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Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Featured Articles

The annual conference of the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed delegates from over 80 countries. Marydee Ojala reports from Anaheim.

Government accepts controversial findings of the Finch report recommending the 'Gold' model of OA, although critics say the hybrid model will not improve access to research.

How can organisations assure the long-term accessibility of their digital information? A NetIKX seminar tackled digital preservation.

Results of BL/JISC research suggests there are significant opportunities for librarians to provide support to doctoral students.

Featured News

E-books for France via Google Play; VAT price hike in Italy.

Free e-books available via a project that encourages citizens to read classics - and explore the city.

Article evaluation service has published its first articles.

Increased European representation reflected in new name - Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC).

Press Releases

Elsevier Announces 2011 Journal Impact Factor Highlights

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2011.

EC targets barriers to Single Market for research and innovation

The European Commission has today set out concrete steps Member States should take to achieve the European Research Area, a single market for R&D in Europe.

Brill ends parallel run for new content platforms

Brill has decided to end the parallel running period. This means that the old platform,, is no longer in use, and Brill’s reference works and bibliographies are available only on the new platforms.