Entries Tagged as 'University Press'

Knowledge Unlatched announces pilot collection, libraries needed!

October 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

I am extremely excited to hear the news about the launch of the Knowledge Unlatched pilot collection.  I first heard about the project in 2010 when Frances Pinter, who developed the idea, presented at the Tools of Change conference.  Frances and I discussed the project back in 2010 in one of the NSR interviews and […]

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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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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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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · New Products · NSR Info · Open Access · University Press · Vendor News

EBSCO’s EDS to index OUP’s UPSO and DNB resources

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Discovery tools are continuing to grow by adding unique resources from publishers.  EBSCO is announcing an extended partnership with Oxford University Press to add University Press Scholarship Online and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography to the EDS. IPSWICH, Mass. — March 5, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press (OUP) have extended […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · University Press · Vendor News

Yale University Press to partner with Oxford’s UPSO

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oxford has another publishing partner for University Press Scholarship Online. Yale University Press will launch Yale Scholarship Online.  More from the OUP Press Release: NEW YORK, February 26, 2013—Yale University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press to launch Yale Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform […]

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Duke University Press eBooks to move to HighWire

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

January 17, 2013 – – Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce a major expansion of their partnership to include the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection. Beginning with the 2014 collection, e-Duke Books, an annual collection of at least 100 new electronic books published by Duke University Press as well as more than […]

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MIT Press to partner with OUP in University Press Scholarship Online

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

University Press eBook collections have soared these last few years.   Last January I wrote my eBook Buzz column in ONLINE about the rise of University Presses – University Presses and Ebooks:  A New Horizon.  I’m happy to see they are growing.  In the press release below, Oxford announces a new partnership with MIT Press. NEW […]

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Harvard University Press and Bohlau Publishers to offer PDA model via De Gruyter

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Below is a bit of detail on two publishers that will work with De Gruyter’s new PDA model.  If you haven’t read about the new PDA model from De Gruyter, take a look at the white paper. Press release from De Gruyter:  Berlin, 28 November 2012 – The idea behind Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) is […]

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Oxford Reference: A new look of reference

October 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Oxford University Press (OUP) launched a new reference platform this past September that combines the content of two existing OUP resources (available as separate entities until December 12th, 2012): Oxford Reference Online (ORO) and Oxford Digital Reference Shelf (ORDS). This launch of a new product simply called Oxford Reference coincides with OUP’s 80th anniversary of […]

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Open Access eBooks Part Five – Knowledge Unlatched

October 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

To honor open access week, I’ll be highlighting a different open access eBook platform each day. The purpose is to create awareness of various open access ebook collections. If you have collections to suggest, please let me know. Today’s post is about Knowledge Unlatched. Knowledge Unlatched is not yet an eBook collection, but an initiative […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Open Access · Publishing · University Press