Book News 

8/15/14
 
Elsevier, DCL Enhancing Scopus Database
Elsevier is enhancing the content on its Scopus database tool through a partnership with Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL). Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database for peer-review research literature. DCL created an automated process to split, tag, and search citations that has been tailored to Elsevier’s requirements.
 
8/8/14
 
Chicago Distribution Handling Arkansas Press Titles
The University of Arkansas Press joined the Chicago Distribution Center as a distribution client publisher on July 1. 
 
8/1/14
 
Augusoft, Pearson Expand Online Offering
Augusoft is offering Pearson Workforce Education (PWE) online classes through its Lumens cloud-based enrollment-management system. Augusoft customers are able to market and sell PWE training programs without a contract and provide learners with a single sign-on procedure.
 
Bookmasters Distributes h.f. ullmann Titles
Bookmasters is distributing h.f. ullman titles in North America. The German publisher has produced more than 140 English-language titles covering architecture, art history, cars, design, drawing, fashion, fine arts, food and drink, medicine, music, papercraft, science, and spirituality.
 
7/25/14
 
Arcadia Acquires U.S. Subsidiary of History Press
Arcadia Publishing purchased the U.S. subsidiary of The History Press Ltd. Arcadia is the largest publisher of local and regional books in the United States.
 
OUP, Microsoft Work on Enhanced E-Book Solution
Oxford University Press and Microsoft are working together on an enhanced e-book solution called Oxford’s Learner Bookshelf that is available through the Office 365 SharePoint app. The app provides tools that make it easier for students to study at home.
 
7/18/14
 
Ingram to Handle Longleaf Fulfillment
Ingram Content Group will manage warehousing, fulfillment, print-on-demand, and e-book content-management solutions for Longleaf Services at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2014. Longleaf was founded by the University of North Carolina Press in 2006 to provide fulfillment for university presses and nonprofit publishers.
 
 
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