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December 12, 2008

Scholarly journals - new free service makes keeping up-to-date easy

December 12, 2008

The ticTOCs press release is now available, and I hope that members of Emerge will not only find the service useful themselves for keeping up-to-date with the latest publications in over 11,000 journals from over 400 publishers, but will also help to spread the word about ticTOCs to colleagues.If you want to keep up-to-date with the literature (and who doesn't?), ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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April 23, 2008

ticTOCs UKSG breakout sessions

April 23, 2008

Two breakout sessions on The ticTOCs Project were held at the UKSG 2008 conference in Torquay, 8th and 9th April.  The slides from these sessions are at In line with the principles of the UIDM, the breakout sessions allowed us to get some feedback from some of ticTOCs' target stakeholders (in this instance, mostly publishers of journals).You can see the 6 ...

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October 18, 2007

RSS standardisation - are you interested?

October 18, 2007

In a previous post on 25th Sept, I asked for anyone who was interested in ticTOCs' draft recommendations for good practice for the production and provision of TOC RSS Feeds, to get in touch.  This is a second request.The sort of things that publishers are currently doing is detailed below.  There's some basic non-standardised effort going on, which obviously has an ...

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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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