September 2, 2014

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 […]

OCLC and Elsevier Sign Agreement To Provide Full-text Searching of SciVerse ScienceDirect Journals and E-Books via WorldCat Local

From an OCLC Announcement: OCLC and Elsevier have signed an agreement that will make the full text from Elsevier’s SciVerse ScienceDirect journals and e-books available to users of OCLC’s WorldCat Local. The expanded partnership makes it possible for researchers and students to search the full text of content from SciVerse ScienceDirect through WorldCat Local, OCLC’s […]

Elsevier Announces Winners of "Apps for Science" Challenge

Yesterday, we posted a list of the winning apps from the National Library of Medicine Software Development Challenge. Today, word from Elsevier that they’ve announced the winners of their “Apps for Science” contest. These apps utilize and were designed to enhance Elsevier’s SciVerse platform. Congratulations to the winning developers. Direct to Winning Apps From an […]

A New CCC Podcast: A Conversation With Elsevier VP Rafael Sidi About Their Apps Ecosystem

From a Beyond the Book Podcast Program Blurb: As publisher of nearly 2,000 journals spanning the scientific, technical and medical (STM) communities, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide. In 2011, however, Elsevier’s customers are also its collaborators, thanks to a revolutionary view of application development. “We don’t […]

Info Industry Briefs from EBSCO, Boopsie, Serial Solutions, Macmillan, Lyrasis, and Portico

EBSCO and Elsevier Reach Agreement to Provide Full-Text Searching of All SciVerse ScienceDirect Journals & eBooks Boopsie Announces One-Click Access to OverDrive eBook Collection Serials Solutions Announces Development of New Web-Scale Management Solution LYRASIS Technology Services announces Discovery and Delivery Software expansion Milestones: One Thousand bX Customers: A Tribute to the Value of the Scholarly […]