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40 InformationToday September 2009 www.infotoday.com A Transnational Archive con- tains historical books, manu- scripts, newspapers, periodi- cals, court records, and more, all cross-searchable. The ar- (continued from page 39) chive is being released in four parts, and the first, Debates It also uses RFID to identify an item at checkout and unlocks the case automatically Over Slavery and Abolition, to save time and speed up checkout. explores multiple viewpoints Source: Tech Logic (www.tech-logic.com) regarding the practice, experience, and abolition of slavery in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The second part will be released in 2011. Source: Gale, a part of Cengage Learning (www.gale.com) Serials Solutions Enhances 360 Core Serials Solutions announced several upgrades for its 360 Core portal that include a tabbed content view for ebook subscribers, library managed holdings for ebooks, vetafab Software Unveils Two lexiCan Upgrades and Japanese-language title sorting options. The tabbed view lets libraries set up Two enhancements are on their way to lexiCan users, courtesy of vetafab Software multiple options for users as well as a browse and a search page. The Japanese- GmbH of Darmstadt, Germany. The first upgrade improves productivity and collab- language option is aimed at Serials Solutions’ Japanese client base and allows oration for users of the product, which handles the management of information and users to search and alphabetize. knowledge for business management, research, and idea-gathering projects. The com- Source: Serials Solutions (www.serialssolutions.com) pany also introduced lexiCan Reader, a read-only client that lets customers publish guides, manuals, references, and more within a network with one click. Source: vetafab Software GmbH (www.lexican.net) Coutts Touts OASIS v4 Coutts Information Services reports that it has rolled out the full release of its Online Acquisition and Selection Information Service version 4 (OASIS v4). The com- WorldWideScience.org Offers Results Clustering pany is bullish about OASIS v4’s capabilities. OASIS v4, which had been in beta WorldWideScience.org debuted a results clustering feature for the site that will since June 2008, features enhanced communication capabilities and the second gen- help users pare database search results to what they’re looking for more quickly, an eration of Coutts Communities. important concern for a site that searches 375 million pages of research information. Source: Coutts Information Services (www.couttsinfo.com) Also new to the site is a quick share tool that adds search results to social network- ing sites for discussion. Source: WorldWideScience.org (www.worldwidescience.org) Open Text ECM Suite Goes Social Open Text Social Media is giving Open Text Corp.’s ECM Suite users something to talk about. The application allows customers to work together through the web and Project MUSE Announces via mobile devices without sacrificing security and compliance. Profiles, communi- ties, threaded discussions, blogs, and wikis are all included, but this information is New Titles, Prices for 2010 not open to the public. Users can also post status updates and perform a social search. American Music, The Middle East Journal, and nine other journals will be added Source: Open Text Corp. (www.opentext.com) to Project MUSE’s list of 2010 offerings. In addition, back issues from 60 other jour-
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