OpenGeoSci, eBooks, and

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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OpenGeoSci
, eBooks, and
Updates

Marc Segers

Director of Strategic Development

October 2013


Agenda


Journal Enhancements


GSW eBook Collection


OpenGeoSci


GeoScienceWorld Journals


Continued to add to front and backfile
content


45+ journals and AGI’s GeoRef data


120,000 articles in Millennium and Archive
Collections (years 1905
-
present)

New Journals and Archives, 2013

Five new journals


The European Association of Geochemistry’s GeoChemical
Perspectives


Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences


Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society


Scottish Journal of Geology


Journal of Micropaleontology

Archive additions


SEG’s
Geophysics (launching soon)


SSA’s

Earthquake Notes
, back to 1929


Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France,

back to 1985


Major Application Update


Undergoing application redesign using
Drupal


Open source


Responsive


Flexible


Search Enhancements


Adopting latest search technology


Introducing faceted search features


Integrated searching for journals, ebooks, and
GeoRef


New page designs (non
-
final mock up on
following slide)


GSW eBook Collections



Releasing in May 2014


1,050 titles


10
publishers


Page turning eBook
reader experience


Integrated with
journal
platform


Cross searching and
recommendations


Mobile access


MARC records


Chapter
downloads


Perpetual access license
option

eBooks title list, pricing, and
license inquiries:


Lisa Larson, Head of North
American Academic Sales,
larson@geoscienceworld.org


Keith Parent, Corporate and
Special Library Sales,

parent@geoscienceworld.org


eBook Reader View

Introducing OpenGeoSci


Map
-
based discovery platform


Includes more than 309,000 maps, cross
-
sections, charts, tables, and other data
assets


Resource for finding assets and linking
back to publications of origin

Content in OpenGeoSci


309,000 data assets in OpenGeoSci
sourced from GSW journals


Representing content from more than
45
journals (years 2000
-
present)


Adding assets from GSW ebook program
in 2014


Among the 45 Journals


Geology


Geophysics


AAPG Bulletin


Petroleum Geology


Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology &
Hydrogeology


Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences


Journal of Sedimentary Research


Subject Category Coverage

Search Features


Map
-
based searching


Optimized for tablets


Filter results geospatially or by journal,
subject category, or date


Center mapped results with your location


Utilize layers for political boundaries and
terrain


Discovery Features


Locate figures and maps with pinpoints
and shaded coverage areas


View the figure and maps with caption
information from the article


Browse all the images from an article in
scrollable discovery panel


Link to the original source for reading the
full article


Live Now for Free Use


http://opengeosci.org


Feedback and ideas, contact:
opengeosci@geoscienceworld.org

Next Steps for OpenGeoSci


Adding GSW eBook Collections content in
2014


Seeking new strategic partners willing to
share content


Major feature enhancements may require
grants, partnerships, or other funding
sources

Thank you

Presentation questions to:

Marc Segers,
segers@geoscienceworld.org