Archive for the 'publisher' Category

Brockhaus free on the web

March 4, 2008

Famous German encyclopedia Brockhaus can be consulted for free on the web from 15th of april on.

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Copyprotection does not really protect

March 4, 2008

Some of the largest book publishers in the world are stripping away the anticopying software on digital downloads of audio books.

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Social site for scientists

December 11, 2007

Elsevier launched a web 2.0 tool where scientists can collaborate and exchange bookmarks. The site calls itself 2collab.

“2collab is a social bookmarking site where you can store and organize your favorite internet resources – such as blogs, websites, research articles, and more.”

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30.000 books of Springer in Google Books

April 12, 2007

Springer Science+Business Media says that potential buyers can find more than 29.000 older Springer books in Google Book Search. It’s an easy way to find, to read and to order books of Springer. (Source Informatie Professional)

Ads cut textbook costs

August 22, 2006

Textbook prices are soaring. Faculties struggle with their book budget. A small Minnesota startup has an answer. They will offer more than 100 titles of business courses this fall to students for free. They wil sell ad space to cut textbook costs. Read more on msnbc.msn.com