Medical eBook Publishing Trends Webinar Summary

June 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today I attended the MLA webinar on e-books, 2011 Medical eBook Publishing Trends, sponsored by Ovid. My notes are below. Moderator, Mark Funk, Weill Cornell Medical Library Panelists: Deb Blecic, University of Illinois, Chicago Liz Lorbeer, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences Jennie Stewart, Wiley-Blackwell Dan Doody, Doody Enterprises The current environment – Mark set […]

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Credo Launches Eight New Subject Collections

March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Credo Reference Press Release: Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference service, is pleased to announce the launch of Subject Collections. These convenient collections, designed to provide comprehensive coverage of key subjects, add to the rapidly growing reference e-book offerings on Credo Reference. The eight new collections offer titles from 11 key reference publishers […]

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Credo Reference expands Psychology Collection Titles

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Credo Reference has signed an agreement to expand their Wiley-Blackwell Psychology Collection with an additional ten titles. The Publisher Collection, which now contains seventeen titles, including the recently published Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (Fourth Edition), is available for perpetual purchase or annual subscription on the Credo Reference platform.  Like all Credo Reference Publisher Collections, the […]

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Wiley Online Library Major Reference Works to be linked via Reference Universe

February 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Paratext Press Release:  Paratext announces that thousands of links to more than 125 major reference works on Wiley Online Library will be integrated into Paratext’s Reference Universe service.   Wiley Online LibraryWiley Online Library, launched last summer provides access to the peer-reviewed, award-winning content published by Wiley-Blackwell, including Wiley-VCH. Over 125 reference works deliver […]

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Credo Adds New Publisher Collections

February 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Credo announced earlier this week the addition of new publisher collections on the Credo Reference interface.  The following Collections are now available on Credo Reference: ABC-CLIO (4 Collections) – Artists of the American Mosaic, ABC-CLIO Collection, Contemporary World Issues, World Mythology Ashgate – Research Companions Collection Berg Publishing– Cultural Histories Collection Berkshire Publishing – Berkshire […]

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Wiley Online Library to Launch on July 24, 2010

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

This summer, Wiley will launch it’s online library, a congregation of journals, books, reference works, lab protocols, and databases.  The Online Library will replace the current Wiley InterScience website.  Imprints include Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley- VCH, and Jossey-Bass.  More information, including a description of interface options, use data standards, and alert services is available on the Wiley […]

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Blackwell Reference Online Now Accessible through Reference Universe

February 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

From a Paratext Press Release: Blackwell Reference Online Now Accessible through Reference Universe AUSTIN, Texas (February 11, 2010)-Paratext announces the addition of links to 450 e-titles within Blackwell Reference Online from the Reference Universe platform. Blackwell Reference Online brings together Wiley–Blackwell’s critically acclaimed Blackwell Companions and Handbooks, as well as major encyclopedias, including the Blackwell […]

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