Feb 05, 2014–AIP Publishing LLC and Publishing Technology have launched the next generation of AIP’s Scitation site, serving hundreds of thousands of scientists around the world.
Launched on a new custom platform developed using Publishing Technology’s pub2web hosting solution, AIP Publishing and seven AIP Member Societies are now housing nearly a million articles from 47 journals, as well as conference proceedings, standards and blogs. The site also hosts Physics Today, AIP’s flagship magazine.
Content on the new platform is semantically enriched using the Scitation thesaurus of 7,500 terms, which can be searched and browsed across Scitation’s publishers and content types enabling smarter discoverability. Moreover, concept boosting, a unique search feature of the pub2web platform driven by semantic tagging, means that subject homepages are bumped to the top of search results, directing Scitation users to information hubs for accessing associated content and creating unique resource collections.
“Our focus has always been to provide world-class service to our readers, authors, librarians, and Member Society publishing partners, and so we are thrilled to announce that the next-generation Scitation site is up and running on Publishing Technology’s pub2web platform,” said John Haynes, CEO of AIP Publishing, LLC. “pub2web not only provides the full spectrum of core e-journal functionality that today’s users expect, but delivers several new and exciting content-discovery tools built on our investment in semantic technology.”
Original Release: Publishing Technology
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