Features

01 January 2005

For mobile workers such as medical staff, portable devices may hold the key to accessing research resources. David Mort investigates

01 January 2005

Learned societies have always played a major role in scholarly publishing but changes in business models threaten to destabilise this. We asked René Olivieri, the CEO of society publisher Blackwell Publishing, for his insight into this sector

01 January 2005

Managing the information requirements and access for one university or corporate library can be complicated enough but the issues are increased when the researchers are spread throughout a country and beyond. Eric Goettmann and Marie-Catherine Gunet explain how portals have helped provide information access at the French national research centre CNRS

01 January 2005

IT and communications companies are expected to lead the way in new technology but does this extend to their internal systems? In the case of the library at global telecoms firm BT, the answer is yes, writes John Sherwell

01 January 2005

John Murphy profiles the chief executive officer of Questel Orbit

01 January 2005

As we begin 2005 there are many opportunities and uncertainties for the industry. Sian Harris visited Online Information 2004 to discover what the years ahead hold

01 November 2004

John Murphy profiles Professor Keith Van Rijsbergen, head of the information retrieval group at the University of Glasgow

01 November 2004

Collaboration is common in research but it can place huge demands on the computer networks used. Now an international initiative is providing a new way for high bandwidth users to work together, writes David Salmon, the manager of UKLight, the UK's part in the initiative

01 November 2004

CABI plays a part in most areas of agricultural and health research. Siân Harris asked two of the organisation's directors about bibliographic databases and their role in agricultural publishing

01 November 2004

Information professionals can benefit from a dynamic employment market, so long as they're prepared to change with the environment. Vanessa Spedding surveys the situation

01 November 2004

The information industry has suffered in recent years after the dotcom bubble burst, but David Mort reveals that STM publishing has weathered the storm

01 September 2004

Thomson plans to buy Information Holdings, the parent company of MicroPatent. Peter Rees found out what this might mean to patent users

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