Exalead joins ACAP pilot project

07 August 2007

French search software provider, Exalead, joins the Automated Content Access Protocol Pilot project with a view to validating the initiative

Knovel enters into agreement with JISC Collections

05 August 2007

Knovel and JISC Collections join forces to provide science and technology resources to UK universities and colleges

Brill to launch online archive with Ingenta

02 August 2007

Brill has selected "IngentaConnect" to host its 50,000 article back-file in a bid to give academics the opportunity to search for a broader range of content

Scientific publishing stagnates in the US

02 August 2007

US sees a decay in the number of scientific papers published while the rest of the world increases its article count

New foundation supports DSpace users

17 July 2007

HP and the MIT Libraries have formed a non-profit organisation that will support the growing community of institutions that use the open-source DSpace software.

Ovid and OUP expand e-books partnership

17 July 2007

Ovid Technologies will provide over 300 OUP medical and health science e-books, including over 80 new titles, for subscription and purchase on the Books@Ovid platform.

First Japanese library joins Google's digitisation programme

16 July 2007

Keio University in Japan will partner with Google Book Search Library Project to digitise its library collection.

Springer to acquire Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

16 July 2007

Springer Science+Business Media will buy German scientific publisher Spektrum Akademischer Verlag from Elsevier.

NIH chooses Collexis knowledge platform

16 July 2007

Collexis has signed an enterprise licence agreement and ongoing engagement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

SAGE and Hammill partner on special education journals

16 July 2007

SAGE will act as the Hammill Institute on Disabilities' representative regarding subscriptions, licensing, production, advertising, and online dissemination for the nonprofit organisation's 14 special education journals.

Microsoft adds support to developing-world access initiatives

11 July 2007

Three programmes that provide free, or almost free, access to online peer-reviewed journals for researchers in more than 100 of the world's poorest countries have been officially extended to 2015.

Accucoms expands its business in Latin America

11 July 2007

Accucoms has launched a sales representation service for publishers wishing to increase their sales in Latin America.