Technology

Introducing semantic experiences with Talk to Books and Semantris

(13 April 2018) With Talk to Books, Google provides an entirely new way to explore books. You make a statement or ask a question, and the tool finds sentences in books that respond, with no dependence on keyword matching. In a sense you are talking to the books, getting responses which can help you determine […]

April 14, 2018 - 4:01 pm
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Eclat hiring Regional Product Manager, Southeast Asia

Regional Product Manager – S.E. Asia (Job Code –ÉclatRPM08) Designation:                          Regional Product Manager Hours:                                    Full time Reporting To:                        CEO Academic Background:        MBA, MLSc (Master of Library Science) Experience:                            2 -5 yrs experience in product management and sales functions Number of positions:            3 Location:                                Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan (Ready to Travel for the […]

April 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
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Taylor & Francis Group awards full-service production for global journal content to Cenveo

(5 April 2018, Columbia, Md) /PRNewswire/ — Cenveo announces a major increase in full-service content production for Taylor & Francis’ global journal production program. T&F selected Cenveo as a core content service provider to support T&F’s continued growth. As a world-leading academic and professional publisher, T&F cultivates knowledge through its commitment to quality. T&F identified […]

April 9, 2018 - 8:08 pm
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Wiley and Lumina Datamatics increase the discoverability of millions of images from Wiley Online Library

(3 April 2018, Hoboken, N.J) John Wiley and Sons Inc. and Lumina Datamatics today announced a new partnership that will enable the discovery and legal use of Wiley’s vast collection of images and figures  on Lumina’s Rights Platform. Lumina Datamatics will increase the accessibility of critical figures and images found in Wiley’s publications, while empowering […]

April 6, 2018 - 10:01 am
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Everything you always wanted to know about blockchain (but were afraid to ask)

(3 April 2018) In this interview, Joris van Rossum (Director of Special Projects, Digital Science) and author of Blockchain for Research, and Martijn Roelandse (Head of Publishing Innovation, Springer Nature), discuss blockchain in scholarly communications, including the recently launched Peer Review Blockchain initiative. The Scholarly Kitchen has the interview.

April 4, 2018 - 10:48 am
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What will 5G mean for your campus?

(3 April 2018)  Designing and developing a learner-centred digital campus has been a goal of HE and FE technologists for years, says Jisc. Now, with the imminent commercial arrival of 5G, the time is ripe for curriculum experts and technologists to work together to plan how hyper-connected devices can transform the campus of the future. That’s […]

April 4, 2018 - 10:40 am
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Alma and Primo expand regional presence with adoption by two leading Japanese institutions, Keio University and Waseda University

Alma will support the two leading Japanese universities in strengthening their international positions through close collaboration, automation, and efficient workflows (28 March 2018, Tokyo, Japan) Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University have chosen the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and […]

March 30, 2018 - 11:21 am
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INASP’s AuthorAID launches new research collaboration forum to catalyse international research partnerships

The new AuthorAID forums (forums.authoraid.info) have been developed in response to requests for help in finding research collaborators by researchers from across the global research community. (13 March 2018) INASP’s AuthorAID has launched a new set of forums with a ‘Research Collaboration Space’ to help researchers, particularly in the Global South, to find international partners […]

March 14, 2018 - 9:18 am
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ICADL 2018 : The 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries

(12 March 2018) Since its beginnings in Hong Kong in 1998, ICADL has become one of the premiere international conferences for digital library research. ICADL 2018 at the University of Waikato in New Zealand offers a valuable opportunity for researchers, educators, and practitioners to share their experiences and innovative developments. The main theme of ICADL […]

March 12, 2018 - 10:56 am
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National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) signs new contract with Civica

Selects Spydus as its core solution following global market review (6 March 2018, Singapore and Melbourne) Civica, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services that help transform the way organisations work, is pleased to announce the award of a multimillion-dollar contract from the National Library Board of Singapore […]

March 7, 2018 - 7:24 pm
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Karger cooperates with Google to enhance access for students

Karger takes part in Google’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access Initiative (CASA) (23 February 2018) Karger Publishers participates in Google’s CASA Initiative, making subscribed Karger content available to university members wherever they are. CASA is activated automatically when users are connected to the university network. To maintain this service, users have to reconnect to the university […]

February 26, 2018 - 2:18 pm
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Dark Archive to protect 600 terabytes of ProQuest data

Company launches long-term preservation initiative with book content (12 February 2018, Ann Arbor, MI) ProQuest has launched a new initiative for the long-term archival storage of its digital content, creating a “dark archive” that protects the investments of its library customers. The ProQuest® SAFE™ (Secure Archives ForEver) service will ensure preservation and access to content […]

February 14, 2018 - 8:27 am
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National Taiwan University opts for Ex Libris Alma library services

(January 16, 2018) Ex Libris has announced that National Taiwan University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform to replace the school’s library management system. In addition, NTU’s local implementation of the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution will be migrated to the cloud and integrated with the Alma platform. Through the […]

January 17, 2018 - 8:29 am
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Regional Western Australian Consortium chooses Civica’s Spydus10 to deliver improved library services for a digital age

(18 December 2017, Perth)  Civica, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of critical software applications, digital solutions and outsourcing services that help transform the way organisations work, has announced that a consortium of nine councils in Western Australia’s Great Southern region has chosen Spydus10 for all its libraries. The consortium headed by the City of Albany […]

January 14, 2018 - 4:37 pm
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EIFL signs agreement with Éclat Engineering

Libraries in 39 EIFL partner countries eligible for discounted subscription to RemoteXs and MyLOFT to facilitate access to research (10 January 2018) EIFL has signed a three-year agreement with Éclat Engineering, a software solutions and services company based in India. The agreement covers two products: RemoteXs and MyLOFT. RemoteXs is a cloud-based service that helps […]

January 13, 2018 - 11:34 am
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