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Thomson Scientific and MPS Technologies have announced a collaborative effort, designed to build links between their library products.

Posted Jan 24, 2006

WebMD Health Corp., a provider of health information services to consumers and physicians, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of, Inc., an online publisher of medical reference information for physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Posted Jan 24, 2006

Ovid Technologies, a Wolters Kluwer business and global provider of electronic medical, scientific, and academic information research solutions, has announced the launch of ClinicalResource@Ovid, a new point-of-care tool that gives medical professionals access to peer-reviewed information so that they can make clinical decisions and provide quality patient care.

Posted Jan 20, 2006

Springer, a scientific publishing company, has set up a partnership with the library service Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg (BSZ).

Posted Jan 13, 2006

Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal, a division of Wolters Kluwer, has announced that is has acquired the assets of Best Case Solutions, Inc. and that the company's Best Case Bankruptcy software and services will become part of the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business unit.

Posted Jan 10, 2006

Infotrieve, Inc. has announced that it has converted ArticleFinder, its online scientific, technical, and medical (STM) database with more than 26 million citations and eight million abstracts from over 54,000 journals, to a free access model.

Posted Jan 06, 2006

Elsevier MDL and TEMIS, a provider of Text Mining solutions have announced that they have co-developed the Chemical Entity Relationship Skill Cartridge, a new software application that identifies and extracts chemical information from text documents.

Posted Jan 03, 2006

Elsevier has announced that its free science-specific search engine, Scirus, has partnered with Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP) to index the full text and metadata of its journals.

Posted Dec 20, 2005

CSA has announced it has acquired Community of Science (COS), an Internet site for the global R&D community.

Posted Dec 20, 2005

Thomson Gale, part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced the addition of Tradition Books to its list of publishing partners.

Posted Dec 16, 2005

Elsevier has announced a special collaboration with researchers in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to bring the benefits of the scientific Web to researchers around the world.

Posted Dec 16, 2005

Thomson Scientific and Dialog have announced that the enhanced version of Derwent World Patents Index (DWPISM) will be available on the Dialog online service in quarter one, 2006.

Posted Dec 09, 2005

Elsevier has announced that access to is now available to faculty, students, researchers, and physicians affiliated with 11 of China's universities as the result of a new consortium licensing agreement.

Posted Dec 02, 2005

Ovid Technologies, a Wolters Kluwer business and global provider in electronic medical, scientific, and academic information research solutions, has announced new partnerships with Blackwell Publishing, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases, McGraw-Hill, Nature Publishing Group, and Oxford University Press (USA).

Posted Dec 02, 2005

Thomson Scientific and Thomson ResearchSoft have announced the development of EndNote Web, a Web-based bibliographic tool for managing and citing references.

Posted Dec 02, 2005

Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and the pharmaceutical industry, has announced the introduction of PubFusion, a new, online content management solution designed to enable professional publishers to streamline the publishing process.

Posted Dec 02, 2005

The German Chemistry Information Center, FIZ CHEMIE Berlin, and Software AG, Darmstadt, are cooperating in providing chemical engineering data for corporate networks.

Posted Nov 29, 2005

ScholarOne, Inc., a provider of Web-based workflow and management solutions for scholarly publishers, and Atypon, an epublishing technology provider to the information industry, have announced that they are collaborating to provide their mutual customers “Web First” and rapid publication capabilities.

Posted Nov 29, 2005

eMolecules, Inc. has announced the launch of Chmoogle, a free open-access chemistry search engine.

Posted Nov 29, 2005

EBSCO Publishing has announced the availability of Health Library.

Posted Nov 22, 2005

Dialog, a Thomson business, has announced that it is offering its Dialog Choice pricing plan, featuring unlimited access to research databases at fixed annual rates, to academic institutions worldwide.

Posted Nov 15, 2005

Thomson Gale, part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced it is adding 14 new peer-reviewed journals to Science Resource Center, bringing the total number of full-text, peer-reviewed titles to 167.

Posted Nov 11, 2005

Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the Current Medicine Group (CMG), a publisher for the healthcare community.

Posted Nov 11, 2005

Emerald Group Publishing Limited, an international publisher of academic and professional literature in the fields of management and library and information services, has acquired four journal titles in the fields of accounting and investment.

Posted Nov 04, 2005

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global publisher, has announced that MARC records are now available for all titles in Wiley InterScience OnlineBooks, the company’s online book platform.

Posted Oct 25, 2005