PLOS Releases Progress Update

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2015-09-17 21:16
From PLOS : This year topics include: Transparent and Continual Assessment Advances Science One PLOS Many Communities Metrics Enhancements Improve Assessment Standards Enable Reproducibility Resources Foster Early Career Researchers Open Access Advances Science Curated Content Accelerates Discovery Journal Highlights Full [...]
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ProQuest Collaborates with Elsevier and Philosophers Information Center to Improve Discovery and Access of Dissertations

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-09-16 11:46
From ProQuest : ProQuest  is teaming with a variety of other information providers to  improve ease of access to dissertations and theses by making them discoverable in context with other relevant content.  The company’s massive database of graduate works is being indexed in such research tools as  Ei Compendex ,  The Philosopher’s [...]
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OCLC Launching Linked Data Pilot at Libraries

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2015-09-15 07:47
From OCLC : The Person Entity Lookup pilot will help library professionals reduce redundant data by linking related sets of person identifiers and authorities. Pilot participants will be able to surface WorldCat Person entities, including 109 million brief descriptions of authors, directors, musicians and others that have been mined from WorldCat, the [...]
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Taylor & Francis Online Announces Enhancements to Reader Experience

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2015-09-15 07:05
From Taylor & Francis Group : Taylor & Francis Online announces a range of developments to enhance readers’ and researchers’ online reading experience. The changes aim to take reading PDFs beyond a print-like experience by making the most of what the web has to offer. They combine Interact, a reimagined PDF which [...]
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EBSCO and BibLibre Collaborate on Open Source Software

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2015-09-15 06:56
From BibLibre : BibLibre provides Open Source software and services to both large and small scale libraries in France and across Europe. With over 120 customers respresenting 500 libraries currently using BibLibre services, EBSCO views this partnership as an important avenue for promoting high-quality research resources to institutions in this region. [...]
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