Summon To Index Scopus Content, Discovery Service Also Adding Four International Publishers
Two items from Summon/Serial Solutions today.
New today, Serial Solutions Will Index Material From the Following Publishers
+ AskZad, offers an extensive collection of Middle Eastern digital resources. Metadata and content will be indexed from the following collections:
- Pan-Arab E-Books (PAEB) contains a growing library of nearly 26,000 digitized books, covering a range of topics from religion, politics and economy, to literature, poetry and art. Authors are often highly respected professors from elite universities in the Middle East.
- Pan-Arab Academic Journal Index (PAJI) contains full Arabic language indices of more than 800 journals published in Egypt and the Arab world.
- Pan-Arab Dissertations (PAD) contains almost 8,000 dissertations published by graduate students in the Middle East in any language. The dissertations cover many disciplines in both applied and social sciences.
+ ciando GmbH is a leading provider of e-books, including fiction and non-fiction, as well as literature from all areas of science. Metadata for 155,000 e-books from 600 publishers will be added to the Summon unified index. Close to 90% of the e-books are in German and the company works with a number of major German universities and institutional libraries.
+ The European Patent Office (EPO) is a global player and one of Europe’s largest international organisations. The EPO is the executive arm of the European Patent Organisation. Its publications include material about inventions and technical developments dating back to 1836. Approximately 70 million patent documents from Espacenet will be discoverable through Summon.
+ Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA is one of the largest scientific publishers in Poland and an owner of the digital platform IBUK which serves more than 90 academic universities and public libraries. The agreement includes metadata for more than 3,000 e-book titles in Polish.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.