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Publishing platforms

Platform for a revolution

Technology plays a key role in how we search and use information. Sharon Davies finds out about some of the recent developments, challenges and emerging trends surrounding publishing platforms

Analysis & News

Is there a library-sized hole in the internet?

David Weinberger is senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and has been instrumental in the development of ideas about the impact of the web. Shortly before his recent keynote presentation at OCLC's EMEA Regional Council Meeting in Florence, he spoke with Sarah Bartlett

Analysis & News

What makes researchers willing to share their data?

In principle, the benefits of sharing data - by which I mean the digital or analogue sources that underpin research findings - are undeniable, writes Verena Weigert, senior technology manager at Jisc

Analysis & News

EuropeanaTech 2015: Review

In February, professionals from the cultural heritage and tech communities gathered in Paris at the National Library of France for this year's EuropeanaTech conference. Imogen Greenhalgh and Gregory Markus report

Analysis & News

Open Data Spotlight for researchers

Digital Science recently hosted the first in a series of Open Data Spotlight events. Here, we find out what open data means for researchers. By Nicko Goncharoff, director of publisher relations and head of knowledge discovery

Analysis & News

Enhanced connections

The last few months has seen a range of events in the world of scholarly publishing. Here, we catch up with some of the key discussions

Ebooks and ebook purchasing

Digital desires

With libraries worldwide adopting more and more e-books, publishers are getting to grips with giving readers what they want. Rebecca Pool reports

Ebook purchasing

Necessity, the mother of invention for aggregators

Kari Paulson, vice president for market development, ebooks, at ProQuest, and Heather Sherman, head of library programme management at Dawson Books, tell Tim Gillett about the latest purchasing trends

London Book Fair

Olympia calling for London Book Fair

The London Book Fair will take place at London's Olympia from 14 to 16 April, with a packed programme of events in the academic STM and professional publishing theatre

Bridging the research knowledge divide

Sue Corbett is executive director of INASP, an international development charity that supports developing world researchers through information access and availability, training in research writing; support of indigenous publishing activities and training policy makers in the use of research in policy