Manchester University Press fields an OA compliance curveball with the support of PubFactory’s SiteGen module

By Tom Beyer, Director of Platform Services In 2018, we collaborated with Manchester University Press (MUP) on a hosting platform that would bring all of their books and journals online. Manchester is the largest research university in the UK, and the Press is one of the largest University Presses in the UK, publishing 200 new… Read More Manchester University Press fields an OA compliance curveball with the support of PubFactory’s SiteGen module

The Content Curation Challenge: Bringing Users to the “Right” Content…and More of It

I will contribute to a content curation panel at the Charleston Library Conference along with Will Schweitzer, Director, Product Development at theAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Michael Levine-Clark, Interim Dean and Director, University of Denver Libraries. The focus of the panel is to examine the challenge and value of content curation… Read More The Content Curation Challenge: Bringing Users to the “Right” Content…and More of It

The “dictionary problem” in search ranking

There is a specific problem we run into again and again whenever we deal with searching a sufficiently diverse set of content. We call it the dictionary problem because it’s particularly endemic to dictionaries, but it’s a general problem that tends to prioritize minimal entries that mention a subject over larger entries that are about… Read More The “dictionary problem” in search ranking