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The Thomson Corporation has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Centre for Medicines Research International (CMR), a provider of R&D performance metrics to the global pharmaceutical industry.

Posted Apr 28, 2006

Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced a new agreement with Epocrates, Inc., provider of mobile and Web-based clinical applications, to make Wiley’s recently-acquired InfoPOEM’s medical content available to Epocrates users.

Posted Apr 21, 2006

Elsevier, a healthcare and scientific publisher, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Gold Standard, Inc., a US-based developer of online clinical drug information products, services, and solutions to the healthcare market.

Posted Apr 21, 2006

The EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) Reader Site now features streamlined functionality and includes coverage data for ejournal content hosted at the publisher site.

Posted Apr 18, 2006

NetLibrary, a division of OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., and a provider of full-text digital content to libraries worldwide, has signed a distribution agreement that will make all Springer Science+Business Media journal titles available through NetLibrary’s Electronic Collections Online service.

Posted Apr 18, 2006

Thomson Scientific, a business of The Thomson Corporation, announced that Thomson Pharma will display comprehensive Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) expiration dates.

Posted Apr 14, 2006

Dialog, a Thomson business, has announced the release of DialogLink 5.

Posted Mar 28, 2006

Thomson Scientific has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for provision of an International Patent Database.

Posted Mar 24, 2006

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) will produce a citation indexing for literature in the following disciplines: business, communication and mass media, nursing and allied health, and sociology.

Posted Mar 21, 2006

Thomson Scientific has announced that the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries, Switzerland's nationwide consortium of university and research facility libraries, has subscribed to the full data set of Web of Science.

Posted Mar 17, 2006

Oxford Journals, a division of Oxford University Press, has signed an archiving agreement with Portico, an electronic archiving service launched in 2005 with funding from JSTOR, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ithaka, and The Library of Congress.

Posted Mar 14, 2006

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has created the Literary Reference Center.

Posted Mar 14, 2006 has unveiled its Health Search Engine.

Posted Mar 10, 2006

Endeavor Information Systems, a provider of library management software, has announced that it has expanded its existing partnership agreement with TDNet, a provider of eresource management solutions, to deliver a new technology offering, Discovery: Resolver, a system which delivers electronic access to OpenURL and non-OpenURL target resources.

Posted Mar 10, 2006

Community of Scholars is now available through the CSA platform.

Posted Mar 07, 2006

Thomson Scientific has announced a new enhancement to Thomson Pharma-a drug discovery and development information solution.

Posted Mar 07, 2006

CSA and SAGE Publications have entered into a three-year agreement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) to provide CRKN members with an offering of SAGE titles known as SAGE Collections Plus.

Posted Feb 28, 2006

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that Elsevier is launching a new electronic access to its medical transcription reference service using Cadmus’ QLU desktop access application.

Posted Feb 21, 2006

EBSCO Publishing has announced the addition of an optional resource within the Health Library database designed to benefit pregnancy and birthing centers and their patients.

Posted Feb 17, 2006

Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, a provider of research products and software solutions in legal and compliance specialty areas, has announced the launch of an online service for professionals working in the international litigation arena--KluwerLitigation.

Posted Feb 17, 2006

EBSCO Publishing will offer access to the Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase (SMART Imagebase).

Posted Feb 07, 2006

Access to Elsevier's full-text, peer-reviewed journal and book content on its Web platform, ScienceDirect, will be enhanced with several new features.

Posted Jan 27, 2006

EBSCO Publishing has announced the release of Consumer Health Complete (CHC).

Posted Jan 27, 2006

Wolters Kluwer has announced legal and compliance businesses Aspen Publishers, CCH, Kluwer Law International and Loislaw, are aligning under the new brand name Wolters Kluwer Law & Business in serving the legal professional, legal academic, hospital, and business compliance markets.

Posted Jan 24, 2006

Endeavor Information Systems, a provider of library management software for academic and research libraries, and Jiangsu Huiwen Software Co., a library system provider in China, have signed a letter of intent to form a partnership for the development and marketing of digital library products to Chinese institutions.

Posted Jan 24, 2006