Databases

Three Indonesian archives recognized as UNESCO Memory of the World

(13 December 2017) Three Indonesian archives, namely Borobudur Conservation Archives, the Indian Ocean Tsunami Archives and Panji tales manuscripts, have been recognized by UNESCO Memory of the World. Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) acting head Bambang Subiyanto said the documentations serve as important evidence in the history of mankind, adding that the archives are also related […]

December 13, 2017 - 3:40 pm
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NELITI – the bilingual online database of Indonesian research materials

(29 November 2017) NELITI (from the Indonesian word ‘meneliti’, ‘to research’) is a bilingual online database of Indonesian research materials that offers access to 1055 online academic journals and 515 libraries. Most of the journals and institutions are in Indonesia, but the site also includes a small number of international publications and links to institutions […]

November 30, 2017 - 8:04 pm
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Technical recommendations for next generation repositories

(28 November 2017) In April 2016, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) launched the Next Generation Repository Working Group to identify new functionalities and technologies for repositories. In this report, COAR presents the results of the work of this group, including recommendations for the adoption of new technologies, standards, and protocols that will help […]

November 30, 2017 - 7:58 pm
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Thieme to launch new integrative MedOne Radiology platform

(28 November 2017, New York/Stuttgart)  Thieme is pleased to announce the launch of its new MedOne Radiology platform at the 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America(RSNA), November 26-30. “It’s fitting Thieme is unveiling an innovative radiology product at the largest healthcare meeting in North America, where 50,000 radiologists […]

November 28, 2017 - 7:21 pm
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International coalition to help sustain DOAJ and its further development in the coming years

(9 November 2017) SCOSS (The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services) today announced that major organizations have recommended to their member institutions to support DOAJ with funding that will enable DOAJ to move towards a new crowdfunding effort and away from its incremental annual contribution system. Under the new model organisations will work towards sustaining DOAJ […]

November 10, 2017 - 9:58 am
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Wiley announces launch of Wiley digital archives

(25 October 2017, Hoboken, NJ)  John Wiley and Sons Inc., has announced a new program of digital primary sources providing unprecedented access to historical records across the sciences and medicine. Launching in 2018, Wiley Digital Archives will enable institutional customers to purchase digital access to unique or rare historical primary sources, digitized from leading societies […]

October 28, 2017 - 7:45 pm
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EIFL OA workshops in Myanmar

(19 October 2017) EIFL will host workshops for open access (OA) working groups and librarians from three Myanmar universities that are adopting OA policies and setting up OA institutional repositories. The three universities – Yangon University of Economics, Yadanabon University and Yezin Agricultural University – will use the opportunity to finalize OA policy documents, ensure […]

October 20, 2017 - 1:33 pm
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eLibrary Myanmar Project

(18 October 2017) There are 158 universities in Myanmar under the Ministry of Education. After years of isolation, their libraries have very limited current print collections.  What’s more, until the start of the eLibrary Myanmar project in December 2013, no universities had access to online subscription resources.  As a result, research standards and output have been […]

October 18, 2017 - 9:06 am
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Project MUSE Implements Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) in Cooperation with Google Scholar, improving off-campus and mobile access to full text

(12 October 2017) Project MUSE, the trusted source for humanities and social science content from university presses and scholarly publishers, has expanded its relationship with Google Scholar to include implementation of Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA), providing seamless access to subscribed or purchased content for an institution’s users even when off campus or from a […]

October 18, 2017 - 8:48 am
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National Library to launch database for Master Catalogue of Malay Manuscripts next year

(11 October 2017, Kuala Lumpur, (Bernama)  The National Library of Malaysia (PNM) will launch the database for the Master Catalogue of Malay Manuscripts next year in a bid to uplift the status and provide intellectual evidence of the greatness of Malay civilisation, said PNM director-general Nafisah Ahmad. She said this would be the first database […]

October 11, 2017 - 3:52 pm
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New Research4Life programme approved to be launched in 2018

(4 October 2017) A new Research4Life programme, GOALI (Global Online Access to Legal Information) will join the Research4Life partnership and will be launched in February 2018. GOALI will provide free or low cost online access to law and law-related academic and professional peer-reviewed content to government and not-for profit institutions in more than 115 low- […]

October 6, 2017 - 10:51 am
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New Economics (econ) archive announced

(26 September 2017) An Economics section of the scientific repository arXiv is opening this month. arXiv is internationally acknowledged as a pioneering open access preprint repository which is hosted by the Cornell University Library with additional funding from 220 members libraries and several scientific foundations including the Simons Foundation. The Economics arXiv will start with […]

September 27, 2017 - 11:45 am
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More than 1,000,000 online publications are available in the NDL database

(12 September 2017) The number of online publications archived by the National Diet Library (NDL) reached 1,000,000. The NDL will continue to archive online publications so that anyone can use them anytime. The announcement is here.

September 13, 2017 - 3:28 pm
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1science becomes a strategic partner to the Max Planck Digital Library

(12 September 2017, Montreal, Canada) Eric Archambault, CEO of 1science, is pleased to announce that 1science is now a key supplier to the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL), based in Munich, Germany. The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (MPG) joins other leading research institutions, including Caltech, ETH Zurich and Stanford, which use 1science products, a growing force in the […]

September 12, 2017 - 8:00 pm
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New Scientific American databases from Decker Intellectual Properties

(11 September 2017) Now available from STAT!Ref are Scientific American Pain Management and Scientific American Critical Care of the Surgical Patient. Scientific American Pain Management (SAPM) includes internationally prominent authors; it teaches principles and practice; and it features comprehensive coverage of the discipline. Updated monthly Most comprehensive online work in pain management. 20 units on headache […]

September 12, 2017 - 7:40 pm
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