Accelerate Your Research with SciVerse Presented by Teresa MusondaDirector of Product Marketing, Search & Discovery SolutionsDate: 26 May, 2011 in Malaga Spain
Contents 2 What are the key search & discovery challenges affecting the research community? What is SciVerse? How can SciVerse help researchers? How can SciVerse help the library?
Extraordinary Times Require Extraordinary Thinking 3 Challenges facing librarians
Shrinking library budgets due to economic downturn
Increased scrutiny and pressure on demonstrating return on investment
Broader range of research products available in the market
“Libraries are attempting to face a future in which almost every fixed point has disappeared. Users are changing; content is changing; research is taking new forms.” Derek Law Centre for Digital Library Research
Key web trends defining the future Openness &Interoperability Collaboration & Trusted Views Personalization “Give me your data, my way” “Know who I am and what I want” “The right contacts at the right time”
Web of linked data and knowledge outside the formal literature is growing exponentially BBC Paycount Data LIBRIS RDF ohloh Flickr exporter Music-brainz MySpace Wrapper Audio-Scrobbler ACM RAE 2001 National Science Foundation FOAF profiles BBC Music DBLP RKB Explorer Virtuoso Sponger eprints CORDIS Geo-names ProjectGuten-berg Open Calais BBCProgrammes RDF Book Mashup riese DBpedia Freebase Linked GeoData DBLP Hanover CiteSEER US Census Data W3CWorldNet UniRef DBLP Berlin Reactome UniParc LinkedCT Taxonomy PROSITE GeneID UniProt KEGG Homolo Gene GeneOntology Pfam ProDom CAS ChEBI OMIM UniSTS PDB HGNC MGI PubMed 5 Source: Richard Cyganiak and Anja Jentzsch – linkeddata.org (as of July 2009)
Linked data is also clouded by spam 6 BBC Paycount Data LIBRIS RDF ohloh Flickr exporter Music-brainz MySpace Wrapper Audio-Scrobbler ACM RAE 2001 National Science Foundation FOAF profiles BBC Music DBLP RKB Explorer Virtuoso Sponger eprints CORDIS Geo-names ProjectGuten-berg Open Calais BBCProgrammes RDF Book Mashup riese DBpedia Freebase Linked GeoData DBLP Hanover CiteSEER US Census Data W3CWorldNet UniRef DBLP Berlin Reactome UniParc LinkedCT Taxonomy PROSITE GeneID UniProt KEGG Homolo Gene GeneOntology Pfam ProDom CAS ChEBI OMIM UniSTS PDB HGNC MGI PubMed SPAM SPAM “Approximately 90% of the 10 billion pages that will be added to the web over the next year to be spam… The massive flooding of the web with endless copies and permutations and shadows of existing things is what is pulling the rug out from under link-based search rankings... Links don't represent a human voting on the quality of a site anymore.” Rich Skrenta, CEO of Blekko The "Useless Garbage" Of The Web, Jan 10, 2011 SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM
The problem isn’t having too much information… …It’s about accessing the right information, at the right time, in the right place, in an efficient and effective way OFFICE HOME 7 CAFE
But do your users want more? Spain By The Numbers: In the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, smartphone penetration reached 31.1% of mobile users. In December 2010, viewers from Germany, the UK, and Spainspent more time watching online videos than those in the US “Spain is among the top 10 European countries with the highest penetration of social networking sites” Sources:http://www.comscore.com/layout/set/popup/request/Presentations/2011/2010_European_Digital_Year_in_Review_PDF_Request?req=slides&pre=The+2010+Europe+Digital+Year+in+Review
Contents 9 What are the key search & discovery challenges affecting the research community? What is SciVerse? How can SciVerse help researchers? How can SciVerse help the library?
What is SciVerse? SciVerse empowers the research community to accelerate science by opening ScienceDirect, Scopus and Hub content APIs for third-party application development, enabling intelligent search and discovery across content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, and the scientific web
Our platform for delivering the right information and tools, at the right time 11 APP ScienceDirect Scopus APP APP APP APP APP 10 Million Full Text Articles 15 Thousand E-Books 41 Million Abstracts Web/Third Party Content SciTopics 300 Million Web Pages 13 Sources Society APP APP APP Pages Written by scientific experts only SHARE Your knowledge and learn from others 18 Institutions InStIT. repository 23 million Patent files APP APP APP
SciVerse provides an opportunity for the developers to collaborate with researchers
Partnerships multiply creativity and innovation 13 Potential Partners Current Partners
SciVerse Applications provide customized search and discovery lenses at three levels 19 Level 1 Application on the search pages where researchers initiate their search query Level 2 Applications on results pages where researchers get results to their query Level 3 Applications on the abstract or article pages that researcher selects to review Enhanced search & discovery experience COLLABORATION CUSTOMIZED SEARCH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DATA ANALYSIS
The number and value of applications continues to grow 20 Level 1 Apps on search pages Level 3 Apps on abstract or article pages Level 2 Apps on result pages My Workflow Search My Workflow Results Search Translator Table Download Most Cited Top Reviews Search Term Timeline eReader Formats HealthMash Methods Search Matching Sentences Hazmat Navigator My Oncology Articles ScienceDirect Top 25 Prolific Authors Genome Viewer Section Search OdiSSea Illinois Catalog Viewer QuantiFind Expert Search Data.gov Dataset Search Reflect Network Co-Author Visualizer Next Bio Auto-complete More By These Authors Mendeley Readers Reflect Chemicals Reflect Proteins Recommend This!
Level 1: Customized lenses for enhancing the search experience on the search page 21 HealthMash My Oncology Articles OdiSSea Expert Search NextBio Auto -complete ScienceDirect Top 25
Level 2: Customized lenses for enhancing the search experience on the results page 22 My Workflow Search Matching Sentences Prolific Authors
Level 3: Customized lenses for enhancing the search experience on the abstract / article page 23 More By These Authors Mendeley Readers Genome Viewer Reflect Network QuantiFind Recommend This!
Customer feedback on SciVerse Applications 24 “I was able to quickly locate some new things happening in my discipline, and also just outside of my expertise. The app was simple and returned results in no time at all.” Assistant professor, Swinburne Univ. of Technology Australia ScienceDirect Top 25 App “Time needed to find new microwave synthesis of some compounds 6-8 hours. After using the application: 30-45 minutes.” Post doctorate researcher, Institute of Chemistry Timisoara of Romanian Academy My WorkFlow Search
4 All third-party apps are subject to a five step app approval process 25 3 Feedback Obtain feedback from SMEs/Business Units as needed 1 2 3 Developer submits app for approval Approval App gets promoted Qualitative Review
Users are very positive about the article page enhancement It “helps to minimize time required to read an article”. “With this stuff I wouldn’t bother with paper copies.” “I like the concept: both authors and readers will benefit from this new article display.”
SciVerse ScienceDirect and Scopus mobile apps to be made available across multiple platforms 29
Contents 30 What are the key search & discovery challenges affecting the research community? What is SciVerse? How can SciVerse help researchers? How can SciVerse help the library?
SciVerse Hub to provide an opportunity for institutions to expose their research output... 31 Examples of 3rd Party & Web content in SciVerse Hub
4.3 million documents from Digital Archives
19,000 full-text documents available from Humboldt Universität
662,000 full-text documents from Nature Publishing Group
30,000 documents from University of Toronto T-Space
1.6 million journal articles from Wiley-Blackwell
Hub ...to up to 15M researchers using SciVerse
Libraries can become focal point for applications
Meet Bill Head of Grainger Engineering Library Information Center & Information Resource Support Librarian for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “I want to better navigate people through the distributed information space we live in.”
SciVerse “allows for a very healthy environment of experimentation …The idea is to build an environment that provides access to other information resources. It’s a ‘no-limit’ type of situation…”
“…By changing just a couple of lines of code, the Viewer can be adapted for any library, and there are hundreds of them using VuFind.” -- Bill