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.

German researchers get Emerald archive

22 March 2007

German researchers will have access to all Emerald journals between 1994 and 2005 thanks to a new agreement between the publisher and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

UK plans national e-theses service

14 March 2007

The UK should have a live, fully-integrated, national electronic theses service within two years, thanks to funding of a new project.

US publishers endorse international STM declaration

12 March 2007

The Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) has endorsed the Brussels Declaration on STM Publishing.