Mathematics and Statistics


Early Arabic Printed Books

 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.



Global education company Cengage Learning has announced the expansion of its interactive learning programme MindTap, adding to its existing range of customisable, cloud-based online courses with two new titles


Chinese Insight

EBSCO Information Services has released Chinese Insight, a full-text database that provides coverage of a wide range of predominantly Chinese-language journals



Ex Libris Group has announced that the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK Leipzig) is the first institution in Germany to go live with its Alma system


Analysis and opinion

Rebecca Pool asks: was 2017 the year that scholarly publishing let in open peer review?


London’s Business Design Centre was the venue for Research Information’s inaugural event, Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle