The power of semantics

In recent years scholarly publishers have increasingly looked to add value to the content they put online. Sian Harris asks providers of semantic enrichment tools and services how publishers can enhance their content

The path to integration

Last May, ProQuest bought e-book aggregator EBL. Sian Harris finds out about the company's plans to bring this and other businesses more closely together

Is it an article? Is it a book? No, it's...

For some pieces of research, journal papers do not provide enough space to properly expand an argument but a monograph is too long. Sian Harris finds out why Palgrave MacMillan's authors are excited by a new programme that promises 'research at its natural length'

Free tool helps with journal selection

Choosing which journal to publish your research in can be tricky and if English is not your native language it can be more difficult. Siân Harris finds out about a free, online tool to help with the task, whatever your native language is

Partnerships enhance scientific discovery

Good interaction between published papers and raw data can speed scientific discovery, write IJsbrand Jan Aalbersberg (left) and Judson Dunham, who are involved in creating such links at Elsevier

Service enables applications to search journals

In October 2009, Nature Publishing Group (NPG) launched a new service to allow remote searching of the platform via OpenSearch. We ask Tony Hammond, application architect at NPG, what the new service is all about


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