TBI and Talis have picked the European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society for a pilot project to test the application of semantic Web and Web 2.0 technologies to journal articles
Arie Jongejan, CEO of Swets, has retired.
Going to a conference can involve lengthy negotiations about budgets, flight details, accommodation and work schedules. But it doesn't always have to be like that. Sian Harris finds out about new moves to bring more of the benefits of research meetings online
A new free service makes it easier to keep up-to-date with scholarly journals
The National Research Council Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information is moving towards an electronic-only journal collection.
Assessors in the UK's latest Research Assessment Exercise have had fee-waived access to 150,000 journal articles, thanks to a deal agreed with the Publishers Licensing Society.
Google plans to help bring more magazine archives and current magazines online as part of its Google Book Search project.
The Israeli Science Foundation and the Israeli Committee for High Energy
Physics have joined SCOAP3 on behalf of Israel.
A new agreement will see many more digitised books available through Google Book Search and new ways to ensure that copyright owners are paid for this access.
The international science community has agreed on the first steps to establishing a global virtual library for scientific data.
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool