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OpenGeoSci , eBooks, and Updates. Marc Segers Director of Strategic Development October 2013. Agenda. Journal Enhancements GSW eBook Collection OpenGeoSci. GeoScienceWorld Journals. Continued to add to front and backfile content 45+ journals and AGI’s GeoRef data

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opengeosci ebooks and updates

OpenGeoSci, eBooks, and Updates

Marc Segers

Director of Strategic Development

October 2013

  • Journal Enhancements
  • GSW eBook Collection
  • OpenGeoSci
geoscienceworld journals
GeoScienceWorld Journals
  • Continued to add to front and backfile content
  • 45+ journals and AGI’s GeoRef data
  • 120,000 articles in Millennium and Archive Collections (years 1905-present)
new journals and archives 2013
New Journals and Archives, 2013

Five new journals

  • The European Association of Geochemistry’s GeoChemical Perspectives
  • Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society
  • Scottish Journal of Geology
  • Journal of Micropaleontology

Archive additions

  • SEG’s Geophysics (launching soon)
  • SSA’s Earthquake Notes, back to 1929
  • Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, back to 1985
major application update
Major Application Update
  • Undergoing application redesign using Drupal
    • Open source
    • Responsive
    • Flexible
search enhancements
Search Enhancements
  • Adopting latest search technology
  • Introducing faceted search features
  • Integrated searching for journals, ebooks, and GeoRef
  • New page designs (non-final mock up on following slide)
gsw ebook collections
GSW eBook Collections
  • Releasing in May 2014
  • 1,050 titles
  • 10 publishers
  • Page turning eBook reader experience
  • Integrated with journal platform
  • Cross searching and recommendations
  • Mobile access
  • MARC records
  • Chapter downloads
  • Perpetual access license option

eBooks title list, pricing, and license inquiries:

Lisa Larson, Head of North American Academic Sales,

Keith Parent, Corporate and Special Library Sales,

introducing opengeosci
Introducing OpenGeoSci
  • Map-based discovery platform
  • Includes more than 309,000 maps, cross-sections, charts, tables, and other data assets
  • Resource for finding assets and linking back to publications of origin
content in opengeosci
Content in OpenGeoSci
  • 309,000 data assets in OpenGeoSci sourced from GSW journals
  • Representing content from more than 45 journals (years 2000-present)
  • Adding assets from GSW ebook program in 2014
among the 45 journals
Among the 45 Journals
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • AAPG Bulletin
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology
  • Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Journal of Sedimentary Research
search features
Search Features
  • Map-based searching
  • Optimized for tablets
  • Filter results geospatially or by journal, subject category, or date
  • Center mapped results with your location
  • Utilize layers for political boundaries and terrain
discovery features
Discovery Features
  • Locate figures and maps with pinpoints and shaded coverage areas
  • View the figure and maps with caption information from the article
  • Browse all the images from an article in scrollable discovery panel
  • Link to the original source for reading the full article
live now for free use
Live Now for Free Use

Feedback and ideas, contact:

next steps for opengeosci
Next Steps for OpenGeoSci
  • Adding GSW eBook Collections content in 2014
  • Seeking new strategic partners willing to share content
  • Major feature enhancements may require grants, partnerships, or other funding sources
thank you
Thank you

Presentation questions to:

Marc Segers,