Archive for the 'internet' Category

blog EBIB moves to another address!

March 6, 2013

The blog from EBIB ( moves to the new blogsystem from the KU Leuven.
The new address becomes:
Please, change the url in your Feed-reader, the new RSS-feed-link is this one:

The old messages and comments also moved with the new blog. So this is the ultimate post on this WordPress-account.


New library catalogue wants to be the biggest

March 4, 2008

Open Library wants to be bigger then WorldCat. Open Library is a cooperation between young entrepreneur Swartz (21) and the Internet Archive.

Brockhaus free on the web

March 4, 2008

Famous German encyclopedia Brockhaus can be consulted for free on the web from 15th of april on.

More info …

Campaign for Free Learning Materials Online

January 24, 2008

A coalition of educators, foundations, and internet pioneers urged governments and publishers to make publicly-funded educational materials available freely over the internet.

Read more: “Foundations Launch Campaign to Transform Education, Call for Free, Adaptable Learning Materials Online
Read also: “Teachers, Students, Web Gurus, and Foundations Launch Campaign to Transform Education, Call for Free, Adaptable Learning Materials Online

Free journal-ranking tool enters citation market

January 18, 2008

A new Internet database lets users generate on-the-fly citation statistics of published research papers for free. The tool also calculates papers’ impact factors using a new algorithm similar to PageRank, the algorithm Google uses to rank web pages. The open-access database is collaborating with data from Scopus (Elsevier).
Example: Journal of Marketing Research in SJR.
Compare: Eigenfactor and Journal Citation Report

Read more in Nature news.

Zotero and the Internet Archive Join Forces

December 19, 2007

The ZoteroIA alliance will create a “Zotero Commons” into which scholarly materials can be added simply via the Firefox plugin Zotero. Read more …

Social site for scientists

December 11, 2007

Elsevier launched a web 2.0 tool where scientists can collaborate and exchange bookmarks. The site calls itself 2collab.

“2collab is a social bookmarking site where you can store and organize your favorite internet resources – such as blogs, websites, research articles, and more.”

via IP