Web scale discovery & search on Flipboard

By Aaron Tay | Covers web scale discovery services as well as related issues like OPACs, Library management systems etc

Network-based Citation Metrics: Eigenfactor vs. SJR

Can network-based metrics allow us to separate true scientific influence from mere popularity? Continue reading →

University of Washington

WorldCat Discovery July enhancements

WorldCat Discovery adds citations, improves temporary lists and more

WorldCat Discovery Services now includes APA, MLA and Chicago citations to help …

Women's Suffrage

Over 100 Libraries Go Live with Polaris and Sierra in June 2015

Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that over 100 libraries went live on the Sierra Library Services Platform or the Polaris ILS just in the …


New Agreement Brings Springer Content (Eight Million Items) to ReadCube

From Springer:

Springer has signed an agreement with the publishing technology company ReadCube to enhance and increase the discoverability of its …


#ALAAC15 Linked Data Love

Linked Data Love: research representation, discovery, and assessment


The explosion of linked data platforms and data stores over the last five years has been profound – both in terms of quantity of data as well as its potential impact. Research information systems such as VIVO …

Semantic Web

Ex Libris expands Elsevier collaboration


Ex Libris expands Elsevier collaboration

22 June 2015

Ex Libris Group has announced an expanded collaboration with Elsevier, enabling …


5 things google scholar does better than your library discovery service

I have had experience implementing Summon in my previous institution and currently have some experience with EDS and Primo (Primo Central).

The main …


How Users Search and Discover: Personalization and Anticipatory Discovery


By Christine Stohn, Senior Product Manager, Discovery & Delivery, Ex Libris

In previous posts, we looked at different scenarios from the Ex …


Announcing “The Future of Library Resource Discovery” — a NISO Two-day Forum in October in Baltimore

Cover page from the NISO white paper “The Future of Library Resource Discovery”

In early October, NISO will be hosting a two-day forum on the future …


Discover Primo Analytics [Video]

Miri Botzer, Primo Product Manager, Ex Libris

Insights into users’ behavior are essential for libraries, in order to take data-driven decisions on how …

Designing for Good User Experiences | Innovative

The other day, someone posted this photograph in a library-related Facebook group. There is a sidewalk on the right, labeled “Design,” and a footpath …

UX Design

NDLTD Announces Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Search - ndltd

NDLTD is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of ETDs. It supports …

Google Scholar Citation 2015 report

I think that the best way to inaugurate a publication on academic web sites is to post a detailed analysis on one of the most relevant scholarly …

Identifying evidence for public health guidance

Levay, P., Ainsworth, N., Kettle, R., Morgan, A. (2015). Identifying evidence for public health guidance: a comparison of citation searching with Web …

Public Health

What @iii_Innovative is doing with #BIBFRAME. #alaac15 http://t.co/q3uV1Sj5Ff

Pivot | Research Opportunities, Funding Profiles in One Solution - Pivot™

Integrated funding and collaboration
Over 500,000 linked grants
Three million scholar profiles

Pivot™ Gallery Has Launched

ORCID Integration with …


Credo, Gale, IEEE, and SAGE declare conformance with NISO's Open Discovery Initiative

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the cooperative spirit of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), four …

ODI Conformance Checklist: Discovery Service Provider






Discovery Service provides content listing for library customers.

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Discovery Service …


Ex Libris the bridge to knowledge, Open Discovery Initiative Conformance






Discovery Service provides content listing for library customers

Ex Libris provides a collection level list. A …

Mackenzie Brooks on Twitter

When you click on "edit metadata" in Intota you get taken to BIBFRAME editor. #alaac15

Roger C. Schonfeld on Twitter

ProQuest: we are "building an API between" our discovery product and Ex Libris's Alma even though Intota #alaexecpanel

Intota using linked data to enhance discovery. http://t.co/xdywvvuetC

Global demand propels ProQuest to announce Intota v2

SEATTLE, June 25, 2015. The increasing number of academic libraries selecting Intota, ProQuest's cloud-based library services platform, demonstrates …

SirsiDynix and Zepheira Announce New Details of Strategic Partnership

LEHI, Utah (June 26, 2015)—SirsiDynix and Zepheira announce their intent to develop a product that will make libraries’ collections visible and …

Google Sign In and Tools Available within Gale In Context Resources

Posted on June 25, 2015

Exciting News! Now available through Gale’s In Context suite of products is the ability for students to seamlessly login using …

Two Industry Leaders Sign Agreement for Collaboration

Ex Libris and EBSCO Information Services collaborate to enable more streamlined Journal and eBook acquisition workflows and greater user experiences …

Ex Libris Declares Conformance with NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative

Yesterday, we publically announced our support of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Open Discovery Initiative (ODI).

Along …


Google Scholar: the Way it Indexes (with images, tweets) · clancynewyork