December 12, 2017

Online Tools: New “Semantic Bookmarklet For Researchers, Students and Librarians”

Here’s info about a new web tool, a bookmarklet to be specific, we thought some of you might be interested in learning about and using. It’s free. The developers would appreciate any feedback you might have. We plan to give it a trial soon. 

Thanks to LIBER (Association for European Research Libraries) for alerting us to it.

From LIBER:

Researchers, students, and librarians working in the fields of life and biomedical science are invited to test and give feedback on a new tool designed to help read scientific literature more easily and efficiently.

The tool is a semantic Bookmarklet (currently in beta form) developed by AQnowledge. It can identify entities of significance in scientific text in website pages and provide links to further information, including laboratory resources.

AQnowledge has also created a scientific PDF reader that performs a similar role.

Learn More, Read the Complete Liber Blog Post

Direct to Download Bookmarklet from AQnowledge

Note: The LIBER blog post also notes that managing director of AQnowledge is Dr. Jan Velterop who was one of the keynote speakers at the LIBER 2013 Annual Conference. The slides from his conference presentation, “The Future of the Science Publishing Ego-System” are embedded in the blog post or available directly via Slideshare. 

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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