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August 16, 2018

(Talis) Talis has been acquired by SAGE Publishing, a leading global and independent academic publisher.

August 6, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the acquisition of Research Research Limited. This acquisition is part of the ongoing strategic investment by Ex Libris aimed at providing a broad and deep offering for academic research stakeholders—scholars, research offices, and libraries.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar la adquisición de Research Research Limited (conocida como *Research). Esta adquisición forma parte de la inversión estratégica actual de Ex Libris destinada a proporcionar una oferta amplia y en profundidad a los interesados en la investigación académica —académicos, oficinas de investigación y bibliotecas.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, ProQuest company, è lieta di annunciare l’acquisizione di Research Research Limited (nota come *Research). Questa acquisizione rientra nell’ambito del continuo investimento strategico di Ex Libris finalizzato alla fornitura di un’ampia e profonda offerta per i soggetti interessati alla ricerca accademica: studiosi, uffici di ricerca e biblioteche.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt die Übernahme von Research Research Limited (bekannt als *Research) bekannt. Diese Übernahme ist Teil der fortgesetzten strategischen Investitionen von Ex Libris, die darauf abzielen, ein breites und tiefes Angebot für akademische Forschungsbeteiligte – Wissenschaftler, Forschungsbüros und Bibliotheken – bereitzustellen.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, une filliale de ProQuest, est ravie d’annoncer l’acquisition de Research Research Limited (connue sous le nom de *Research). Cette acquisition s’inscrit dans le cadre de la politique d’investissement stratégique continu d’Ex Libris, qui vise à offrir des services diversifiés et complets aux acteurs de la recherche académique : universitaires, bureaux de recherche et bibliothèques.

August 2, 2018

(Elsevier) Elsevier announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aries Systems, a leader in scientific publication workflow solutions headquartered outside Boston, MA. Aries’ offerings are used by journals, books and other publications for manuscript submission, peer review, production tracking and eCommerce.

July 12, 2018

(Follett) Follett announced that it has acquired Fishtree, a leading adaptive learning platform that streamlines both the technical integration and educational adoption of personalized learning in school classrooms. Follett will integrate the machine-based learning tools of Fishtree within Follett’s industry leading Destiny content and resource management platform used by more than 70,000 schools and school districts across North America. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

April 18, 2018

(Sage) SAGE Publishing announced the acquisition of Global Village Publishing (GVPi), a software and services provider specializing in the delivery of customized digital publishing solutions.

April 10, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced the strategic acquisition of AI-technology startup Kopernio, to create the definitive publisher-neutral platform for research workflow and analysis for scientific researchers, publishers and institutions worldwide. Kopernio’s vision is to legally provide one-click access to millions of journal articles and academic research papers across the globe, dramatically improving and facilitating access to scientific knowledge.

March 19, 2018

(LibraryThing) LibraryThing, creator of the social site and a leading provider of software for libraries, has acquired the mobile app Litsy.

March 1, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) Libraries and institutions that subscribe to the LearningExpress platforms from EBSCO Information Services can now offer users and patrons faster, streamlined access to content with an updated LearningExpress platform. The release features an improved user experience and enables simultaneous access to multiple LearningExpress products using one login email address.

January 3, 2018

(EBSCO Industries) Black Diamond Capital Management announced that it has acquired Valley Joist from EBSCO Industries, Inc. Valley Joist has been a leading joist and deck manufacturer since 1958. Black Diamond owns and operates Bayou Steel Group, among other steel related businesses.

December 1, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, publishers, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired the assets of Seattle-based corporate learning-technology leader, Intrepid Learning.

November 14, 2017

(Springer) Effective 17 October 2017, the international publisher Springer Nature acquired the e-learning provider iversity. iversity is a leading platform for e-learning and MOOCs, and collaborates with over one hundred universities, educational institutes and companies worldwide. The acquisition of the online platform will allow Springer Nature to globally expand the dissemination of its authors’ educational and research content with the aid of innovative formats.

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