Databases

Australia: CSIRO launches open-access virtual core library

(3 Sep 2019)  From Australia: CSIRO has introduced the AuScope National Virtual Core Library (NVCL), a digitised collection of 10 million metres of drill core estimated to be archived in warehouses around Australia. Details can be found here.    

September 12, 2019 - 8:54 am
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Wolters Kluwer helps the IPSF empower the next generation of pharmacists with advanced drug information resources

(5 Sep 2019) Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it is collaborating with theInternational Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) to support young pharmacists with learning tools from the globally respected drug information resource Lexicomp®. Based in The Hague, Netherlands, IPSF is the world’s leading advocacy organization for pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates. Together with Wolters Kluwer, […]

September 9, 2019 - 8:40 am
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Access Innovations enhances search on McGraw-Hill’s AccessEngineering

(26 Aug 2019)  Access Innovations, Inc., provider of Data Harmony software solutions, is proud to announce a recently completed project with McGraw-Hill to create a series of robust taxonomies that will support the back end of AccessEngineering. These taxonomies will improve search functionality for those interested in AccessEngineering’s educational materials The full press release is here.  

August 28, 2019 - 8:33 am
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An updated PubMed is on its way!

(19 Aug 2019)  NCBI released a video, presenting highlights the main features you can expect in the new PubMed, including those already available in PubMed Labs. A timeline is included, as is some background on the new PubMed development process. Watch the video on youtube here.  

August 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
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Australian libraries join forces to build national digital collection

(13 Aug 2019)  The national, state and territory libraries of Australia joined forces to launch one giant national digital collection of Australian publications. It’s called National edeposit – or NED for short. Legal deposit legislation obliges publishers to deposit everything they publish with the National Library of Australia as well as with their own state […]

August 22, 2019 - 8:08 am
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Launch of IndiaRxiv on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day

(14 Aug 2019) Research outputs find a home at IndiaRxiv, India’s first Preprints Service Open Access India partners with the Center for Open Science to launch IndiaRxiv on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day as the country joins the global march for open science. Open Access India and the Center for Open Science have collaborated […]

August 15, 2019 - 11:06 am
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Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital health ecosystem

(14 Aug 2019)  Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has expanded its industry-leading life science intelligence offerings with the launch of Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence™. This new, first-of-its-kind solution will help drug, device and technology developers navigate the dynamic digital health landscape with […]

August 15, 2019 - 9:21 am
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Philippines: DOST donates digital library to Antique school

(8 Aug 2019) The Department of Education (DepEd) in Antique thanked the recent turnover of the StarBooks, a digital library, by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to a school in the province. “The DOST, by developing the StarBooks, is making the resource learning materials more accessible to students,” DepEd Division of Antique Superintendent Victor […]

August 13, 2019 - 9:34 am
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New Zealand: revamped digital library launched

(30 Jul 2019) Heritage New Zealand has revamped its Archaeological Reports Digital Library and is launching it today. The digital library currently contains over 7,500 reports dating from the 1950s until today, with more reports being added all the time.  These reports have been available on request since 2007; however the upgrade now means that searching the […]

August 13, 2019 - 8:52 am
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Research tools: China Biographical Database (freely accessible resource)

(8 Aug 2019)  The China Biographical Database is a freely accessible relational database with biographical information of approximately 427,000 individuals as of April 2019, primarily from the 7th through early 20th centuries. Users can query the system in terms of place, time, office, social associations and kinship, and export the results for further analysis with GIS, […]

August 9, 2019 - 9:45 am
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Clarivate Analytics introduces Cortellis Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) to accelerate drug discovery and development

(17 Jul 2019) Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC; CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today launched an expansion to its Cortellis suite of life science intelligence solutions with programmatic access to scientific data typically used in drug discovery and early stage development. The initial launch includes continually-updated systems biology […]

July 23, 2019 - 9:16 am
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IET announces full release of dynamic new research intelligence tool, Inspec Analytics

(12 Jul 2019) The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced the full release of Inspec Analytics, a research intelligence tool to help research professionals explore global trends in physics, engineering and technology research. With the changing landscape in scholarly communications placing increased emphasis on measuring the impact of research outputs, Inspec Analytics has […]

July 19, 2019 - 9:04 am
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Philippines: 14 SUCs get virtual libraries from int’l fisheries center

(13 Jul 2019) A total of 14 state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the country have received digital library services from the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD), which is celebrating its 46th founding anniversary. The International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Center (IAMSLIC) Digital Fisheries Libraries contain over 26,000 publications […]

July 15, 2019 - 9:26 am
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New T&F online library collection and teaching facility aiming to help create a sustainable future

(11 Jul 2019) Taylor & Francis is delighted to introduce its new Sustainable Development Goals Online platform, featuring an online library of over 12,000 articles and chapters – covering some of the world’s biggest ongoing challenges – as well as a selection of materials to help lecturers teach sustainability and enhance students’ satisfaction with their institutions. This new […]

July 15, 2019 - 8:57 am
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Lippincott’s Video Series: Nursing Procedures video captions now available

(10 Jul 2019)  Now, in addition to Pharmacology World, the STAT!Ref resource Lippincott’s Video Series: Nursing Procedures has captions for the videos, providing text to mirror the narration of the videos. This adds to the resource’s value when it comes to hearing-impaired students or non-native English speakers, among others. More information on the series can be found here. […]

July 12, 2019 - 1:55 pm
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