ProQuest is adding 24 primary sources to its offering through the Jisc Digital archival collections group purchasing pilot, following the adoption of its databases by 20 universities
Archives and backfiles
De Gruyter is to digitise its entire backlist, dating back to 1749
Gale, a library resource provider and a Cengage company, has announced the launch of the final modules of its Early Arabic Printed Books archive for the international higher education market.
Early Arabic Printed Books features a number of technological innovations pioneered by Gale to ensure scholars in Arabic-speaking countries and beyond can research the range of content, including interfaces in Arabic and European languages, right-to-left-read navigation of Arabic texts, an embedded Arabic keyboard and newly developed optical character recognition software.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group are pleased to announce the launch of their new digital resource, Secret Files from The National Archives, UK. This resource provides access to British government secret intelligence and foreign policy files from 1873 to 1953.
Sage and Expert System have released Sage Recommends, a discovery capability within the Sage Knowledge platform that provides users with links to related Sage content to support academic research
The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping is ideal for professionals involved in the management of archives and records, especially if they are just starting out or without formal training, says the book's publisher Facet Publishing
London's Royal Botanic Gardens, at Kew, has selected Arkivum/100 for its long-term data storage and archive solution
HighWire Press, the technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, has announced the launch of Stackly, a web-based toolset for content collection, organisation, storage, and peer-to-peer collaboration
The new MORE (Maney Online Research E-journal) Digital Archives include the back-file content of 80 journals and offer online access to significant, historical research and scholarly excellence
Researchers will be able to access information critical to understanding historic events with a digital collection of executive orders and presidential proclamations