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Industry News

Selected news items from the industry.

Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 5:47pm
Popular fiction and non-fiction e-books published by Hachette Book Group are now available from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Hachette, a “Big 5” trade and educational publisher,...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 11:39pm
London-based events producer and academic publisher Informa plc has agreed to acquire Virgo Publishing, pending regulatory approval.Terms weren't disclosed.Buying Virgo—a B2B media company...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:16pm
Baker & Taylor has announced that it has integrated its Axis 360 digital media platform with Boopsie, the leading mobile app platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide.For Axis...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:05pm
In the Brill Open program, Brill is announcing the launch of four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Biology. These journals will offer...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:01pm
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has announced the completion of an eight-month audit of the CLOCKSS Archive and has certified the CLOCKSS Archive as a trustworthy digital repository. ...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 12:53pm
Oyster, the e-book subscription service with nearly half a million titles, launched in 2013. Scribd, its main competitor, also launched last year. While each generated some interest from publishers...
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 3:53pm
SAGE has announced that it will begin publication of the bi-monthly journal, Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment (TCRT), currently published by Adenine Press of Schenectady, New York. The...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:56pm
Baker & Taylor has announced that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 4:41am
De Gruyter has announced that it will publish the natural sciences journal Zeitschrift für Naturforschung (ZfN), starting in 2015. The journal was originally founded in 1946 by Hans Friedrich-Freksa...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 10:51pm
Elsevier has announced that Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Evidence-based Medicine Center (EBM Center) has reached an agreement with Doctor Evidence LLC (DRE) to provide the platform engine...

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