Thomson looks for scholarship recipient

19 June 2007

Thomson Scientific is seeking applicants from Europe, the
Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa for its annual Roger K. Summit International Scholarship.

Eighteen Asian universities have chosen Scopus so far this year

14 June 2007

In the first quarter of 2007, 18 Asian institutions chose Scopus as the preferred database for their university library.

Consortium of 12 universities joins Google Book Search

07 June 2007

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) has announced a collective agreement to digitise up to 10 million volumes as part of the Google Book Search project.

Reed Elsevier will stop its defence shows

04 June 2007

Reed Elsevier will exit the defence exhibitions sector following pressure from its authors and customers.

IP protection 'doesn't slow research'

04 June 2007

Scientific research has not been hindered significantly by a recent proliferation of technology patents and licensing agreements, according to surveys in four countries.

979-prefixed ISBNs will appear early next year

04 June 2007

Book and library systems must be ready for 13-digit ISBNs by early next year, when ISBNs with a prefix of 979 start to be assigned.

German resolution supports open access and publishers

29 May 2007

The Bundesrat, Germany's second parliamentary chamber, has passed a resolution supporting open access and scientific publishing.

Danish Royal Library picks Ex Libris

29 May 2007

The Royal Library of Denmark has chosen Ex Libris' Primo discovery and delivery product as the interface to all local and remote scholarly information resources.

Edinburgh University Press selects Atypon

29 May 2007

Edinburgh University Press has chosen Atypon Systems to develop an online journals and reference work publication and hosting platform.

University of Manchester chooses Talis

29 May 2007

The University of Manchester has used Talis Keystone to integrate its library services within its campus uPortal.

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.