Information Today Europe eNews

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Featured Articles

The Ideas Box represents a major innovation in terms of access to information and culture in humanitarian crises.

INASP works with publishers to enable affordable access to online resources to developing countries and with national library consortia to help them meet the information needs of researchers.

Featured News

Google has announced a new digital partnership with eight European publishers.

Merger between Springer and Macmillan approved by competition authorities.

Shared services seen as 'vital' for the future of HE.

Collaboration aims to establish Berlin as a central research location.

Move aims to keep users on the site for longer.

ILI365 Blog

Study suggests total move to OA is possible with no extra costs.

Key findings from an open dataset on makerspaces in the UK.

The sharing economy will continue to disrupt the rental economy.

Press Releases

ProQuest to Acquire Coutts Information Services and MyiLibrary from Ingram Content Group

ProQuest has signed an agreement to acquire Coutts Information Services from Ingram Content Group, adding Coutts’ renowned expertise in collection development, broad catalog of print and digital titles, and platforms MyiLibrary and OASIS to ProQuest.

Unique Government Documents to be Digitised by ProQuest with the National Library of Scotland

ProQuest has partnered with the National Library of Scotland to create the very first digitised collection of 19th Century House of Lords Parliamentary Papers, providing online access to previously unseen and valuable historical documents.

New book provides guidance for creating a library technology disaster response and recovery plan

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning, edited by Mary Mallery