GOBI Library Solutions now supports e-books on the Cairn.info platform, making more than 13,000 DRM-free title-by-title social sciences and humanities French eBooks available through GOBI. All titles on the Cairn.info platform offer DRM-free, unlimited simultaneous user access and are available worldwide.
This new Recommended Practice establishes guidelines for metadata for video and audio assets including administrative metadata, semantic metadata, technical metadata, rights metadata and accessibility metadata.
The Company of Biologists, a leading not-for-profit publisher, is now providing full-text articles for distribution to UK institutional repositories using Jisc’s Publications Router service.
Portico announced more than 1,000 participating publishers who, along with more than 1,000 participating libraries, allow them to meet their mission of ensuring that scholarly content remains usable, authentic, discoverable, and accessible. Such broad community support and collaboration allows us to provide long-term digital preservation in a cost-effective and sustainable way.
Index to Current Urban Documents contains more than 5 million pages of reports and research statistics published since 1972 by local government agencies, civic organizations, research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in hundreds of major North American cities.
AIP Publishing has announced the expansion of its partnership with the CLOCKSS digital archive to start preserving its wide library of digital books. The agreement builds upon AIP Publishing’s existing partnership through which the publisher’s array of journals are digitally preserved.
OCLC has completed a project, funded in part by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, to develop a shared entity management infrastructure that supports linked data initiatives in the library community. As a result of this effort, OCLC has released millions of authoritative WorldCat Entities through a publicly searchable website and will continue to partner with libraries to develop the tools needed to fully incorporate linked data into library workflows and improve resource discovery through connections.
Published on 19 May, a collection created by Wiley Digital Archives in partnership with Jisc and the British Science Association, has accumulated more than 930,000 pages of scientific archive material.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) has made a group commitment to support the new Reveal Digital publishing program Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movements. All 15 member libraries are participating in this agreement, which totals more than $500,000.
These are generally published in the first quarter of each year, slightly delayed this year to enable CrossRef to make critical new metadata fields available, including resource URLs and titles with markup.