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Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press announced plans to launch an integrated online repository of academic video titles. Alexander Street plans to expand its offerings to include more than 10,000 titles in 2011, followed by a further expansion to 20,000 titles by 2013. The integrated online repository, Academic Video Online Complete, will also let subscribers cross-search videos throughout the platform from a single interface.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Document management and imaging software developer V1 Document Management launched a partnership with Toronto-based ERP and CRM solutions company Bredet Services. Under the terms of the partnership, Bredet Services will endorse V1 Document Management's solutions to its Sage and Microsoft customers.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Springer is launching the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS), the official publication of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS). Starting in Spring 2011, the journal will be available both in print and on Springer's online platform, SpringerLink.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Bitrix released Site Manager version 10.0, which features a variety of updates and improvements. Among other features, the new version of Bitrix Site Manager includes BitrixMobile, a platform for mobile websites and apps that supports iOS, iPhone, and BlackBerry. The company also held a free webinar on April 7 to promote the product.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Atex announced its new Tablet Publishing solution, which is designed to help media companies produce tablet editions without the need to add staff or upgrade skillsets or systems. Atex Tablet Publishing combines app-like navigation with support for scrolling and tapping gestures with a user experience built around HTML5. This combination allows media companies to quickly design editions with hyperlinks, videos, and social media sharing, without the need for PDF files or other specialized formats.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
EasyBib.com, an online citation and note taking service, added a website evaluation tool that can help researchers identify authoritative and reliable sources. EasyBib analyzed the top 50% most-used websites for research and can now provide alerts to EasyBib users about which sources are credible to cite, which aren't, and which are somewhere in between.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Q-Sensei released its new enterprise search platform, which gives businesses a real-time view of all their data in a single combined interface. The enterprise search platform analyzes and processes both structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources, including databases, document servers, SharePoint, and CRM systems, as well as social media feeds from Twitter and Facebook.
Posted Apr 07, 2011
Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions announced the addition of a new open access (OA) publishing option for authors submitting original research articles to the Adis line of pharmacology and pharmacotherapy journals. OA articles will only be published online, and are accessible on AdisOnline and Ovid to read, copy, share and distribute for non-commercial purposes. This is the first time in 40 years that the Adis journals will be available without a pay-per-view or subscription model.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
ProQuest introduced the ProQuest History Vault, a digital archive which will store primary source content from University Publications of America (UPA). UPA resources, digitized for the first time, are being released in modules that match course curricula. Original archival arrangement schemes were preserved, and metadata records and PDFs of the original documents are packaged together at the archival folder level, replicating the experience of browsing through archival boxes.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Interact Intranet, a supplier of intelligent intranet software, announced the latest expansion of its Partner Program with digital agency Rippleffect. Founded in 1999, the Liverpool-based Rippleffect has built successful, long-standing digital relationships with market leaders across the public and private sectors, and is a member of the Trinity Mirror group.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
EBSCO Publishing released 26 new ebook subject sets, which span arts and humanities, business and economics, information technology, personal growth and how-to, social sciences, science and technology, and foreign language. The subject sets are prepackaged sets of titles chosen specifically to meet libraries' needs for new titles focusing on popular, in-demand topics, designed to help libraries easily begin or expand their ebook collections.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Brainshark, Inc., announced enhancements that provide mobile viewers with a more interactive experience, featuring a new module called "Brainshark Enhanced Mobile," a Flash-based mobile player, and updates to its iOS apps. Brainshark allows users to add their voice, video clips, interactivity, and attachments to slide decks and other documents, in order to create online video presentations.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Attivio, Inc., announced the release of its Active Regulatory Management (ARM) solution for financial services. The solution monitors regulatory agencies, notifies staff members responsible for revising corresponding internal rules and policies, documents completion, flags delinquent updates, distributes policy changes, and provides an on-demand audit trail.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Wildfire PR, a public relations consultancy for information technology, telecoms, consumer technology, and B2B companies, reported that IT professionals were most likely to turn to social communities or search engines than to online news or industry presses when doing research for IT purchasing decisions. Social networks and online communities were ranked the most useful information sources by 58% of IT decision makers.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Cenveo Publisher Services, a global full-service partner of Cadmus Communications, KGL and Glyph, announced its new mobile and desktop content delivery platform for journals, books, magazines, and reprints. Cadmus Mobile dPub is an e-delivery system that allows publishers to distribute content easily on any mobile device via a browser-flexible interface.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Dawson Books and Semantico, a provider of online publishing services and technology, have agreed to a major program of updates to dawsonera, a publishing platform that allows libraries to build tailored collections of ebooks. The platform, which launched in 2007, now provides more than 170,000 ebooks to more than 450 publishers.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
EPiServer, a provider of platforms driving online engagement, launched a new version of the EPiServer platform that combines personalization across content, community, commerce, and communication. The move now allows any digital marketer to deliver targeted and personalized content on websites, commerce sites, and online communities based on users' demographic information and online behavior.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Liaison Technologies, a provider of cloud-based integration and data management services, acquired nuBridges, Inc., a company that provides enterprise data security, managed file transfer (MFT), B2B integration, and compliance management solutions.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Visible Technologies, a provider of social intelligence solutions, obtained an investment totaling $6 million, making a total of $45 million of funding secured to date from Investor Growth Capital (IGC), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tell, and WPP. The funding will reportedly be used to enhance sales and grow the company's international footprint, as social media used by businesses becomes increasingly popular.
Posted Apr 05, 2011
Beginning in 2011, Springer and the Brazilian Physical Society (SBF) will collaborate to publish the society's official publication, the Brazilian Journal of Physics. The journal presents research on a variety of topics in physics, both from scientists based in Brazil and elsewhere in the world.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and provider of licensing solutions, announced the launch of "Get It Now," a service that complements academic institutions' Interlibrary Loan (ILL) borrowing services by providing immediate fulfillment of full-text articles from unsubscribed journals.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
eZ Systems announced a major expansion of its enterprise service, eZ Publish 4.5 release. The new services are only available for eZ Publish Enterprise subscribers. Key features of the expansion are extensible REST API, an asynchronous publishing mechanism to support parallel publishing, a rebuilt service concept based on the eZ Service Network, and the launch of the eZ Market app store.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
Online reference service Credo Reference is launching a new online community called Libraries Thriving, which provides a space dedicated to communicating the value of libraries and their ability to impact the learning moment. Libraries Thriving helps focus collaboration on the innovative use of e-resources and is free to all members of the educational community, including librarians, educators, researchers, publishers and library vendors.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
ebrary, a provider of e-books and research technology, and long-time partner YBP Library Services, announced the launch of an integrated Demand Driven Acquisition model that can be used in conjunction with Short Term Loans. The new program lets libraries cost-effectively provide patrons with access to vast amounts of information through their existing YBP workflow and only purchase e-books that are used.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
CRM vendor Salesforce.com announced that it will be acquiring social media tool developer Radian6 for $340 million, representing $276 million in cash up-front as well as $50 million in stock. $4 million in cash will also go to the founders of Radian6, subject to conditions over the next 2 years. The deal is expected to close by July 31.
Posted Mar 31, 2011
The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) announced that the Publishers Communication Group (PCG) will be representing its content in Europe. The ISPG collection includes well-known journals and is hosted on the HighWire platform. PCG, a division of Publishing Technology, will supply European market sales expertise and represent the complete collection of ISPG content to institutions and consortia throughout the region.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
Ingram Content Group, Inc., announced that the Lightning Source print on demand (POD) operation will be based in Melbourne, Australia. The company placed the group's fifth networked book manufacturing facility in Melbourne based on its proximity to a large concentration of major publishers and book distributors and to key metropolitan regions in Australia.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
DocPath announced that its document management software is now available to small- and medium-sized business (SMB) customers on a subscription basis. DocPath's software can be used in the design and creation of a document, as well as in the document's subsequent distribution and storage. The introduction of a channel program is intended to lower the cost of the solution to business of all sizes.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
Brightcove and Ektron announced a partnership and integration designed to streamline the process of online video publishing and content management. Ektron will feature a Brightcove widget on its user interface that will allow users to incorporate video into online properties and campaigns without leaving the Ektron platform.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
Alfresco Software partnered with Jive Software to combine breed content management and social business software for customers. The two companies are collaborating with Jive consulting partner SolutionSet to create an Alfresco-Jive connector that delivers enterprise-class repository functionality to Jive content while enabling Alfresco content to act as native Jive content.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
ZeroDesktop integrated its cloud-based ZeroPC "transferable desktop" with a productivity suite equivalent to Microsoft Office developed by ThinkFree. The bundle gives ZeroPC users familiar tools to create, open, view, and edit word processing documents, spreadsheets and graphic presentations, including existing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, online.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
ZoomInfo has released a plug-in that finds active business contacts in users' email messages and automatically uploads the information to the ZoomInfo B2B directory. Users who install the plug-in receive free access to the ZoomInfo B2B Database. According the company, the Community Edition improves the "contacts for content" market by simplifying the contact-sharing process.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
Alkacon Software GmbH worked with the international OpenCms developer community to construct an update for open source content management solution OpenCms. The new version 7.5.4 provides users with maintenance for cross-site scripting (XSS) security issues and improved compatibility with Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Oracle Database.
Posted Mar 29, 2011
Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Portico, a part of the not-for-profit organization ITHAKA, announced that Gale will be preserving three additional digital historical collections with Portico. This follows the completed adoption of 10 Gale Digital Collections, including 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, The Making of Modern Law: Primary Resources and Eighteenth Century Collections Online. The collection represents over 80 million files, which doubled the size of the Portico archive in just one year.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Demand Media and Getty Images are launching a joint licensing agreement. Under the agreement with Getty Images, Demand Media will be able to use Getty Images' library of premium quality, rights-managed images, video footage, and audio clips for use on its owned and operated websites, which include typeF, LIVESTRONG.com, and eHow.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Quark is preparing to release of a large number of XTensions that expand the functionality of the recently-announced QuarkXPress 9, the company's graphic design and page-layout software. QuarkXPress 9 XTensions will give users hundreds of additional ways to add more functionality to QuarkXPress, and were developed by members of QuarkAlliance. XTensions software cover a range of applications, from advanced spell check, pre-flighting, and exporting solutions to translation applications.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Elearning marketplace OpenSesame announced a new philanthropic partnership with LINGOs (Learning in Non Governmental Organizations), a global consortium of humanitarian organizations. The company plans to work with LINGOs to use the OpenSesame community of elearning buyers and sellers to donate courses and services to LINGOs member organizations. OpenSesame hopes to develop additional elearning resources for LINGOs members and bring more attention to LINGOs' mission.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
New research released by Publishing Technology at BML's annual Books & Consumers Conference found that a third of UK trade publishers surveyed predict that over 10% of their total book revenue will come from ebooks by 2012. The research project was conducted by BML and aimed to survey a selection of hand-picked senior executives at top publishers in the UK publishing industry.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
GigaTrust, a provider of enterprise rights management (ERM) content protection software solutions for Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services, is announcing the release of its DLP Protector for CA DLP. The GigaTrust Protector for CA DLP identifies and controls sensitive data while in storage, transmission, and use. It can determine what data needs to be controlled, prompting users to select digital rights to be applied when attempting to send sensitive data via email inside and outside the organization.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Adicio Inc., a provider of interactive classified advertising software solutions for media companies, is adding some enhanced search features to its platform that are designed to increase usability and revenue opportunities for Adicio's Careers clients. The new features include faceted search, streaming updates, enhanced location search, additional spotlight listings, a new design and layout for search results, and SEO enhancements.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) released the preview of eBooks on EBSCOhost, a year after its March 2010 acquisition of NetLibrary. The integration of NetLibrary's eBooks with EBSCOhost database content provides libraries and end users with a more functional way to easily access a library's collected electronic content.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
The Meltwater Group, a social media and news monitoring company, announced the acquisition of social CRM software JitterJam. The companies plan to focus on creating tools for tracking and engaging customers for marketing, communications, and advertising professionals. The purchase was made for $6 million, and per the terms of the agreement all of JitterJam's employees will be joining Meltwater.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Journalism Online with its Press+ offering, which enables publishers to seamlessly integrate an innovative paid content engine with their web sites, has been sold to R.R. Donnelley & Sons, a global provider of integrated communications with more than 60,000 customers worldwide.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
The Google Books settlement saga continued this week as a federal court rejected the search giant's proposed $125 million settlement on the grounds that it would unfairly grant control over published works to Google, to the potential detriment of authors and competitors such as Amazon or Apple.
Posted Mar 24, 2011
Public, school, and college libraries now provide direct EPUB eBook downloads on BlackBerry mobile devices with the free OverDrive Media Console app for BlackBerry. Users at more than 13,000 libraries worldwide can wirelessly download and enjoy EPUB e-books, as well as MP3 audiobooks, on their BlackBerry devices.
April 2011 Issue, Posted Apr 07, 2011
WoodWing Software announced that Meredith Corporation launched three of its most popular magazine brands on the iPad using WoodWing's Tablet Publishing Solution. Interactive tablet editions of Better Homes and Gardens, Fitness, and Parents are currently available for the iPad, and Meredith plans to expand to other tablet devices, including Android devices.
Posted Mar 22, 2011
Interact announced the release of Interact Answers, a crowd-sourcing feature that allows users to post questions on the intranet and receive accurate solutions, using Interact Intranet's intelligence store and the knowledge of other users. Available with Interact Intranet 4.8, Interact Answers responds to a user-posted question with possible solutions, first using intelligent capabilities to supply information, and then recommending colleagues who may be able to answer the question.
Posted Mar 22, 2011
Snowbound is demonstrating its latest Android and tablet viewer applications at the AIIM OnDemand Expo 2011 in Washington DC on March 22-24. The document viewing and conversion software company is introducing a mobile viewing application for Android smartphones and tablets, which was created using its RasterMaster Java SDK app development software.
Posted Mar 22, 2011
Spectra Logic announced that it is now offering free data integrity verification for its complete series of tape libraries from SME to Enterprise. The company's BlueScale Data Integrity Verification ensures that data written to tape is retrievable now and into the future. According to Spectra, its tape libraries are currently the only tape storage systems that actively, automatically check the media and the data on tape throughout the storage life of the data.
Posted Mar 22, 2011
ThingLink, a provider of image interaction tools, and SoundCloud, an audio platform, announced a collaboration of technologies that enables anyone to add sound and music directly to their images. Users can link a SoundCloud waveform player to any photo or picture, connecting the picture and its viewer to sound effects, music, voice annotations, and narrations.
Posted Mar 22, 2011
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