Tech, Tools, Apps

New solution integrates curated data from Pivot-RP to the Web of Science and offers an expanded view of the funding landscape.

Posted 06 February 2024

The world is now embroiled in intense discussions about ChatGPT. Canadian librarian Bill Badke adds his comments, from a library, information literacy and educator perspective. He looks at unproductive approaches to students' use of AI tools, worries about the future of research projects in academia and notes how AI-generated text could benefit international students.

Posted 02 January 2024

Enhanced Publications integrates multimedia assets with select journals, augmenting the learning experience

Posted 02 January 2024

This latest strategic collaboration with Dimensions—it already has an integration with EndNote—increases the discoverability of research seminars and further connects them to the scholarly ecosystem.

Posted 02 January 2024

The acquisition of scite further enhances Research Solutions' product offerings and provides cross-selling opportunities to scite's consistently growing B2C customer base of approximately 21,000 active subscribers, as well as its diverse B2B customer base of corporate entities, leading academic institutions, and government agencies.

Posted 05 December 2023

For the first time ever, the same person received both of these prestigious awards by the UK electronic information Group (UKeiG)

Posted 05 December 2023

Beth Rudden delivered an inspiring keynote talk about moving responsible AI forward in our communities at Internet Librarian Connect (ILC), the virtual conference held 16-19 October, 2023. She concentrated on describing the AI revolution, giving a practical guide to AI experimentation, and stressing the need for librarians to be courageous stewards.

Posted 07 November 2023

This is it! The last Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp this year. On 11 October, you can brush up on taxonomies in SharePoint, see taxonomies in action and learn more about SKOS taxonomies.

Posted 03 October 2023

Responding to growing call for regulation of AI technologies, Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI formed the Frontier Model Forum 

Posted 01 August 2023

Discovery and access to over 5.5 million global dissertations and theses added to Web of Science

Posted 01 August 2023

Programs that reach out to artists and to minority youth interested in starting successful businesses can help individuals transcend dismal economic conditions

Posted 01 August 2023

Using the same infrastructure that powers ITHAKA's nonprofit services JSTOR and Portico, institutions can now increase the reach and usefulness of their local digital collections, secure access for generations to come and further the mission they share with one another and ITHAKA to improve access to knowledge worldwide.

Posted 04 July 2023

Recognize great taxonomy work by nominating someone (or yourself) for this year's award

Posted 04 July 2023

Embedding generative AI will enable new possibilities for academic conversational discovery

Posted 04 July 2023

Librarians' skill sets align perfectly with the job requirements for prompt engineering

Posted 06 June 2023

LEI-mapping capability enhanced as LEI Data links to corresponding records in OpenCorporates database

Posted 02 May 2023

In the "Patents4Science" project, four Leibniz institutes joined forces to build an information infrastructure for the easy use of patent knowledge in science.

Posted 03 January 2023

ChatGPT has taken the world by storm and excited the imaginations of its millions of users, who find innovative applications from which ChatGPT learns. Educators and librarians worry that text generated by ChatGPT and similar programs will encourage plagiarism and make it more difficult to detect.

Posted 03 January 2023

On 7 November 2022, OCLC and Clarivate issued separate press releases announcing the settlement of OCLC's lawsuit against Clarivate, originally filed in June 2022.

Posted 06 December 2022

The capability for scite users to ask research questions in plain language and get answers directly from the full text of research articles is the premise of scite's new "Ask a Question" feature.

Posted 06 December 2022

The new interface for Gale Business: Insights provides increases access to tools and databases on one platform, improving research outcomes for students, researhers and faculty.

Posted 01 November 2022

At the 2022 ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) biennial conference, held in Berlin, information researchers from around the world gathered to share their research about information seeking behaviours. If that all sounds very academic and scholarly, it mainly was. But that doesn't mean practicing librarians couldn't come away with a few nuggets they could use.

Posted 01 November 2022

This massive open dataset now brings the entirety of the Archive's international television news holdings to selections from 98 channels across 50 countries and territories, in 35 languages and dialects, spanning 20 years of content.

Posted 04 October 2022

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine lets you see what websites used to look like but it can only do that if volunteers actively save those sites and pages. Gary Price explains how to do that.

Posted 04 October 2022

Virtual Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp takes place on Wednesday 12 October 2022.

Posted 04 October 2022

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