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Brazilian researchers get Scopus access

29 May 2007

Scopus is being made available to 44 of Brazil's leading universities and research institutes.

New society helps editors

17 May 2007

A new membership organisation has been formed to support managing and technical editors of peer-reviewed journals.

African postgraduate doctors regularly use free online journals

17 May 2007

Medical researchers and doctors in training regularly use online journals, even if they have to do so from their local internet cafe, according to new research published in BMC Health Services Research.

SAGE becomes Transfer Compliant

14 May 2007

SAGE has signed the UKSG Project Transfer Code of Practice.

Former Ingenta CEO leaves merged company

08 May 2007

Simon Dessain, chief operating officer of Publishing Technology and former chief executive of Ingenta, has announced that he is leaving the company.

Europe's Digital Library experts focus on copyright

26 April 2007

The EU's High Level Expert Group on Digital Libraries has presented an advisory report on copyright issues to the European Commission.

Peer-review quality must be raised, says report

26 April 2007

A number of options are available to raise the quality of peer review, according to a new report from the European Science Foundation (ESF).

Australian institutes pick Scopus

26 April 2007

Two prestigious Australian institutes, the University of New South Wales and Monash University, have chosen the Scopus database.

Wayne State University Libraries implement SUSHI

17 April 2007

The Wayne State University Libraries have achieved real-time acquisition of user statistics from within Innovative Interfaces' electronic resource management system.

Study shows subscription price variations

16 April 2007

Journal prices have risen by very different amounts over the past seven years, according to a study by LISU, of Loughborough University, UK.

Chongqing Library selects Ex Libris system

13 April 2007

Chongqing Library in China has chosen the ALEPH 500 integrated library system from Ex Libris.

The European Library board elects Lynne Brindley as chair

03 April 2007

Lynne Brindley, chief executive of The British Library, has become the new chair of The European Library Management Board.

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