News & Announcements 09/30/11

Maney Publishing Re-Launches Two Key Health Science Titles

Maney Publishing is pleased to announce the relaunch of two key titles. From 2012 Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology will become Pathogens and Global Health and Annals of Tropical Paediatrics will relaunch as Paediatrics and International Child Health. For more information or to view full press release online: http://maney.co.uk/index.php/press_300911

Call for Participation: Standards Development for E-Book Annotation Sharing and Social Reading

The National Information Standards Organization and the Internet Archive are hosting two meetings on the topic of Standards Development for E-Book Annotation Sharing and Social Reading with the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. These meetings will be held in conjunction with theFrankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, and the Books In Browsers Meeting in San Francisco. Both meetings will be held in October 2011 on the 10th and 26th respectively. For more information see: http://www.niso.org/topics/ccm/e-book_annotation/

Springer Grants Haitian Students and Researchers Free Access to Online Platform 

 Bibliothèques sans Frontières sets up digital library supported by international publishers. As Haiti continues to rebuild in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, Springer Science+Business Media is granting 15,000 students and researchers in the devastated country access to its online platform SpringerLink.  For more information and to view full press release visit:  http://www.springer.com/about+springer/media/pressreleases?SGWID=0-11002-6-1262521-0

JoVE Grants Developing Countries Access to Experimental Videos

In an effort to address information inequality around the world, the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) will now be offering free subscriptions through the HINARI initiative to developing countries in South America, Asia and Africa.  For more information or to view full press release online, see:  http://www.jove.com/press_release.php

Gale Launches Gale Business Insights™: Global

Innovative Online International Business Resource Helps Students Transform Information into Insight. Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today released Gale Business Insights™: Global, a new international online business resource designed to empower students to progress quickly from basic research to higher levels of understanding.  For more information or to view full press release visit:  http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/gale-launches-gale-business-insights-global-130702938.html

Political Science Complete Selected as 2011 Outstanding Title from CHOICE magazine

Political Science Complete (PSC) offers full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.

NISO Two-Part October Webinar: Managing Data for Scholarly Communicat​ions

For more information and to register, visit the event webpages:
Part 1: Supplemental Data:
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2011/nisowebinars/materials/
Part 2: Technical Management:
http://www.niso.org/news/events/2011/nisowebinars/management/

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