Entries Tagged as 'Interviews'

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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What’s behind Gale’s partnerships with the Smithsonian, Associated Press, & National Geographic? NSR interviews Jim Draper for insight

May 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Library vendors bringing e-content to libraries have in recent years taken different routes to draw attention to their long-term business strategies. Some have aggressively pursued new publishing initiatives — releasing more original content and adding it to their e-offerings; others have focused on perfecting the functionalities of the digital products already available to libraries. Gale’s […]

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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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eBook updates and must reads from ALAMW Conference

February 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I attended the American Library Association MidWinter Conference in Seattle, Washington January 26 -29th.  While there, I was able to speak with several eBook companies about new features and services.  Below you will find a list of companies (alpha order) and new features complete with links for more information. I also want to bring your […]

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Interview with Kari Paulson, President of EBL and Kevin Sayar, Senior VP of ProQuest

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Last week, ProQuest announced a definitive agreement to acquire EBL.  I had a chance to interview two of the primary individuals involved in this acquisition, Kari Paulson, President of EBL, and Kevin Sayar, Senior Vice President of ProQuest.  Kari and Kevin discussed with me how the acquisition plans developed, what customers can expect in the […]

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Safari Books Acquires PubFactory Interface from RDW Group

January 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

Interesting news from Safari Books and RDW Group regarding the acquisition of the PubFactory technology interface.  I have featured the PubFactory interface and it’s development team in previous posts and interviews (Tom Beyer and Marc Segers).  I’m happy to see it is growing.  Here is the official press release on the acquisition by Safari.  Below […]

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NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review

December 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

NSR 2012 Interviews With 2012 coming to a close, I wanted to take another opportunity to introduce you to the wide array of interviews NSR offered this year. The 2012 interviews highlight  innovative new products and services from librarians, publishers, and information professionals, a focus on information literacy and core competencies, and creative business models.  […]

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Interview with John Seguin, President & Chief Librarian of Third Iron, who recently released the iPad app, BrowZine

October 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

Last week, I posted a press release from Third Iron, a company founded by a librarian, John Seguin.  Third Iron released an iPad app called BrowZine.  This app allows patrons the ability to browse open access journals and library subscription journals (library subscription required) and keep track of articles on individual devices.  As was stated […]

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Rosen Publishing offers new Interactive eBooks – an interview with Miriam Gilbert and Gina Strazzabosco

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Rosen Publishing will be launching a new series of interactive eBooks this August.  There are 120 books ranging in subjects that meet the needs of the common core and support transliteracy skills.  I spoke with Miriam Gilbert, Director, Rosen Digital and Gina Strazzabosco, Vice President, Rosen Publishing, this past weekend to find out more about […]

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SAGE Knowledge – an interview with Lettie Conrad of SAGE

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

SAGE recently announced their new eBook platform, SAGE Knowledge.  It contains about 2500 titles, including SAGE Reference Online titles.  I spoke with Lettie Conrad, Manager of Online Product Management at SAGE about the new platform.  Our interview is available on the NSR interviews page.

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