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

Beyond agile – Continuous delivery is the new frontier in fast, cost effective and lower risk innovation

Prior to joining Safari, Michelle was Director of Sales at Atypon Systems Inc. She has more than 9 years of experience in sales, marketing, and editorial roles at both publishing organizations and technology service providers. Michelle is on the Board of Directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and volunteers for the Association of… Read More Beyond agile – Continuous delivery is the new frontier in fast, cost effective and lower risk innovation

The Safari PubFactory platform for academic search and reference: a review of 2014

Safari isn’t just a single product providing books, videos, and training courses to business professionals. We also have a robust client services group that serves the academic publishing market. The team and talent at our PubFactory division operate some of the flagship products in online search and reference. Providing great academic and scholarly content has… Read More The Safari PubFactory platform for academic search and reference: a review of 2014

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