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eBooks: International Publisher Alliance Shuts Down Piracy Sites

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From an Article By Katie Allen on The Bookseller: “An international alliance of publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier and Pearson Education Ltd, has served successful cease-and-desist orders on a piracy operation with an estimated turnover of £7m. Much more from Publishers Weekly and direct from the Associaiton of American Publishers Publishers and others still […]

New Mobile Audience Statistics Released in Latest Edition JiWire Quarterly Report

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Some Key Findings via JiWire News Release: JiWire today announced its latest Mobile Audience Insights Report, which examines connected-device adoption, location and mobile-shopping trends and public Wi-Fi trends. JiWire’s report discovered that 80 percent of the on-the-go audience prefers locally relevant advertising and 75 percent are more likely to take an action after seeing a […]

Original Content: University of California and YouTube Partnering to Launch UCTV Prime

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From a UC News Release: On March 1, University of California Television (UCTV) will launch a new YouTube original channel, UCTV Prime, the first university-run channel to be included among YouTube’s new production partnerships with recognizable brands like the Wall Street Journal, Madonna and TED. Each week, UCTV Prime will debut 15 minutes of fresh […]

Reference: Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2012

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From an Economist Intelligence Unit Announcement: According to the latest Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, London sits among the twenty most expensive cities in the world. Manchester, the other UK city in the report, lies in 53rd place in the ranking of over 130 cities. Even though inflation levels […]

Canada’s Advertising History No Longer Collecting Dust, Large Archive of Material Heading to McMaster University

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From CTV: There is a corner of Terry O’Reilly’s office that smells like a basement. The culprit is a bag full of cassette tapes, sent to him after he asked a former creative director if he had archived any of his old radio commercials. “You know that smell? That’s the state of our advertising archives […]

Electronic Resource: Yale Library Looks Ahead

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From the Yale Daily News: Over the last few years, the library has been “aggressively acquiring electronic resources across all disciplines,” said Daniel Dollar, director of collection development for the University Library. University Librarian Susan Gibbons added that the proportion of the library’s general collection funding directed toward acquiring digital resources has increased each year […]

Ovid Will Become Exclusive Medical Research Aggregator Providing Access to Current, Non-Embargoed New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Content

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From a Wolters-Kluwer News Release: Wolters Kluwer Health today announced it has entered into an expanded distribution agreement with the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Under the terms of the agreement, Ovid, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, will be the only medical research aggregator to distribute current, non-embargoed NEJM content to institutions and their […]