01 September 2011 15:36
Currently Google Scholar has a feature called "Library Links" where librarians can embed links to their library's OpenURL link resolver in Google Scholar results for their users.
Are their plans to add such a feature to Microsoft Academic Search?
05 September 2011 5:54Pemilik
we've thought about that and such feature might appear in future releases, right now it's too early to tell. thanks.
Academic Search Team.
20 Oktober 2011 7:14
Please think very, very hard about it. It is something I use all the time from Google Scholar. The lack of an open URL is the one thing I don't like about Academic Search. The visualisation tools are fantastic. Keep adding content and you will have created a really useful tool.
23 Oktober 2011 5:26Pemilik
thank you for your feedback, this item is on our "to do" list, and we understand its importance to many users. with a small team and limited resource, we do have to balance various request and the cost of dev/maintaining such features.
academic search team.
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06 Maret 2012 13:38
I would like to second Ray's requests. Supporting OpenURL would make it easier for university librarians to promote MAS as a tool. It would add a great deal of extra value to the nice services you are offering.
If you are looking for a light-weight way to support this, OCLC, a library consortium has a tool known as an OpenURL Gateway that will route users to their local link resolver. You could simply offer links to that. Mendeley also allows authenticated users to specify a link resolver on their own.
08 Maret 2012 17:44
Hi Ted and Ray,
This feature is indeed a high priority. We are working with OCLC and others in the space to develop it. Although I cannot provide an exact date, we will have something to announce in the not-too-distant future. Thanks for your patience.