January 28, 2022

Company Announcements from Wiley, LibraryThing, EBSCO, and Portico/bepress

1. Wiley Makes Scientific PDFs Interactive With the ReadCube Web Reader from Labtiva

The ReadCube Web Reader is available now on 109 journals in the Wiley Online Library and will gradually become available for the whole collection during the first half of 2013.

2. New Local: LibraryThing Local Gets a Redo

Improvements include faster page loads, bigger maps, more event listings, improved Readar app, and more.

3. EBSCO Publishing Creates E-book Subscription Collections for Engineering and Technology Professionals

The collections are available as annual subscriptions that give users unlimited access to all titles. EngineeringCore collection contains 4,200 titles. ITCore collection contains 3,500 titles.

4. The Cochrane Collaboration and Wiley Sign New Publishing Agreement

The new contract includes a programme to enhance the international reach, awareness, and influence of all Cochrane content in evidence-based health care and practice. Accessibility for non-English language users will be improved. The Cochrane Collaboration and Wiley will work together to increase the impact of Cochrane content including the development of new products and services…

5. bepress to preserve Digital Commons e-journals with Portico

The initial addition to Portico’s archives includes 19 journals published by 10 different university libraries and other academic organizations: AcademyHealth, Butler University, Grand Valley State University, Kennesaw State University, Pacific University, Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Western Kentucky University, and the Global Summitry Project at the University of Toronto.

All publications are part of bepress Digital Commons Publishing Service.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.