European libraries drive digital repositories forward

06 September 2007

A collaboration between the European Association of Research Libraries and the European Digital Repository Research Infrastructure aims to promote open access across Europe

International archives select UK preservation technology

06 September 2007

The British Library and the National Archives of Malaysia have chosen UK archiving technology to combat digital preservation problems

Canada Institutes champion open access

05 September 2007

A new policy from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research aims to promote public access to its funded research

YBP Library Services and Ebrary seal 'eBook' deal

04 September 2007

YBP Library Services and Ebrary have teamed up to provide electronic books through YBP's online database

Australian library bags cash from Bill Gates

03 September 2007

Remote Australian library wins $1 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Microsoft, for providing technology to indigenous communities

EBSCO buys Sage indexes

30 August 2007

EBSCO Publishing has bought ten social science print indexes from Sage with a view to publishing online

Open access community condemns PRISM

30 August 2007

Open access proponents launch scathing attack on the Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine, describing it as an 'anti-open access lobbying organisation'

Eli Research bags multi-million dollar investment

29 August 2007

BIA Digital Partners invests $10m in Eli Research to boost strategic growth

US coalition defends 'publishing integrity'

28 August 2007

New initiative warns public against the risks of government interference to scientific publishing

'Record reference numbers reflect research growth'

23 August 2007

The American Chemical Society claims chemistry research is thriving as its Abstracts Service logs a record number of references

German research society signs Thomson contract

23 August 2007

The Fraunhofer Society selects Thomson Scientific's research database to help members win grants

Gilde acquires Royal Swets and Zeitlinger

22 August 2007

Dutch investment firm, Gilde, buys subscription agent, Royal Swets and Zeitlinger, with plans to expand business into new markets