Netherlands publisher Elsevier has announced that the European Research Council (ERC) has selected the SciVerse Scopus database to assist in the tracking and awarding of funding opportunities for researchers throughout the world.
There seems to be a lot of buzz about Pinterest and their potential copyright debacle. The image-based social network is taking a small step toward relieving some website owners who are concerned with potential copyright violations.
Engaging with businesses online is the norm and no longer the exception. Therefore, it is important to have a presence online that describes your services and promotes visibility. Many providers out there promise this result if you engage their product and services, particularly for social bookmarking.
A news service that covers news and information about SharePoint content processing and semantic technology for Microsoft SharePoint has been launched.
The two premier plant biology journals published by the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) -- Plant Physiology and The Plant Cell – have been completely migrated to HighWire Press's new electronic publishing platform, H2O.
Enterprise content management (ECM) has progressed from simple, stand-alone file management and imaging systems, to today's complex, multi-technology ECM platforms. But along the way, have they made a division between small to medium businesses and large enterprises in the features that are available and applicable?
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has published a request for public comment on a recent report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recommending an overhaul of how health information is exchanged.
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) is making its metadata searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). This leap into the metatagging realm will enable EDS subscribers to search for federal records from the GPO's Catalog of U.S. Government Publications. This includes the Congressional Serial Set Catalog, GPO Access Publications, and Internet Publications.
In previous columns, we have discussed many of the basics of preparing the data for a computerized file. We have stressed being sure that the editorial policy and individual rules are set consistently so that the data may be easily retrieved once it is entered into that big black box called the computer. The next and very important step is computerization of the data, or converting already-computerized data to match the specifications of the hardware and software system you are going to run your file on--an exciting but exacting task. The data can be made to match your machine by using photocomposition tapes, MARC tapes, floppies, hard disks, paper, forms, catalog cards, brochures, and any number of other information sources.
by Marjorie M.K. Hlava
Note: This white paper was first published as part of Information Today’s Private Files Series, Volume 1, Issue 7.
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