John Wiley & Sons has launched IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the official journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ).
Springer and the Nano Research Society have announced a new partnership to publish Nanoscale Research Letters (NRL), one of the first nanotechnology journals from a major publisher to publish articles with open access.
Engineering Information (Ei) has introduced Ei Patents to the Engineering Village 2 research and discovery platform, providing users with intelligence by using search functions and analytical tools alongside patents and databases of scientific literature.
Developed at Herriot Watt University in the UK, TechXtra is a suite of 10 freely available services which is said to simplify access to many different types of technology information from different sources.
The wealth of free information on the web is attractive to engineers but SiÃ¢n Harris discovers that peer-reviewed literature and databases can still have a vital role in the research process
IT and communications companies are expected to lead the way in new technology but does this extend to their internal systems? In the case of the library at global telecoms firm BT, the answer is yes, writes John Sherwell