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Upcoming Features and Updates:

In December 2017

  • Archive PDF articles will be posted in the first week of December 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 will be made
  • In Advanced Search, GeoRef search results will be included as part of the default selected content types 
  • A clear/reset button will be added to the Advanced Search page
  • Search results facets for GeoRef key terms, subjects, and bounding boxes will be expanded by more thorough matching of GeoRef data to article content
  • External links from GeoRef records will be OpenURL compliant
  • A bug that shows a buy this article link on OA articles will be corrected
  • Users will have the ability to change the email associated with personal accounts for alerts and saved content. Until this feature is implemented, users can go to Contact Us to request the email change
  • Search performance and page build speed enhancements

In January 2018 

  • Legacy Usage Reports will be available on the new platform in January 2018. In the interim, they can still be accessed via HighWire
  • GSW will be able to offer Shibboleth support for the UK federation
  • 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
  • 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
  • eBbook front matter and back matter will be made freely available
  • The cited by widget will be added to book pages
  • Search performance and page build speed enhancements

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

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