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Apple and major publishers face lawsuit over ebook ‘price fixing’

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Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins among firms accused of colluding to scupper Amazon's consumer-friendly $9.99 rate A class-action lawsuit has been filed in the US alleging...

JUSP Portal helping 100 libraries evaluate journal subscriptions usage

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At a time of economic constraint it is essential that libraries can evaluate usage and make a compelling case about the value of journal...

Wiley-Blackwell Launches First Mobile Application in Sociology

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Wiley-Blackwell Launches First Mobile Application in Sociology Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is launching its first...

New ALA TechSource Workshop on how Google Apps can make a library more efficient

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ALA TechSource announces an exciting new workshop, "Using Google Apps for a More Efficient Library" with Suzann Holland. This two-day workshop will take place at...

BookStats survey details strong 3-year growth in revenue

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BookStats, the deepest, most comprehensive statistical survey ever conducted of the modern U.S. publishing industry — capturing its size, scope, revenue and rapid strategic...

Thomson Reuters acquires UK-based analyst firm GFMS

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Thomson Reuters has acquired analyst firm GFMS (formerly known as Gold Fields Mineral Services), a leader in precious and industrial metals markets research and...

Elsevier announces Gray’s Anatomy for Students app for the iPad

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Elsevier announced today its new Gray’s Anatomy for Students App, for iPad, is now available on the App Store. The app includes content from Gray’s...

Programme for Berlin 9 Open Access meeting announced

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The program for the international Berlin 9 Open Access meeting has been announced today by the organizing coalition. Focusing on the impact of Open...

Elsevier introduces new interactive feature on SciVerse ScienceDirect to enrich content of articles

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Elsevier introduces the Genome Viewer, a new interactive feature on SciVerse ScienceDirect for applicable life sciences journals. The Genome Viewer is a SciVerse application...

Knovel Expands Executive Team

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Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced the addition of two senior executives...

Nature most highly cited journal in the Journal Citation Report (JCR)

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This week Thomson Reuters published the 2010 Journal Citation Report (JCR). Nature Publishing Group (NPG) achieved outstanding results, with Nature's Impact Factor for 2010 reaching a new...

Libraries Offer Tools and Support for Open-Access Publishing

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As part of its efforts to promote broader access to academic research, Duke University Libraries has announced a new service to help members of...