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Royal Society Publishing selects PublishingAtWork as its new production tracking system -

Royal Society Publishing (RSP), the publishing division of the Royal Society, UK, and Clariti Systems Ltd, a UK based independent software and web solution provider, have announced a new partnership to track the production of the publications of Britain's national science academy… Read More

JISC DRAI project catalogues 3,707 free collections -

The JISC Digital Repositories and Archives Inventory (DRAI) project, which seeks to provide a comprehensive snapshot of digital resource provision in the UK, has completed phase 2 of the project. A total of 3,707 online collections have been catalogued. Staff and students in higher education can… Read More

Lockheed Martin bags contract to support new NIH wing -

Technology company Lockheed Martin Corporation, US, has announced that it has received a five-year, single-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract worth up to $32 million to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Under the deal, Lockheed Martin will provide technical, scientific, management and administrative services… Read More

Canadian group to address research data management issues -

Canadian universities, institutes, libraries, granting agencies and individual researchers have formed a multi-disciplinary group called the Research Data Strategy (RDS) Working Group to examine the nation's data management issues. This follows observations that Canada does not have nationally adopted standards or policies governing how data is collected, catalogued or preserved.… Read More

ProQuest expands Periodical Archive, releases new collection -

ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, has announced the completion of Collection 6 and launch of Collection 7 of Periodicals Archive Online. Periodicals Archive Online is known for its access to international, scholarly literature from 37 subject areas in the arts, humanities and social sciences, spanning… Read More

Cusat launches institutional repository for research publications and theses -

The Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) in India has launched an institutional repository where its research publications and Ph.D. theses will be available online for the public. Jointly developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and Hewlett-Packard (HP) Labs, the service enables the… Read More

Bayer CropScience acquires licence for Ariadne’s Pathway Studio -

Bioinformatics firm Ariadne Genomics, Inc., US, has announced that Bayer CropScience AG, Germany, has licensed its Pathway Studio platform with the ResNet Plant database to supplement its plant stress reactions research. In particular, the company will use Pathway Studio for gene expression analysis of plant and… Read More

Co-Action Publishing signs preservation deal with Portico -

Non-profit electronic archiving service provider Portico, US, has announced an agreement with Co-Action Publishing, Sweden, to preserve its digital journals collection of three titles. With this inclusion, over 7,700 titles have now been entrusted to the Portico archive. Through this agreement with… Read More

NRC-CISTI set to launch searchable, web-based archive – NRC Publications Archive -

The National Research Council's Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (NRC-CISTI) has announced an initiative to create an NRC Publications Archive (NPArC). This searchable, web-based archive, set for launch in December 2008, will provide access to NRC's record of science and demonstrate the many ways… Read More

SwetsWise Title Bank upgraded to include e-books related data -

Subscription services provider Swets, Netherlands, has announced that it has successfully upgraded SwetsWise Title Bank to include e-books related data. SwetsWise Title Bank is an online tool that enables a customer to create a customised, browsable A-Z list of all the print and electronic publications contained… Read More

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