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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander Q&A with African Journals OnLine - increasing the visibility of African research
23rd May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) aims to provide access to the world's largest online library of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Its executive director Susan Murray told Sophie Alexander how the platform works, the problems it's helping to solve, and future plans to expand its coverage of research on the continent.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford InfoNgen - setting the standard for semantic web discovery?
11th May 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

What does current awareness and discovery portal InfoNgen offer competitive and market intelligence professionals?

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
18th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our new product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we highlight the product's key value, in particular, its search functionality, industry vertical focus, and distribution capabilities. We also look at the help and training available as well as its competitors from Cision and Meltwater in the PR market to Manzama and LexisNexis Newsdesk in the legal market, whilst in the corporate sector, there is Digimind, Dow Jones Factiva, and Comintelli. The company also has some exciting product developments in the pipeline including the enablement of artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-activated query building.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
17th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of Jinfo's fresh product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we look at the mix of proprietary and open source technology used by the product, how searches can be filtered using facets, its taxonomies, and categories, as well as its visualisation features, alerts and newsletters. We also take a look at the administrative functions within the product, including the ability to set up alerts, newsletters, and widgets and receive monthly reports.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (sources - content & coverage)
16th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our new product review of InfoNgen, a web monitoring and aggregation service from EPAM Systems, we take a detailed look at the wide range of business and professional sources available within the product, along with its coverage and how it processes content.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Product review of InfoNgen (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
13th April 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the first part of our new full product review of InfoNgen, a current awareness solution serving the legal, pharmaceutical and financial markets, we give an outline of the company and product, look at some of its key advantages, use-cases, as well as all changes introduced to the product since our last review in 2013.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2989

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf Q&A with Acquire Media - impact of their acquisition by Newscycle
23rd March 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We interview Brad Scher, president of Acquire Media, to get insight into the acquisition of Acquire Media, producer of the NewsEdge platform, by NEWSCYCLE Solutions and find out how it will bring more sources and publishers into NewsEdge, as well as added impetus for innovation.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford How does M-360 provide media and market intelligence?
9th March 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo has reviewed market and media intelligence tool M-360 - a world-leading media monitoring product from Opoint Technology, part of Finnish company M-Brain.

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Market landscape - company information sources
Tuesday, 20th February 2018

In this market landscape we look at 15 platforms covering company information. Alacra Premium Companies & Executives component of the Dow Jones Factiva service D&B Hoovers (Avention was acquired by D&B in 2017) Cortera Pulse EBSCO Business Source Corporate Plus...

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford Competitive intelligence meets current awareness in Aurora FirstLight
5th February 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The current awareness and competitive intelligence space offers many options in terms of complexity of product and platform. Where does Aurora FirstLight sit in this mix?

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Northern Light applies powerful machine learning to its search functionality
29th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Northern Light has recently applied machine learning to its global search functionality to provide summaries of internal market research reports and business news articles for competitive intelligence analysis. According to the company, it is the first really new improvement to search in over 20 years. In this article, we take a look at how it came to be and how it can add value.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford Newsletters - how much value can a makeover add?
8th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Does your current awareness newsletter pack a punch? We recently reviewed newsletters from information centres around the world to offer them some top tips for better engagement and value.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf How to improve your newsletters (part 2)
4th January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of her article on improving current awareness newsletters, Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, provides some practical examples of newsletter tweaks to increase awareness of the information team's expertise, encourage readers to contact the team and help readers better access and digest essential information.

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Click to view the article Robin Neidorf How to improve your newsletters (part 1)
3rd January 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo's director of research, Robin Neidorf, presents five key recommendations for improving current awareness newsletters to increase engagement, showcase information team expertise and make newsletter production more efficient.

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Click to view the article Victoria Alford Nexis - active development of premium news product
22nd December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Read Jinfo's fresh review of premium business, industry and news product Nexis, and find out about new developments and future plans.

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Click to view the article Helen Josephine How to plan your current awareness provision for 2020
19th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The Jinfo webinar "Current awareness in 2020" discussed the steps information managers can take now to plan for future changes in service offerings. The last of three webinars in the Jinfo Research Focus "Define and manage value for current awareness", the webinar discussed the key factors involved in information managers understanding the service options available and designing plans for future capabilities.

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Verifying the accuracy of news
19th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Jinfo takes a timely look at causes and dangerous consequences of deliberately misleading news or faked sources. This article sifts through the latest thinking on how it can be overcome and finds new literacy approaches and tools for information managers to combat misinformation.

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Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
18th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We conclude the new product review of Nexis, a provider of premium curated business, industry and news information. In the final part of the review, Chris Porter looks at help and support options available, the value the service offers, competitors, including Factiva as well as pricing, product maturity and development plans.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2925

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Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
15th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part 3 of our product review of Nexis, provider of premium curated business, industry and news information, Chris Porter looks at the technology, particularly enhancements to the search and user interface and the quick search and power search features. He also looks at the wide range of post-processing and output options and possible future improvements to the system.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2925

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Click to view the article Chris Porter Product review of Nexis (sources - content & coverage)
14th December 2017 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part 2 of Jinfo's product review of Nexis, a provider of premium curated business, industry and news information from across the world, Chris Porter looks at recent content enhancements as well as additional languages, the expansion of web news coverage as well as the newly-enriched indexing.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2925

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