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Facet Publishing have announced the release of Maxwell's Handbook for RDA:
Explaining and Illustrating RDA: Resource Description and Access Using MARC21
In this clear and comprehensive resource, cataloguing expert Robert L. Maxwell, author of Maxwell’s Handbook for AACR2 brings his trademark practical commentary to bear on the new, unified cataloguing standard. From books to electronic materials to music and beyond, Maxwell:
• Explains the conceptual grounding of RDA, including FRBR and FRAD
• Addresses the nuances of how cataloguing will, and won’t, change in the MARC21 environment
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) –29 January 2014
Brill has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). The association promotes and supports scholarly publishers that offer reputable open access publications and reliable open access publishing services. View Brill’s membership profile page, here: www.oaspa.org/member-record-brill
Brill open access publications are made available through Brill Open on the Brill Online Books and Journals platform in all areas Brill publishes in: Humanities, Social Sciences, International and Human Rights Law and Biology.
The Code4Lib Journal editors are pleased to bring you this latest issue. You can find it at http://journal.code4lib.org/issues/issues/issue23; titles and abstracts below.
Brill first to sign French national license with the ISTEX Project
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 20 January 2013
Brill is the first to sign an agreement with the French national licensing project ISTEX, making key academic electronic resources available to the French research community.
For Immediate Release
(Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing (EDGE) is pleased to announce that they are the new sponsor of Lightspeed magazine edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams.
"We are excited about sponsoring Lightspeed," says EDGE publisher Brian Hades. "John challenges his writers to push the genre envelope by creating highly thought provoking fiction: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales. No subject is off-limit."
New Open Access Resource Center Launched by Copyright Clearance Center in Partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Two Organizations Come Together to Help the Publishing Community Stay on
Top of Latest Open Access News and Trends
Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, has launched an Open Access Resource Center in partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP).
More than 1,700 are registered for author Lisa Poelle's Jan. 22 webinar, "Take the Sting out of Biting- The Administrator’s Role in Stopping Biting Before it Starts," being offered by Early Childhood Investigations.
Poelle's "The Biting Solution: The Expert's No-Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Educators" (Parenting Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1-936903-07-8, $13.95), was the subject of much praise in the May issue of Library Journal, which wrote:
Facet Publishing have announced the release of Exploring Digital Libraries, a landmark textbook for LIS students, educators and practising information professionals throughout the world.
Facet Publishing have announced the release of five new titles, Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory into Practice, Delivering Research Data Management Services, Marketing with Social Media, Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals, and Records Management and Information Culture.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 17 December 2013
Brill and Semantico are proud to announce BrillOnline Primary Sources – Brill’s new online platform for primary sources.
Brill and Semantico are proud to announce the launch of BrillOnline Primary Sources. This new platform consists of thematic collections of unique materials such as rare books and documents from around the world. These essential research tools in the area of humanities and social sciences are an integrated part of Brill’s product portfolio.