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

Posted in News by Roddy MacLeod on November 18, 2009

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