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.

OCLC plans cataloguing and metadata pilot

17 December 2007

OCLC will explore the viability and efficiency of capturing metadata from publishers and vendors upstream and enhancing that metadata in WorldCat.

Commissioner speaks out on digital copyright

13 December 2007

New copyright legislation for digital publishing is imminent, according the European Information Society Commissioner.

New site provides test bed for copyright services

13 December 2007

Copyright Clearance Center has launched a testing ground for new services, applications and products

Technology opens up rare history resources

13 December 2007

Fragile medieval manuscripts detailing the Hundred Years' War between France and England have been digitised by The University of Sheffield and IT experts Tribal.

SAGE-Hindawi OA platform launches

11 December 2007

The open-access joint-venture between SAGE and Hindawi was officially launched at Online Information in London.

Commissioner welcomes European Digital Library Foundation

29 November 2007

The Information Society and Media Commissioner has praised the new The European Digital Library project.