January 21, 2022

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 […]

Discovery Services: WorldCat Local Adds New Databases and Collections During May

This OCLC announcement includes the following list of new services added to the WorldCat Local Central Index during May, 2011. CrossRef, which provides bibliographic data and persistent links through Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for more than 35 million journal articles and other scholarly content. BioOne, which provides access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, […]

Industry News From: Nature Publishing, LexisNexis, Emerald, Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer and ProQuest

“Open access journal Translational Psychiatry launches (Nature Publishing Group)” LexisNexis To Become Exclusive Third Party Distributor of  Legal Content from ALM See Also: More from Law.com “Emerald launches Reading ListAssist, a free innovative service for subscribers” “Adis Journals Embrace Open Access” “Thomson Reuters Introduces the New Web of Knowledge” See Also: More on This Thomson […]