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April 28th, 2016

Latest on Account and Topic Based Usage Trending, and Altmetrics Standards – join SiQ at the 39th SSP Annual Meeting

As we enter our 14th year of providing usage reporting and analytics to academic and scientific publishers Scholarly iQ are delighted to confirm our continued support and sponsorship for the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s annual conference for the 4th year running.

In addition to being a Fellowship Sponsor, Scholarly iQ will be presenting at the event held at Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC, June 1-3, 2016.

On June 2nd Mark Cassar will be showcasing Scholarly iQ’s latest developments in working with usage data to model Account and Topic Health Monitors providing reporting of rate of change of article usage by accounts and topics. Mark has been modelling these reports to provide advanced insight on increasing or decreasing usage trends by account and article topics to uncover opportunities and flag up usage risks to publishers.

On June 3rd Stuart Maxwell will be taking part in the Standards and Recommended Practices to Support Adoption of Altmetrics discussion with Todd Carpenter, NISO, Greg Tananbaum, ScholarNext Consulting and Tracey DePellegrin, Genetics Society of America. The session will discuss the latest developments from the National Information Standard Organization (NISO) Altmetrics Initiative which is now in its final stages, with several community-crafted documents ready for publication. Stuart has been an active working group participants and liaison with the NISO Business Information Topic Committee, and will detail perspectives and considerations that have provided input for the published documents, which are NISO Recommended Practices intended for consumption and use across the industry by any user or entity wishing to further explore and exploit the area of alternative metrics.

SiQ’s attendance at SSP in Vancouver, BC, June 1-3, 2016. continues our goal of open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community.

Contact us now at 210-507-5770 and arrange to meet us at the event - we look forward to seeing you there!

April 28th, 2016

Scholarly iQ continue industry support - SSP announces twelve fellowships for 2016

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that 12 students and early-career professionals have been awarded highly competitive fellowships for 2016. As a SSP Fellowship Sponsor, Scholarly iQ are pleased to provide support for the program, an extension of the former Travel Grant Program, which offers a wide range of career development and nurturing opportunities for students and early-career professionals in the scholarly communication industry. SSP’s Professional Development Committee received nearly 100 applications for these coveted positions for which benefits include year-round training opportunities, one-year complimentary SSP membership, free registrations to selected SSP events, an assigned industry expert as mentor, and participation in community forums and SSP committees.

April 18th, 2016

SiQ Supporting and Presenting in UKSG webinar: COUNTER for publishers

Scholarly iQ are delighted to be participating in a free UKSG Webinar - ‘COUNTER for publishers’ is taking place on Tuesday 3 May 2016 at 1400 BST.

The speakers are Stuart Maxwell, Vice President of Business Development, Scholarly iQ and Lorraine Estelle, Director, COUNTER. The session will provide a comprehensive insight into COUNTER and the COUNTER Code of Practice including:

  • What is COUNTER?
  • Why COUNTER is important to library customers
  • Why COUNTER is important to publishers
  • How to become COUNTER compliant and the COUNTER Code of Practice
  • COUNTER reports for books, journals and databases

Learning outcomes:

  • A better understanding of COUNTER
  • How to become COUNTER compliant
  • Understanding reports

Registration
The session will last 45 minutes, including questions and answers (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A), and is recorded, so those unable to make the live webinar should register and a link to the recording will be sent as soon as it is available. UKSG webinars are open to members and non-members of UKSG alike.

SiQ’s participation in the Webinar continues our goal of providing support to and open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community.

September 21st, 2015

Meet us at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Scholarly iQ will again be attending the Frankfurt Book Fair 14-16 October and look forward to meeting many colleagues and friends there. Please get in touch to find a good time to get together, whether it’s a brief catch up or a full, formal meeting.

Contact us now at 210-507-5770 or stuart.maxwell@scholarlyiq.com- we look forward to seeing you there!

April 23rd, 2015

Scholarly iQ Sponsoring and Attending 37th SSP Annual Meeting

Scholarly iQ are delighted to confirm we will be sponsoring and attending the 37th SSP Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA at the Marriott Crystal Gateway from May 27-29 2015.

The theme this year is "The New Big Picture: Connecting Diverse Perspectives” and we’d be delighted to take the time to meet with you to discuss your challenges and opportunities in connecting your data together to enrich your analytical perspective.

Our attendance at SSP in Arlington, VA continues our goal of open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community.

Contact us now at 210-507-5770 and arrange to meet us at the event - we look forward to seeing you there!

April 16th, 2015

SiQ Launch Accessible Archives COUNTER Reporting with Immediate Librarian Appreciation

San Antonio, TX (April 16, 2015) – Scholarly iQ is delighted to have completed and today launched the new COUNTER reporting services for Accessible Archives Inc, a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases with immediate positive feedback and appreciation from librarian end users.

January 20th, 2015

Accessible Archives Retains Scholarly iQ to Upgrade COUNTER Usage Reporting Capabilities

Malvern, PA (January 20, 2015) -- Accessible Archives, Inc., a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced that usage statistics for its collections will become available April 1, 2015 using the new COUNTER Release 4 (R4) standards. Scholarly iQ, a provider of eBusiness solutions to the academic publishing market, is the new vendor providing the reporting and data management services. This upgraded capability provides an extra benefit for Accessible Archives’ customers, utilizing the latest version of the agreed international set of standards and protocols governing the recording and exchange of such online usage data to ensure independent reporting of publishers’ usage statistics. This agreement was coordinated through Unlimited Priorities LLC, a firm specializing in support for small and medium-size companies in the information and publishing industries.

October 28th, 2014

ThinkLoud and Scholarly iQ Issue COUNTER Release 4 Compliant Usage Reports for ACM Computing Reviews Customers

New York, October 28, 2014—ThinkLoud and Scholarly iQ today announced that usage statistics for ACM Computing Reviews are now available using the new COUNTER Release 4 (R4) standards. These standards are the latest version of the agreed international set of standards and protocols governing the recording and exchange of such online usage data, which are used to ensure independent reporting of publishers’ usage statistics to libraries. Scholarly iQ provides reporting and data management services for ThinkLoud.

August 11th, 2014

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business and Scholarly iQ Issue COUNTER Release 4 Compliant Usage Reports for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business’s Customers

Alphen aan den Rijn, August 2014— Wolters Kluwer Law & Business and Scholarly iQ today announced that Wolters Kluwer Law & Business’s usage statistics for its portfolio of Kluwer Law products including Kluwer Arbitration, Kluwer IP Law, Kluwer Competition Law and Kluwer Law Online are now available using the new COUNTER Release 4 (R4) standards. These standards are the latest version of the agreed international set of standards and protocols governing the recording and exchange of such online usage data, which are used to ensure independent reporting of publishers’ usage statistics to libraries. Scholarly iQ provides reporting and data management services for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

May 7th, 2014

Scholarly iQ Sponsoring, Attending and Presenting at 36th SSP Annual Meeting

Scholarly iQ are delighted to confirm we will be sponsoring, attending and presenting at the 36th SSP Annual Meeting in Boston, MA at the Westin Boston Waterfront from May 28-30 2014.

The theme this year is "Looking Outward at the Future of Scholarly Publishing" and Scholarly iQ will be supporting the event by moderating and presenting on the panel "The 21st Century Data-Driven Digital Publisher" on the morning of May 30.

Joining our panel will be Sami Hero, VP Global Customer Experience & Engagement at Wolters Kluwer Health and Ben Spiegel, Sr. Partner, Managing Director - Strategy at GroupM. It promises to be a fascinating session so please do join us if you are attending.

Our attendance at SSP in Arlington, VA continues our goal of open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community.

Contact us now at 210-507-5770 and arrange to meet us at the event - we look forward to seeing you there!

March 18th, 2014

Scholarly iQ Sponsoring and Attending 37th UKSG Annual Conference

Scholarly iQ are delighted to confirm we will be sponsoring and attending the 37th UKSG Annual Conference in Harrogate, UK at the Harrogate International Centre.from 14-16 April 2014.

Scholarly iQ are sponsoring the event’s USB memory sticks so watch out for them in your delegate packs.

Our attendance at UKSG in Harrogate, UK continues our goal of open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community.

Contact us now at +44 7580 723230 and arrange to meet us at the event - we look forward to seeing you there!

May 29th, 2013

The Optical Society and Scholarly iQ Issue
COUNTER Release 4 Compliant Usage Reports for OSA’s Journals

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013—The Optical Society (OSA) and Scholarly iQ today announced that OSA’s usage statistics for its portfolio of peer-reviewed journals have been upgraded and are now available using the new COUNTER Release 4 (R4) standards. These new standards, like the ones already in place, have been accepted by the scientific publishing industry worldwide and govern the recording and exchange of online usage data. The new COUNTER 4 reports are the latest set of usage reports that can be used by librarians to ensure the independent and accurate reporting of publishers’ usage statistics.

February 26th, 2013

Scholarly iQ Welcomes Academic Charts Online

Scholarly iQ is pleased to announce Academic Charts Online, the new database of popular music chart data, as the latest client to sign up for COUNTER and SUSHI reporting, and online business analytics from Scholarly iQ.

Scholarly iQ, the leader in trusted, independent reporting, analytics and data management services for the academic publishing industry is delighted to be working with Academic Charts Online. This is the new database of International Popular Music charts, powerful analytics, sound samples and innovative functionality launched worldwide in 2012 and gaining traction at major customers including Stanford, Columbia, Princeton and many more.

February 19th, 2013

Scholarly iQ to Support Elsevier in Reporting and Analytics for Product Development Strategy

Scholarly iQ was chosen by Elsevier to provide trusted, independent consultancy services to support development and delivery of Elsevier’s customer behavioural analytics requirements.

Scholarly iQ, the leader in trusted, independent reporting, analytics and data management services for the academic publishing industry, today announced that Elsevier, the world’s leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has engaged Scholarly iQ to provide continued support and consultancy services for the development and delivery of Elsevier’s customer behavioural analytics requirements.

June 26th, 2012

Scholarly iQ’s Presentation at SSP’s 2012 Annual Conference: “What’s the Use of Social Media?” – Recording Now Available

Scholarly iQ’s Director of Business Development, Stuart Maxwell, presented and moderated a panel discussion on “What’s the Use of Social Media?” to a packed audience at the recent Society for Scholarly Publishing 2012 Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. A recording of this presentation is now available to view and listen to at www.siattend.com.

Stuart’s presentation is focused on understanding social media in the context of your business as a publisher and explores four practical use cases encompassing brand awareness, customer communication, SEO, and traffic to site.

Scholarly iQ hopes this presentation will provide a better perspective on social media and its potential value to your business. In addition, the link to the animation on an anthropological view of social media can be found on YouTube.

For further information on this presentation, how to understand social media in terms of your business, or any other related enquiries please contact us at 210-507-5770 or info@ScholarlyiQ.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

May 8, 2012

Scholarly iQ Attending and Presenting at 34th SSP Annual Meeting

Scholarly iQ are delighted to confirm we will be attending and presenting at the 34th SSP Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA at the Marriott Crystal Gateway from May 30 – June 1 2012.

The theme this year is "Social, Mobile, Agile, Global: Are You Ready?" and Scholarly iQ will be supporting the event by moderating and presenting on the panel "Whats the Use of Social Media?" on the morning of May 31.

Join us at SSP for this fascinating debate and get involved early by tweeting your thoughts, questions, and comments to #SSPsocialmetrics.

Our attendance at SSP in Arlington, VA continues our goal of open communication with academic publishers and librarians in order to innovate and provide effective and valuable services to the community. 

Contact us now at 210-507-5770 and arrange to meet us at the event - we look forward to seeing you there!

January 30, 2012

Scholarly iQ Updates ALA Midwinter Conference on Developments in PIRUS2 Standards

December 20, 2011

Challenges and Solutions in Implementing SUSHI

Information Standards Quarterly, Fall 2011 reports featured case study on Scholarly iQ's approach to set up SUSHI protocols and share the benefits of this experience with the publishing community.

September 30, 2011

Scholarly iQ Launches Automated SUSHI Sign-up Process

In an effort to assist librarians with the sign-up and implementation of the latest SUSHI protocol, Scholarly iQ has developed and launched a new automated process that allows librarians to easily sign-up and begin harvesting usage statistics in a matter of only a few minutes.

"Over the past year we have seen a significant increase in requests from librarians wanting to to harvest usage statistics using our SUSHI web services. To address this rise in demand we created a simple method for a librarian to register for these services along with clear documentation to help them get started." - Gary Van Overborg, CEO and founder.

March 11, 2010

NISO Welcomes Scholarly iQ as a new Voting Member

"NISO announces Scholarly iQ as the newest NISO voting member. Headquartered in Texas, Scholarly iQ provides web analytics and usage reporting for publishers and librarians. They have been supplying COUNTER-compliant reports since 2002 and are Release 3 compliant. Their CEO and founder, Gary Van Overborg, was recently elected to serve on COUNTER's International Advisory board. Scholarly iQ has also fully implemented support for the SUSHI protocol (ANSI/NISO Z39.93) that automates retrieval of COUNTER data for libraries, and they are active participants in the SUSHI developers group. For publishers, their services go well beyond the COUNTER data. Using state-of-the-art data integration, web analytics, and data visualization tools, Scholarly iQ is able to provide publishers with a full picture of their products' usage, incorporating both online and offline data. Gary Van Overborg, is the primary representative to NISO. John Milligan, Director of Application Development, is the secondary representative."

December 7, 2009

MAG Partnership

"As part of its commitment to improving services for its institutional customers, Mark Allen Group has launched a new usage statistics portal, in partnership with Texas-based firm Scholarly iQ.

The portal, at http://www.magreports.com, provides institutional customers with monthly reports on their usage of Mark Allen Group's electronic resources in both Education and Healthcare. Reports are regularly audited and conform to the latest COUNTER standard, Release 3.

In addition to the standard COUNTER reports, the site also offers customers several other useful reports, including titles of the articles downloaded, the IP addresses from which users access the resources, and resource subscription status."

June 15, 2009

ACM Partnership

"ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) announced today that it is providing its corporate and academic library customers with an enhanced Web analytics platform to measure the usage of the ACM Digital Library (DL) full-text and bibliographic database. The new platform, provided by Scholarly iQ, enables librarians to access past and current usage statistics and receive timely, accurate COUNTER usage reports that comply with the industry standard for measuring online usage of scholarly journals. The platform, to be introduced in July, also includes an automated request and response model known as SUSHI, which utilizes a Web services framework to increase the flexibility of library access to ACM’s electronic resource usage data.

"This next generation platform is a major advance for ACM Digital Library users who rely on its vast information resources to support their research and educational programs,” said Scott Delman, ACM Group Publisher. “Librarians will be able to log in to a leading-edge self-service platform through an intuitive Web portal, create custom reports that comply with COUNTER Release 3 standards, and automate the downloading and delivery of this information to stakeholders within the library system."

Scholarly iQ CEO and founder Gary Van Overborg said, “We are pleased to play a role in ACM’s ongoing investment in the content, features, performance, and worldwide reach of its DL with Web analytics technology that improves the quality of online usage reporting for publishers and librarians”.

June 14, 2009

Scholarly iQ Attending SLA

Scholarly iQ will have representatives available at the 2009 Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in Washington, DC at the Washington Walter E. Washington Convention Center from June 14- 17 2009.

Our attendance at SLA in Washington DC continues our goal of open communication with librarians in order to provide effective and valuable services to the community. In addition, Scholarly iQ will be presenting the new NextGen platform which allows for an affordable modular and tailored COUNTER reporting engine for publishers.

Call the Scholarly iQ global headquarters for more information at 210-507-5770

June 02, 2009

SUSHI Web Service

Scholarly iQ is pleased to announce the release of our SUSHI web service for COUNTER Release 3. This new service will provide librarians using electronic resource management (ERM) systems (or other systems) an automated means of retrieving COUNTER usage data from the various content providers supported by Scholarly iQ's NextGen platform. To ensure the highest degree of compatibility, Scholarly iQ has validated their service with the leading consolidators already supporting SUSHI 1.6 (Z39.93) and are currently working with others who are planning to adopt the latest SUSHI protocol. For consulting on how to use SUSHI, recommendations on ERM systems that will integrate this usage data into a librarian’s overall management of e-resources, or general questions in regards to our new service, please send an email to support@ScholarlyiQ.com or visit our website at www.ScholarlyiQ.com.

March 16, 2009

Achieving the Goals

Scholarly iQ has reached another significant milestone in regards to their eBusiness services for publishers and librarians. Development of their NextGen platform has been completed and is now being offered. The latest platform takes publisher stats to a new level that has never before been available. Now publishers can leverage the latest technologies to gain robust next day web analytics that encompass all avenues of their business. From interactive action ready reports that relate to key business objectives to multi-dimensional data analysis capabilities based on offline data to COUNTER Release 3 Compliant reporting - the NextGen platform delivers.

But aside from the expansive feature list and nearly overwhelming capabilities, this latest platform allows for a reduction in costs because it is modular based. This means publishers can pick and choose which components fits their business needs for a tailored solution that also aligns with their budget. "We realize that every publisher has a unique set of needs and different budgets to work with. So when we developed our latest platform we made sure to keep this in mind. So no matter the publisher's size or budget, we can now provide a superior solution that can grow with the publisher at the most competitive rate possible." - Gary Van Overborg, CEO and founder.

February 23, 2009

Scholarly iQ Expands

"Due to tremendous growth and in order to better serve their client base, Scholarly iQ has opened new offices in two major cities - New York and London.

When asked why they chose these particular cities for their new offices, CEO and Founder Gary Van Overborg replied, "We decided upon these cities mainly based on the locations of our existing clients so we can better serve them as well as increase our presence in these key markets. Sam Hailstone is managing our London office in the UK and for many years now has been providing publishing services centered on COUNTER usage statistics. Our New York office is spearheaded by a group of individuals who have decades of combined experience working in the publishing and web analytics industries."