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January 21, 2009

ticTOCs celebrates 2,000th registration

January 21, 2009

In only six weeks since it's launch, ticTOCs has had 2,000 people register for the service.  This is doubly impressive when you realise that you don't ned to register to use much of the service.  You can find journal tables of contents, view tables of contents, link to the full text (where your subscriptions or Open Acces allow), export ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

January 18, 2009

Normal service is resumed

January 18, 2009

What can I say?Yesterday, I left the computer connected to Emerge, and then spent the day in the pub.  Today, I wake up and find that whilst I was out, my 19 year old son wrote three scam posts to my blog.Well, let me tell you, he's been severely reprimanded, and his Mum's even halved his vodka allowance.  That'll ...

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January 12, 2009

ticTOCs - loads of people register in first month

January 12, 2009

ticTOCs, the Journal Tables of Contents Service, has had well over 1,000 people registering for the service in the last month!  You don't have to register in order to use the free service, find journal TOCs, view TOCs or export TOC feeds, but if you want to use ticTOCs on a regular basis to keep up-to-date with journal literature then ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

January 05, 2009

Feeding the Elgg

January 05, 2009

Since my exchange with A J Cann, about feeding selected posts to the Emerge site, I have started this blog. In it, I have created a number of categories for my posts, such as “Community IT Centre”, and “R&D Projects” and “Emerge”. I wanted to be able to select only those posts that were tagged “Emerge” and feed ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

December 08, 2008

Help me aggregate

December 08, 2008

I had an interesting onsite conversation through onsite messaging with Alan Cann about how to moderate one's own aggregated output into the Emerge Elgg. There is a difference between a "community" site service like Elgg and what I'll call primary blogging. Emerge is supposed to be a service abetting the formation of a community around an interest in user ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

November 27, 2008

new ticTOCs journal tables of contents service now available

November 27, 2008

Rather later than we planned, but the new and improved ticTOCs service is now available.Over 11,000 journal Tables of Contents (TOCs) are included in ticTOCs from more than 300 publishers. You can Search for Tables of Contents, view the latest TOC for each journal, link to the full text of around 250,000 articles (where institutional or personal subscription allows), export TOC ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

November 19, 2008

What journal publishers should know about RSS feeds

November 19, 2008

An informative article by Lisa Rogers has been published in FUMSI.  RSS and Scholarly Journal Tables of Contents: the ticTOCs Project, and Good Practice Guidelines for Publishers As well as looking at journal Table of Contents RSS feeds and how ticTOCs is developing its service, the article gives some detailed guidelines for publishers on best practice for TOC ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

October 28, 2008

RSS as an invisible infrastructure

October 28, 2008

There's a new report from Forrester Research entitled "What's Holding RSS Back?".  According to Steve Rubel, who has blogged about the report, RSS adoption among consumers is at 11% and of the 89% of those who don't use feeds only 17% say they're interested in using them.It's very interesting to see the Comments on Rubel's post.  Some doubt the ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

October 21, 2008

ticTOCs passes 11,000 TOC mark

October 21, 2008

There are now 11,000 journal Tables of Contents (TOCs) in ticTOCs - where researchers keep up-to-date.A new and improved version of the ticTOCs website will appear shortly - watch this ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

October 07, 2008

Tables of Contents in learning, from ticTOCs

October 07, 2008

This is a bit of a test. Below are links to the Tables of Contents (TOCs) of over 50 journals covering various aspects of learning, found by searching ticTOCs. ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology Action Learning: Research and Practice Active Learning in Higher Education Advanced Technology for Learning British Journal of Learning Disabilities Computer Assisted Language Learning Development and Learning in Organizations FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong ...

From: Roddy MacLeod - Read more

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