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November 28, 2008

6 scholarly journal tables of contents services

November 28, 2008

In my last post, I mentioned the new ticTOCs journal tables of contents service.  If you want to compare ticTOCs with (vaguely) similar services you might be interested in this list of six scholarly journal tables of contents ...

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June 04, 2008

ticTOCs Beta 2.0 Check it out!

June 04, 2008

I'd like to invite all members of the Emerge community to go to check out the ticTOCs Journal Tables of Contents Beta 2.0 which was released this week.ticTOCs is now just about a usable service.  You can use it in two main ways:1. As a directory of journal TOC feeds.  Once found, you can export feeds individually using ...

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May 06, 2008

ticTOCs prototype

May 06, 2008

Less than ten days to go now, until the release of the new ticTOCs prototype, which we trust will be much improved on the one currently available, and which should enable us to get the service out there and get some good solid feedback, from the likes of yourself, I hope :-)ticTOCs - Journal Table of Contents Service ...

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September 25, 2007

ticTOCs - looking for input from the Emerge Community

September 25, 2007

I've posted here before about ticTOCs, the U&I project, and now I'm asking for input from the Emerge Community.ticTOCs is developing a service to enable users to discover, subscribe to, and re-use Table of Contents (TOC) RSS feeds for thousands of journals from a wide range of publishers. The initial phase of the project has involved an analysis of publishers' ...

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June 13, 2007

ticTOCs progress

June 13, 2007

In a previous post, I mentioned the ticTOCs project, which is funded under the JISC U&I Programme.  The project is making some progress, and I invite you over to the ticTOCs News blog for details.The aim of the ticTOCs project is to develop a service which will transform journal current awareness by making it easy for academics and researchers to find, ...

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April 25, 2007

Opinions sought from CoP

April 25, 2007

Any opinions are welcome on the following.There was another reason for posting details of the computer-generated introduction to ticTOCs yesterday, beyond the obvious one.Following on from ticTOCs' aim to provide easy access to journal TOCs, ticTOCs will hope to facilitate the reuse of TOCs in various places and ways (for example embedding combined TOCs in course websites, or VLEs ...

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