Online Learning

Asia Foundation announces YBM support to expand Let’s Read! in Asia

(19 December 2017) The Asia Foundation today announced a donation from one of Korea’s largest publishing and education companies, YBM, Inc., to expand the Foundation’s Let’s Read! digital libraries initiative. The regional platform brings open-sourced books in local languages to children in underserved communities in Asian countries, helping to improve access to books and literacy […]

December 21, 2017 - 11:41 am

The next Negotiation Skills for Librarians online course

(18 December 2017) Aimed at library staff involved in negotiations with vendors for access to information resources, the course is pitched at an introductory-intermediary level. It begins 31 January 2018. More here.

December 18, 2017 - 1:47 pm

Annual appeal by the Buddhist Digital Resource Center

(16 November 2017) For nearly two decades, BDRC has sought out and preserved Buddhist literature in its digital library, making over 13.5 million pages of texts freely available online. Now, BDRC is taking the next step in its mission to greatly expand access to the treasures of Buddhist cultural heritage—and you can help! BDRC is […]

November 18, 2017 - 11:03 am

Call for Applications. ASIRA Online Course on Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture

(6 October 2017) REGISTRATION is now OPEN (until October 15th) for the 4th edition of the online  Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture (ASIRA) course. This course edition runs for 3 weeks between 30th October and 19th November 2017 The main goal of the course is to provide a platform to enhance the visibility, accessibility and usability of data and information in the agricultural domain, particularly in […]

October 6, 2017 - 11:02 am

Negotiation skills for librarians

(20 September 2017) The next fully-facilitated Negotiation Skills for Librarians online course by Sarah Durrant will begin on October 25th 2017. This very practical and popular course has been designed for librarians, consortia staff and other information professionals to help them develop their negotiation knowledge, skills and confidence in a safe, friendly and encouraging environment. […]

September 20, 2017 - 5:23 pm

Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

Coursera for Business is hosting a webinar, “Leadership Skills for the Future of Work“, on Thursday, September 7th at 10 am PST. (23 August 2017) The world of work is rapidly changing due to technology, globalization, and a new generation of workers. In this changing landscape, the ability to identify and develop capable leaders will […]

August 26, 2017 - 7:42 am

ACS Publications announces free training resource for peer reviewers

(15 August 2017, Washington)   Reinforcing its commitment to publishing the best peer-reviewed scientific research, the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced the debut of ACS Reviewer Lab, an online course created to help educate researchers on the fundamentals of scholarly peer review. A collaborative effort by ACS Editors, leading chemistry researchers […]

August 21, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Skillsoft’s 2017 APAC Perspectives Conference

(11 May 2017) Join Skillsoft, 1 June in Sydney for  Asia Pacific Perspectives.  Skillsoft will showcase its new content and new technology. Hear from industry experts, thought leaders and the Skillsoft and SumTotal Executive team. The website and  agenda for the 2017 Perspectives Conference is here.

May 12, 2017 - 10:44 am

New product: Med Insight LT PALMs

(29 March 2017) PALMs, or Perceptual-Adaptive Learning Modules, from Med Insight LT are a revolutionary advanced learning technology using a patented combination of perceptual and adaptive sequencing based on both accuracy and speed of learners to improve learning and retention of information over regular didactic methods. PALMs will: Improve learning outcomes and long term retention of […]

April 4, 2017 - 7:54 am

Time To Know introduces its insight-driven education solution at APAC Regional Sales Conference

(February 2017, Hong Kong) Time To Know, a leader in the global Ed-Tech industry launched its latest product line, ECHO at their regional Sales Conference held in Hong Kong from 21-22 February 2017. The company’s leading Ed-Tech partners came from seven countries throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region to participate in the unveiling of the […]

March 6, 2017 - 3:01 pm

BoardVitals, a powerful board review tool for physicians

(28 February 2017) STAT!Ref has an online study tool for board certification called BoardVitals.  BoardVitals brings together content from major publishers, universities, and top healthcare professionals into a single platform, creating the largest training ecosystem in health and medicine. This powerful and affordable board review tool doesn’t just provide a question bank, it is a […]

March 1, 2017 - 3:18 pm

Slides and recording of COAR webinar on Publishing Controlled Vocabularies for Access and Reuse

(16 December 2016) Slides and the recording of the COAR webinar Publishing Controlled Vocabularies for Access and Reuse is now available at For more about the webinar, please check the webinar website. The announcement is here.

December 17, 2016 - 4:31 pm

Kotuku 2017 applications open

(5 October 2016) In February 2017 LIANZA will be kicking off its third year of the successful leadership development programme for 12 to 15 delegates. Before you apply, please complete the Introduction to Leadership Online Training available through the LIANZA Website. To apply, you must: Be a personal member of LIANZA or Te Ropu Whakahau […]

October 6, 2016 - 8:39 am

Studies show college students get higher grades and learn better with digital course materials

Lower cost digital options from education publishers provide measurable improvements for students (28 September 2016, Washington, DC)  Multiple studies from education publishers reveal that digital learning materials are improving student performance in college, resulting in higher exam scores, better grades, and fewer students dropping out of classes. Digital materials, which are available via access codes […]

October 1, 2016 - 3:19 pm

CAS announces complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class AdvantageTM®

(19 August 2016, Columbus, OH) CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), announces a complimentary beta version of Chemistry Class Advantage, a new learning solution for undergraduate organic chemistry students. Organized by topics taught in the classroom, Chemistry Class Advantage harnesses the power of SciFinder and research published in journal articles to help […]

August 31, 2016 - 7:53 am