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News

New faces at Ingenta: Rebecca Lenzini and Jeff Downing join our team
In January and February, we were fortunate to welcome two well-known faces to our North American business development teams. Becky Lenzini and Jeff Downing will help us to explore opportunities for our publisher and library products. [More...]

Online advertising on IngentaConnect: what to expect
We have over the last few months been introducing some advertising to IngentaConnect, to help publishers explore new revenue streams in the face of changing business models for scholarly communication. Find out about how we select and control the advertising on the site. [More...]

New publishers joining IngentaConnect for 2008
We welcome 10 new publishers who have chosen IngentaConnect as their online publishing platform since our last newsletter. [More...]

Special offers for IngentaConnect institutions from our publishers
Read on for free trials from Inderscience, Maney, Multi-Science, Policy Press, the Faculty of General Dental Practice and the University of Buckingham Press. [More...]

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Out and about in 2008: speaking engagements, conferences and events
We've got a busy year lined up, with exhibits at all the major trade shows and an imminent opportunity to catch our new library services manager Jeff Downing in action at ER&L. [More...]

Brass tacks: Ingenta's library services in 2008
With a year of developments and service consolidation behind us, we thought it was time to review the various services Ingenta offers to help you with efficient collection management, awareness and acquisition. [More...]

InSight

Consortial Networks and Publishers: Partnering in a Sea of Competition
Libraries face daily and ever-increasing competition. But partnerships between library consortia and publishers can lead to creative, long-term cost-effective business models for content delivery. This précis of a paper to be delivered at the ER&L conference, by our library relations manager Jeff Downing, assesses where the competition is coming from, what effect it has, and how libraries can take action to reinforce their position in a competitive environment. [More...]

What's happening in the information industry: KBART, Transfer, COUNTER, MESUR
Ours is a pro-active industry and we, like many of you, are involved in several initiatives that aim to bring improvements to e-resource management. Here we overview some that have been in the news lately and advise on the impact they could have. [More...]