Summon future developments


Dave Pattern (from Huddersfield University Library) gives an interesting insight into future developments for Summon. Makes me glad we’re on board, even if it’s not perfect, they’re  making it better all the time.

  • coming soon — discipline searching (currently 63 subject disciplines have been defined, which work at the journal title and journal article level)
  • coming soon — new article linking improvements (when relevant, Summon results will link directly to the article abstract page on the supplier’s platform, instead of using OpenURLs)
  • Daniel Forsman (Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden) suggested that we should promote Summon to our users as being more comprehensive that Google Scholar

http://www.daveyp.com/blog/archives/1525

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