November 30, 2015

News Roundup: Items from Biblioboard, ProQuest, EBSCO, Elsevier, and Others

1. Online Education/MOOCs: Udacity and Google Collaborate, Announce Four New Andriod, Cloud, and Web Development Courses
Most courses taught by Google “Developer Advocates” and will cost $150/month.

2. Self-Publishing: Library Journal/Biblioboard SELF-e Launches in Beta at Five Large Public Library Systems

3. ProQuest’s 360 Link Improves Access to Full-text, Now Utilizing Index-Enhanced Direct Linking and Sidebar Helper

4. Say Hello to EBSCO’s New “Discovery Pulse” Blog

5. Elsevier Announces New Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences

6. Privacy: Google Glass Snoopers Can Steal Your Passcode With a Glance (via Wired)

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