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ProQuest Digitizes British Magazines

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2015-01-20 18:10
From ProQuest : ProQuest is improving outcomes for researchers of British politics, news, culture and society by boosting the availability of digital primary sources from the first half of the 20 th century. Its new British Periodicals Collection III digitizes the archives of the most important magazines of the period – all [...]
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National Agricultural Library Unveils Search Engine for USDA Research

ResourceShelf - Mon, 2015-01-19 14:21
From USDA Agricultural Research Service : PubAg, which can be found at PubAg.nal.usda.gov , is a new portal for literature searches and full-text access of more than 40,000 scientific journal articles by USDA researchers, mostly from 1997 to 2014. New articles by USDA researchers will be added almost daily, and older articles [...]
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Credo Adds New Titles and Videos to Academic Core Collection

ResourceShelf - Mon, 2015-01-19 14:19
From Credo : The new titles come from notable publishers such as Harvard University Press, National Geographic Society, SAGE, and others, as well as videos from the MacNeil/Lehrer PBS Newshour . New titles include: Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia , a Choice OAT selection, published by Routledge Encyclopedia [...]
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arXiv Celebrates One Million Submissions

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2015-01-15 20:15
From Cornell University Library : Now, more than two decades later, arXiv is a driving force in scientific communication. It draws in thousands of researchers every day, operating with a permanent staff and a $1M budget. As an open-access service, it allows scientists — from diverse disciplines encompassing physics, mathematics, statistics, computer [...]
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Elsevier Introduces Virtual Journal, Atlas

ResourceShelf - Sun, 2015-01-11 15:54
From Elsevier : Published as a virtual journal, Atlas selects already published research on topics that hold high societal relevance or address global issues, and summarizes and presents the science in a lay-friendly, story format to reach an as wide as possible global audience. Atlas showcases research that can (or [...]
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Elsevier Launches Multi-Discipline Open Access Journal

ResourceShelf - Sun, 2015-01-11 11:58
From Elsevier : Elsevier has announced it is developing a new open access journal covering all disciplines. The journal will be developed in close cooperation with researchers, enabling continuous improvement in line with their needs and feedback. The official launch is planned in 2015.The new journal will be as much technology-driven [...]
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ProQuest Launches New UKI Edition of Academic Complete

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2015-01-08 19:30
From ProQuest : ProQuest® ebooks company ebrary® has created a brand new version of their award winning Academic Complete™ subscription collection designed specifically for UK and Irish students, faculty and researchers with over 4,000 unique, region specific titles. Recognizing the importance of providing key content to this region, this new edition [...]
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Elsevier and ISTE Press Announce Publishing Alliance

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:41
From Elsevier : "Our alliance with ISTE Press is an exciting opportunity for us to give researchers more content in some key areas like energy and food science," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology Books, Elsevier. "It also brings to the market high-quality French scientific content that is closely aligned [...]
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DPLA Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:38
From Digital Public Library of America : 2014 was a year in which we juggled so much: many new hubs, partners, and content, lining up additional future contributors , and beginning to restructure our technology behind the scenes to prepare for an even more expansive collection and network. Beginning this year, [...]
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