Libraries are getting access to thousands of BBC academic titles following an expanded agreement between ProQuest and BBC Learning
Archives and backfiles
Copyright Clearance Center has announced the release of RightFind Insight, a scientific research solution
Digital Science has launched Dimensions, a new platform that aims to democratise and transform scholarly search
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
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
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool