Entries Tagged as 'Academic Libraries'

UPSO partners with Stanford and Liverpool university presses

June 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oxford’s UPSO continues to grow with the addition of two new university presses to its partner list – Stanford and Liverpool.  Read the full press release below: “I am delighted that Stanford University Press is partnering with Oxford University Press to host our titles on the UPSO platform. We have spent much of the past […]

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SIPX offers web based digital copyright services, an interview with Franny Lee, Co-Founder

May 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

SIPX, Inc., a company providing web based service for digital copyright management and delivery, announced today several new library and publishing partners.  SIPX (pronounced SIP-ex) developed from a research project at Stanford university just nine months ago.  It appears they are off to a great start.  The press release about the new partners is below.  […]

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ProQuest completes acquisition of EBL

May 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last January ProQuest  announced a definitive agreement to acquire EBL.  Today, they are announcing that the acquisition of EBL has been completed.  The details from the press release are below.   You may also be interested in listening to an interview I conducted with two of the primary individuals involved in this acquisition, Kari Paulson, formerly […]

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BioOne Online Journals now discoverable through EBSCO EDS

May 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

EBSCO and BioOne are in partnership to increase the discovery of over 100,000 scholarly articles from biosence research journals.  The EDS will index the metadata of these journals for full discovery in the EDS.  Mutual customers may then access the fulltext via the EDS.  More from the press release below. IPSWICH, Mass. — May 7, […]

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Ingram’s Vital Source receives Telly awards for educational video production

May 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Streaming video is huge in my academic library, so it’s nice to see innovation and awards in the library/information community for this area.  There is quite an esteemed list of previous Telly winners so congrats to Ingram. NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that Vital Source Technologies, Inc. has been awarded two […]

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Elsevier acquires Mendeley – articles of interest

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

A flurry of articles and blog posts have been published with the announcement of Elsevier’s acquisition of Mendeley.  Here is a sampling below: Elsevier’s Press Release Mendeley blog, Q/A about the acquisition   Confirmed:  Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley…TechCrunch Sale to Elsevier Casts Doubt….Chronicle A Matter of Perspective….Scholarly Kitchen    

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Open Access · Press Releases · Vendor News

SciELO open access ebooks, an interview with Nicholas Cop

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Open Access ebook collections are on the rise. One of the newer collections is SciELO (pronounced like the initials C-L-O).  The SciELO ebooks operation began in March of 2012 and officially announced itself to the international community last month.  I interviewed Nicholas Cop, President of Nicholas Cop Consulting and principle consultant of the SciELO program […]

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Springer releases white paper on eBook use and acceptance in an undergraduate institution

March 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Springer has released a White Paper on ebook use and attitudes.  The study was conducted at Wellesley College.  Deborah Lenares of the Margaret Clapp Library at Wellesley College, and Steven Smith, formerly of Wellesley College and now Head of Collection Management at Boston University Libraries co-authored the white paper. More information, including key findings and […]

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SciELO announces open access eBook collection from Brazil

March 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last Fall, I wrote about the SciELO ebook collection  for Open Access Week.  I just received this official press release announcing the collection of 300 open access ebooks from Brazil.  The press release is also available in Espanol and Portugues. SÃO PAULO, March 2013 – SciELO, a major indexer and publisher of Open Access online […]

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ebrary launches new German-language e-book database

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

4,500 hundred titles in this new German-language collection featuring several prominent publishers.  Subscription pricing available. More from the press release: ebrary Launches Deutsche Sammlung – Company releases German-language e-book subscription database covering multiple disciplines Palo Alto, CA – March 12, 2013 – ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced a new German-language e-book subscription database for […]

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