October 27, 2021

NFAIS One Day Workshop on Discovery Services Scheduled For September 30th

NFAIS One Day Workshop on Discovery Services Date: Friday, September 30, 2011 Location: Philadelphia, PA (A Virtual Workshop Will Also Be Available) Discount: Both onsite and virtual registrations are available at a discount until September 16th. Recent years have witnessed the emergence of new information channels know as “discovery services.” Broadly defined as a link […]

New Full Text Article: "Discovery Services: Next Generation of Searching Scholarly Information"

Full Text is available free. No registration required. Author: Chris Keene Source: Serials From the Article: The new breed of resource discovery services is an evolutionary step forward in providing library users with a ‘one-stop shop’ where they can find information sources for their research. They provide a single search box that can search a […]

Serials Solutions Summon Service Plans to Add Full-Text Indexing of Elsevier Content

From a ProQuest News Release: Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, today announced their intention that the full-text of SciVerse ScienceDirect content will be indexed within the Summon web-scale discovery service. Researchers will be able to search the full text of […]

University of California Will Use WorldCat Local As Next Gen Melvyl Infrastructure

From a California Digital Library Blog Post by Ellen Meltzer: With the endorsement of the University Librarians, UCLA purchasing is now processing the paperwork to procure WorldCat Local (WCL) as the infrastructure for Next Generation Melvyl; once finished, Melvyl @ University of California will become UC’s official Melvyl discovery and access service.  The decision was […]