Features

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

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 November 2004

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

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

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

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 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 September 2004

With the rise of the internet changing this industry beyond recognition, scientific publishing is becoming more complex. Siân Harris found out why this could make the agent's role more important than ever

01 September 2004

Two years ago Elsevier became the first publisher to agree to deposit all its journals articles into the Dutch National Library. Elsevier's director of IT Solutions, Geoffrey Adams, explains why and how it is progressing so far

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

01 September 2004

John Murphy profiles the president and CEO of the Research Libraries Group, an international organisation for libraries, museums and archives

01 September 2004

In all the talk of journals pricing and reducing the turnaround of the peer review process, the issue of quality can get overlooked. Ulrich Pöschl describes an open-access journal that is seeking to redress the balance

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