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TechXtra Exclusive Offer: Information Security Kit + 3 Related eBooks!

Posted in News by santychumbe on March 15, 2012

We’re rolling out a new offer exclusive for TechXtra users. Not only have we
regained rights to a free and valuable Information Security eBook normally
sold for $9.99, we’re also attaching three related eBooks to provide a fully
loaded bundle for your audience. Grab it until this Friday, March 30th before you miss out on this limited time deal.

This self-titled “Scrappy Information Security Kit” includes the following:
– *”Scrappy Information Security:”* Who remembers “The Net” with Sandra
Bullock? Or the recent movie “Untraceable” with Diane Lane? Cyber crime is no
joke and this eBook is for everyone who wants to protect the security and
privacy of their online information. Save $9.95 and download it now to take
action-oriented steps to keep you safe.
– *”Social Networking & Security Risks:”* Focusing specifically on social
networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, this document outlines the
security concerns with each and identifies solutions to protect you, your
personal information and your Company data. If you’re concerned about cyber
bullying, give this one a read.
– *”Magic Quadrant for User Authentication:”* Jumping to the Enterprise
level, this whitepaper takes the opposing viewpoint and discusses what
businesses can do to secure user identities as well as how to select
authentication vendors.
– *”Key E-Discover Issues to Consider:”* The popular security software
Company, Symantec Corporation, provides its input on how organizations can
improve their electronic discovery process to avoid court sanctions, reduce
potential litigation costs and increase regulatory compliance.

Request Your Complimentary Kit NOW!

New Sponsors Announcement

Posted in News by santychumbe on June 14, 2010
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TechXtra is delighted to announce two new sponsorship deals agreed with two leading on-line services. Search.co.uk and Bullguard are the new sponsors of OneStepJobs, a subsidiary service of TechXtra.

Search.co.uk is a leading online advertising website that cross-search new jobs announcements across the UK but with special focus on jobs in Scotland and the north west of England in particular.
Jobs in Edinburgh
For more information on Search.co.uk visit http://www.search.co.uk/jobs


BullGuard
is a Scandinavian Internet security company that provides computer security products and high-tech antivirus tools giving users a secure internet experience.
Antivirus
For more information on BullGuard visit http://www.bullguard.com

TechJournalContents video

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on December 10, 2009

Here’s a brief TechJournalContents video, made at the recent JournalTOCsAPI workshop:

TechJournalContents now included in TechXtra cross-search

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 25, 2009

TechJournalContents, the current awareness service that searches across the most recent issues of nearly 4,000 technology journals to bring you details of the latest scholarly journals in technology subjects, can now be searched, along with over 30 other top sources, from the main TechXtra website:

TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.

Roddy MacLeod

New TechJournalContents current awareness service is popular

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 24, 2009

The newly released and freely available TechJournalContents service, which searches across the most recent issues of nearly 4,000 technology journals for up-to-date content, is proving popular.  We’ve noticed a lot of hits in the few days since it was made available, and its been mentioned by various bloggers and in some newsletters.  Knowledgespeak featured the service, as did ResourceShelf and also the UCL Library Services blog, one of the Open University Library blogs, Reference Notes, Engineering Update, Electronic Resources News and Peter Scott’s Library Blog

We’ve put a link to TechJournalContents on the TechXtra home page, where it joins several other services designed to help you find many types of information in engineering, mathematics and computing.

And you can now get an A-Z list of journals included in the service by clicking on the number of journals to the right of TechJournalContents

Roddy MacLeod

New! TechJournalContents – search current issues of 4,500+ technology journals

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 18, 2009
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TechJournalContents is a brand new free service which lets you to search across the current issues of more than 4,500 scholarly technology journals from multiple publishers, in order to find the latest research articles.

A number (about 400) of the journals searched by TechJournalContents are freely available on Open Access, and for others, access to the full text of search results will depend on institutional or personal subscriptions. 

Publishers whose technology-related journals are indexed by TechJournalContents include Springer, Emerald, Inderscience, Wiley Interscience, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, IEEE, Sage, AIP, IMechE, and many more.

You can also save the results of searches made in TechJournalContents as RSS feeds, and then keep up-to-date with new content via a feedreader of your choice such as Google Reader or Bloglines.

The core behind the service is the journalTOCs API, produced by the journalTOCs Project, based at the ICBL, Heriot-Watt University, and is being managed by Santy Chumbe. A project blog is available.

TechJournalContents is a useful new current awareness tool.  It is freely available from TechXtra, the service which helps you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.

Roddy MacLeod

OneStep Industry News now includes items from CORDIS

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 16, 2009
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Items from the CORDIS ICT Results service - providing news and features articles on the latest innovations from the European Commission’s Information Society Technologies (IST) research initiative – have been added to TechXtra’s OneStep Industry News.

OneStep Industry News includes details of many thousands of news items in technology from top sources in one place.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

Process Engineering – Complimentary Magazine Subscription

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on October 1, 2009

TechXtra operates an affiliation scheme through which numerous free magazine subscriptions are available to qualifying professionals.

Complimentary subscriptions to Process Engineering have recently become available to qualifying individuals in the UK.


Process Engineering offers practical advice from qualified engineers and scientists on the technical and management challenges faced by engineers in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil/gas, food processing, rubber/plastics and utilities sectors.

Every issue of the magazine contains:

  • the latest news, views and developments from the process sectors
  • in-depth features and case studies of equipment in action, along with research and technology developments
  • industry-specific supplements like Food Xpress, Chem Xpress and many more
  • equipment focus – looking in-depth at selected technologies each month

Many more free magazine subscriptions are listed in the A-Z.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

Complimentary Research Report on Assembly, CAM, and Process Planning

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on August 18, 2009

TechXtra, the free science search engine, operates an affiliation scheme through which numerous magazines, white papers, webcasts, reports and other documents are available for free download.

The following complimentary research report, offered by Aberdeen Group, is available: Assembly, CAM, and Process Planning for Today’s Manufacturing Engineer: Boosting Production Productivity while Lowering Costs.  This report offers guidance to manufacturers looking to boost production productivity, lower production costs, and improve quality with better manufacturing planning and preparation…

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

OneStep Jobs now includes SPIEWorks: Current Job Postings

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on July 16, 2009

Job vacancies in optics, photonics, aerospace, astronomy, nanotechnology, coatings, etc, from SPIEWorks have been added to TechXtra OneStep Jobs.

OneStep Jobs includes details of many thousands of job vacancies from top sources in one place.

Roddy MacLeod
TechXtra Manager

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