Microsoft bids for Yahoo!

07 February 2008

Google could have a formidable competitor should the Mircosoft-Yahoo! merger go ahead.

Catalonian consortium selects Millennium library solution

07 February 2008

The Consortium of Catalonian University Libraries is migrating from a VTLS classic system to Millennium.

MPS and Copernicus Publications sign new contract

07 February 2008

Max Planck Society (MPS) signs agreement with Copernicus Publications to support open-access-compatible publishing of its scientists.

SAGE eReference available for UK colleges and universities

05 February 2008

JISC Collections agreement for SAGE eReference is now available for colleges and universities in the UK.

NetLibrary announces agreements with 21 international publishers

05 February 2008

Thousands of new eBooks and eAudiobooks will be available on NetLibrary following agreements with 21 leading publishers.

Swedish Royal Library funds best practices guide

03 February 2008

Swedish Royal Library awards Co-Action Publishing and Lund University Library with substantial funding to create new best practices guide.

Springer and Max Planck Society reach agreement

03 February 2008

An agreement between Springer and The Max Planck Society provides access to content on SpringerLink and Open Choice.

New battle against plagiarism

02 February 2008

University of Texas researchers develop search engine to curb plagiarism.

African information access boosted

01 February 2008

African research capacity is boosted through new high-speed network link.

OCUL expands resources with Springer eBooks

01 February 2008

Springer signs agreement with the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) to provide member libraries with Springer eBook Collection.

New virtual directory for NIH

01 February 2008

Collexis to develop virtual knowledge directory for NIH.

Task force takes on digital preservation

27 January 2008

Blue ribbon task force addresses the issue of economic sustainability for digital preservation and persistent access.