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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