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Issue 404, 8 September 2017


  1. Diary of a library collaboration, aged 17¾

    08 Sep 2017

    Kate Petherbridge, White Rose Libraries, reflects on the White Rose Library Collaboration; why it was set up, what it has achieved to date, and where it might be going next.


  1. UKSG E-Resources for Further Education 2017

    05 Sep 2017

    The invitation is still open to submit a short presentation to be delivered at the 2017 UKSG E-Resources for FE event in London on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

  2. Save the date

    06 Sep 2017

    The next free UKSG webinar will be a session on blockchain in research and education with Martin Hamilton, Futurist at Jisc, on Thursday 28 September at 1300 BST.


  1. Digitally Endangered Species

    01 Sep 2017

    The Digital Preservation Coalition is inviting nominations for a new global list of the most 'at risk' Digitally Endangered Species.

  2. Metadata 2020

    06 Sep 2017

    A new metadata collaboration has been formed with the goal of rallying and supporting the community around the issue of sharing richer metadata for research communications.

  3. ISNI Organizations Registry

    28 Aug 2017

    The ISNI International Agency has announced changes to its infrastructure focusing on providing open identifiers for organisations working in the field of scholarly communications.


  1. Brill Asia news

    01 Sep 2017

    Brill, through its regional office in Singapore, Brill Asia, has opened a branch office in Beijing, supporting its sales and marketing activities in China.

  2. Kudos news

    05 Sep 2017

    Kudos has announced the latest publishers and societies to join its service.


  1. Altmetric news

    05 Sep 2017

    Data science company Altmetric has started tracking attention to books listed on Amazon.


  1. Ex Libris news

    30 Aug 2017

    Ex Libris has announced several new product use agreements.

  2. Yewno Discover

    15 Aug 2017

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library has selected the Yewno Discover research application to support search needs of its campuses.


  1. Aggregagent Collections

    05 Sep 2017

    ACCUCOMS and Policy Press have announced the inclusion of journals from Policy Press in Aggregagent and the ALPSP Collections.

  2. The Journal of Engineering

    04 Sep 2017

    A new partnership between the IET and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has resulted in 'The Journal of Engineering' being indexed on the CAS open access platform, GoOA.

  3. MIT Sloan Management Review

    10 Aug 2017

    Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting has signed a sales agreement with 'MIT Sloan Management Review'.


  1. De Gruyter Book Archive

    05 Sep 2017

    De Gruyter has taken the decision to digitise its backlist all the way back to 1749.

  2. Annual Reviews

    29 Aug 2017

    RedLink has announced the launch of Remarq on the complete collection of 47 journals from Annual Reviews.

  3. AIP Author Services

    31 Aug 2017

    The American Institute of Physics Publishing, in partnership with The Charlesworth Group, is launching AIP Author Services.


  1. New appointments

    08 Sep 2017

    Hamish McDonald, Peter Shelley and J K Vijayakumar are taking on new roles.