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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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December 18, 2008

More than 35 bloggers help celebrate launch of ticTOCs

December 18, 2008

The launch of ticTOCs, the U&I funded Journal Tables of Contents Service, is getting a good reception from bloggers around the world.Peter Scott's Library Blog Open Access News Archivalia Washington University Libraries Organization Monkey spineless? Karen Blakeman's Blog UK eInformation Group Sciencebase Science Library Pad Marcus P Zillman Genome Technology Online E-resursnyheter från Stockholms universitetsbibliotek UKeiG Blog ResourceShelf Information Services Update Lis Links CBS Bibliotek Bibliographic Wilderness Science Resources Science @ UCD Library Tales From ...

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Gold Dust project hits seam

December 18, 2008

It's not information overload that's the problem, it's the lack of decent filtering tools.Essentially, that's the issue that the U&I funded Gold Dust project is trying to tackle.  Brief project resume:Gold Dust tracks the usage of ticTOCs by 50 engineering volunteers;Out of usage, creates Personal Interest Profiles for each volunter; Gold Dust harvests hundreds of possibly interesting engineering RSS feeds of ...

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December 19, 2008

Press cover ticTOCs launch

December 19, 2008

I'm really pleased with the press coverage that the launch of ticTOCs Journal Tables of Contents is getting.Nearly 50 bloggers have covered the launch, and it's also been noted in Research Information, EContent Magazine, Information Today, Tales From The Terminal Room, plus wire services like Knowledgespeak and VIP Wire.As well as tens of thousands of pageviews, we've had more than 600 ...

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December 29, 2008

More than 60 bloggers have featured ticTOCs in the last month

December 29, 2008

The number of bloggers mentioning the new ticTOCs service in the last month has gone past 60.  This is great!  I've posted a thank you comment on as many as possible, because it's always nice for bloggers to get some sort of recognition for helping to spread the ...

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