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Literary Review Launches Digital Archive

November 25, 2014 20:32

From The Bookseller:

Literary Review has launched a digital archive of all of its issues over the last 35 years for app and print subscribers.

The archive was produced in conjunction with digital publishing experts Exact Editions. It includes a comprehensive search function, as well as sync and bookmarking functions. The Exact ... <snip>

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UNESCO Launches Online Science Education Resource

November 25, 2014 14:11

From UNESCO:

UNESCO launched the UNESCO World Library of Science (WLoS), a newly created, free online science education resource for a global community of users. Developed through the joint efforts of UNESCO, Nature Education and Roche, the WLoS was created to give students around the world, especially those in disadvantaged regions, ... <snip>

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Elsevier Launches Big Data Journal

November 22, 2014 02:44

From Elsevier:

Big Data Research was recently launched atthe IEEE International Conference on big data in Washington DC. The journal provides a channel for scholarly communication and applications in this broadening and rapidly evolving field of research. It brings together research from the many different communities working on and with ... <snip>

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EBSCO Information Services Releases eBook Education Collection

November 22, 2014 02:39

From EBSCO:

eBook Education Collectionfeatures more than 2,800 quality titles supporting students and faculty in education studies.

Titles in eBook Education Collection range from introductory texts for undergraduate coursework to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars. The subscription collection also ... <snip>

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EBSCO Introduces Publication Search Service, Full-Text Finder

November 7, 2014 01:34

From EBSCO:

EBSCO Information Service (EBSCO) continues to modernize publication discovery with the introduction of Full-Text Finder™ (FTF). Available to all EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) customers with their subscription, and as a stand-alone application to non-subscribers, Full-Text Finder delivers the intuitive, time-saving ... <snip>

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LibraryThing for Libraries Expands its Book Recommendations Feature

November 7, 2014 01:16

From ProQuest:

Library users will find it easier than ever to discover what to read next as LibraryThing for Libraries™ expands its Book Recommendations feature to include a broader selection of “if you like this, then read that” elements. The new, free and automatic upgrade to current subscribers to LibraryThing for ... <snip>

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St. Louis Fed Releases Improved Free Digital Library

November 7, 2014 01:14

From Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis:

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has launched a new and improved version of its digital library of economic, financial and banking materials and has also made its content available to a broader audience through inclusion in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

FRASER material ... <snip>

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EBSCO Introduces Tool for Accessing Digital Magazines

October 30, 2014 15:05

From EBSCO:

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster™, which allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of their library.

Flipster provides users easy access to digital magazines for online browsing via their desktops or any mobile ... <snip>

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University of California Press Announces Open Access Products

October 28, 2014 14:04

From University of California Press blog:

University of California Press is entering into the Open Access space with the launch of two new products: a mega journal focused on three core disciplines (life and biomedical sciences, ecology and environmental science, and social and behavioral sciences) and a monograph program designed to take ... <snip>

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British Library Launches Qatar Digital Library

October 28, 2014 13:14

From British Library Qatar Foundation:

The British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership has launched the Qatar Digital Library – a new, bilingual, online portal providing access to previously undigitised British Library archive materials relating to Gulf history and Arabic science.

The portal makes the modern history and ... <snip>

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FamilySearch Adds Over 9 Million International Records and Images

October 25, 2014 23:42

From FamilySearch:

FamilySearch Adds More Than 9.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, India, Slovakia, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 2,694,665 images from the Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910, collection; the 2,785,409 images from the US, New Jersey, State Census, 1915, collection; ... <snip>

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Brill Launches Brill Open Law

October 22, 2014 01:16

From Brill:

Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Law – An International Journal for submissions. Brill Open Law is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in the field of international law. The scope of the journal includes areas like human rights and humanitarian law, private international ... <snip>

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Gale Increases STEM Content in Virtual Reference Library

October 13, 2014 00:36

From Cengage Learning:

New content covering popular healthcare and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics is now available on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), the e-book platform offered by Gale, part of Cengage Learning. The signing of publishers Taylor & Francis, Mitchell Lane, HCPro and World Scientific ... <snip>

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The National Library of Medicine Joins Flickr Commons

October 8, 2014 13:50

From Flickr blog:

We are excited to welcome the The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library, to The Commons.

NLM’s History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets one of the world’s richest collections of historical material related to human ... <snip>

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Elsevier Adds Five New Subject Areas to Legacy eBook Collection

October 7, 2014 13:49

From Elsevier:

The Legacy Collection consists of digitized, classic scholarly book content, now including nearly 13,000 books. The new subject areas are arts and humanities; computer science; economics, econometrics and finance; immunology and microbiology; and mathematics. In addition, there are newly digitized books in the engineering ... <snip>

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Congress.gov is Out of Beta with New Features

September 29, 2014 01:31

From the Library of Congress:

The site now includes the following:

New Feature: Congress.gov Resources A new resources section providing an A to Z list of hundreds of links related to Congress An expanded list of "most viewed" bills each day, archived to July 20, 2014 New Feature: House Committee Hearing Videos Live streams ... <snip>

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Springer Adds Business Journals and Book Series to Portfolio

September 27, 2014 00:41

From Springer:

Springer has finalized two deals with the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) to publish their official journals, Eurasian Business Review and Eurasian Economic Review, along with a new book series. Both journals are now in their fourth year, and the first issues with Springer were recently published. The book ... <snip>

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Bing to Introduce Enhanced Image Search Experience

September 22, 2014 01:48

From Bing blogs:

The new experience is visually rich and adapts based on your query, resolution and interaction. It looks great across devices, its touch friendly and is also extensible enough to support the direction we’re heading in.

We will now intelligently place the right content in the right place according to your ... <snip>

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Items from the U.S. Government Printing Office Now Discoverable in DPLA

September 19, 2014 02:08

From Digital Public Library of America:

More than 148,000 items from the Government Printing Office’s (GPO) Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) are now also available via DPLA.

Notable examples of the types of records now available from the GPO include the Federal Budget, laws such as the Patient Protection and ... <snip>

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