News Briefs: Items from CrossRef, EBSCO, OverDrive, O’Reilly and Safari
Through the agreement, publishers using CDL’s EZID digital identifier service now may choose to deposit the metadata for their content in the CrossRef system. In this way they may use the full range of CrossRef services, including search and discovery, persistent linking, tracking of funding and licensing information, text and data mining, and more.
2. New Products: EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus
3. eBooks: O’Reilly Purchases Pearson’s Stake in Safari (via O’Reilly Safari)
Previously, O’Reilly and Pearson owned 50% each.
4. OverDrive Introduces Two New “Highly Requested” Features for Holds
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.