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* HighWire Press collaborated with ImpactStory, a researcher-led nonprofit organization, to aggregate article-level metrics. The resulting data explores the number of times an article is accessed or mentioned in editorials, news articles, tweets, and blogs, as well as the number of times it is bookmarked, saved in favorites, and recommended using sources such as CrossRef, Mendeley, and PubMed. Source: HighWire Press (

* Columbia University received the 2013 National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) grant and launched a new website: America's Russian-Speaking Immigrants and Refugees: Twentieth Century Migration and Memory. The NEH

Summer Institute for College & University Teachers will cover the four distinct waves of Russian-speaking immigrants to America at its conference in June. Source: Columbia University Libraries (http://library

* M-Files, Inc. and DATANET partnered to co-brand a version of M-Files for its civic government clients. The partnership will create an ECM-targeted solution for civic customers that is designed to reduce file redundancy, maximize information reuse, and prevent data loss. Source: M-Files, Inc. (

* Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and Europeana produced a joint virtual migration exhibition called Leaving Europe: A New Life in America. The DPLA and Europeana share the mission of making library, archive, and museum content freely available to the public. This inaugural collaboration provides a chronicle of European emigration to the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. Source: Digital Public Library of America (

* Springer Science + Business Media published Computational & Applied Mathematics, a publication of the Brazilian Society of Computational and Applied Mathematics. Since 1981, this triannual journal has published original research in physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, statistics, social sciences, and economy, and it will now be available electronically and in print. In other news, Springer collaborated with the Italian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology in a 5-year publishing deal to produce the Journal of Ultrasound beginning this year. All articles are published in English while abstracts are available in both English and Italian. Source: Springer Science+Business Media (

* EBSCO Publishing released INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications academic videos on EBSCOJiosf, giving users access to core curriculum video collections from anatomy and algebra to oceanography and sociology. All videos are aligned to core course syllabi, are closed captioned, and include metadata. Source: EBSCO Publishing (www

* John Wiley & Sons, Inc., The American Physiological Society, and The Physiological Society partnered on Physiological Reports, a new open access journal. The journal will feature peerreviewed research across all areas of basic, translational, and clinical physiology and allied disciplines for physiologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians. Launching soon, the journal publishes under a Creative Commons Attributions (CC BY) license and will be available on Wiley Online Library and PubMed Central. Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (

* is back. The global crowdsourcing movement to negotiate and pay the legal rightsholder of an ebook fair compensation in return for releasing that ebook freely to the world is back after Amazon pulled its funding source. Pledges are taken until the target sum is reached; only then are the pledges collected and the ebook is unglued. …

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