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Brill Becomes ORCID Member

Feb
02

Leiden (NL) / Boston (US) / Paderborn (GER) / Singapore (SG) – 2 February 2017

Academic publisher Brill is proud to announce that they are now an ORCID member.

Effective 1 January 2017, Brill has become a member of ORCID. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an independent, non-profit initiative whereby researchers are assigned a unique ORCID iD that can be used to link all of their publications, affiliations, name variations, and other relevant information to their ORCID record.

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Annals of Internal Medicine launches redesigned website

Jan
30

PHILADELPHIA, January 24, 2017 -- Annals of Internal Medicine, the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians (ACP), has launched a newly redesigned website at Annals.org. Annals collaborated with platform vendor Silverchair to create a faster and more efficient user experience for busy health care professionals, researchers, authors, and educators. A brief tour of new site features is available at http://annals.org/aim/pages/readers.

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LibLime, a division of PTFS, to exhibit at 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits

Jan
17

North Bethesda, MD, January 18, 2017 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be participating in the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits. The conference exhibit hall will be open January 20 to January 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. All conference attendees are encouraged to visit LibLime at booth #748 to see a sneak preview of our new stand alone Discovery Layer.

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OCLC agrees to acquire Relais International to provide library consortia more options for resource sharing

Jan
17

DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC has agreed to acquire Relais International, a leading interlibrary loan solution provider based in Ottawa, Canada, to significantly increase resource sharing options and capabilities for both Relais customers and OCLC member libraries and groups worldwide.

Relais has been working with libraries for more than 20 years to provide solutions for the full range of interlibrary loan and consortial resource sharing services. All Relais staff members will join the OCLC staff.

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OCLC introduces ‘Tipasa’ interlibrary loan management system

Jan
17

DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC introduces Tipasa™, the first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries. The new Tipasa system is built on the OCLC WorldShare technology platform and takes advantage of the world’s largest resource sharing network.

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Practical guidance for any librarian learning to deal with data

Jan
12

Facet Publishing have announced the release of The Data Librarian’s Handbook by Robin Rice and John Southall.

This new book, written by two data librarians with over 30 years’ experience, unpicks the everyday role of the data librarian and offers practical guidance on how to collect, curate and crunch data for economic, social and scientific purposes.

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EBSCO Information Services Wins Bronze in Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

Jan
10

~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ and Leadership & Management Learning Center™ Win Award in Best Advance in Performance Support Technology ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 10, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has been awarded Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology. EBSCO won the coveted award due to the effective combination of its powerful search platform, EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and its robust organizational learning solution, Leadership & Management Learning Center™ (LMLC).

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