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St. Martin's Press Phasing Out Palgrave Name

June 4, 2015 18:26

From Publishers Weekly:

Following the merger of most of Macmillan’s higher education assets with Springer Science+ Business Media, Macmillan’s trade operations have begun phasing out the use of the Palgrave name.

According to St. Martin's Press, it will begin retiring the Palgrave name ... <snip>

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Library of Congress Updates Website with New Interface, Collections, and Archive Content

June 1, 2015 14:52

From Library of Congress blog:

Recently the Library of Congress launched a significant amount of new Web Archive content on the Library’s Web site, as a part of a continued effort to integrate the Library’s Web Archives into the rest of the loc.gov web presence.

There are now 21 named collections available in the new ... <snip>

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Internet Archive Announces Collection of Album Cover Images

May 30, 2015 21:33

From Internet Archive:

Culled from various sources, this collection includes over one million JPG, PNG and GIF album covers. The resolution ranges from "thumbnail" through to very large sizes. Filenames are variant in usefulness, although a good number indicate at least the name of the original album.

 

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New Data Tool for Trade and Investment Statistics from U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

May 30, 2015 21:26

From Commerce.gov:

A new data tool--International Trade and Investment Country Facts Application--on the Bureau of Economic Analysis website gives users a snapshot of statistics on trade and investment between the United States and another country by simply clicking on a world map.

The country snapshots, or factsheets, also contain ... <snip>

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Posted in: Web 2.0


OCLC Research Releases Report on Archives and Special Collections

May 26, 2015 16:20

From OCLC Research:

Making Archival and Special Collections More Accessible represents the efforts of OCLC Research over the last seven years to support change in the end-to-end process that results in archival and special collections materials being delivered to interested users.

Revealing hidden assets stewarded by research ... <snip>

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Nature Publishing Group Launches New Journals

May 26, 2015 15:56

From the press release:

Three new titles will join the Nature family of journals in January 2016: Nature Energy, Nature Microbiology and Nature Reviews Materials. Nature Energy and Nature Microbiology are accepting submissions now.

Like all Nature-branded journals, Nature Energy, Nature Microbiology and Nature Reviews Materials ... <snip>

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Tweets Now Appear in Google Search Results

May 21, 2015 00:42

From Twitter blog:

U.S. users searching in English will see relevant Tweets in their search results within the Google app (iOS and Android) and mobile web. The desktop web version is coming shortly, and we have plans to bring this feature to more countries in the coming months.

When tapping on a Tweet in Google search, you’ll ... <snip>

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Posted in: Search News - Web 2.0


Rare Book School Lectures Available Online

May 18, 2015 00:00

From Rare Book School:

We are very pleased to announce that audio recordings of more than 100 Book Arts Press/Rare Book School lectures from the past four decades are now available online at www.rarebookschool.org/lectures. Along with most lectures from the past several years, those now converted from the original cassette tapes ... <snip>

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Wolfram Launches Image Identification Project

May 17, 2015 21:29

From Stephen Wolfram blog:

We’re launching the Wolfram Language Image Identification Project on the web to let anyone easily take any picture (drag it from a web page, snap it on your phone, or load it from a file) and see what ImageIdentify thinks it is.

It won’t always get it right, but most of the time I think it ... <snip>

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Digital Public Library of America Now on Pinterest

May 14, 2015 16:10

From DPLA:

We are excited to announce that DPLA is officially on Pinterest! Check out some of our favorite shareable images from the DPLA collection with some fun themed boards. Whether you’re a fashion fiend, a nature lover, a bookworm, or anything in-between, there’s something new for you to discover. Make ... <snip>

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Posted in: Web 2.0


SAGE Launches Streaming Video Collection

May 14, 2015 01:38

From SAGE:

SAGE announced the launch of SAGE Video, streaming video collections designed to support a range of needs across higher education, including pedagogical use in undergraduate teaching and learning and higher-level academic study and research. Celebrating 50 years as a social and behavioral science publisher in 2015, the first ... <snip>

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ProQuest Digitizes Harper's Bazaar Archive

May 14, 2015 01:28

From ProQuest:

ProQuest is creating the first digital archive of Harper’s Bazaar, spanning1867 through the current issue. Research outcomes in areas as wide-ranging as fashion, design, art, women’s studies, gender studies, marketing and business will be improved through simple online access and precision searching of both text ... <snip>

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Publishers Weekly to Digitize Archives

May 8, 2015 01:40

From Publishers Weekly:

Publishers Weekly is launching a partnership with NA Publishing, Inc. to digitize the entire 750,000 pages of the magazine’s archives. Known as “the Bible of the book publishing industry,” Publishers Weekly was founded in 1872 and has been published continuously since then.

Publishers ... <snip>

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Elsevier Announces Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal

April 28, 2015 19:23

From Elsevier:

The journal is the official journal of the One Health Platform, an international forum that promotes a cross-sectoral and collaborative approach to one health issues, bringing together leading experts from a multitude of research areas.

One Health will publish high quality research papers, reviews and outbreak ... <snip>

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IOS Press Launches Journal Platform

April 28, 2015 19:10

From IOS Press:

IOS Press has partnered with Semantico, an innovative digital content delivery provider, to develop the new Content Library using the Scolaris platform.

The IOS Press Content Library offers a clean new look, easy navigation and more options for personalization.

The new journal platform will offer more ... <snip>

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FamilySearch's Free Historic Book Collection Reaches Milestone

April 19, 2015 22:29

From FamilySearch blog:

They’ve reached the milestone of publishing 200,000 historic volumes online for free at books.FamilySearch.org. The growing online collection, which began in 2007, is invaluable to genealogists and family historians in finding their ancestors.

FamilySearch has mobile digitization pods at ... <snip>

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Penguin Random House Audio Titles Added to Scribd Library

April 17, 2015 15:47

From the press release:

Scribd, the leading subscription reading service, announced that it is expanding its audiobook offering to include more than 9,000 audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio, increasing Scribd's audiobook selection to more than 45,000 titles. New titles include fiction and non-fiction by internationally renowned ... <snip>

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SAGE Launches Business Researcher

April 17, 2015 14:15

From SAGE:

SAGE is pleased to announce the launch of SAGE Business Researcher which comprises biweekly in-depth reports, data, short articles, expert views, and resources for deeper investigation on the most pressing topics in business and management. SAGE Business Researcher is the first in a suite of resources that draws upon a ... <snip>

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LexisNexis Launches LexisNexis Newsdesk

April 15, 2015 23:25

From the press release:

Catering to the needs of business strategy, corporate communications, marketing, legal and information professionals as well as other roles seeking current awareness information, LexisNexis Newsdesk offers the most comprehensive collection of global news and business information available. This includes more than ... <snip>

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