Some  articles about three FEDLINK vendors:

EBSCO Publishing  (EH) ; ebrary (EY) and Nature Publishing Group (NG)

Have a great day.

Jim Oliver


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Information Industry Headlines :: 26-Jan-11


Class on Demand Partners With Pearson to Expand Online IT Training Catalog
Class on Demand is pleased to announce its new partnership with Pearson. The agreement calls for a wide range of Pearson's professional training courses -- spanning IT, programming, certification and software development -- to be made available for purchase and instant streaming through the Class on Demand Online Learning Platform.
E & T

Synovate Opens Swiss Office
Synovate has opened an office in Geneva, Switzerland to house a team of twelve. They include existing sales and account management staff based in the city, as well as staff who have relocated from the firm’s offices in France and the Netherlands.

Kantar Partners to Study Indian Trends
Kantar-owned global trend research consultancy The Futures Company (TFC) has partnered with sister firm TNS to serve multinational and local clients in India.

Fernando Abril-Martorell Appointed Deputy CEO and CFO of PRISA
PRISA announced that its CEO has appointed Fernando Abril-Martorell as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Group, starting 1 April, 2011.

News Corp Going Mobile With Coupons in Anticipation of Market Growth
Anyone who has ever bought a Sunday paper knows that the ads comprise a majority of the paper and sometimes it seems like there are more ads than actual content.

Journal Sues to Open Up Medicare Database
The publisher of The Wall Street Journal filed suit to overturn a decades-long court order barring public access to a confidential Medicare database that it says is essential to rooting out fraud and abuse in the government health-care program.

Would You Pay a Monthly Fee for Ad-Free News?
Ongo, the Cupertino-based startup backed by the parent companies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today, launched its ad-free, subscription-based news service to the public.

American Society of Nephrology partners with Sheridan Press to create mobile edition of ASN Kidney News
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recently launched a mobile edition of Kidney News through the Apple Store. The society contracted The Sheridan Press, a Sheridan Group company, to create the edition and manage the upload through Apple.

Nature Publications Group Releases iPad App
Nature Publishing Group unveiled the Reader for iPad. Users of the iPad app can view all news content from Nature and article abstracts from Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Physics, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Communications free of charge.

Mozilla, Google launch anti-tracking browser tools
Mozilla and Google said that they will provide options in their respective Firefox and Chrome Web browsers to block the tracking of consumers' online behavior.

Google Plans 1,000-Person Hiring Spree In Europe
Anyone concerned that Google's growth will slow under Larry Page can probably at least put aside those fears with respect to the company's headcount.  Outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt announced today that Google intends to hire 1,000 people in Europe alone.

ebrary Adds Popular Fiction E-books to Public Library Complete
In response to requests from the public library community, ebrary announced that it has added popular fiction e-books to Public Library Complete.

Yahoo! Cuts 1 Percent of Staff Ahead of Earnings
In a negative prelude to its fourth quarter earnings report due later on Tuesday, Yahoo! confirmed it is cutting 1 percent of its global staff, or about 140 employees.

World Politics Review Now Available from EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing has released World Politics Review, a new full-text database on EBSCOhost providing extensive coverage of international politics and foreign affairs. World Politics Review is updated daily and provides in-depth background material on global issues that are not deeply covered by mainstream media sources.

Beyond Re-Purposed Tablet Content: American Media Shapes a Future
We know what a special section is. Now think what a tablet section could yield in targeted advertiser, and even reader, revenue.
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American Media, Inc.
American Society of Nephrology
Apple, Inc.
EBSCO Publishing
Google, Inc.
Mozilla Foundation
Nature Publishing Group
News Corporation, Ltd
Ongo, Inc.
Pearson plc
Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. (PRISA)
TNS Global
The Sheridan Press
Wall Street Journal Online
Yahoo! Inc.
ebrary, Inc

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