Books at JSTOR to launch in November

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

JSTOR is pleased to announce that Books at JSTOR will be live in November 2012. Books at JSTOR will feature more than 14,000 scholarly monographs from leading academic presses, and will be fully integrated with the more than 1,600 current and archival journals on JSTOR, including links to and from book reviews. An initial title […]

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JSTOR launches Register & Read program

January 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Interesting article in Inside Higher Ed this morning about a new JSTOR program, Register & Read.  The program allows any visitors the opportunity to check out 3 items fromt he JSTOR archive.  Here is an excerpt from the article: “The new program, called Register & Read, will soon let anybody read articles in the JSTOR […]

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JSTOR announces free journal content

September 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a JSTOR Press Release:  On September 6, 2011, we announced that we are making journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world.  This “Early Journal Content” includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and […]

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Open Access eBooks, Part 2. What does Open Access Mean for e-books?

May 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Reprinted from the Go To Hellman blog from Eric Hellman.  Here’s the second section of my draft of a book chapter for a book edited by No Shelf Required‘s Sue Polanka. I previously posted the introduction; subsequent posts will include sections on Business Models for Open Access E-Books, and Open Access E-Books in Libraries. Note […]

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Books at JSTOR adds Four New Academic Presses

March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

A JSTOR Press Release:  Four prominent academic publishers in the United States announced plans today to bring their scholarly books online at JSTOR, one of the most well-known and widely used scholarly research sites. This is the second wave of presses to join the Books at JSTOR initiative. The initial group included Chicago, Minnesota, North […]

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Credo Reference Content now Discoverable in EBSCO Discovery Service

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

From an email I received, also linked on PR Web: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Credo Reference, the online reference service, have extended their partnership allowing the reference content from Credo Reference to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Metadata from Credo General Reference, Credo Topic Pages and Publisher Collections will be added to the […]

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“Books at JSTOR”

January 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Last week I posted a very brief announcement about JSTOR and eBooks.  I’ve since been emailed this more thorough press release. January 11, 2011 – New York, NY – Five of the nation’s leading university presses – Chicago, Minnesota, North Carolina, Princeton, and Yale – are at the forefront of a new effort to publish […]

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University Presses Finally Have eBook Options

January 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Great article in the Chronicle of Higher Education today about 4 options UPs have for creating eBook content.  The choices include:  JSTOR, Project MUSE, Oxford University Press, and a consortium led by several midsize presses. From the COHE article, written by Jennifer Howard – “Everyone is rushing now to announce,” Douglas Armato, director of the […]

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eBooks Coming to JSTOR

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

A message from JSTOR about forthcoming University Press eBooks. For the past 6 months, we have been working closely with 8 university presses as well as librarians and faculty to consider whether we can make a valuable and impactful contribution to the academic community by helping to bring scholarly books online. We believe we can. […]

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Summon Search Box on JSTOR

November 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

From a press release:  Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, announced today a pilot project that will allow students and researchers at institutions subscribing to the Summon™ web-scale discovery service to automatically find their library’s Summon™ service search box when they use JSTOR.  In addition to the content available on JSTOR, users will be […]

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