www.infotoday.com May 2009
ized virtual events and bundled value-added services. The program’s introduction
Dialog Partners With QUOSA follows the publication of “FutureWatch 2009,” an annual survey conducted by Meet-
Dialog is integrating QUOSA, Inc.’s document management tools with its Data- ing Professionals International and American Express that calls virtual meetings an
Star platform. DataStar customers who also subscribe to QUOSA can now use its important trend. Many respondents predicted a shift to web-based learning to lower
Information Manager to retrieve articles, conduct full-text searches, and manage meeting and travel costs.
search results and imported documents. The DataStar integration is the first step Source: unisfair (www.unisfair.com)
in a larger relationship between the companies that will include Dialog platform
products later this year.
Source: Dialog (www.dialog.com) McGraw-Hill’s AccessEngineering Site Goes Live
AccessEngineering, the successor to McGraw-Hill Professional’s Digital Engi-
neering Library website, launched a design to improve user navigation. Featuring a
Tutor.com new graphical interface and taxonomy book view, improved advanced search, and
pay-per-view access, users can email content to friends; customize their homepages;
Helping Users visit the Librarian Resource Center; and use tools such as bookmarks, highlighting,
Find Jobs and annotations.
Source: The McGraw-Hill Cos. (www.mcgraw-hill.com)
Tutor.com’s Adult Learn-
ing Center, a new product that
helps users improve their re- Nstein Beefs Up Search
sumes and cover letters, is
going live this summer. The
Through Imprezzeo Partnership
service lets people looking for Imprezzeo’s image-based search engine is being integrated with Nstein Technolo-
jobs submit their documents gies, Inc.’s text mining and search products. Under a deal between the companies, Im-
for real-time proofreading by prezzeo is providing a software development kit, access to its developer resources, and
Tutor.com staff members, who technical support to ensure the transition goes smoothly. Once completed, the inte-
can suggest improvements im- gration gives Nstein users a way to conduct faster, more accurate searches.
mediately via a whiteboard-like area in the online application. Tutor.com decided to Source: Imprezzeo (www.imprezzeo.com)
launch the site after the U.S. unemployment rate shot up to 8.1% in February, the
highest since 1983.
Source: Tutor.com (www.tutor.com) Flickr Collection Hits Web
Getty Images and Flickr, a photo sharing service owned by Yahoo!, Inc., unveiled
the Flickr Collection, a gallery of creative imagery for commercial licensing on Getty’s
Project MUSE Introduces ‘More By’ Feature website. The collection, selected by Getty editors, includes a variety of conceptual im-
Project MUSE debuted a tool that lets users explore the further works of an ar- agery, including everyday scenes, as well as origina