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OpenAthens has announced it has renewed its contract with NICE on behalf of the NHS in England, providing access to essential content for hundreds of thousands of front-line medical workers and researchers across the country
For academic libraries, the future is cloud-based. Here, Scott Livingston, OCLC’s executive director for market strategy, shares his outlook – while we look at a new community project to develop a cloud-based library services platform
Dr Christopher Marker, will discuss Inspec, the indexing database of scientific and technical literature, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the depth of its extensive coverage within physics, computing and engineering
There are a growing number of new tools and services available to support academics throughout the research cycle. Here, Emily Marchant from Cambridge University Press speaks to Matias Piipari, the founder of an online writing tool called Manuscripts, which is designed specifically for the authoring of academic texts
Publishers and editors want evidence and the ability to test assumptions when making strategic decisions about the direction of a journal or programme. Data visualisation delivers faster, deeper insights and better answers to questions about the health of a journal programme.
Publishers are natural content marketers—while other industries must generate new content to be successful “content marketers,” publishers already have a treasure trove of it and create more every day.
But scholarly and professional publishers have traditionally seen themselves as content curators and nurturers, not content marketers. Much of their staff were—or still are—scholars and professionals in their respective fields, after all.
At the Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid, 'Our students define the future,' said Head Librarian, Amada Marcos Blázquez. The library provides 24/7 support, she explained, 'around the world, in courses, classrooms and MOOCs. All this can be achieved thanks to WorldShare® Management Services from OCLC.'