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.

Oxford Journals opens Chinese office

29 March 2007

Oxford Journals, a division of Oxford University Press, is opening a representative office in China.

Wolters Kluwer sells Education division

29 March 2007

Private equity firm Bridgepoint Capital Limited is buying the Education division of Wolters Kluwer.

Blackwell's books platform becomes COUNTER-compliant

29 March 2007

Blackwell Books Online has been certified as providing COUNTER-compliant usage data.

'Scientists are wary of open-access journals'

22 March 2007

Scientists fear that non-traditional publication could affect their chances of promotion, according to a new study.