Academic Libraries

Developed and tested with the research community, Scopus AI combines the world's largest database of curated scientific literature with responsible AI.

Posted 06 February 2024

Paper mills are a real threat to the integrity of the scholarly record. Collective effort is needed because no individual stakeholder can solve this problem alone.

Posted 06 February 2024

Cyberattacks on major libraries, including the British Library and the Toronto (Canada) Public Library, have had a crippling effect on their ability to provide even routine services. We look at what happened, the repercussions, the cost involved to recover and how to prevent such calamities going forward.

Posted 06 February 2024

Sage Policy Profiles, which is free to use, demonstrates the influence of research on global policymaking through a discovery process. Results can be viewed and exported in several visual formats and shared.

Posted 02 January 2024

The acquisition of scite further enhances Research Solutions' product offerings and provides cross-selling opportunities to scite's consistently growing B2C customer base of approximately 21,000 active subscribers, as well as its diverse B2B customer base of corporate entities, leading academic institutions, and government agencies.

Posted 05 December 2023

Launched as a pilot in January 2023, Path to Open is a delayed OA model where new books are made available to supporting libraries upon publication and become OA after 3 years.

Posted 07 November 2023

The new division is designed to enhance professional development and educational skills for businesses, organizations and individuals

Posted 07 November 2023

Company embarks on projects to determine how GenAI can enhance search discovery and content creation while avoiding "hallucinations" and spurious information.

Posted 03 October 2023

Acquisition will accelerate the adoption of Patron Point Software as the go-to marketing automation platform for libraries

Posted 05 September 2023

All three awards are open to individuals or groups from anywhere in the world. Nominations for all three 2023 awards must reach UKeiG by 6 pm GMT on Friday 29 September 2023.

Posted 01 August 2023

Programs that reach out to artists and to minority youth interested in starting successful businesses can help individuals transcend dismal economic conditions

Posted 01 August 2023

IFLA's World Library & Information Congress will be held in Dubai, UAE, 19-23 August 2024

Posted 20 June 2023

Wiley extended its partnership with online library Perlego to offer higher education students around the world access to digital books. The partnership, which began in 2019, will extend for four years, through February 2027.

Posted 06 June 2023

The browser extension is designed to encourage library usage by users who start their research with a web search engine

Posted 02 May 2023

The King Salman Center for Disability Research (KSCDR)  joined ScienceOpen in January 2023, increasing the content available in disability studies by adding hundreds of articles, books, and book chapters on its new collection.

Posted 07 February 2023

JSTOR, part of the non-profit ITHAKA, and a cohort of leading university presses announced Path to Open, a program to support the open access publication of new groundbreaking scholarly books that bring diverse perspectives and research to millions of people.

Posted 07 February 2023

IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, have published the latest update of the IFLA Trend Report, co-authored by the emerging leaders who attended IFLA's 2022 World Library and Information Congress.

Posted 07 February 2023

At the 2019 Academic Publishing in Europe (APE) conference, Judy Verses, then Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley Inc., announced that Wiley had signed a partnership agreement with Projekt DEAL. At this year's APE conference, Irina Sens, Deputy Director, Head of Library Operations, German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), reported on "After the DEAL," an assessment of progress and a suggestion of possible ways forward.

Posted 07 February 2023

The American Psychological Association (APA) and edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc., announced APA as the newest member of the global edX partner network and the launch of its first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

Posted 03 January 2023

The two tertiary education sector bodies officially join forces from 4 October 2022.

Posted 01 November 2022

At the 2022 ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) biennial conference, held in Berlin, information researchers from around the world gathered to share their research about information seeking behaviours. If that all sounds very academic and scholarly, it mainly was. But that doesn't mean practicing librarians couldn't come away with a few nuggets they could use.

Posted 01 November 2022

eLife decided to end accept/reject decisions following peer review, opting to emphasise the public peer review of preprints, restoring author autonomy and promoting the assessment of scientists based on what rather than where they publish.

Posted 01 November 2022

The ebooks, many of which were already incorporated into course syllabi worldwide, disappeared from ProQuest at the end of August, which marked the beginning of the school year for many institutions of higher learning.

Posted 04 October 2022

Metadata and the metadata services that describe library collections are critical in supporting content discovery, knowledge creation, and libraries' public missions. Metadata describing library collections is not typically copyrightable, and should be considered freely shareable and reusable under most circumstances. However, some industry players restrict libraries' rights to use such metadata through contractual terms and market influence. Such restrictive activity is out of alignment with libraries' needs and public, not-for-profit/educational missions.

Posted 15 September 2022

Oxford University Press announced the migration of its book content to Oxford Academic—the online platform for its academic research—and, separately, announced the expansion of its agreement with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to make its content more accessible.

Posted 06 September 2022

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