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The Dystopian Genre

By |April 10th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on The Dystopian Genre

Presidential elections signal many changes ahead for a country but no one really knows what those changes may lead to. This can instill many […]

PLOS Launches Channels

By |April 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on PLOS Launches Channels

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) supports scientific communities wanting to broadly distribute research in open and accessible ways with their latest innovation, PLOS […]

Publishers Feel Left Behind

By |March 31st, 2017|News, reference, Standards, Technology|Comments Off on Publishers Feel Left Behind

A recent study analyzing digital transformation in the publishing industry found that 25 percent of publishers see themselves as “lagging” versus the rest of […]

Community Online Space Addresses Big Data

By |March 28th, 2017|News, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Community Online Space Addresses Big Data

The academic publisher SAGE Publishing has relaunched its popular MethodSpace website, a free-entry online community with over 20,000 registered social and behavioural science researchers. Knowledge […]

Best Practices in Anti-Counterfeit Efforts

By |March 6th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Best Practices in Anti-Counterfeit Efforts

Several academic publishers have joined forces with distributors in order to have them adopt and implement a set of anti-counterfeit best practices designed to address the […]

Information Industry Giant Dies

By |March 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Information Industry Giant Dies

Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and who launched the field of citation analysis, passed away on February 26, 2017. The […]

Publisher Statistics Show Growth

By |February 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Publisher Statistics Show Growth

It was announced that trade books had their sixth consecutive month of growth in September, which added to a slight year-to-date growth. The American […]

New Collaboration Increases Access

By |February 28th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Collaboration Increases Access

EBSCO Information Services has been chosen as an approved content provider for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) framework. This interesting […]

Putting Textbooks in Their Place

By |February 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Putting Textbooks in Their Place

Textbooks are large in both size and cost. Add to that how fast they become outdated, and is easy to understand why other options are […]