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Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm focused exclusively on the Information Content (IC) Industry, has released new details in the serials crisis currently pitting libraries and academic institutions against the publishers that serve them in the scientific, technical & medical (STM) information sector.

Posted Feb 10, 2004

The UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and Elsevier, part of the Reed Elsevier Group, announced the conclusion of a new agreement as part of NESLi2, the national electronic journals initiative for the higher education and research communities in the United Kingdom.

Posted Jan 20, 2004

Elsevier has announced a five-year agreement with the California Digital Library (CDL), after several months of intense negotiations.

Posted Jan 13, 2004

STN International, a provider of sci-tech online databases has enhanced its software for professional database searches.

Posted Dec 23, 2003

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Division of Geochemistry have announced that AIP will become the publisher of record for Geochemical Transactions.

Posted Dec 05, 2003

Journals published by the IEEE will soon join the Virtual Journals in Science and Technology (VJ), sponsored by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Physical Society (APS), the three societies have announced.

Posted Dec 05, 2003

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has announced the latest version of STN Express.

Posted Dec 05, 2003

FIZ Karlsruhe, European service center of STN International, provider of sci-tech online databases has announced several new patent databases.

Posted Dec 02, 2003

Elsevier, a multiple media publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, has signed a declaration of compliance of the usage reports of its product ScienceDirect, with the international COUNTER Code of Practice (Release 1) which governs the recording and exchange of online usage data and primarily focuses on journals and databases.

Posted Oct 28, 2003

Until recently, the publishing models in science, technology, and medicine—the STM market—have been twofold. You published your research results either in a journal sponsored by a professional association or in one produced by a for-profit company. Enter the Public Library of Science (PLoS).

Posted Oct 10, 2003

HP, Microsoft, and select software vendors have partnered to develop technology solutions that are designed to give physicians, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals quick and easy access to the applications they need and use most.

Posted Sep 23, 2003

Thomas Technology Solutions, Inc. (ThomasTech), a software and systems integrator, has completed production of Elsevier's Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists, 35th Edition, as well as a searchable CD-ROM version of the 12,000-page directory.

Posted Sep 16, 2003

If you work with STM publishing, sooner or later you’ll need to produce mathematical expressions, which seems simple until you try to bridge the gap between authors and production.

Posted Sep 16, 2003

Perhaps no group of workers needs quicker access to accurate, current information than medical professionals. So it comes as little surprise that the medical community has been among the early adopters of mobile content.

Posted Sep 10, 2003

Ovid Technologies, a provider of content, tools, and services, has announced a new medical information research solution accessible through the Research and Reference Pane within the 2003 versions of Microsoft Office applications.

Posted Sep 05, 2003

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has released the SciFinder 2004 Edition including enhancements that are integrated with CAS' weekly updated reaction database.

Posted Aug 26, 2003

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has launched a new service, Science IP, designed to meet the needs of information professionals, attorneys, and others in the patenting and research and development communities who do not have the time, staff, or expertise to meet their current scientific information retrieval needs.

Posted Aug 12, 2003

Infotrieve has appointed nine university librarians to its newly created U.S. Academic Advisory Board.

Posted Aug 01, 2003

Dialog, a Thomson business and a provider of online-based information services and integrated information solutions, has expanded the number of e-journals that can be linked to from Dialog-retrieved abstracts and citations.

Posted Jul 18, 2003

Germany has launched, where 37 front-line German libraries, research centres and academic information providers have established an interdisciplinary Internet portal to make scientific literature and scientific information accessible online to the public.

Posted Jul 15, 2003

QUMAS, provider of enterprise compliance management solutions for the life sciences industry, has launched its newest product, QUMAS Visa, designed to help pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology corporations comply with the latest international regulations.

Posted Jun 20, 2003

ClearForest has announced that Elsevier, a publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, has selected ClearResearch and ClearLab from ClearForest to create new derivative content products for specialty research markets and to enhance overall online search and analytic capabilities for Elsevier customers.

Posted Jun 17, 2003

Knovel Corporation, a Web-based reference service that provides interactivity to scientific and technical information for engineers, scientists, and students online, has released thirty-five new references now available online.

Posted Jun 17, 2003

Nstein Technologies Inc., a provider of structured content management solutions, has signed a partnership agreement with BIOSIS, a life sciences abstracting and indexing service.

Posted May 27, 2003