December 10, 2017

New From Cross Ref Labs: First Public Release of “pdf-extract”

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From the CrossTech Blog: CrossRef Labs is happy to announce the first public release of “pdf-extract” an open source set of tools and libraries for extracting citation references (and, eventually, other semantic metadata) from PDFs. We first demonstrated this tool to CrossRef members at our annual meeting last year. See the pdf-extract labs page for […]

Controlled Vocabularies: 17 New Terms Added to ERIC Thesaurus

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17 new terms (descriptors) were added to the ERIC Thesaurus today. Here’s the list. From the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center): Ambiguity (Context) Ambiguity (Semantics) Capacity Building Comorbidity Computer Games Critical Literacy English Language Learners Information Security Knowledge Economy Leadership Role Mixed Methods Research Naming Neoliberalism School Turnaround Semi Structured Interviews Structured Interviews Web 2.0 […]