.

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Thieme acquires Schattauer

Thieme acquires Schattauer

Effective on January 1, 2017, Thieme will acquire Stuttgart-based publishing house Schattauer Verlag. Schattauer’s owner and CEO Dieter Bergemann will retire from the business at age 79. Established in 1949 by Friedrich Karl Schattauer as an academic publisher for medicine and science, Schattauer’s nationally and internationally well-established portfolio today includes 21 journals and 1,200 print and digital books.

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ACCUCOMS Signs IOS Press for the Aggregagent

ACCUCOMS Signs IOS Press for the Aggregagent

ACCUCOMS is pleased to announce the signing of IOS Press for the Agggregagent. IOS Press titles cover niche topics such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Neurorehabilitation. This new deal, which commences on the 1st of January 2017, marks the inclusion of IOS Press’s journals within the Aggregagent. The signing of IOS Press follows shortly after the signing of the first publisher to join the Aggregagent: Microbiology Society.

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Just days left to register for LII 2016 –  Happening 6th and 7th December 2016

Just days left to register for LII 2016 – Happening 6th and 7th December 2016

London Info International 2016 opens the doors to its conference and exhibition in a few days. The global information community will gather there next week. We have just published an updated list of organisations and participants….we are looking forward to welcoming all our delegates, visitors, sponsors, exhibitors and partners from all over the world to London. If you haven’t done so already register today here

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The University Press Redux Conference to continue

The University Press Redux Conference to continue

Following the success of the founding University Press Redux conference, organised by Liverpool University Press (LUP) and held in March 2016, The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) are delighted to announce they will now be partnering with presses to deliver the event every two years.

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