Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals
Baghdad, Jun 20, 2012
The Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq is pleased to announce the launch of the new service "Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals" (IASJ).
IASJ is one platform where all scholarly journals published by the Iraqi universities and research institutions are indexed and discovered. All journals in IASJ are peer-reviewed and open access.
The main aim of IASJ is to improve the online discoverability and visibility of and access to the published scholarly research of iraqi academics. IASJ will help Iraqi authors to disseminate their research globally.
At the moment IASJ is launched in a Beta version with only 71 journals published by 18 institutions. The service will be further developed and will cover all journals, more than 200 journals publisher by 40 academic institutions in Iraq.
IASJ is developed and hosted by SemperTool, a company specialized in building digital library products. All content of IASJ will be included in the Iraqi Virtual Library System IVSL and it's discovery systemLibHub provided by SemperTool.
AAPG Datapages provides full-text access to publications of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and related publications produced by other societies concerned with geology and petroleum exploration. Publications from the following societies are represented: All AAPG Publications from 1917 to present (including AAPG Bulletin, AAPG Non-Technical and Memorials, AAPG Special Volumes, Archie Series, Computer Applications, Course Notes, Discovery Series, Hedberg, Memoirs, Methods, Special Publications, Studies in Geology, Treaties Atlas, Treatise Handbooks, Treatise Reprints, Pacific Section of AAPG (AAPG-PS)) Abilene Geological Society (AGS) Alabama Geological Society Appalachian Geological Society Ardmore Geological Society (AGS) Asociación Colombiana de Geólogos y Geofisicos del Petróleo (ACGGP) Boletín de la Asociación Mexicana de Geólogos Petroleros (AMGP) Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) Circum Pacific Council Publications Dallas Geological Society (DGS) East Texas Geological Society (ETGS) Environmental Geosciences (DEG) Forth Worth Geological Society (FWGS) Four Corners Geological Society Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GCAGS) Geological Society of Trinidad & Tobago Houston Geological Society (HGS) Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA) Kansas Geological Society (KGS) Lafayette Geological Society (LGS) Montana Geological Society New Orleans Geological Society (NOGS) North Dakota Geological Society Ohio Geological Society (OGS) Oklahoma City Geological Society (OCGS) Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC) Panhandle (Texas) Geological Society (PGS) Petroleum History Institute Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Saskatchewan Geological Society) Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Tulsa Geological Society (TGS) Utah Geological Association (UGA) Williston Basin Symposium Wyoming Geological Association (WGA) This online subscription is provided through the AAPG Foundation Digital Products Fund by an endowment established by Rose marie D’Alosio and C.N. (Tom) Tinker in honor of the Tinker Family Geoscientists, each of whom either studied at Michigan and/or studied under Michigan graduates at other universities.
After reviewing the use and cost of Today's Science in comparison to other resources we have available online, the University Library has decided to cancel our online subscription to Today's Science effective September 1, 2012.
As an alternative to Today's Science, we recommend Science News. Current coverage (Jan. 4, 1997- date) can be found via Wiley Online access to Science News and older content can be found in Science News in JSTOR.
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COS Pivot is a directory of researchers and research funding opportunities that combines two comprehensive, editorially maintained databases: the COS Funding Opportunities database of over 400,000 funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion, and the COS Scholar Universe database of 3 million profiles of scholars worldwide. Its proprietary algorithm compiles pre-populated researcher profiles unique to an organization (such as University of Michigan) and matches them to revelant current funding opportunities. This allows U-M users to search for a funding opportunity and instantly view matching faculty from inside or outside U-M. Conversely, a search for a given scholar will link to matching funding opportunities.
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Provides full-text access to scholarly books published by the Royal Society of Chemistry from 1968 to present.