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Project Euclid announces new pricing model for Euclid Prime collection -

Project Euclid, the online information community for mathematics and statistics resources from independent and society publishers, has introduced a new pricing model for its Euclid Prime collection. The move follows a recent announcement that Duke University Press and Cornell University Library have established a joint venture… Read More

Princeton University Press selects Ingram Digital to enable digital strategy -

Digital content services provider Ingram Digital, US, has announced that it has been selected by Princeton University Press to enable the publisher's digital strategy. Ingram Digital will provide a comprehensive roster of services to the Press ranging from file digitisation and format conversion to digital asset… Read More

Elsevier announces eBook preservation agreement with Portico -

STM publisher Elsevier, Netherlands, has announced an agreement with digital preservation service Portico to aid ScienceDirect, Elsevier's online STM platform, in addressing the challenges of eBook preservation. This agreement will ensure that eBooks on ScienceDirect content is protected for the future. Portico… Read More

Italian University Libraries announce participation in the Portico archive -

Non-profit electronic archiving service provider Portico, US, has announced that 30 academic libraries in Italy have begun participation in the Portico archive. The Italian libraries join more than 460 libraries from 13 countries in supporting Portico and digital preservation. These libraries joined Portico as part of… Read More

Elsevier to implement plagiarism detection service from CrossRef -

STM publisher Elsevier, Netherlands, has announced that it will implement CrossCheck, the plagiarism detection service offered by CrossRef in collaboration with iParadigms. Elsevier has invested in CrossCheck to develop, pilot and implement, a single database of published articles enabling publishers to easily verify the originality of… Read More

Inspec Database attains new landmark -

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that its bibliographic database, Inspec, has reached a landmark of over 10 million records. It was a journal article from IOP Publishing's Nanotechnology that pushed the database over the 10 million mark. Inspec… Read More

German research organisations set to launch digital information initiative -

An alliance of German research organisations have agreed to launch a digital information initiative, which includes support for green OA, gold OA, and open data. The OA projects within the larger initiative will include new institutional and disciplinary repositories, the development of business models and financing for OA journals, pilot… Read More

EPSRC launches Digital Repositories e-Science Network -

The UK's Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has launched the Digital Repositories e-Science Network (DReSNet). The network is expected to leverage the synergy between two fields of technology and technique, e-science and digital repositories. The digital material generated from and used by academic and… Read More

SCONUL conference examines importance of research data management -

The management and preservation of research data moved centre stage at the recently held SCONUL conference in Edinburgh. The annual gathering of senior librarians heard from a number of speakers about the information needs of the research community and in particular the role of libraries in managing the increasing amounts… Read More

RIN report on the publication and quality assurance of research data outputs -

The UK's Research Information Network (RIN), has set out the results of a project, supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and JISC, to investigate the publication and quality assurance of research data. The report, titled 'To Share or not to Share: Publication and Quality… Read More


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