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Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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At the National Library of Estonia, the digital competence training program aims to make people feel less afraid of using different digital programs, tools and technologies.

Jan Holmquist reports on a Danish project where four municipalities offered stressed-out, anxious, or depressed people the opportunity to participate in cultural activities to increase their feelings of well being.

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ProQuest's platform enhancements that make subscription and open access content readily searchable on the open web reveals a volume and variety of source material of benefit to students, teachers and the general public.

Google's latest annual spam report said its preventative spam efforts resulted in over 99% of search results being spam-free and that it found 25 billion pages discovered every day are spammy.

IFLA, the International Federation of Libraries and Institutions, compiled a guide to the policies and procedures of libraries around the world as they move towards reopening libraries.

The newly-launched Platform for Responsible Editorial Policies (PREP) facilitates the transparent review and research into peer-review procedures at 401 journals.

Elsevier released the 2019 CiteScore values, its latest assessment of thousands of peer-reviewed research journals, book series, conference proceedings and trade publications covered in Scopus.

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is now publishing its eLucidate journal on a new web platform, using the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (OJS) hosted by the University of Alberta.