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Springer Partners with Copyright Clearance Center on Text and Data Mining Solution

February 25, 2015 03:00

From Springer:

Springer has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) on a new solution enabling corporate life sciences researchers to perform text and data mining (TDM) quickly and easily across publishers. As one of the first publishers to sign onto the service, Springer will offer a significant portion of its full-text article ... <snip>

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10 Million Pages Searchable on The British Newspaper Archive

February 19, 2015 02:06

From The British Newspaper Archive:

We’re very pleased to announce that there are now 10 million historic newspaper pages available at The British Newspaper Archive.

The website launched with 4 million pages in November 2011, which means there’s now 150% more to explore. If you’ve not searched the collection for a ... <snip>

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EBSCO Information Services Adds 27 New Subject Sets to eBook Collection

February 19, 2015 01:51


EBSCO eBook Subject Sets are convenient, prepackaged sets of titles chosen to meet libraries’ needs for new content on popular, in-demand topics. EBSCO’s Collection Development Team of librarians uses tailored knowledge to create these Subject Sets for libraries. All Subject Sets from EBSCO include titles published ... <snip>

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Google Knowledge Graph to Include Health Information

February 11, 2015 18:09

From Google Official Blog:

So starting in the next few days, when you ask Google about common health conditions, you’ll start getting relevant medical facts right up front from the Knowledge Graph. We’ll show you typical symptoms and treatments, as well as details on how common the condition is—whether it’s ... <snip>

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Elsevier Adds eBooks to CLOCKSS Archiving

February 6, 2015 19:37

From Elsevier:

As a not-for-profit venture between academic publishers and research libraries, CLOCKSS is building a sustainable, geographically distributed archive. This ensures the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications, such as Elsevier science and technology ebooks, for the benefit of the greater global research ... <snip>

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Congress.gov Offers Users New Alert System

February 6, 2015 19:28

From the Library of Congress:

The free legislative information website Congress.govoffers users a new optional email-alerts system that makes tracking legislative action even easier. Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking:

A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when there are updates to a specific ... <snip>

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Google Search Results to Include Tweets

February 5, 2015 03:15

From Bloomberg Business:

Twitter Inc. has struck a deal with Google Inc. to make its 140-character updates more searchable online.

In the first half of this year, tweets will start to be visible in Google’s search results as soon as they’re posted, thanks to a deal giving the Web company access to Twitter’s ... <snip>

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Gale Adds Rare Historical Content to Digital Collection

February 5, 2015 00:09

From Cengage Learning:

Through its partnership with the Associated Press, Gale is bringing the stories behind the headlines direct to researchers. Three new collections are now available as part of Associated Press Collections Online that will support research and teaching for disciplines such as journalism, regional studies, international ... <snip>

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ALA RUSA Announces Best Business Websites

February 5, 2015 00:02

From the press release:

The list made its debut in 2009 at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), RUSA’s research journal and recognizes three websites highly relevant to information professionals involved in providing business reference services. The Best of the Best Business Websites are ... <snip>

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ProQuest Digitizes British Magazines

January 20, 2015 23:10

From ProQuest:

ProQuest is improving outcomes for researchers of British politics, news, culture and society by boosting the availability of digital primary sources from the first half of the 20th century. Its new British Periodicals Collection III digitizes the archives of the most important magazines of the period – all highly ... <snip>

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National Agricultural Library Unveils Search Engine for USDA Research

January 19, 2015 19:21

From USDA Agricultural Research Service:

PubAg, which can be found at PubAg.nal.usda.gov, is a new portal for literature searches and full-text access of more than 40,000 scientific journal articles by USDA researchers, mostly from 1997 to 2014. New articles by USDA researchers will be added almost daily, and older articles may be added if ... <snip>

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Credo Adds New Titles and Videos to Academic Core Collection

January 19, 2015 19:19

From Credo:

The new titles come from notable publishers such as Harvard University Press, National Geographic Society, SAGE, and others, as well as videos from the MacNeil/Lehrer PBS Newshour.

New titles include:

Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia, a Choice OAT selection, ... <snip>

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arXiv Celebrates One Million Submissions

January 16, 2015 01:15

From Cornell University Library:

Now, more than two decades later, arXiv is a driving force in scientific communication. It draws in thousands of researchers every day, operating with a permanent staff and a $1M budget. As an open-access service, it allows scientists — from diverse disciplines encompassing physics, mathematics, ... <snip>

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Elsevier Introduces Virtual Journal, Atlas

January 11, 2015 20:54

From Elsevier:

Published as a virtual journal, Atlas selects already published research on topics that hold high societal relevance or address global issues, and summarizes and presents the science in a lay-friendly, story format to reach an as wide as possible global audience.

Atlas showcases research that can (or already has) ... <snip>

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Elsevier Launches Multi-Discipline Open Access Journal

January 11, 2015 16:58

From Elsevier:

Elsevier has announced it is developing a new open access journal covering all disciplines.

The journal will be developed in close cooperation with researchers, enabling continuous improvement in line with their needs and feedback. The official launch is planned in 2015.The new journal will be as much ... <snip>

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ProQuest Launches New UKI Edition of Academic Complete

January 9, 2015 00:30

From ProQuest:

ProQuest® ebooks company ebrary® has created a brand new version of their award winning Academic Complete™ subscription collection designed specifically for UK and Irish students, faculty and researchers with over 4,000 unique, region specific titles.

Recognizing the importance of providing key content ... <snip>

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Elsevier and ISTE Press Announce Publishing Alliance

January 8, 2015 22:41

From Elsevier:

"Our alliance with ISTE Press is an exciting opportunity for us to give researchers more content in some key areas like energy and food science," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology Books, Elsevier. "It also brings to the market high-quality French scientific content that is closely aligned with ... <snip>

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DPLA Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan

January 8, 2015 22:38

From Digital Public Library of America:

2014 was a year in which we juggled so much: many new hubs, partners, and content, lining up additional future contributors, and beginning to restructure our technology behind the scenes to prepare for an even more expansive collection and network.

Beginning this year, and with the release of ... <snip>

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Oxford and Copyright Clearance Center Partner on Pay-Per-View Model

January 3, 2015 16:23

From OUPblog:

Oxford has partnered with the Copyright Clearance Center to begin offering chapters on a pay-per-view basis. Pay-per-view is a well-established business model in journal publishing but is only recently gaining traction for book-based content.

Beginning in October, unauthenticated users of Oxford Handbooks began seeing ... <snip>

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