December/January 2007

Different libraries, same issues

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

Backfile reveals biomedical history

The EMBASE bibliographic database from Elsevier is one of the latest products to have its whole archive digitised. Magdaleine Margaritis, marketing manager of the company's Pharma Development Group, tells Sian Harris why

Document sharing speeds up research

Tino Hannay & Hilary Spencer of Nature Publishing Group explain why this publishing company has launched a free preprint service for biologists, chemists and earth scientists

Biomedical research resources get personal

From the traditional search and discovery tools to the latest in social networks, there's a host of online resources available to bioscience researchers. But do they actually want them, asks Rebecca Pool

Helping RSS help researchers

Roddy MacLeod reveals how universities, publishers and funding bodies have come together to improve how researchers are informed of the latest journal content.

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