Category Archives: OpenURL

Workflow for adding new content to LOCKSS

Every few weeks LOCKSS Alliance members receive a message informing them of the release of the latest batch of Archival Units (mostly journal volumes). At De Montfort University we do not respond immediately, but prefer to wait for the LOCKSS … Continue reading

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Towards a SMART Goal for LOCKSS

I mentioned in another post that the number of times LOCKSS appeared as an option on the ‘Find It @ DMU’ menus generated by SFX, our OpenURL Resolver was an interesting figure to examine. I only have one month’s worth … Continue reading

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Tuning Mendeley to find electronic journal articles

Mendeley, according to its website “is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research”. If you are using this website to organise your references, … Continue reading

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Continuing access to electronic journals through integrating LOCKSS and SFX

I have started to add links to electronic journals archived in our LOCKSS Digital Preservation service to our SFX 3 OpenURL Resolver. There are 9 titles at the time of writing, but more will be added shortly. You can check … Continue reading

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LOCKSS and OpenURL Resolver preview

Stanford University have released a video demonstrating how they have integrated LOCKSS with their library catalogue and OpenURL Resolver. Like De Montfort University, Stanford use the SFX product from ExLibris to run their resolver and electronic journals A-Z list. My … Continue reading

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Finding journal articles through Google Scholar

It is easy to get your browser to link through to the ‘Find it @ DMU’ service from Google Scholar. Behind this service is a database of electronic journals to which the University has a subscription or free access. To … Continue reading

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