February 21, 2013 | Volume 4, Number 5

Open Access Watch: Death of Hacktivist

Federal authorities face widespread criticism for their sweeping indictment of Internet hacktivist Aaron Swartz, after the former Harvard fellow and developer of RSS committed suicide ...

Publishers Get Litigious Over Blogged Critiques

The Canadian Center for Science and Education (Toronto) is up in arms and threatening to sue a librarian who included some of the organization’s journal titles on his blogged list of ...

Financial News & Research Services Grew 4.8% in H1 2012

The first six months of 2012 yielded a stable performance from leading financial news and research providers — the top ten providers tracked by PCR publisher Simba Information grew ...

Survey: Most U.K. Libraries Saw Budgets Cut

A recent survey of libraries’ special collections practices released by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and Research and Research Libraries U.K. (RULK) found 58% of ...

World Economy Poised for Growth

The outlook for economic growth is gradually improving in most parts of the world, led by evidence of a more sustainable recovery in the U.S., writes the Economist in its most recent ...

AIP Form Publishing Subsidiary

The American Institute of Physics (College Park, Md.) this month formed a subsidiary, AIP Publishing L.L.C., dedicated to scholarly publishing activities in the physical and related ...

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