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September 17, 2021

Coherent Digital Mindscape Commons wins the ALPSP 2021 Award for Innovation in Publishing. Mindscape Commons, the world's first and largest source of Virtual Reality (VR) and interactive video content for teaching and learning mental health, was named as winner of this year's ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing. David Sommer, Chair of the judging panel, revealed the winners at the close of the ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards which took place virtually today. PLOS Community Action Publishing was also named winner among a distinguished list of finalists. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2021

Coherent Digital Trojman Corporation and Coherent Digital to produce new Canadian Electronic Library. Trojman Corporation and Coherent Digital signed a definitive agreement to produce a new version of the Canadian Electronic Library. The CEL provides over 27,000 ebooks and over 63,000 policy documents to hundreds of libraries across Canada. Since its launch in 2006, it's become the definitive database of Canadian materials for libraries. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2021

Coherent Digital Mindscape Commons shortlisted for ALPSP’s Innovation in Publishing award. Mindscape Commons, the world's most comprehensive source of immersive and interactive video content in mental health, has been shortlisted for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2021. The award is given to any new product, development, service, or project that is both innovative and of significant value to scholarly communication. Applicants are asked to demonstrate excellence in originality, innovation, value to the community, utility, and long-term viability. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2021

Coherent Digital Coherent Digital and Jisc sign agreement for Policy Commons. Jisc, a not-for-profit technology provider for research and education in the UK, and Coherent Digital, an innovative digital information services startup, have signed an agreement for Policy Commons. [Full Announcement].

April 12, 2021

Coherent Digital Sabinet and Coherent Digital partner to make African voices heard. Sabinet and Coherent Digital signed an agreement to build and distribute electronic library databases focused on Africa. Sabinet is the largest vendor of African content to libraries. Founded in 1983, as a collaboration of South African universities and libraries, Sabinet offers the largest database of Pan-African journals, the most complete collection of South African legal, union, and government information, as well as unique African library resources in reference, news, and archives. [Full Announcement].

March 26, 2021

Coherent Digital Coherent Digital and Waldo sign agreement. Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization has signed an agreement to work with Coherent Digital LLC, a new publishing company created with the mission to “tame wild content and make it useful.” WALDO will offer its member libraries all of Coherent Digital's resources through special promotions—including Mindscape Commons and Policy Commons. [Full Announcement].

November 3, 2020

Coherent Digital World's largest resource for public policy launches today. Coherent Digital launched Policy Commons, a new resource to help researchers, educators, students, and policymakers benefit from the work of top policy experts, publishers, nonpartisan think tanks, IGOs, and NGOs. Policy Commons is a discovery service, an aggregation of premium content, a social network, a hosting service, a curation service, an alert service, a repository to save at-risk content, an impact analytics service, and a suite of tools to enrich content. These services are built around a specially commissioned organization directory with over 16,000 records. Membership is free to end-users, and much of the content is open. [Full Announcement].

October 2, 2020

Coherent Digital First library-oriented, virtual-reality database launches. Coherent Digital launched Mindscape Commons, the first database of virtual-reality experiences for libraries. Mindscape Commons details nearly 200 immersive and interactive experiences in social work, counseling, and psychology from over 100 colleges and 60 commercial organizations. With 100 experiences exclusive to this resource, it's designed specifically by faculty and mental health clinicians to be immersive and interactive. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2020

Coherent Digital New virtual-reality database for mental health launched. Coherent Digital launched Mindscape Commons, the first database of virtual-reality experiences for education and research in mental health. [Full Announcement].

April 22, 2020

Coherent Digital Eileen Lawrence joins Coherent Digital. Eileen Lawrence has joined Coherent Digital, LLC, a new publishing company created with the mission to tame wild content and make it useful. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2020

Coherent Digital Coherent Digital Announces Policy Commons to Launch in November 2020. Coherent Digital Announces Policy Commons to Launch in November 2020. Policy Commons will be an open platform that makes it easy to find, catalog and preserve reports, working papers, policy briefs and data from a directory of over 5,000 IGOs, NGOs, think tanks and research centers. It will be a comprehensive service that covers born-digital and archival material from IGOs like the OECD, the UN, the World Bank, IMF, FAO and EU, as well as leading NGOs, such as Amnesty International, and smaller influential think tanks. [Full Announcement].