Entries Tagged as 'Electronic Resources'

Internet Archive – 15m downloads per month, 2m ebooks scanned,1,000 partners and other new facts

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

Robert Miller, Global Director of eBooks for the Internet Archive, sent this email to IA sponsors, partners, and content contributors.  It has some really interesting facts, figures, and updates from the IA and Robert was kind enough to let me repost it here on NSR in full. I have highlighted some of those remarkable facts […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access · Preservation · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

SIPX partners with Elsevier, adding more content for MOOCs, libraries, and users

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Academic librarians and publishers, take a look at SIPX.  They are a copyright management  and digital content delivery solution for content owners, libraries, publishers, MOOCs, end users, and others who need to provide or gain access to content in our digital world.    Their June newsletter gives some highlights of who they are, including links […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Electronic Resources · Interviews · Licenses/Licensing Issues · NSR Info · Vendor News

WorldCat signs agreements with over 25 publishers and aggregators, including 3M and Freading

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

WorldCat continues to grow in it’s discovery of content from around the world.  This recent press release lists the publisher and aggregator agreements added since January of 2013.  It’s a pretty impressive list.  I’m particularly thrilled to see 3M and Freading on the list for the creation and delivery of WorldCat records. DUBLIN, Ohio, June […]

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Tags: Discovery · Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Vendor News

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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Tags: Academic Libraries · Electronic Resources · Interviews · New Products · Press Releases · Vendor News

Credo Releases a Number of New and Updated Subject & Publisher Collections

May 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Credo has just announced the release of five new and seven updated Subject and Publisher collections to help libraries enhance their Literati or Credo Online Reference Service subscriptions. Brand new collections include: CQ Press Collection; CRC Press Collection, Economics Collection, Philosophy Collection, and Leadership Collection. Below is the press release from this morning that breaks it all down.

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms

SAGE announces a major partnership with Coursera

May 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

SAGE has just announced a partnership with Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) provider, to make its educational resources available to more than three million Coursera students. Starting today, this partnership grants Coursera instructors the option to supplement their video lectures with SAGE’s wide-range of titles at no cost to students. The partnership is […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · New Products · Press Releases · Reference Publishing · Uncategorized

New ALA report on ebook platforms for libraries is out

May 3rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

Months in the making, ALA’ Library Technology Report (Volume 49, Issue 3) on ebook platforms for libraries is finally out. Note from author Mirela Roncevic: “Librarians, I hope you find the comparative tables useful and the vast landscape of ebooks a bit less daunting after having read this report. Library vendors, I hope you benefit […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Library News · Reviews · Uncategorized

Gale sets the stage for the launch of Artemis

April 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off

 According to the press release just received from Gale (see below), the company plans to bring together more than 130 million pages of its digital humanities content onto one platform. Artemis, the name of the product, will be released in a series of phases over the next few years and will become the world’s largest curated primary […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Reference Publishing · Uncategorized

Credo celebrates major achievements – CODiE Award, new products, and acquiring OnlineTutorSolutions

March 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Credo is moving full steam ahead in 2013.  The following press release highlights several major achievements from this year including the two new Literati products, CODiE awards, and the acquisition of OnlineTutorSolutions.com.  Read on for the details: April 2, 2013, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced several significant […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Reference News · Reference Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

National Geographic Virtual Library: What it includes and how to purchase it

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last week, Gale announced another expansion of its partnership with National Geographic with the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, the third resource in its multi-media National Geographic Virtual Library package (selected by Mirela Roncevic as one of the most impactful digital resources for libraries in 2012). This new component of the Library joins […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Publishing · Reference Publishing