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Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is completing its line of AccessMyLibrary apps with the release of the College and School editions of its Android applications. The apps join the AccessMyLibrary School Edition application for the iPad, which became available in early January. These most recent additions make Gale library resources accessible from all the major mobile device platforms.

Posted Feb 10, 2011

EBSCO Publishing has released World Politics Review, a new full-text database on EBSCOhost that provides coverage of international politics and foreign affairs. World Politics Review is updated daily and provides detailed background material on global issues.

Posted Jan 27, 2011

Publishing Technology, a provider of software and services to the publishing industry, announced that it is expanding its partnership with Dutch academic publisher BRILL by signing it to its pub2web platform.

Posted Jan 27, 2011

Content creation company Demand Media debuted on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock symbol DMD. The debut comes after a successful IPO that brought the company $151.3 million. The company owns a portfolio of content websites that includes eHow, Cracked.com, and GolfLink.com, and was founded in 2006 by former Myspace chairman Richard Rosenblatt.

Posted Jan 27, 2011

Mergent, Inc. is adding metadata from its Annual Reports Database to EBSCO Discovery Service's (EDS) Base Index.

Posted Jan 25, 2011

Gale, part of Cengage Learning announced the release of British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance, the second installment of the British Literary Manuscripts Online series. Following the release of the first installment in May 2009, this additional digital archive brings nearly 565,000 pages of unique author manuscripts into the hands of students, educators and researchers.

Posted Jan 20, 2011

Reprints Desk announced an agreement with Pubget, Inc. to distribute its PaperStats analytics tool. PaperStats automates aggregation, updating, and analysis of journal holdings and content data. PaperStats is currently being used by the University of Southern California and in libraries of 10 pharmaceutical companies.

Posted Jan 18, 2011

The Committees and Departments of the Polish Academy of Science in Poland expanded its availability of research by publishing 21 of its journals electronically using the open access. It has selected Versita to digitally publish its journals.

Posted Jan 18, 2011

SourceMedia, a financial services publisher, launched Investment Management Mandate Pipeline, an online service designed to provide leads on investment mandates for institutional asset managers. The site and alert service focus on finding and delivering leads on mandates from pension plan, endowment, foundation, and other large investment pools.

Posted Jan 04, 2011

Semantico, a provider of technology and services for online publishing, completed an update to World Who's Who. The online resource now includes current biographical information on more than 60,000 of the most influential people in a variety of fields.

Posted Dec 21, 2010

Communitelligence is expanding its range of services with Intranet Consultant on Call, which will allow intranet managers to set up telephone or VoIP conversations with Intranet Focus founder and intranet consultant Martin White. The service will allow managers to address such issues as overall intranet strategy, the efficacy of different intranet platforms, value analysis, governance structure, and user satisfaction.

Posted Dec 21, 2010

Credo Reference has signed an agreement with Local Knowledge Online (LKO) to offer a 50-title Business and Knowledge Worker collection to individuals through LKO. Credo Reference is LKO's first e-reference content partner.

Posted Dec 16, 2010

Knovel announced the launch of a new subject area, Optics and Photonics. It includes 78 reference titles from societies and publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, SPIE, Springer, Wiley, and World Scientific.

Posted Dec 16, 2010

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of its offering of domestic news, information, and services to U.S. publishers and broadcasters, providing tools meant to increase efficiency, reduce cost, and drive revenue.

Posted Dec 16, 2010

The Financial Times and Bloomberg announced that FT customers with a corporate licence will be able to access Financial Times journalism content via the Bloomberg Professional service. The service will be available to more than 295,000 Bloomberg subscribers.

Posted Dec 14, 2010

SkillSoft, a provider of SaaS e-learning and performance support solutions, announced the addition of over 90 new business titles from trade business book publisher Thomas Nelson to its Books24x7 digital books library. Available within SkillSoft's BusinessPro collection, the Thomas Nelson titles provide SkillSoft clients with a wide range of leadership, personal, and professional development resources to enhance their employees' skills and careers.

Posted Dec 14, 2010

Elsevier and WebLib announced that a new application, HealthMash, is now available on the SciVerse Applications beta. WebLib developed the HealthMash application to provide insights to scientific researchers with relevant biomedical concepts related to their searches including disorders, tests, diagnoses, treatments, and drugs.

Posted Dec 14, 2010

Credo Reference has signed an agreement with ProQuest to integrate The Annual Register into Credo General Reference. This will be the first ProQuest reference source available on the Credo Reference platform.

Posted Dec 09, 2010

Knovel Corp. announced new engineering content partnerships with four publishers and societies: the American Water Works Association, an international society that works to improve drinking water quality and safety; Editions Technip, a publisher of the oil and gas research industries; PennWell Corp., a B2B media company; and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

Posted Dec 09, 2010

Reprints Desk, Inc. announced that it has signed a direct agreement with the Massachusetts Medical Society for the electronic distribution of articles from the New England Journal of Medicine. Reprints Desk currently has direct distribution agreements with the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and The Lancet from Elsevier.

Posted Dec 09, 2010

Springer launched a new free analytics tool, Realtime.springer.com, which provides multiple visualizations of the usage generated by Springer's online products, including journals, books, images, and protocols.

Posted Dec 09, 2010

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is releasing Gale NewsVault, an online platform that enables cross-searching of Gale's range of historical newspaper and periodical collections from within a single interface. The service will be available to libraries that have purchased any Gale historical newspaper or periodical collection, and will allow users to simultaneously search or browse multiple products offered by their institution.

Posted Dec 02, 2010

Thomson Reuters acquired GeneGo, a provider of biology and disease information, analytics, and decision support solutions for pharmaceutical research and development. GeneGo will become part of the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Posted Dec 02, 2010

ProQuest is expanding its service to government markets through the acquisition of the Congressional Information Service (CIS) and University Publications of America (UPA) product lines from LexisNexis. CIS includes an exhaustive online collection of legislative content and statistical works, while UPA includes deep historical sets and information. The acquisition includes digital products and a diverse microfilm vault.

Posted Dec 02, 2010

The Compendia products from life-sciences publisher CABI have been relaunched on a new platform and with new content, making it easier for subscribers to access and use expert, encyclopaedic information covering the economic species of the world.

Posted Nov 30, 2010

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