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Wiley, a global publisher of scientific, technical, medical, and professional content, announced that it has chosen Swets, a subscription services company, to act as a Global Sales Partner for its range of OnlineBooks.

Posted Jan 29, 2008

Springer Science+Business Media has announced the release of Springer Protocols, a protocol database of more than 18,000 searchable online protocols in life sciences and biomedicine. The protocols provide step-by-step "recipes" that can be executed in a controlled laboratory environment.

Posted Jan 29, 2008

Collexis Holdings, Inc., a developer of high-definition search and discovery software, announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the company to develop an Advanced Expert Profiling System that will allow more than 8,000 NIH researchers to connect and share their expertise via a web interface.

Posted Jan 25, 2008

SpringerLink, Springer's electronic content platform, has integrated the complete journal portfolio of Humana Press.

Posted Jan 15, 2008

Dell and Collexis Holdings, Inc., launched BioMedExperts--a social networking community that is intended to promote collaborative medical research and development.

Posted Jan 15, 2008

Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, announced the launch of its Citation Impact Forum, an online forum promoting scholarly discussion about all facets of citation-based research evaluation--from Thomson Scientific's own Journal Impact Factor to emerging citation metrics, such as the h-index.

Posted Jan 11, 2008

SparkIP, an online intellectual property (IP) network for the scientific community, announced its site now hosts more than 3,800 fully-searchable licensable technologies.

Posted Dec 28, 2007

Knovel, an online scientific resource, and Merck Publishing, a provider of medical and scientific information to healthcare professionals, announced that The Merck Index has been integrated into Knovel's online reference collection.

Posted Dec 18, 2007

iMedix, a community-powered health search engine, launched after a year in development. iMedix allows consumers to benefit from the online research conducted by thousands of others with similar health conditions or interests.

Posted Dec 14, 2007

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced a relaunch in January 2008 of an enhanced version of its evidence-based medicine (EBM) content resource InfoPOEMs with InfoRetriever under the new name Essential Evidence Plus.

Posted Nov 30, 2007

Springer, an STM publisher, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, have signed an agreement to co-publish Kew Bulletin, the official scientific journal of the Gardens.

Posted Nov 09, 2007

Three trade associations, The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), The International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM), and the Professional /Scholarly Division (PSP) of the Association of American Publishers released a further step towards establishing clear rules for users of copyright works.

Posted Oct 30, 2007

Elsevier, a publisher of science, technology, and medical (STM) information, announced that it has collaborated with academic libraries to offer new supportive tools for researchers.

Posted Oct 26, 2007

Ovid, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, and a provider of customizable electronic research information for the medical, healthcare, and academic markets, announced the release of OvidSP, its new electronic information search platform.

Posted Oct 26, 2007

Elsevier, a publisher of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information, announced that it has added more development-partner-tested features on its ScienceDirect platform.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a professional engineering and technical society and an international scientific and technical publisher, announced the launch of Inspec Direct.

Posted Oct 19, 2007, a free, federated search portal created by science and technology societies, removed its beta label, marking the official launch of its service.

Posted Oct 19, 2007

Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and a provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, announced that the INPADOC/Patent Family and Legal Status database on Dialog has been enhanced.

Posted Oct 12, 2007

EBSCO, a service provider for ejournal, ebook package, and print subscriptions, has announced that Wiley InterScience OnlineBooks may now be purchased through EBSCO Information Services.

Posted Oct 09, 2007

While much its content can be found elsewhere, the combination of information, tools, and technological enhancements make Microsoft's launch of its free online consumer healthcare management platform, HealthVault, last Thursday one to watch.

Posted Oct 09, 2007

Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and a provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, announced the launch of Enterprise Alert Manager, an integrated RSS management and collaboration solution.

Posted Oct 05, 2007

Engineering Information released an expansion of the Referex eBooks database, delivering three times more engineering reference content to engineering researchers.

Posted Sep 21, 2007

Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc, a health sciences distribution company, and Elsevier have partnered.

Posted Sep 21, 2007

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), and FIZ Karlsruhe announce a new version of STN AnaVist analysis and visualization software.

Posted Sep 14, 2007

Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and a provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, announced the release of BONDplus, an integrated, web-based data platform to address the information and analytic needs of biological researchers.

Posted Sep 11, 2007