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Global Science Gateway opens

26 June 2007

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

Emerald acquires information and computing titles

25 June 2007

Emerald has acquired four journals from Troubador Publishing.

Australian health librarian picks up SLA award

25 June 2007

Stephen Due has been named the 2007 Information Professional of the Year by the SLA Australia/-New Zealand Chapter.

TG Publishing and Wiley announce e-book partnership

20 June 2007

TG Publishing is partnering with John Wiley & Sons to deliver technology book content online.

Oxford Journals tries out new approach to open access

19 June 2007

Primary papers in the Journal of Experimental Botany are being published as open access with no article-processing charge if the author's institution subscribes to the journal.

Two libraries switch to Innovative

19 June 2007

Innovative Interfaces has announced two new customers for its Millennium integrated library management system.

Thomson looks for scholarship recipient

19 June 2007

Thomson Scientific is seeking applicants from Europe, the
Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa for its annual Roger K. Summit International Scholarship.

Eighteen Asian universities have chosen Scopus so far this year

14 June 2007

In the first quarter of 2007, 18 Asian institutions chose Scopus as the preferred database for their university library.

Consortium of 12 universities joins Google Book Search

07 June 2007

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) has announced a collective agreement to digitise up to 10 million volumes as part of the Google Book Search project.

Reed Elsevier will stop its defence shows

04 June 2007

Reed Elsevier will exit the defence exhibitions sector following pressure from its authors and customers.

IP protection 'doesn't slow research'

04 June 2007

Scientific research has not been hindered significantly by a recent proliferation of technology patents and licensing agreements, according to surveys in four countries.

979-prefixed ISBNs will appear early next year

04 June 2007

Book and library systems must be ready for 13-digit ISBNs by early next year, when ISBNs with a prefix of 979 start to be assigned.

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