The internet has transformed the ways in which scholars and scientists share their findings with each other and the world
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
SAGE Publishing has published the BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research
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.
Scientific publisher CABI has launched Open Books, supporting authors and collaborating organisations wishing to publish open access books
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.
RCNi has launched a new e-learning platform for nurses and nursing students at rcnilearning.com
Described as a vital tool for the newly promoted research leader, SAGE has released The Handbook of Research Management, a resource to guide researchers making the transition from individual scholars to managers and leaders
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
Facet Publishing has announced the release of the Nigel Ford textbook, Introduction to Information Behaviour
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