01 December 2008

Earlier this year Collexis launched its first social networking site, The company's chief operating officer, Steve Leicht,tells us how such sites can help research

13 October 2008

Launched in 2005, Portico has now attracted an impressive number of publisher and library partners. Executive director Eileen Fenton tells us why preserving information is important

11 August 2008

Arie Jongejan, chief executive officer, and Thomas Snyder, chief commercial officer, of Swets talk about how scholarly information needs are changing

03 June 2008

Last October Steven Inchcoombe became managing director of Nature Publishing Group (NPG). We asked him his views on STM publishing

15 April 2008

Brian Crawford started his career as a biochemist so it made sense that, having gone into scholarly publishing, he eventually found his way to the American Chemical Society. We asked him about his role as
president of ACS Publications

14 February 2008

The OECD has just launched a service that allows users to navigate across all its databases. Enrico Giovannini, chief statistician (pictured left), and Toby Green, head of publishing (pictured right), explain why

17 December 2007

At the end of 2007 Ian Snowley, director of academic services at the University of London Research Library Services, will end his time as president of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). We ask him about his experiences since he took this role earlier this year

17 August 2007

This August the half a million information professionals served by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions will have a new president. Claudia Lux, of Zentral und Landesbibliothek Berlin, Germany, tells us her plans for the role

11 June 2007

Alex Williamson is publishing director at the BMJ Group, the publishing arm of the British Medical Association (BMA). We ask her about the role of journals in clinical medicine.

13 April 2007

Egypt-based Hindawi Publishing has just converted its last two subscription journals to the open-access model. The company's president and co-founder Ahmed Hindawi tells us why

23 January 2007

There is plenty of talk about outsourcing publishing services but what does it involve and who does it? We talk to Gurvinder Barta, chief technologist of USA/India-based Aptara, which serves many well-known publishers

12 August 2006

There is plenty of talk about how STM publishers are embracing the online revolution – but they aren’t the only ones following this trend. We asked John Peters, chief executive of Emerald Group Publishing, for a social science perspective. Interview by Siân Harris