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2014-03-27 08:31:19

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced the completion of an information systems and technology project for assimilating millions of records from DOI registration agency CrossRef Metadata Services into the content...

2009-05-29 06:45:00

Company Signs Over 50 CrossRef Members in Less Than a Year OAKLAND, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- iThenticate, the leader in web-based content verification technology, today announced the addition of its 51st publisher to its CrossCheck user community. The CrossCheck user community is comprised of global scientific, medical and technical publishers and societies using iThenticate technology in the editorial process, as well as depositing their respective published scholarly articles in...

2009-01-12 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- iParadigms(R), LLC, the leader in textual intellectual property protection, announced today that it has added SAGE eReference encyclopedias to its vast databases of billions of pages of live and archived web content. SAGE Publications is an independent, international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Growing at a rate of 20 million pages a day, the iParadigms databases enable its award-winning, web-based plagiarism prevention...

2008-09-23 03:00:13

By Jacso, Peter All three databases I'm reviewing in this issue are from the field of physics (and in the last issue, one of my picks was the Astrophysics Data System). Is this some neophyte enthusiasm of mine? No, physics has never been my strong point. I hardly understand more than the prepositions and the articles (not journal articles, but the definite and indefinite articles) of physics papers. However, librarians and information professionals excel at searching and finding, even when...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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