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

LexisNexis Academic will soon be accessible through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 25, 2015. OCLC and LexisNexis are working together to make the LexisNexis Academic database available to mutual subscribers …

OCLC

Blog 2015

By Kurt Sanford, CEO

ProQuest is enabling the full text of its scholarly journal content to be indexed in Google Scholar, improving discovery and …

Libraries

ProQuest and Google collaborate with full text indexing

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2015 – ProQuest will enable the full text of its scholarly journal content to be indexed in Google Scholar, improving …

Google

Literature discovery

We’re familiar with discovery of literature in the library world; we facilitate it by producing bibliographic data and protocols for accessing and …

Literature

EBSCO Orbit | EBSCO Discovery Service Apps

Enhance Your EBSCO Discovery Service with EBSCO Apps

Browse and select our apps.

Submit a request to EBSCO’s implementation team.

Maintain your apps with …

Ebsco

Library data, library systems: a conversation (with tweets) · gmcharlt

Libraries

Google vs. the Library (Part III): Assessing the Quality of Sources Found by Undergraduates

Google vs. the Library (Part III): Assessing the Quality of Sources Found by Undergraduates

From: portal: Libraries and the Academy
Volume 15, Number …

Libraries

The California Institute of Technology has Selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ | STM Publishing

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide its …

Ebsco

WorldCat Discovery beta: March 2015 Service Update: California Digital Library

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on March 12, 2015 included the following new features & …

OCLC

Summon, EBSCO Discovery Service, and Google Scholar: A Comparison of Search Performance Using User Queries | Ciccone

Abstract

Objectives - To evaluate and compare the results produced by Summon and EBSCO Discovery
Service (EDS) for the types of searches typically …

Google

Blog 2015 - Discovering Granular Content

With search functionality that emulates modern single search engines, discovery services like the Summon® discovery service help streamline searching …

Virginia Tech

NISO Two Part Webinar: Is Granularity the Next Discovery Frontier? Part 1: Supporting Direct Access to Increasingly Granular Chunks of Content

NISO Two Part Webinar:

Is Granularity the Next Discovery Frontier?

Part 1: Supporting Direct Access to Increasingly Granular Chunks of Content

Working with Metadata Challenges to Support Granular Levels of Access and Descriptions

Myung-Ja (MJ) Han, Metadata Librarian University of Illinois at …

DirectAccess

The Summon Service Users Meeting at ACRL

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England

The NISO Open Discovery Initiative: promoting transparency in discovery | Walker

Introduction

Indexed-based discovery services (now referred to in this article simply as discovery services) rely on a just-in-case approach to …

Open Access

Ending the Invisible Library | Linked Data

To explain the utility of ­semantic search and linked data, Jeff Penka, director of channel and product development for information management …

Semantic Web

SWIB 2014: RDFa with schema.org for web applications

Search Is So 2014

As user expectations on digital experiences change, flat-out "search" is no longer good enough. The up-and-coming users of digital content expect you …

Search Engines

Issue #15 – March 2015

Bibliography

Data for Discovery

The benefits of personalizing discovery are already playing themselves out in the consumer space, suggesting tremendous opportunities for using data …

Data

EBSCO’s Partnership with ByWater Solutions Enables Interoperability between Discovery and ILS Solutions

~ ByWater Partnership Allows Libraries Using Koha to Easily Adopt EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass.March 3, 2015 — EBSCO Information …

Interoperability

Google wants to rank websites based on facts not links

Being trustworthy and accurate could help a web page rise up Google rankings if the search engine giant starts to measure quality by facts, not just …

Google