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Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 9 April 2014
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has launched the prestigious reference work Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Online.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 7 April 2014
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has finalized an agreement with KNNV Publishing (Zeist, The Netherlands) to distribute their English-language publications, effective immediately.
Santa Monica College Library partners with Backstage to preserve and provide access to eight decades of history
BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4, 2014 – Santa Monica College Library and Backstage Library Works have joined forces to microfilm and digitize more than 14,000 pages of the college’s student newspaper. The digital images will be hosted by the California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC), an online, text-searchable repository of digitized California newspapers that includes political, business and social history from 1846 to the present. Santa Monica will be the first community college to participate in this historic project.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 26 March 2014
Brill’s Journal of Early American History is now included in SCOPUS. The reviewers commented: “This journal covers a significant research area, has an excellent editorial policy and is well organized and well cited.”
With this addition, 60% of Brill’s journals have now been selected for coverage in SCOPUS. SCOPUS is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research. Visit www.elsevier.com/online-tools/scopus for more information.
American Society for Indexing Appoints New Book Series Editor ASI Immediate Past-President Pilar Wyman to Helm ASI Books, an Expanding Program of How-To Guides and Handbooks for the Professional Indexing, Abstracting, and Taxonomy Communities
Tempe, AZ—March 24, 2014. The American Society for Indexing (ASI) has announced the appointment of Pilar Wyman, the immediate Past‐President of ASI, as editor of the association’s professional book series effective May 1, 2014. Long‐time series editor Enid L. Zafran will consign the role to Wyman during a ceremony at the start of the annual ASI conference being held this year in Charleston, SC.
Buying and Selling Information: New Book by an Information Industry Veteran Offers Win–Win Guidance for Librarians Who Buy Expensive Databases and the Vendor Reps Who Sell Them
March 24, 2014, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Michael L. “Mike” Gruenberg’s Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success.
Authors announced for the latest volume of prestigious Canadian speculative fiction anthology series.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Tesseracts 18: Wrestling with Gods" edited by Liana K and Jerome Stueart
Faith in Science Fiction and Fantasy Anthology
ISBN: 978-1-77053-068-3 (Trade Paperback 5.5" X 8.5")
E-BOOK: e-ISBN: 978-1-77053-069-0 To be released April, 2015
Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is pleased to announce the names of the contributing authors for the forthcoming edition of the prestigious Tesseract series.
University and research libraries in developing countries are to benefit from collaboration between JournalTOCs and INASP. Access to JournalTOCs Premium will be provided free for eligible INASP partner consortia for 17 months from 1st April 2014, and will enable participating libraries to develop and manage effective scholarly journal current awareness services for their researchers.
PROVO, Utah, February 28, 2014 – Results from recently completed on-site library projects show Backstage Library Works leading the way in domestic and international library support services. In just twelve months, Backstage has completed Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) labeling projects across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, tagging nearly 3 million items in 37 branch locations.
In addition to their RFID conversion services, Backstage offers complete on-site solutions that include reclassification, retrospective conversion, deselection, inventory, high-density storage, digitization and microfilming.