Swets Blackwell has announced that it plans to change its company name to ‘Swets Information Services’ in December 2003. The new name will be officially launched during the ‘Online Information 2003’ conference and exhibition held in London, UK on December 2 – 4 2003. As part of the agreement with Blackwell concerning the purchase of shares from the Swets Blackwell joint venture, the Blackwell trade name will no longer be used for subscription activities. The use of the Blackwell name will continue to be used for the chain of Blackwell bookstores.