Lost folios of Chinese encyclopedia surfaced for sale in Paris

Two lost folios from the ‘Yongle Dadian’, the Ming dynasty encyclopaedia that has assumed national treasure status in China, surfaced for sale in Paris last week. (13 Jul 2020) Estimated at €5000-7000, they sold for a massive €6.4m (£5.82m) or €8.13m once the 27% buyer’s premium was added. Completed at the behest of the third Ming […]

July 23, 2020 - 9:08 am

Recommended: Connecting researchers with the research that matters to them

(23 February 2017, London | Heidelberg) Recommended, a new service which connects the research community with the most relevant content, is launched by Springer Nature today.  The service has been developed in response to the extensive and rapid increase in published research which makes it difficult for researchers to keep up to date with developments […]

February 26, 2017 - 7:48 pm

Inspec now available from ProQuest

(6 April 2016, Ann Arbor, MI) Universities can now offer access to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) renowned Inspec database via the award-winning ProQuest platform. Created by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), Inspec is one of the world’s most definitive sources of specialized scientific and technical literature, containing more than 16 […]

April 11, 2016 - 6:36 am