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1 What’s Changing, What’s New? Eric Pepper SPIE Director of Publications

2 SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics
Founded in 1955 Serving more than 225,000 engineers and scientists in 150 countries Organizes and sponsors 25 major conferences, exhibitions, and education programs yearly ~$2.5 million in scholarships, grants, and educational support around the world (2011)

3 New website on Silverchair SCM6 platform

4 Why Silverchair? Semantic capabilities
Robust technology architecture and systems Agile and forward-looking Talented people Compatible vision

5 Additional Content 40,000 additional articles published from in Proceedings of SPIE and Optical Engineering — extending coverage for both back to Volume 1

6 Semantic Search and Discovery
4000+ term optics and photonics taxonomy 130+ Topical Collections Search results filtering by topic Related articles discovery via semantic association Enhanced search and browse Topic Collection alerts

7 Topic Collections 14 topic collections with related subcategories, based on new optics and photonics taxonomy.

8 Semantic Search Filter search results by topic category, publication type, or date

9 Content Discovery Related articles based on common taxon assignment.
Links to author profiles and author’s other publications

10 Author Profiles Author profiles include SPIE publications, technical activities, bios, etc.

11 New Journal Article Display
For journal articles published since 2001, full text rendered on the article page for authenticated users.

12 Enlarge, save, and download figures and tables to .PPT

13 eBooks 163 eBooks now in collection with new titles added each year. iOS and Android apps developed for Field Guide to Geometrical Optics.

14 Mobile Access Users have mobile access via their institution’s subscription. Create personal SDL account. Log in to SDL while on institution’s network using any device. User log-in credentials associated with institution’s subscription. Access SDL from anywhere on mobile device with log-in.

15 Multimedia Selected conference audio/.PPT presentations in addition to integral multimedia for journal and proceedings articles.

16 Personalization Users can save figures and tables, manage alerts, view subscriptions, customize page display, and activate mobile access by creating a personal login.

17 Resources for Librarians
Includes links to SiteMaster admin site, announce- ments, SPIE contact information, training and promotional resources, etc.

18 COUNTER Reports Legacy COUNTER reports from 2005 – July 2012 will also be available on SiteMaster.

19 SiteMaster Librarian Admin Site
Access COUNTER reports, manage passwords, view subscription details.


21 Our Vision By listening to researchers and librarians, tracking new technologies, and seeking ways to better serve our technical communities, we have identified opportunities to enrich and enhance the SPIE Digital Library: Educational materials Deeper XML and taxonomic tagging for connecting information Related content such as patents, supplemental data and images, links to other highly relevant content Mobile access and interaction at conferences Multimedia

22 SPIE’s New “Gold” Open Access Program
Starting January 2013, immediate “gold” OA for journal authors paying voluntary page charges $100/page (8 pg avg); less than most other journals Authors can publish without paying page charges Creative Commons CC-BY-NC license Non-OA papers and backfile require subscription Copyediting and typesetting included Preprints of accepted articles coming in 2013 Subscription prices reduced as OA adoption grows Journals with ~80-90% OA adoption by authors become fully open access, full backfile made free.

23 Contact Us Content and Product development Eric Pepper: Sales and licensing Marybeth Manning: Robert Dentel (N. America): Promotion and training Allison Romanyshyn: Customer support (North America) (Rest of World)

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