Digital library moves to National Center for Atmospheric Research

11 January 2008

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) moves to National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.

Access to SAGE material in Asia

09 January 2008

SAGE announces several new consortia agreements across Asia for 2008.

Swets and Innodata Isogen sign outsourcing pact

08 January 2008

Innodata Isogen recently announced that it has signed a master services agreement with Swets, the world's leading subscription services company, to expand their ongoing outsourcing relationship.

AAP and STM criticise new NIH publication policy

08 January 2008

Publisher bodies believe that the new NIH research publication policy undermines intellectual property rights and does not provide funding to implement the requirements.

Thomson Scientific launches Citation Impact Forum

08 January 2008

Thomson Scientific today announced the launch of its Citation Impact Forum, an online forum promoting scholarly discussion about citation-based research evaluation.

US law provides free access to government funded research

07 January 2008

Under new law NIH-funded researchers are required to offer their findings free to the public a year after they are published commercially.

Digital imperative brings more publications online

07 January 2008

Technology provider Ingenta announces 16 new publisher clients and 16 client renewals.

30 millionth DOI for CrossRef

07 January 2008

Multi-publisher linking association, CrossRef, announces its 30 millionth Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Money-saving collaboration between American university presses

07 January 2008

Top university presses announce a collaboration to find a way to reduce costs of scholarly publishing and to allow for more books to be released.

Scientific document delivery agreement endorsed

04 January 2008

Representatives of Subito e.V., scientific libraries, and various international publishers have endorsed a framework agreement within German speaking countries.

Columbia University joins GoogleBook Search

17 December 2007

Columbia University has become the 27th library to join with Google Book Search to digitise works from its collections.

Top physics labs sign up to open access

17 December 2007

PhysMath Central has struck membership agreements with the CERN and DESY high-energy physics laboratories.