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Features and Updates

Added Since Launch

  • Archive PDF articles posted for European Journal of Mineralogy, The Canadian Mineralogist, and a few issues from American Mineralogist and Mineralogical Magazine
  • For the GSW backfile, CrossRef DOI deposits to update destination URLs have been made 
  • In Advanced Search, GeoRef search results have been included as part of the default selected content types
  • A clear/reset button was added to the Advanced Search page
  • Search results facets for GeoRef key terms, subjects, and bounding boxes was expanded by more thorough matching of GeoRef data to article content
  • A bug that shows a buy this article link on OA articles was corrected 
  • Users can change the email associated with personal accounts for alerts and saved content
  • Search performance and page build speed enhancements have been made and will continue to be made throughout the spring and summer. 
  • Clearer language will be added to the quick search scope selector that allows users to search either across a journal, eBook collection, or the entire collection of GSW content

In January/February 2018 

  • External links from GeoRef records will be OpenURL compliant 
  • Users with multiple society memberships can access via a common SSO making authentication more efficient. Note, this will not affect GSW or society institutional access
  • Legacy Usage Reports will be available for download

In the Spring and Summer of 2018

  • GSW will continue to work toward implementation of CHORUS standards
  • Expanded GSW collaboration with discovery services
  • Ongoing enhancements to the user experience
  • GSW will be able to offer Shibboleth support for the UK federation
  • eBook front matter and back matter will be made freely available

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