December 14, 2017

Ovid Will Become Exclusive Medical Research Aggregator Providing Access to Current, Non-Embargoed New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Content

From a Wolters-Kluwer News Release: Wolters Kluwer Health today announced it has entered into an expanded distribution agreement with the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Under the terms of the agreement, Ovid, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, will be the only medical research aggregator to distribute current, non-embargoed NEJM content to institutions and their […]

Factiva Expands Content to Deliver More Global Sources, Blogs and Images

From the Factiva Web Site: In the last year, Factiva’s content has increased by more than 20 percent, totaling more than 35,000 sources. The new sources comprise 1,500 licensed publications, 1,600 websites, nearly 8,000 blogs and more than 1.2 million images, covering 26 languages. [Clip] Content highlights include: Americas: More than 600 titles were added […]

All SAGE Journals Now Available Via Mobile Devices

From SAGE: SAGE’s entire online journal collection is now available in a mobile-optimized format with the help of HighWire Press’ Mobile Web Interface. Visitors to one of the more than 640 SAGE journal sites using their iPhones, Androids or other smartphones are automatically redirected to the mobile version. Subscribers can now view content in a […]

Elsevier Signs 2 Year Deal to Bring SciVerse ScienceDirect to 150 Russian Research Institutes, Scopus Trial Also Announced

From Elsevier: Elsevier [has announced] it has reached an agreement with the Russian Foundation of Basic Research (RFBR) to provide 150 Russian research institutes with access to SciVerse ScienceDirect as well as trial access to SciVerse Scopus. This one-year license agreement is part of a formal collaboration program between Elsevier and RFBR until 2014. Academician […]

Yahoo Lays Off Flickr Customer Service Team, Reportedly 12% Of Entire Staff

From Matt McGee at Search Engine Land: When Flickr Product Chief Markus Spiering wrote a couple weeks ago about things that were being discarded as part of a “New Year’s cleaning,” there was no mention it would include the site’s core customer service team. But at least some, if not all of that team, was […]

A Roundup of Recent News About Google (Privacy Policy, Google Plus, and New Search Features)

Each day we all come across news by and about Google.  It might be a new search services, and updated policy, or new statistics. UPDATE: Google+ Now Available to Teens Note: At the time of posting, Google+ documentation still shows that the age limit is 18. Here’s a roundup of several recent Google stories. We […]

Some Recently Registered Web Domain Names From Companies of Interest to Info Pros

24 hours a day, seven days a week new web domain names are being registered by people and companies around the world. Sometimes new domains can provide a clue to new technology or content that might become available at some point in the future. Exciting? Sometimes yes but sometimes, not really. When a domain name […]

Take a Virtual Tour of the New Time Warner Media Lab in New York City

The New York Times takes a look at the new Time-Warner Media Lab that opened today in NYC. The Times article doesn’t include a link to the TW Media Lab website where you can take a virtual tour and learn more. Direct Links Time Warner Media Lab Homepage Virtual Tour of the Lab Descriptions of […]

New Issue: CrossRef Quarterly (January 2012)

Direct to Full Text From the Executive Director’s (Ed Pentz) Letter: CrossRef had a great year in 2011. We passed the 50 million DOI mark and ended the year with 51.6 million DOIs, and there were 526 million clicks (resolutions) of CrossRef DOIs, which means a lot of users getting a lot of content. [Clip] […]

Jerome Rubin, Helped forge LexisNexis and Co-Founder of E Ink Dies at 86

From the AP: Jerome Rubin, who helped bring to market the commercial online research database today known as LexisNexis and the display technology behind millions of Amazon Kindles and other e-readers, has died in New York. He was 86. [Clip] Rubin was trained as a physicist and attorney, but in the 1970s was hired by […]