Publisher news from SLA Baltimore...

Jun 21, 2006 by

I’m back from Baltimore, tired but happy with the conference. I hardly posted on EngLib; my entries appeared on the Information Technology Division blog where they were more relevant. But there were nonetheless many interesting sessions pertaining to sci-tech information and many exhibitors in the Hall (I even got the impression that they actually outnumbered the business people this year but I have no hard data on that). Since others have already posted interesting news before, let me just link to their excellent posts, instead of trying to start from scratch: Paula Hane, of the Information Today blog, talked about Springer’s new e-book collection . Stephen Leary did the same on the SLA Conference blog. Dick Kaser, of Information Today, posted about the access to e-books from Wiley Interscience (including pay-per-view). At Knovel, the...

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Issue 7.6 of ACS’ LiveWire newsletter...

Jun 10, 2006 by

ACS, in the June issue of LiveWire, announces a special blog just for Baltimore SLA conference by ACS Publications Senior Account Manager and LiveWire Editor-at-Large Doug Storm and guest bloggers like Teri Vogel. Attendees that will go to the ACS booth to post a comment on the blog may get a t-shirt. In the same issue, the Librarian’s Corner column features Andrea Twiss-Brooks with an article on sources to find and evaluate sci-tech book...

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ACS most-accessed journal articles page...

Mar 3, 2006 by

I’m not sure when this was last updated but the ACS site now sports a nice page containing, by journal, a list of the most-accessed journal articles in the last quarter. Subscribers and non-subscribers can view the abstracts of these articles. Subscribers may then view the full text of these articles and non-subscribers can purchase them. Now, if they could break it down so a librarian could view which articles are the most-accessed for his/her...

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ACS has feeds

Feb 9, 2006 by

ACS now offers RSS feeds for Articles ASAP and the complete tables of contents for all their journals. They also have feeds for the Latest News and NanoFocus features from Chemical & Engineering News Online and the news and features content of Analytical Chemistry, the Journal of Proteome Research, and Environmental Science &...

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Changes for ACS online publications...

Nov 23, 2005 by

ACS is announcing several enhancements to their online publications interface, coming mid-December: librarians will have more control over the administration of their account (institutional profile, institutional branding and OpenURL specs) direct export to RefWorks will be possible RSS feeds will be available for all...

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