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Infotrieve, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of the company's Life Science Research Center (LSRC), a Qeb-based information research tool that provides scientists with search-based access to critical information that impacts scientific workflow.

Posted May 27, 2005

Chemical Abstracts Service and FIZ Karlsruhe have announced the release of new software, STN AnaVist, that is intended to give information professionals a variety of ways to analyze and view information found in scientific literature and patents.

Posted May 27, 2005

Sixteen publishers have recently signed agreements to add their content - collectively representing 58 titles - to EBSCO host Electronic Journals Service (EJS) Enhanced.

Posted May 20, 2005

Vivísimo, the creator of clustering software for search and discovery, has introduced the Velocity for Life Sciences (VLS) search and discovery platform that includes meta-alerts, collaboration, document delivery, and advanced reporting capabilities for improved knowledge sharing among functional groups across an enterprise. Vivisimo has also announced that Bio-It World has chosen the Velocity for Life Sciences platform and that the company has partnered with

Posted May 20, 2005

Plateau Systems, a provider of software for developing, managing, and optimizing organizational skills and talent, and LearnWright, a provider of multimedia training courses for the regulated pharmaceutical, blood-products, and biopharmaceutical industries, has announced a strategic partnership to develop PharmaTrain, a fully "validated" training solution for regulated companies.

Posted May 20, 2005

Ovid Technologies, provider of electronic medical, scientific, and academic research information solutions, has announced its next generation federated search solution, SearchSolver. Ovid SearchSolver is a federated search and resource discovery tool intended to allow organizations to simplify access to online information.

Posted May 13, 2005

Dialog, a Thomson business and provider of online-based information services and integrated information solutions, has partnered with InfoChem GmbH, a global market leader in chemical structure and reaction handling and retrieval, to provide users of its Dialog online service with chemical structure searching of more than 10 million chemical compounds.

Posted May 10, 2005

Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced the launch of a new program to digitize back issues of all its journal holdings, dating back to the 1800s, on Wiley InterScience, its online publishing platform. Wiley's digitization of legacy content is an ongoing project designed to improve the research pathway and ensure content discovery is as seamless and time efficient as possible.

Posted May 10, 2005

Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, has launched publication. Accessible at, the ejournal is intended to provide a platform for the dissemination of new practices and for dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability.

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced the launch of the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection and AntiBase 2005 and AmicBase 2005, two new database products designed for researchers and scientists.

Posted Apr 22, 2005

JSTOR has announced a new Biological Sciences Collection that will contain the complete back-runs of at least 100 scholarly journals in the field. The collection will introduce titles in academic areas that are new to the JSTOR archive, such as cell biology and zoology, and will offer greater depth in fields now offered through the existing Ecology & Botany Collection.

Posted Apr 19, 2005

Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and social sciences information solutions, has announced the exclusive availability of the Social Policy and Practice bibliographic database on the SilverPlatter platform.

Posted Apr 12, 2005

XyEnterprise, a developer of XML content management and enterprise publishing software, has announced that its XML Professional Publisher (XPP) publishing software now integrates with Design Science's standards-based MathFlow Editor. XPP is an XML-based publishing system used to produce scientific, technical, and medical journals, as well as many other types of print and electronic publications.

Posted Apr 08, 2005 now offers a free “Alert” service, created by Deep Web Technologies (DWT), that sends alerts to patron’s email each week based on their area of interest in science., a collaboration of the U.S. Department of Energy and 11 other federal agencies, is intended to ease the process of accessing federal science information by offering the public a one stop search page that crawls government R&D results, government information resources, and databases on scientific topics.

Posted Mar 25, 2005

Elsevier has announced xqDoc, an open source cross-referencing tool for XQuery applications, and recognizes Darin McBeath, an Elsevier employee in the company's Advanced Technology Group, as the developer of the code. The tool is now freely available to the open source community.

Posted Mar 25, 2005

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that the American Chemical Society (ACS) has signed a multi-year contract extension for printing and related services. The ACS, a society publisher of scientific content, has relied on Cadmus for the printing and distribution of its 32 scholarly journals for many years.

Posted Mar 22, 2005

Thomson Scientific, a business of The Thomson Corporation, has announced that ISI Web of Knowledge now offers links to the HighWire Press free archive, a repository of full-text life science articles

Posted Mar 18, 2005

ebrary, an information services and technology provider, has announced that several new collections specifically for government and military libraries are now available through the ebrary Dynamic Content Platform (DCP). The new collections include Business, Management & Leadership, Computers, Technology & Engineering, International Relations & Military Affairs, Government Affairs, and Science & Environmental Studies. Additionally, ebrary has announced that it is seeking pilot customers for its new, server-based technology, which will ship in Q3 2005.

Posted Mar 15, 2005

Infotrieve, Inc. has announced plans to launch its new Web-based search and discovery research environment, the Life Science Research Center (LSRC), later this month. The LSRC is designed to simplify scientists’ daily workflow by providing a robust user interface to search diverse types of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information and to identify relationships across traditionally disparate sources of content.

Posted Mar 08, 2005

Swets Information Services has launched a new version of SwetsWise Title Bank, a customized gateway for library resources that is part of Swets ejournals management drive. The SwetsWise Title Bank has undergone global beta testing conducted by members of Swets International Customer Advisory Board and other Swets customers.

Posted Feb 25, 2005

Thomson Scientific & Healthcare, a part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced a solution to meet the Structured Product Labeling (SPL) challenge. Thomson expects to enable pharmaceutical companies to submit labeling and immediately go to market with labeling in the impending FDA-required format.

Posted Feb 15, 2005

Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and academic information research solutions, has announced its new statistical reporting tool, Ovid Stats, for the Ovid Web Gateway interface. Ovid Stats will provide administrators with a reporting tool that allows for usage monitoring of their Ovid databases, books, and journals.

Posted Feb 04, 2005

The Thomson Corporation has announced additional content for Thomson Scientific's ISI Web of Knowledge and a linking agreement between Thomson Scientific and the American Chemical Society.

Posted Jan 25, 2005

Copyright Clearance Center, a provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, has announced a number of new clients.

Posted Jan 21, 2005

Information Handling Services Inc. (IHS) and Citation Publishing, Inc. have announced the immediate availability of the ESH (Environmental, Safety & Health) Management Solution.

Posted Jan 14, 2005