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                                                                                                 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 (                                                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.
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      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 (                                    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 (
      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- Offers Results Clustering
      pany is bullish about OASIS v4’s capabilities. OASIS v4, which had been in beta      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 (                                Also new to the site is a quick share tool that adds search results to social network-
                                                                                                 ing sites for discussion.
                                                                                                    Source: (
      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. (                                             to Project MUSE’s list of 2010 offerings. In addition, back issues from 60 other jour-

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