A couple articles about three FEDLINK vendors and their new offerings.

Jim Oliver

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Global Grid for Learning Gets Open and Flexible
Global Grid for Learning has built an impressive resource bank and is now rolling the service out through its reseller partners, with several announcements to be made at the upcoming BETT exhibition.
B2B E & T

OverDrive apps for iPhone and Android now support direct eBook downloads
OverDrive, a US-based distributor of e-books, audiobooks and digital content, has released apps for iPhone and Android that enable users to download library eBooks and audiobooks directly to their devices for the first time.
T & C

NPG introduces flexible access options for journal content
Nature Publishing Group has introduced what it claims is affordable content access options for readers including a 24-hour “view only” access to a number of Nature journals via the DeepDyve platform.

Taylor & Francis and Chinese Institute of Engineers announce publishing partnership
Publisher Taylor & Francis, UK, has announced a new publishing partnership with the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE). Under the deal, Taylor & Francis will publish the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers from 2011.

Publishers partner with Ex Libris for discoverability of content via Primo Central Index
Library automation solutions provider Ex Libris Group, Israel, has announced that many additional information providers have recently joined the large group of publishers whose content is indexed in the Primo Central Index of scholarly materials.

Author Solutions to distribute new titles via Google eBooks
Publishing technologies and services provider Author Solutions, Inc. has announced that Google will distribute all new titles from ASI imprints AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris, as well as titles from ASI partnership brands Balboa Press and WestBow Press, through the newly-launched Google eBooks.

Amazon to unveil free Kindle apps for Android and Windows LCD tablet computers
Online books retailer, Inc., US, has announced that Kindle apps will also be tailored specifically for Android- and Windows-based LCD tablets to enable customers to access the Kindle Store and its selection of books.
T & C

Zoopla Buying
Zoopla, which last month raised £3.25 million funding and debt, is again buying itself a bigger shot in the ongoing online property classifieds war.
T & C

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