EUI members have access to the newly upgraded FT ePaper from 21 June. The ePaper – an online facsimile of the paper version – has been enhanced with “offline access, without needing to download a pdf; pinch-and-zoom viewing, for easy reading on mobile devices; a streamlined contents menu, making it easy to choose and click on articles.” The EUI’s premium online FT.com subscription provides access to five regional editions, a news alerts’ service, economic calendar and headline data. The full list of FT.com premium services is on this page. EUI members who have not joined the Library subscription can do so via this Catalogue record. Details of EUI subscriptions to economic news resources, and digital archives, are on the EUI Library Economic News Directory.
The new FT.com homepage is now live. Readers can give feedback via the pop-up panel. EUI members have access to the premium online FT.com, with five regional editions, the ePaper (online facsimile of the paper version) news alerts service, economic calendar and headline data. A full list of FT.com premium services is on this page. EUI members who have not joined the Library subscription should do so via this Catalogue record. Details of EUI subscriptions to economic news resources, and digital archives, are on the EUI Library Economic News Directory.
Nikkei Inc., the biggest business media company in Japan, announced the acquisition of The Financial Times (FT Group) from Pearson Ltd for £844 million, on the 23rd of July. EUI members can join the FT.com premium subscription via this Library page. The FT reported: “Pearson has for the past few weeks been exploring a sale of the group, which comprises the Financial Times, a number of related titles and a 50 per cent stake in the Economist Group, publisher of the Economist magazine. The deal includes the FT newspaper, FT.com, and titles such as The Banker and Investors Chronicle. But the agreement does not include the FT Group’s London headquarters at One Southwark Bridge and the Economist stake.” More economic news resources at the EUI.