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Tizra and CDC in partnership to provide online access to scholarly books -

Chicago Distribution Center (CDC), a division of the University of Chicago Press, has signed an agreement with online services provider Tizra, Inc., US. Under the deal, CDC publishers will be able to sell subscriptions to online books. The joint venture will pilot… Read More

Akadémiai Kiadó and EMpact partner to boost sales among academic and research libraries -

EMpact Sales (EMpact), the publisher representation group within the EBSCO Information Services division, has recently entered into an agreement with Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt (AK) in which it has been appointed sales and marketing representative, and consultant, to increase sales among academic and research libraries. Under the… Read More

Hellman joins private equity consortium to bid for publisher Informa -

Providence Equity Partners Ltd. and the Carlyle Group, private equity firms that are considering a joint bid for media company Informa Plc, UK, have announced that Hellman & Friedman LLC is also participating in the consortium. The takeover of Informa is projected as one of the biggest leveraged buyouts in… Read More

New bidder emerges for Informa as merger talks with UBM fall through -

United Business Media's (UBM) bid to join together with rival publisher Informa, UK, has fallen through but another bidder has reportedly emerged for the company. In a recent statement, Informa has announced that discussions with UBM had 'ceased' as 'no agreement on terms had been reached between the parties'. Private… Read More

CRKN, ProQuest partner to bring Periodicals Archive Online to research institutions in Canada -

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) has announced a partnership with ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, to bring Periodicals Archive Online to leading research institutions in Canada. The Periodicals Archive Online will now be available to 67 key research institutions in… Read More

Sherborne Gibbs’s medical journals content to be accessible via SIMID SMILE -

Healthcare information and education provider Sherborne Gibbs Ltd, UK, has announced a partnership with SIMID, S.M.I.L.E. (Scientific Medical Information Library Europe), a combination database and library of medical journals and books covering forty medical disciplines. Under the deal, Sherborne Gibbs Ltd will… Read More

University of Notre Dame selects Ex Libris’ Primo discovery and delivery solution -

Library solutions provider Ex Libris Group, Israel, has announced that the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in conjunction with its colleagues in the Michiana Academic Library Consortium have selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution to serve as a major library portal. An Ex Libris customer… Read More

H.W. Wilson and MLA make article-level records available in OCLC WorldCat.org -

Database producers H.W. Wilson and Modern Language Association (MLA) have agreed to make article-level records available in WorldCat.org, the web destination that allows information seekers to find what they need from a single source through OCLC's cooperative organisation of libraries. Under the… Read More

Decision Resources acquires Manhattan Research -

Research and advisory firm Decision Resources, Inc., US, has acquired Manhattan Research, a leading provider of access to physician and consumer opinions on the global healthcare market. Manhattan Research expands Decision Resources, Inc.'s offering to include the type of consumer and physician… Read More

Elsevier announces publishing partnership with INACSL -

STM publisher Elsevier, Netherlands, has announced a new partnership with the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Under the deal, Elsevier will publish the latter's official online journal - Clinical Simulation in Nursing - beginning with Volume 4:2 (July 2008). An online only… Read More


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