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6 InformationToday July/August 2009 www.infotoday.com NewsBytes Documentation License in favor of the ProQuest Boosts Illustrata, ProQuest Pharma Collection, (continued from page 4) Creative Commons Attribution-Share Medical Evidence Matters, and Ref Works. Alike License. The switch means that Market Outreach Source: ProQuest (www.proquest.com) Wikimedia content can be used for any Wikimedia Foundation Gets purpose as long as proper credit is given ProQuest is expanding its corporate and modifications are made available un- market outreach, establishing Dialog as Springer’s Historical Creative With Licensing The Wikimedia Foundation is chang- der the same terms. Several previous re- strictions of the GNU license, including the exclusive sales agent for ProQuest products in North America while letting Archive Homeward Bound ing the way it licenses content from its the requirement that a copy of the license corporations in other parts of the world Springer Science+Business Media’s his- projects, which include Wikipedia. After text be included with every copy, were purchase products through Dialog and Pro- torical archive is heading home to Berlin, tallying more than 17,000 votes from also eliminated. Quest. The outreach is currently empha- where Julius Springer opened his first Wikimedia users worldwide, the organi- Source: The Wikimedia Foundation sizing six products: Professional ProQuest book shop in 1842. The collection is cur- zation decided to abandon the GNU Free (www.wikimediafoundation.org) Central, Dissertations and Theses, CSA rently on the move from Springer’s Heidel- berg, Germany, offices to Berlin’s Central and Regional Library, located on the same street as Julius Springer’s shop. The col- lection includes the correspondence archive and more than 15,000 books published by Springer dating to 1945, as well as The American Economic about 1,250 licensed editions and jour- nals, reviews, translation files, and ac- counting records. Association Announces Source: Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) Four New Journals in 2009! Lyrasis Gains Cataloging Capabilities From TLC The Library Corp. (TLC) and Lyrasis, a new company formed after PALINET and SOLINET merged, recently inked a strategic partnership that brings TLC’s cataloging systems to Lyrasis’ range of services. The company already offers col- lection management and analysis tools,
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