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Articles by Africa S. Hands:

FamilySearch's Free Historic Book Collection Reaches Milestone
Sunday, 19th April 2015

Penguin Random House Audio Titles Added to Scribd Library
Friday, 17th April 2015

SAGE Launches Business Researcher
Friday, 17th April 2015

LexisNexis Launches LexisNexis Newsdesk
Wednesday, 15th April 2015

LearningExpress Acquired by EBSCO Information Services
Wednesday, 15th April 2015

Bing Enhances Image Search, Adds Pinterest Collections
Saturday, 11th April 2015

Directory of Open Access Journals Announces 12 New Developments
Thursday, 9th April 2015

Hulu Launches GIF Search Engine
Tuesday, 7th April 2015

Flickr Welcomes 100th Institution to Digital Collection
Wednesday, 1st April 2015

Royal Society of Chemistry Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability
Wednesday, 1st April 2015

Internet Archive Partners with Digital Public Library of America to Enchance Discovery and Access
Wednesday, 1st April 2015

ProQuest Journals to be Indexed by Google Scholar
Friday, 27th March 2015

LexisNexis Academic to be Accessible Through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services
Friday, 27th March 2015

U.S. Census Bureau Launches Instagram Account
Thursday, 26th March 2015

National Science Foundation Expands Public Access to Research
Friday, 20th March 2015

EBSCO Launches Online Catalog for Apps
Thursday, 19th March 2015

Google Cultural Institute launches in Australia
Saturday, 7th March 2015

Twitter Introduces Embedded Video
Thursday, 5th March 2015

Yahoo! Launches Digital TV Magazine
Thursday, 5th March 2015

Copyright Clearance Center Adds New Publishers to Get It Now
Thursday, 5th March 2015

Springer Partners with Copyright Clearance Center on Text and Data Mining Solution
Wednesday, 25th February 2015

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