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Click to view the article Scott Vine Q&A with Tim Aitken - Creating analytical tools from a discovery database
3rd September 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Inspec Analytics is the authoritative resource for accessing scientific literature across engineering, physics and computer science, serving numerous prestigious institutions and tens of thousands of users around the world. Jinfo recently spoke to Tim Aitken, senior product manager at Inspec, about Inspec Analytics, the analytics tool that the company built on top of their renowned abstract and indexing database. 

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas APIs - what are they and what do they do?
30th August 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

If you're an information manager working with content, you'll need to know about APIs. This article looks at what APIs are, how they can be used, what propelled their growth, and the benefits of using APIs from an information manager's perspective. Plus, we examine what to look out for when considering their use within the organisation, along with some useful resources to learn more about them.

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Product review of Article Galaxy (help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
12th July 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

The final part of our product review of Reprints Desk's Article Galaxy, a platform that provides access to full-text scientific literature, looks at the value provided by the product, along with the help and training available, the competitive landscape, including Mendeley, EndNote, RefWorks and Zotero, its pricing options and future development plans, including most notably the launch of the Article Galaxy Scholar academic platform.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3219

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Product review of Article Galaxy (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
11th July 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the third part of our product review of Reprints Desk's Article Galaxy, a platform that provides access to full-text scientific literature, we look at the technology behind the product, including its search and user interface, with a particular focus on PubMed Searcher, Altmetric Trending Articles Finder, and Journal Article Searcher. It also highlights the gadget store, a customisable dashboard of over 100 cloud-based applications that can be used to support the discovery, collection, and management of research articles within Article Galaxy. We also take a look a how users can export documents.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3219

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Product review of Article Galaxy (sources - content & coverage)
10th July 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the second part of our product review of Reprints Desk's Article Galaxy, a Software as a Service platform that provides access to full-text scientific literature, we look at its huge collection of resources, including over 70 million full-text documents, from leading global publishers such as Elsevier, Springer Nature, John Wiley & Sons, SAGE, Taylor & Francis, and Wolters Kluwer. We also touch on its wide range of gadgets from its gadget store and how they enable users to access Article Galaxy's content.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3219

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Product review of Article Galaxy (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
10th July 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Reprints Desk's Article Galaxy is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that provides access to full-text scientific literature. In the first part of our full product review, we take a more detailed look at the company and product, its key advantages, who uses it and its most recent developments, including its Reference Manager gadget and the Article Galaxy gadget store.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3219

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Click to view the article Andrew Lucas Alteryx - applying technology to real world problems
31st May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

This article looks at some of the issues explored in a recent webinar held by Alteryx, the data science and analytics software company, and presented by Nick Jewell and Sumit Paul-Choudhury. It looked at the history of computing and artificial intelligence and some of the issues that have started to emerge from its use. It also focused on the use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and ends with a useful checklist for AI projects.

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Click to view the article Amy Spiegel Take our 10 minute survey to get a free report on how to keep up with technology
22nd May 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Take our survey on discovery systems and project priorities and receive a copy of the resulting report upon publication.

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Click to view the article Anne Barker My Favourite Tipples from a patent and biotech information specialist
20th March 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

My Favourite Tipples are shared by Anne Barker, an information specialist in the legal department at Genentech. Anne shares some of her preferred resources in areas from patents to healthcare conference posters and human gene databases.

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6th March 2019

In this market landscape we look at two products from IFIS: FSTA : sources and research, relating to the sciences of food and health Escalex : database of international, national and regional food regulations. We provide a brief description of products, a link to the...

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Mini review of Dimensions - discovery and analytics
12th February 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We review Dimensions, developed by Digital Science as part of a larger portfolio of research support applications. The current version was launched in 2018 and we explore its functionality as a multi-faceted discovery tool, database and analytics platform.

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Click to view the article Barbara Hirsh Tackling the challenge of keeping up to date with technology
9th January 2019 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Technology is constantly evolving and information professionals have to keep up with new developments and end-users want reliable information without having to understand the technology behind it. This article uses mini case studies to explore how information professionals can keep up to date with technology and implement the best solution in areas from single sign-on (SSO) to tender information and extracting citations.

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (value - help & training; competitors; development; pricing)
14th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In the final part of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we look at the help and training available, including its useful case studies which illustrate real-world usage of the product for differing use-cases, future development of the product, competitors such as Clarivate Analytics, Questel, and TotalPatent as well as its pricing options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration)
13th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

In part three of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we look at its impressive range of search options and overall functionality, its analytics tools and the latest iteration of its analytics platform, which includes the ability to create charts and graphs, including 3D landscape, nested and semi-pies, polar charts and Venn diagrams as well as its content output options.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (sources - content & coverage)
12th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

Part two of our product review of Minesoft PatBase, a global patent database, we take a closer look at its strengths and weaknesses and an in-depth look at its sources, in particular, its full-text collections as well as the languages available within the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the article Scott Vine Product review of Minesoft PatBase (key advantages; introduction; contact details)
11th December 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

We last reviewed Minesoft PatBase, an award-winning global patent database, nearly four years ago and since then the platform has undergone quite a few changes including the expansion of its full-text coverage and analytics tool. Read part one of our latest product review to find out about the product, who benefits from using it and what value it provides along with its recent partnership with Darts-ip and what effect this integration will have on the product.

Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/3094

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Click to view the item Click to view the item Product review of Minesoft PatBase
11th December 2018

Minesoft PatBase is an award-winning global patent database used by intellectual property professionals who rely on it for its business-critical patent information. It has undergone quite a few changes since we last reviewed the product a few years ago. Two notable changes include its analytics...

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Click to view the article Louise Brookes Benchmarking through the manufacturing lens
18th October 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

It is important for information teams to identify, capture and analyse information which will help them improve their processes, ensure that they are using the right resources to achieve their goals, and demonstrate value to their stakeholders. Senior information managers and professionals working in the manufacturing sector took part in a Community session to compare and contrast Jinfo's benchmarking research findings specifically between the manufacturing sector and other industries. This article provides a view of those findings and offers some ideas on their practical application.

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Click to view the article Sophie Alexander PharmaCircle Business Class Elite - from commercial insights to clinical trials
28th September 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

How does PharmaCircle Business Class Elite (BCE) fare for those seeking information on companies in the biopharmaceutical space, with its global coverage of business, research, development, regulatory and formulation science? Get a feel for BCE in this blog about our latest review.

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Click to view the article Andy Tattersall Q&A with InferLink - connecting the dots using AI technology
5th July 2018 Sign in to MyJinfo or create an account be able to star items

InferLink is an R&D company that develops technologies for aggregating, integrating and analysing information from multiple sources. Jinfo recently spoke to Dr Steven Minton, co-founder and president of the company, to find out more about what they do and about its spinoff companies, Evid Science, Cytenna, and Innotrieve. We find out about its unique research and innovation initiatives using AI and statistical inference methods and how information professionals can make the best use of InferLink's products.

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