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News & Events > NewsBreaks June 17, 2024
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From the Editor: The fast pace of breaking news in the information industry and library world doesn't stick to print publishing schedules. This is why we post weekly stories by industry experts and feature weekly news digests that highlight important developments. Follow us on Threads (@library_information_today) and Bluesky (itinewsbreaks) for our most current posts.

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8/27/2012News DigestLexisNexis eBooks Available on Amazon Kindle Store
8/27/2012News DigestCensus Bureau Mobile App Now Available for iPhone and iPad
8/23/2012NewsBreakInternet Archive Turns Up the Speed With BitTorrent
8/23/2012News DigestAccess Innovations Teams With AIP for Semantic Enrichment
8/23/2012News DigestReproducibility Initiative to Increase the Value of Biomedical Research
8/23/2012News DigestOCLC and Europeana Work to Improve ‘Similar Object’ Browsing
8/20/2012NewsBreakProQuest Graduate Education Program Serves Tomorrow’s Librarians, Today’s Library School Faculties
8/20/2012News DigestNew Reference QuickView From the American Chemical Society
8/20/2012News DigestElsevier Acquires Atira, a Provider of Research Management Solutions
8/20/2012News DigestBIA Announces Free Legal Hold on
8/16/2012NewsBreakOCLC Recommends ODC-BY for WorldCat Data
8/16/2012News DigestSerials Solutions Announces Agreement With National Research Council of Canada
8/16/2012News DigestAlexander Street Press Expands Its Film Collections
8/16/2012News DigestLexisNexis Offers Cloud-Based E-Discovery Option
8/13/2012NewsBreakMendeley Institutional Edition Adds Altmetric Feature for Librarian Users
8/13/2012News DigestAmazon Forces to Suspend Crowdfunding for Ebooks
8/13/2012News DigestElsevier Adds Ebooks to ebrary’s Academic Complete
8/13/2012News DigestALA Releases Report on Ebook Business Models for Public Libraries
8/9/2012NewsBreakLexis Advance Launches New Features That Expand Content and Enhance Search
8/9/2012News DigestThomson Reuters Streamlines Research Process in EndNote X6
8/9/2012News DigestPrint Archives Preservation Registry Now Online
8/9/2012News DigestQuestia Unveils New Website and Expanded Library
8/6/2012NewsBreakCybersecurity and Privacy Concerns at the Highest Levels of Government
8/6/2012News DigestElsevier Launches New Design of Engineering Village
8/6/2012News DigestExpanded Access to eBooks on EBSCOhost Now Available Through GOBI3
8/6/2012News Digestebrary Enhances Strategic Ebook Acquisition Program for Public Libraries
8/2/2012News DigestCensus Bureau API Lets Developers Create Custom Apps
8/2/2012News DigestVook Launches New Features on Ebook Publishing Platform
8/2/2012News DigestChinese Ebooks From Apabi Coming to EBSCO Discovery Service
8/2/2012Newslink SpotlightExpand Your Search Engine Options
7/30/2012NewsBreakJustice Department Responds to Ebook Lawsuit Objections
7/30/2012News DigestNEH Announces Award to Build Digital 'Library of the Future'
7/30/2012News DigestNew Home for Nature Network Blogs
7/30/2012News DigestThomson Reuters to Acquire MarkMonitor
7/26/2012NewsBreakSpringer for Research & Development Caters to Corporate Markets
7/26/2012News DigestKno Delivers New Platform for Elsevier’s Pageburst Digital Books
7/26/2012News DigestPersée Content Now Searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service
7/26/2012News DigestNew Portal for Earth Science Data Exploration
7/23/2012NewsBreakThe Institution of Engineering and Technology to Launch New Digital Library
7/23/2012News DigestDesire2Learn Announces New Integration Partnerships
7/23/2012News DigestiCopyright Granted U.S. Patent on Peer-Policing System
7/23/2012News DigestNPG Expands Linked Data Platform
7/19/2012NewsBreakGale Gives More Insights Into Business
7/19/2012News DigestElsevier Health Science Titles Now Available via eBooks on EBSCOhost
7/19/2012News DigestLinkedIn Announces New Social News Features
7/19/2012News DigestProQuest Expands Digital National Security Archive on Japan-U.S. Relations
7/16/2012NewsBreakProject Gutenberg Launches Repository for Self-Published Works
7/16/2012News DigestLeadership Directories Acquires Government Directories From CQ Press
7/16/2012News DigestLexisNexis Launches Meeting Prep Tool for Sales and Business Professionals
7/16/2012News DigestIHS Acquires Invention Machine and GlobalSpec
7/12/2012NewsBreakFinch Report Reignites OA Storm
7/12/2012News DigestIET Launches Open Access Engineering Megajournal
7/12/2012News Digest‘This Week In Libraries’ Show Now Available Free in iTunes
7/12/2012News DigestLatest Version of Thomson Reuters ProView E-Reader Platform Announced
7/9/2012News DigestInmagic Announces Presto for DB/Text
7/9/2012News DigestNoveList Select Gains New Features and Options
7/9/2012News DigestColumbia University and Thomson Reuters Launch Advanced Data Visualization Project
7/9/2012Newslink SpotlightThe Challenging Landscape of Ebooks in Libraries
6/28/2012NewsBreakNew European Library Portal Launched
6/28/2012NewsBreakPlum Analytics Maps Success in Open Access Scholarship
6/28/2012News DigestProQuest Releases Digital NAACP Content Ahead of Schedule
6/28/2012News DigestGale to Bring National Geographic Treasures to Libraries
6/28/2012News DigestPsycTESTS Coming to EBSCOhost
6/25/2012NewsBreakPeerJ Launches with a New Business Model for Open Access Publishing
6/25/2012News DigestPenguin Group Launches Library Lending Pilot Program
6/25/2012News DigestSAGE Releases SAGE Knowledge Platform for Ebook Delivery
6/25/2012News DigestEBSCO Announces New Partnerships that Enhance Discovery Options
6/21/2012NewsBreakICANN Releases List of 1,400 Possible New Internet Top-Level Domains
6/21/2012NewsBreakPrimo Upgrade From Ex Libris Builds on Customization Strengths
6/21/2012News DigestBibliotheca to Support Open Source Ebook Model
6/21/2012News DigestGale Brings Online Education Program to Public Libraries
6/21/2012News DigestOCLC Adds Linked Data to
6/18/ Community Site Launched
6/18/2012News Digestebrary Releases Extended Access
6/18/2012News DigestNew Collaboration Announced—Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb)
6/18/2012News DigestCredo Reference Launches Literati Public
6/14/2012NewsBreakFederal Statistical Programs in Jeopardy
6/14/2012News DigestOverDrive to Provide Streaming Audiobooks to Libraries and Schools
6/14/2012News DigestEBSCO’s New Medical Ebook Collections
6/14/2012News DigesteLife Selects HighWire Platform for New Open Access Journal
6/11/2012NewsBreakBEA 2012: Libraries Still Draw the Short Stick
6/11/2012News DigestOCLC Names New CEO: Jack Blount
6/11/2012News Digestebrary Announces New Android App
6/11/2012News DigestMulticultural Books and Videos Becomes SkyRiver Vendor Partner
6/7/2012NewsBreakThe ‘New Bing’: Now Searching With Facebook
6/7/2012News DigestNew EBSCO Discovery Service API Released
6/7/2012News DigestImpelsys Unveils iPublishCentral 4.0
6/7/2012News DigestLexisNexis Acquires Sanction Solutions
6/4/2012News DigestEBSCO to Distribute AP Images Collection to Libraries
6/4/2012News DigestInnovative Interfaces Launches Content Pro IRX
6/4/2012News DigestGale Announces Classroom in Context
6/4/2012Newslink SpotlightWorldreader Aims for ‘Books for All’
5/31/2012NewsBreakGovernment in the Mobile Era
5/31/2012NewsBreakFactiva Adds Real-Time Twitter Module
5/31/2012News DigestQueen Victoria’s Journals Now Available Online
5/31/2012News DigestDeepDyve Expands Service With PDF Downloads
5/31/2012News DigestData Conversion Laboratory Introduces New ‘Convert On Demand’ Portal
5/24/2012NewsBreakGoogle Unveils Knowledge Graph
5/24/2012News DigestProQuest and Elsevier Health Expand Medical Licensing Agreement
5/24/2012News DigestGale Digitizes Entire Run of Popular Liberty Magazine
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