The new Oxford Handbooks Online: Research platform and publishing program

November 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Oxford University Press announced yesterday the re-launch of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), now featuring coverage that has grown to 14 disciplines (translating to about 300 handbooks and 10,000 articles in total)—a significant expansion of the original platform first launched in the not-so-distant 2009 with just four subject modules, which included Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, […]

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

Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works

November 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

I am in the midst of developing a library technology report for ALA TechSource (a unit of the publishing department of the American Library Association), due out in the Spring of 2013. The focus: ebook platforms in libraries. As I am amassing information about various products from publishers and aggregators on the specifics of each platform, […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms

Mirela Roncevic joins No Shelf Required

October 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

No Shelf Required is pleased to announce that Mirela Roncevic has joined the blog as a contributing writer and editor. In this role, Roncevic will cover stories related to reference publishing and content development as well as contribute opinion pieces and interviews with industry leaders. Mirela Roncevic is an independent content developer, writer, and library […]

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Tags: NSR Info · Reference Publishing

Salem Press launches FREE Library Grants Center

November 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Today, Salem Press launched The Library Grants Center, a free, online directory of grants for libraries.   Developed and Edited by Mirela Roncevic for Salem Press, the grants tool empowers librarians to locate library grant funding sources on the national, state, regional and local levels (US sources).  The center is free, requires no login or authentication, […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

IGI Launches Advances in Library Information Science Newsletter

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

IGI Publishing launched the inaugural issue of the Advances in Library Information Science (ALIS) Newsletter today.  The newsletter provides a value-added tool that gives a pre-publication, no-strings-attached glimpse into the library and information science content.  The Editor-in-Chief for the IGI ALIS series is Mirela Roncevic, formerly with Library Journal. In the first newsletter, the forthcoming […]

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IGI Global offers array of eBooks, databases, and forthcoming library science series

October 4th, 2010 · Comments Off

I knew upon seeing the mailing address of IGI Global – Chocolate Ave. in Hershey, PA, that I would like them.  But, upon leaving the NY offices I was presented with a box of chocolates, and I liked them even more.  What I didn’t know but soon came to discover, was the enormous amount of […]

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