(update：November 25, 2013)
The Massachusetts Library System (MLS), in cooperation with its vendor partners – Baker & Taylor and BiblioLabs - is delighted to announce the launch of the MA eBook Project. Beginning November 21, 2013, 51 pilot libraries will begin to offer eBooks to their communities for a six-month pilot project to explore different models for eBook lending, different platforms and user experiences...
Source: Massachusetts Library System
IEEE Statement on Appropriate Use of Bibliometric Indicators
(update：November 18, 2013)
The IEEE recognizes the increasing importance of bibliometric indicators as independent measures of quality or impact of any scientific publication and therefore explicitly and firmly condemns any practice aimed at influencing the number of citations to a specific journal with the sole purpose of artificially influencing the corresponding indices...