Open Source and Security

By |September 13th, 2018|Business strategy, News, reference|0 Comments

Open source and scholarly publishing get a lot of chatter that can, and often does, overshadow the significant potential it has to lead organizations […]

Social Nomenclature in Music Monikers

By |September 3rd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Social Nomenclature in Music Monikers

“That would be a great band name” is almost as common of a response as “That’s what she said…” in our current culture. But […]

Open Access in Publishing

By |July 24th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Open Access in Publishing

In every negotiation, publishers are mindful that their ability to control access to their publications is compromised by unauthorized access from such sites as […]

Mastering the Subjects

By |July 23rd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, indexing, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Mastering the Subjects

Creating a taxonomy often begins with input from subject matter experts (SMEs) and by evaluating other taxonomies or thesauri already being used in the […]

Databases Are for Tracking Citations

By |July 4th, 2018|News, reference, Technology|Comments Off on Databases Are for Tracking Citations

In academia, the number of citations that an article receives is considered one of the most important measures of scientific impact and quality. The […]

1776 Was A Leap Year

By |July 2nd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on 1776 Was A Leap Year

The United States will celebrate its Independence Day –  July 4th – this week. Fireworks, parades, cookouts, music–the typical content of a 4th of July celebration. It’s […]

Capturing Ancient Medical Knowledge with Taxonomies

By |May 30th, 2018|News, reference, search, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Capturing Ancient Medical Knowledge with Taxonomies

A collaboration between a Chinese university and Elsevier is undertaking the momentous task of cataloguing traditional Chinese medical knowledge as global clinical practice increasingly […]