RedLink Network’s New Design and New Features image

RedLink Network, the free IP registry, credentials storehouse, and usage statistics hub, has been redesigned in anticipation of new and enhanced services coming in the next few weeks and months. Already used by hundreds of libraries and institutions, RedLink Network is poised to become even more central to the scholarly information ecosystem as a practical, easy-to-use, and cost-effective solution for publishers and institutional administrators. RedLink Network is already used by more than 150 publishers and 450 libraries, along with major platforms, service providers, and aggregators. Built on the assumption that publishers and library administrators both want to support user access, RedLink Network allows collaboration — at no cost — around IP address changes, Shibboleth credentials, link resolvers, and branding. The new design’s ...

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Ingenta Partners with RedLink® to Offer Remarq® image

Ingenta has announced a collaboration to support integration of Remarq, the collaboration platform from RedLink, for its publishers. This collaboration enables Ingenta CMS platform customers to offer group discussions, annotation, editorial tools, and copyright-compliant sharing on the Version of Record, driving community engagement. “We are delighted to be working with RedLink to offer Ingenta publishing platform publishers the Remarq service,” commented Rowland Conway, Director, Content Products at Ingenta. “Remarq provides the scholarly community with a powerful tool that facilitates collaboration, adds impetus to the discussion around high value content and empowers authors, editors and researchers to bring the content to life. The combination of Ingenta’s flexible and use- friendly publishing platforms and RedLink’s innovative Remarq service bring real benefit to the ...

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2018 RedLink Index Now Available image

The 2018 RedLink Index, covering the 2017 subscription year, is now available. This is a free report. The 2018 RedLink Index provides benchmarks and comparisons of usage patterns, aggregating information about more than 1,700 journals from a variety of international publishers covering all areas of science and scholarship. More than 7,500 subscribing institutions are served by the participating publishers. The dataset covers more than 218 million full-text views, 35 million denials (turn-aways), and 114 million abstract views. Information included in the Index: Percentage of institutions with increasing, decreasing, or steady usage. Percentage of usage coming from consortia. Percentages of usage coming from current vs. archival content of various eras. Percentage of denials (turn-aways) to current content vs. archival content. Usage by world region (North America, ...

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Remarq Proves Its Effectiveness image

As 2017 ended, analyses of the initial pilots for Remarq® revealed how effectively the product increases engagement for readers, to the benefit of editors, authors, and publishers. In some cases, we compared a number of measurements before and after activation of Remarq. We were able to compare Remarq journals to non-Remarq journals in portfolios where Remarq was only placed on a subset of titles. Using the first 60 journals employing Remarq as the population, we found a both a comparative effect and a portfolio effect. The comparative effect relates to how Remarq-enabled journals compared to journals without Remarq in the same publisher portfolio. The differences were impressive: Users returned for 3-4 times as many sessions on Remarq-enabled journals Users of Remarq-enabled journals ...

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RedLink and Dragonfly expand ISPG collaboration image

Independent entities partner to allow publishers ultimate flexibility of platforms, agents RedLink, Inc., and Dragonfly Marketing and Consulting have announced an expansion of their agreement supporting the Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG), providing eligible publishers access to the usage analytics and data visualization tools provided by RedLink’s Publisher Dashboard and related products. As an independent data company, RedLink is able to provide all ISPG member publishers the benefits of Publisher Dashboard, regardless of publisher platform or sales agent relationships.  With access to usage and denial data combined with powerful tools that made the data easy to interpret, present, and share, the publishers within ISPG are able to provide their sales representatives and agents information to succeed and grow their markets ...

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RedLink Introduces Consortia Dashboard image

RedLink is pleased to announce the expansion of its award-winning library product line with its new Consortia Dashboard. RedLink introduced its new Consortia Dashboard at the recent Charleston Conference, extending the award-winning functionality of its Library Dashboard to consortia. Consortia Dashboard allows consortial administrators to: Review usage across its member libraries at the product, bundle, and discipline levels Compare usage and cost data between libraries within the consortia Examine detailed data for its libraries, products, bundles, databases, e-books, and disciplines Share information easily with member libraries and other managers and directors Remain apprised of trends and changing elements that affect your patrons and budget Consortia Dashboard is priced affordably for consortia of all types, and runs atop Library Dashboard. It also integrates with RedLink ...

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Collaboration and Annotation Tips for Students Using Remarq® image

Remarq Lite offers students tools to boost their participation and collaboration, and enrich their online reading experience. You can use the Remarq Lite browser extension on any site you read, whether for projects, hobbies, or schoolwork. If your instructor or professor has suggested you to use this tool, here are a few ways you can use it: 1. Mark key passages to revisit later. You can easily identify key points and terms, such as the thesis statement or main argument, and mark these quickly so you can revisit them later. 2. Use notes to record questions about something, or to add your interpretation. Notes are a great way to contribute something to the discussion of the material. 3. Collaborate in ...

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Tips for Teachers Using Remarq® Lite image

The Remarq Lite browser extension is an easy-to-use tool to bring online note-taking collaboration to your classes and projects. Setting up a private group for the class opens up many opportunities, and having your students contribute source material, notes, and comments into the group fosters group learning and collaboration. You can use Remarq Lite to do many things: Source reading and annotation. Encourage your students to read source materials carefully and take advantage of the annotation tools. Give challenge goals for number of annotations, and to find specific passages and add thoughts via Remarq’s note-taking functions. Teach by example. Model effective reading and annotation by sharing your annotations with the group. Foster collaboration. Create an environment where students can be ...

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Remarq® Launches “Lite” Version to Support Students, Instructors image

Remarq®, the decentralized scholarly collaboration network, has launched a Chrome browser extension to facilitate annotation, collaboration, and connection across the Web, specifically to help students and instructors be more effective in their classroom collaborations, while also extending the value of Remarq for scholarly users generally. Called Remarq® Lite, this browser extension allows users to seamlessly integrate notes and highlights from any online source into their unified Remarq profile. It also allows users to create and join public and private groups for collaboration. The plugin is free, and available for download now. Remarq Lite works best with Chrome. It is also compatible with Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari as a bookmark users can activate (fully integrated plugins for these browsers are being developed). ...

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RedLink’s Library Dashboard Named Best New Product/Service for 2017 image

October 23rd, 2017, Westborough, MA – RedLink’s Library Dashboard, which helps librarians and institutions by providing a complete, normalized overview of usage and turn-away statistics, has been named “Best New Product/Service” in the 2017 Charleston Advisor Readers’ Choice Awards. As noted in the award announcement: “The Redlink Library Dashboard collects and standardizes COUNTER and non-COUNTER use statistics from publishers and vendors and displays the information in a single interface with robust charts, cost metrics and discipline-level analytics. The analytics and presentation. . . sets a new bar for functionality.” The awards are selected by the editorial board of The Charleston Advisor, which comprises senior librarians from a range of universities and consortia, alongside representatives from related associations and publications. “It’s a definite honor to ...

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