Magazine article Computers in Libraries

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Magazine article Computers in Libraries

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Words of Wisdom

This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.'

-Bill Gates

Scientific Publisher Adds to OA Program

Thieme added Ultrasound International Open (UlO) to its open access (OA) program. This OA journal will publish four times a year. Covering interdisciplinary ultrasound in medicine and biology, its website gives authors an overview of the OApublishing options it offers. All articles published in OA journals are available via Thieme E-Journals.

EBSCO Expands OpenAthens Partnership

EBSCO Information Services expanded its collaboration with OpenAthens to make a single access solution for organizations to use. The agreement combines OpenAthens with EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) and Full-Text Finder (FTF), creating a portal to discover all library resources, as well as an authentication system, which allows access across most content providers. It works with content providers that authenticate via OpenAthens, Shibboleth, IP address, or username/password.

Wiley Integrates a ReadCube Platform

Wiley teamed with ReadCube, making its checkout technology platformwide across all Wiley journals. Articles purchased through ReadCube Checkout can also be viewed as ReadCube Enhanced PDFs. Features include annotation tools, hyperlinked citations, simultaneous download of supplemental data and figures, and links to subsequent citations and online discussions of the article. ReadCube Checkout offers journal readers on Wiley Online Library more access format choices.

Macmillan's Venturing Into OA

Palgrave Macmillan published its first open access (OA) Pivot title. Articles are published within 12 weeks of acceptance, following peer review. Funded by the University of Bergen's Publication Fund for Open Access, it is available to download for free. Print-on-demand copies are also available. …

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