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National Level Resource Discovery services?

I’ve spent a large portion of the past couple of years working with a local discovery layer (Aquabrowser) and am currently investigating equivalent ‘webscale’ discovery index solutions such as Summon, Primo Central or EBSCO Discovery that may supplement or replace it. I’ve occasionally found myself explaining the two solutions to  non-library techy or developer colleagues. … Continue reading

Fear the reaper?

Sounds like someone is trying to ring the funeral bell for the semantic web: Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mark the end of an era. I’m talking about the passing of Web 3.0 – ostensibly the era of the next great revolution in the information industry. In its short life the semantic … Continue reading