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EBSCO predicts up to 6 percent increase in publisher prices for libraries

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Publishing services provider EBSCO, US, has announced that it expects the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries for 2012 (before currency...

Three new members elected to Wiley’s Board of Directors

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Mari Baker, Jean-Lou Chameau, and Linda Katehi Elected to Wiley’s Board of Directors Peter Booth Wiley, Chairman of the Board, John Wiley & Sons, Inc....

Elsevier Enhances SciVal Spotlight with Collaboration Analysis

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As a rising number of institutions shift their focus towards collaborative relationships to secure funding in a more competitive research landscape, analyzing current and...

Google seen close to settling lawsuit with publishers

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The Google Books case is headed to litigation. At a status conference Thursday, Judge Denny Chin adopted a proposed pre-trial schedule that, if followed,...

Elsevier Announces Winners of National Research Foundation Young Scientist Awards in South Africa

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Elsevier, today announced the winners of the Young Scientist Awards, sponsored by Elsevier as part of the National Research Foundation (NRF) President’s Awards in...

French publishers drop $14 million book-scanning lawsuit against Google

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Three French publishers dropped a 9.8 million-euro ($13.8 million) lawsuit against Google Inc. (GOOG) over books scanned by the search-engine company. Editions Albin Michel SA, Editions Gallimard...

Michael L. Taylor, Md, Joins The Healthcare Business Of Thomson Reuters

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Michael L. Taylor, MD is joining the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters as vice president and national business medical leader. Dr .Taylor comes to Thomson...

STM, British Library frame licence agreement for document delivery outside UK

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The British Library and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) have agreed a framework licence agreement to be entered into...

Registration now open: Berlin 9 Open Access Conference

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Registration is now open for the Berlin 9 Open Access Conference, to be held November 9 & 10, 2011 at the Howard Hughes Medical...

Ingram Content Group launches print and distribution programme Global CONNECT

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Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced the launch of Global CONNECT, a new worldwide program combining Ingram’s print and distribution services and a network...

Publish-or-perish: Peer review and the corruption of science

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From the Guardian: Pressure on scientists to publish has led to a situation where any paper, however bad, can now be printed in a journal that...

RIN, JISC to release report on the usage and impact of data centres

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This report provides an analysis of the usage and impact of a number of research data centres, representing a cross-section of research disciplines in...