LibKey Discovery adds one-click PDF, journal cover images and article-in-context linking to discovery environments to increase researcher efficiency and meet user expectations
ST. PAUL, MN, September 24, 2018 — Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced the availability of LibKey Discovery. LibKey Discovery enables libraries to enrich their discovery systems with three essential elements via an easy-to-use suite of APIs: one-click access to PDF articles from both subscribed and Open Access sources; cover art from over 20,000 journals; and one-click access from the article record back to the full journal issue within BrowZine, bringing serendipity to the discovery environment.
“User experience has been at the heart of our product development since the company was founded,” said Kendall Bartsch, CEO at Third Iron. “LibKey Discovery is a natural extension of technologies we have been developing for over six years and which remain at the core of our flagship product BrowZine.” President and Chief Librarian John Seguin continued, “Libraries make significant investments in commercial and open source discovery systems to deliver their library services. LibKey Discovery helps libraries extend the value of these systems by improving and simplifying the research process, keeping the library at the center of the user journey.”
LibKey Discovery organically integrates into a number of discovery environments, presenting the enhancements automatically to enrich user experience and productivity in real time. There is no need to install a browser plug-in and LibKey Discovery works with any web browser. Installation is simple and Third Iron has published easy to follow steps. More information can be found at https://thirdiron.com/libkey-discovery.
About Third Iron®
Third Iron, LLC is a leading information technology company developing innovative services that benefit libraries and their users and is the producer of the world’s most popular journal engagement system, BrowZine. Founded in 2011, Third Iron products are used by researchers from over 700 corporations, hospitals and universities in more than 24 countries around the world. For more information, visit https://www.thirdiron.com.
For more information, please contact:
Kendall Bartsch, CEO
+1 (855) 649-7607, x704