Technology

ProQuest expands remote and mobile access with Google Scholar

New features improve discoverability for millions of journals, dissertations and theses (19 June 2018, Ann Arbor, MI)   ProQuest has added support for two new Google Scholar features, giving academic researchers round-the-clock access to scholarly full-text articles and graduate works from anywhere in the world. Now, researchers who use Google Scholar can more easily discover and […]

June 21, 2018 - 7:21 am
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HighWire leads industry rollout of Universal CASA, in partnership with Google Scholar

Building on last year’s CASA launch, Universal CASA means researchers can access content any time, anywhere, from any device and any source (11 June 2018, Los Gatos, CA) HighWire, the technology partner of choice for leading commercial and scholarly publishers, has become the first systems supplier to roll out the new ‘Universal Campus Activated Subscriber […]

June 17, 2018 - 12:27 pm
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ARTiFACTS and ies Consulting partner to expand use of blockchain-based platform in scholarly communication

Leading academic research consulting firm in Asia-Pacific region to use blockchain-based collaboration platform to enhance visibility of researcher achievements (10 June 2018, Cambridge, MA and Singapore) ARTiFACTS, creator of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for scholarly research, and Innovative Education Services (ies), the Asia-Pacific based consulting firm focused on enhancing quality and global visibility of […]

June 15, 2018 - 3:56 pm
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Chinese library opens world to the blind with music, books and smartphone classes

(6 June 2018) In a small library in Kunming, the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province, you will find a group of people huddling over tables, running their fingers over Braille pages and discovering the world through their fingers. The library, opened by a private bookstore, is the first of its kind in the province […]

June 10, 2018 - 8:07 pm
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TheIPregistry.org has partnered with RemoteXs to further remove barriers to access

(7 June 2018) In addition to their existing partnership with Research4Life, theIPregistry.org has also now partnered with Remote Xs. All of the IP addresses that RemoteXs have supplied to libraries are now loaded in theIPregistry.org ready to be used by publishers*. This information will allow publishers to provide access to libraries in parts of the […]

June 10, 2018 - 8:03 pm
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Macquarie University Library in Australia goes live with campusM mobile solution to expand accessibility to library services across campus

(15 May 2018, Adelaide, Australia) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Macquarie University has joined an increasing number of institutions in Australia that have opted for the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution. Powered by the campusM platform, the Macquarie University Library’s libMQ app provides access to vital library information and services […]

May 16, 2018 - 2:03 pm
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Library Systems Report 2018

New technologies enable an expanded vision of library services By Marshall Breeding (1 May 2018) A plethora of integrated library systems (ILS) with long lineages pervades the industry. In many respects these products have not only matured in functionality but have also adapted to changing expectations. The ILS continues to be the dominant solution for […]

May 4, 2018 - 9:29 am
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Draft image API v3.0 and presentation API v3.0 specifications released for review

(24 April 2018) IIIF has announced the release of the alpha drafts of the Image API v3.0 and Presentation API v3.0 specifications. The specifications will be reviewed in May at the 2018 IIIF Conference in Washington DC, with a view to moving them to beta status. This means IIIF will enter a phase of implementation […]

April 26, 2018 - 2:05 pm
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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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