Press Release: BrowZine Oculus Rift Edition

April 1, 2014 Minneapolis, MN – Third Iron, the library technology company behind the journal reading service BrowZine, announced a significant new venture during the Shifty Paradigms: New Technologies, New Visions conference today. “Released in 2012, BrowZine was viewed as a leading-edge technology,” said Third Iron co-founder and President John Seguin.  ”As researchers are increasingly […]

Guest Segment: Using BrowZine with Atlas.ti for Literature Reviews

We receive a lot of great feedback from BrowZine users and we get to see the new, innovative ways people are integrating BrowZine into their research workflow. We recently received an email from Dr Ken Riopelle, a professor from Wayne State University (now retired but still very active); in it, Dr Riopelle details how he […]

How to Find What You Aren’t Looking For with Browsing

BrowZine has been available for almost a year and half now and the response has been tremendous. Not only have critical reviews been very positive but we have also received some great spontaneous comments over twitter, email and in-person at the various trade shows Third Iron has attended around the world. Most of our biggest […]

Promoting BrowZine in the New Year

New Year, New Users! By all accounts the 2013 holiday season was a great one for tablet manufacturers.  Apple and Samsung alone are expected to have shipped over 37 MILLION tablets in just December.  With so many people buying tablets, not to mention the millions of current users, it’s likely that many of your researchers […]

Charleston Advisor rates BrowZine 4 out of 5 Stars

The October issue of the Charleston Advisor contains a very thorough review of BrowZine by Vera Lux at Bowling Green State University where the service was rated a composite score of 4 of 5 stars! From the review: With the ever-increasing transition to electronic-only journal hold- ings and full text databases, the ability to browse academic […]

New Marketing Support Rolling Out

I am pleased to announce today is the launch of our new Marketing Tools for Libraries webpage.  Loaded with great, ready to use resources, this page will help you to promote BrowZine both inside and outside your library.  Check it out and get started today at http://thirdiron.com/marketing-tools-for-libraries/ Our current Widget has proven a great way to […]

BrowZine Newsletter: July 2013

Based on popular demand, we will be posting our regular newsletters! July 2013 Newsletter Android Now Available We are very excited to announce that BrowZine for Android tablets is now available!  We are officially supporting the Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, and Kindle Fire HD on the Ice Cream Sandwich platforms. For libraries that have signed […]

BrowZine featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

BrowZine was recently reviewed in the very well-read blog “Professor Hacker” at the Chronicle of Higher Education.  As the reviewer writes: Browzine could be a very useful technology. I can imagine sitting down with it and over a cup of coffee, scanning through the latest journals in my field. It certainly has been enjoyable scanning through […]

Third Iron Forms Partnership with MCLS

The Midwest Collaborative for Library Services recently announced a partnership with Third Iron that will provide access to BrowZine for a number of Michigan libraries.  As they note in their press release, this is a “pilot program to investigate the feasibility of a direct marketing service for its members.” MCLS quotes me as saying that […]

Library Marketing: We’re In This Together

Nancy Dowd recently wrote of the difficulty libraries have in successfully marketing their services, an observation Michelle Kraft noted has been bouncing around in her head ever since she read it.  It’s been bouncing around in my head, too. We have been thrilled with the excitement around BrowZine and grateful to count a growing number of libraries as our […]