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Springer Partners with Copyright Clearance Center on Text and Data Mining Solution

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2015-02-24 22:00
From Springer : Springer has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) on a new solution enabling corporate life sciences researchers to perform text and data mining (TDM) quickly and easily across publishers. As one of the first publishers to sign onto the service, Springer will offer a significant portion of its full-text [...]
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10 Million Pages Searchable on The British Newspaper Archive

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-18 21:06
From The British Newspaper Archive : We’re very pleased to announce that there are now 10 million historic newspaper pages available at The British Newspaper Archive. The website launched with 4 million pages in November 2011, which means there’s now 150% more to explore. If you’ve not searched the collection for [...]
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EBSCO Information Services Adds 27 New Subject Sets to eBook Collection

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-18 20:51
From EBSCO : EBSCO eBook Subject Sets are convenient, prepackaged sets of titles chosen to meet libraries’ needs for new content on popular, in-demand topics. EBSCO’s Collection Development Team of librarians uses tailored knowledge to create these Subject Sets for libraries. All Subject Sets from EBSCO include titles published within the past [...]
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Google Knowledge Graph to Include Health Information

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:09
From Google Official Blog : So starting in the next few days, when you ask Google about common health conditions, you’ll start getting relevant medical facts right up front from the Knowledge Graph . We’ll show you typical symptoms and treatments, as well as details on how common the condition is—whether it’s [...]
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Elsevier Adds eBooks to CLOCKSS Archiving

ResourceShelf - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:37
From Elsevier : As a not-for-profit venture between academic publishers and research libraries, CLOCKSS is building a sustainable, geographically distributed archive. This ensures the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications, such as Elsevier science and technology ebooks, for the benefit of the greater global research community. CLOCKSS works with leading scholarly [...]
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Congress.gov Offers Users New Alert System

ResourceShelf - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:28
From the Library of Congress : The free legislative information website Congress.gov offers users a new optional email-alerts system that makes tracking legislative action even easier. Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress : Receive an email when there are updates [...]
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Google Search Results to Include Tweets

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-04 22:15
From Bloomberg Business : Twitter Inc. has struck a deal with Google Inc. to make its 140-character updates more searchable online. In the first half of this year, tweets will start to be visible in Google’s search results as soon as they’re posted, thanks to a deal giving the Web company [...]
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Gale Adds Rare Historical Content to Digital Collection

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-04 19:09
From Cengage Learning : Through its partnership with the Associated Press, Gale is bringing the stories behind the headlines direct to researchers. Three new collections are now available as part of Associated Press Collections Online that will support research and teaching for disciplines such as journalism, regional studies, international affairs, government and [...]
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ALA RUSA Announces Best Business Websites

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2015-02-04 19:02
From the press release : The list made its debut in 2009 at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), RUSA’s research journal and recognizes three websites highly relevant to information professionals involved in providing business reference services. The Best of the Best Business Websites are nominated [...]
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