Textbooks and e-learning



O’Reilly Media’s new version of Safari: O’Reilly’s Learning Platform for Higher Education is now available from ProQuest


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.


Open Books

Scientific publisher CABI has launched Open Books, supporting authors and collaborating organisations wishing to publish open access books

RCNi Learning - Helping nursing students bridge the gap between theory and practice

RCNi Learning is a brand new interactive online learning resource designed to help nursing students prepare for clinical practice. It consists of 135 modules (which will grow to 185 next month), covering 43 topics including communication, cancer, acute care, wound care, mental health and many more.



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


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