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.

German resolution supports open access and publishers

29 May 2007

The Bundesrat, Germany's second parliamentary chamber, has passed a resolution supporting open access and scientific publishing.

Danish Royal Library picks Ex Libris

29 May 2007

The Royal Library of Denmark has chosen Ex Libris' Primo discovery and delivery product as the interface to all local and remote scholarly information resources.

Edinburgh University Press selects Atypon

29 May 2007

Edinburgh University Press has chosen Atypon Systems to develop an online journals and reference work publication and hosting platform.

University of Manchester chooses Talis

29 May 2007

The University of Manchester has used Talis Keystone to integrate its library services within its campus uPortal.

Brazilian researchers get Scopus access

29 May 2007

Scopus is being made available to 44 of Brazil's leading universities and research institutes.

New society helps editors

17 May 2007

A new membership organisation has been formed to support managing and technical editors of peer-reviewed journals.

African postgraduate doctors regularly use free online journals

17 May 2007

Medical researchers and doctors in training regularly use online journals, even if they have to do so from their local internet cafe, according to new research published in BMC Health Services Research.

SAGE becomes Transfer Compliant

14 May 2007

SAGE has signed the UKSG Project Transfer Code of Practice.

Former Ingenta CEO leaves merged company

08 May 2007

Simon Dessain, chief operating officer of Publishing Technology and former chief executive of Ingenta, has announced that he is leaving the company.