Serials Solutions names their web scale management system; ProQuest makes a number of announcements at Midwinter; EBSCO Discovery integrates with A-Z Listing Service and Link Resolver; EBSCO Publishing adds final series to the American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection; and CLOCKSS is adding more new partners.
Serials Solutions announced the name of its web scale management system at ALA Midwinter in Dallas this weekend. According to Stan Sorensen, Vice President, Management Solutions the name “Intota” speaks to… a single, centrally provisioned system that supports the entire resource lifecycle, regardless of resource type. It’s your entire library managed in one place.”
ProQuest Makes a Series of Announcements at Dallas Midwinter
ProQuest goes mobile and “introduces a mobile interface for its new platform in the first half of 2012.” Researchers will now be able “to discover, manage and share ProQuest’s … content via smart phones and tablets.” As part of this mobile initiative “a new dedicated mobile app from ebrary for the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch will also be available.” Plans also call for ebrary content to be accessible to students via their Facebook accounts.
Other announcements include the release of the First Module of NAACP Archives in April. As part of ProQuest’s History Vault, “NAACP Papers 1 will provide the first electronic access to files from the group’s Board of Directors and Annual Conferences, as well as text of major speeches and national staff records.”
ProQuest is also extending its agreement with the Christian Science Monitor to provide content from the newspaper’s origin in 1908, onward. And users of ProQuest’s bibliographic citation product RefWorks will have a new version of Write-N-Cite available to author citations for their research papers.
According to this announcement EBSCO is preparing to fully integrate its discovery service with its EBSCO A-to-Z (a “one-stop” search for a library’s e-collection) and LinkSource (a vendor-neutral OpenURL link resolver). services.
The fifth and final series from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection has been released by EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodical Collection: Series 5 (Series 5) includes more than 2,500 titles dating from 1866-1877.
The CLOCKSS Archive Is Pleased to Announce the participation of four new publishers in Its Digital Preservation Archive: SPIE, IGI Global, Multi-Science Publishing, and the National Academies Press.