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Brill completes acquisition of Ferdinand Schöningh / Wilhelm Fink and appoints Managing Director

Dec
20

Leiden, 20 December 2016

Following an earlier announcement Brill, the international scholarly publisher, today has completed the acquisition of Ferdinand Schöningh and Wilhelm Fink, including the imprint Konstanz University Press.

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Brill announces the Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

Dec
15

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 15 December 2016

To encourage and support early-career scholars seeking to publish in leading academic journals, Brill is awarding an annual prize for an outstanding article in the field of Middle East and Islamic Studies.

Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

Brill is very happy to announce that the winner of the 2016 Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize is Fatma Öncel, PhD candidate at Boğaziçi University, Turkey.

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Brill launches the Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics

Dec
12

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 12 December 2016

International scholarly publisher Brill has launched the Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics.

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Amigos eShelf Service Partners with eBooksAreForever

Nov
03

Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce its partnership with eBooksAreForever (EAF), San Antonio, TX. This partnership allows the subscribers of Amigos eShelf Service, an e-book distribution platform, access to the comprehensive catalog of independent e-book titles offered by EAF.

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Backstage completes extensive on-site digitization and transmissive digitization projects for Library of Congress

Oct
19

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
Phone: 801.356.1852
[email protected] | www.bslw.com


BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 19, 2016 – Backstage Library Works recently completed a pair of scanning projects for the Library of Congress. Over the course of 18 months, they digitized 808,000 archival documents and bound book images on-site at the Library, plus 236,500 transmissive images at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Digitizing rare and fragile collections on location at libraries provides curators an alternative to the extra handling involved with shipping.

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Brill Brings Hiersemann‘s Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens Online

Oct
14

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 14 October 2016

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, acquires the electronic distribution rights to Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens, second edition (LGB²) from Hiersemann Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany), and further expands its portfolio in Book History and of major reference works in the German language.

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Majority of Brill’s Book Series Now Included in Scopus

Oct
10

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 10 October 2016

The international scholarly publisher Brill has 280+ of its book series included in Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus covers abstracts and citations of more than 64 million items from over 5,000 different publishers. This large number of scientific journals, books and conference proceedings delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output and helps academics, governments and corporates with their research activities.

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LYRASIS Announces Partnership with CCAHA

Sep
13

LYRASIS Announces Partnership with CCAHA
September 13, 2016 - Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA-The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), a nonprofit paper conservation facility, and LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, are proud to announce a partnership.

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Celebrating 45 years of WorldCat

Aug
26

DUBLIN, Ohio, August 26, 2016—Today is the 45th anniversary of the launch of WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections.

On August 26, 1971, the OCLC Online Union Catalog (now known as WorldCat) began operation. From a single terminal, catalogers at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, were able to catalog 133 books online that day. Today, WorldCat comprises more than 380 million records representing more than 2.4 billion titles in libraries worldwide.

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