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November 21, 2011 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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Gale to Unveil New Times Digital Archive

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is unveiling the all-new Times Digital Archive, 1785-2006, at Online Information 2011, in London, (Nov. 29-Dec. 1). Adding 20 years to the popular 1785-1985 edition, the new publication offers researchers nearly 70,000 issues and more than 11 million articles on the cross-searchable Gale NewsVault platform. Also coming to NewsVault is the complete run of The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006, to be released in spring 2012.

Gale’s first digital archive ever to be released continues to be its best-selling and best-known property: The Times Digital Archive. Nine years from its original release, a new extended version provides 600,000 new pages of invaluable content covering the tumultuous period at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, all in a new, intuitive user interface. Researchers can now automatically create citations and export them to bibliographic software, such as EndNote and RefWorks. A Gale account allows users to save searches and marked items across sessions. A new image viewer allows users to manipulate images more easily and view articles and whole pages on a full screen. The archive supports research in Business, Economics, Humanities, Industry, Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Genealogy, Journalism, Theology, Science/Medicine, World History, Art and Architecture, among others.

From major world and British events to the stories of everyday life in the 19th and 20th centuries, The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 offers more than 800,000 pages of thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week’s news and society at large. Famous for its cutting-edge investigative journalism, the newspaper broke many of the key stories of the 20th century. The newspaper has featured a regular column on births, deaths, and marriages throughout its history, making it an excellent resource for family history research. In the 19th century, the paper even included a regular Freemasonry column, as well as publishing details of the graduates from Sandhurst.

Source: Gale 

Evernote Introduces News Browser Extension for Google Chrome

Evernote introduced a news browser extension for Google Chrome (other browsers are coming soon)—Evernote Clearly. With one click, it provides distraction-free online reading. It removes the clutter, including ads, links, navigation, and unnecessary images. It turns multipage articles into a single page. Clearly comes with three themes for customizing the reading experience: Newsprint, Notable, and Nightowl. Users can also change the fonts, backgrounds, and font colors

Pages can be saved into an Evernote account using the new Web Clipper feature (shown as the Evernote elephant logo). With Evernote, all of your notes, web clips, files, and images are made available on every device and computer you use.

Source: Evernote Corp.

Palgrave Macmillan Launches New Search Platform Integration

Palgrave Macmillan announced the launch of its new search integration that allows visitors on Palgrave Connect and its Journals platform to search within both sets of resources at the same time. This allows easier discovery of similar scholarly content across its publishing program.

Results are displayed on one search results page and can be ranked by relevance, title, author, or date. Search results can be filtered to show books only or journals only using a new refine by 'content type' option. Results will then be displayed on one search results page.

For visitors to the Palgrave Journals website, any Connect titles that are accessed will be viewed in a separate window on the Palgrave Connect platform. For visitors to the Palgrave Connect website, all journal articles will be viewed in a separate window on the Palgrave Journals platform.

For more information or to request a quote or free trial on Palgrave Connect for your library, contact

For more information or to request a quote or free trial of Palgrave Macmillan Journals, contact:

Palgrave Macmillan is a global publisher, serving learning and scholarship in higher education and the professional world. Palgrave Macmillan is one of the largest cross-market publishing companies with strengths in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business.

Source: Palgrave Macmillan

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