16 July 2007

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

16 July 2007

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

16 July 2007

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

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.

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.

11 July 2007

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

10 July 2007

Wiley and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) have renewed and extended their agreement for publication of the Institute's flagship journals.

03 July 2007

OCLC has acquired the remaining shares of OCLC PICA Group to become the sole shareholder of the European library and information systems supplier.

28 June 2007

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute will require its original research articles to be made freely accessible in a public repository within six months of publication.

28 June 2007

The British Library has selected Innodata Isogen as its development partner for its Publisher Digitisation Service.

26 June 2007

An online global gateway to science information from 15 national portals has now been opened.

25 June 2007

Emerald has acquired four journals from Troubador Publishing.



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