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‘Nature’ asks Canadian government to stop muzzling scientists -

Scientific journal Nature has reportedly accused the Canadian government of limiting its scientists from speaking publicly about their research. In an editorial, published in the latest issue of the journal, Nature called on the Canadian government to set its scientists free. … Read More

Baker & Taylor to make nearly 100,000 original Smashwords ebooks available to Blio readers -

Baker & Taylor, Inc., a distributor of digital and physical books, together with K-NFB Reading Technology, developer of the Blio e-reading application, have announced a distribution agreement with indie ebooks distributor Smashwords. The deal will bring nearly 100,000 independently-published ebooks to the Blio store. Blio… Read More

UKSG announces 2012 Merriman Award winner -

The UKSG, an international organisation that seeks to connect the knowledge community, has announced the 2012 winner of its annual John Merriman Award, set up in recognition of the founder of UKSG and NASIG (the North American Serials Interest Group). Stephen Buck, E-Resources and Periodicals… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online -

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Heather Morrison (Will Elsevier accidentally unite the open access movement?); Phil Davis (Can Article Retractions Correct the Scientific Record?); Mike Blechar (Metadata Management for Pace Layering); Joseph Esposito (The Bookstore in the Library); and Joe Wikert (Why I'm Breaking the… Read More

OCLC transfers rights to license publisher-owned databases to EBSCO -

Global library cooperative OCLC, US, has transferred to EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) the rights to license publisher-owned databases that are currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch reference service. This transaction is intended to complete the cooperative’s transition out of the role of content… Read More

European Conference on Diamond and Related Materials renamed International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials -

STM publisher Elsevier, Netherlands, has announced that the European Conference of Diamond and Related Materials will now be known as the International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials. The name change recognises the global diversity of the conference attendees and speakers. The conference committee comprises… Read More

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