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September 21, 2007

New Design -- BioMed Central's Article Web Pages

BioMed Central's article Web pages have been redesigned with significant new functionality (example article) [ Excerpt -- See complete post by Matthew Cockeril at BioMed Central Blog ].

• Summary of improvements:
• Improved support for MathML
• Access to archival copies of linked web pages, via WebCite
• Download link for original figure files
• Posting of articles to social networking sites -- post articles to sites including Cite-U-Like, Connotea, and Facebook, using links from the new navigation box.
• Better integration with Google Scholar
• Downloadable article XML
• More compact and efficient HTML articles 25% more compact

Melody Allison
Assistant Biology Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Administration
Biology Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
101 Burrill Hall, 407 South Goodwin
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-7461; 3654

Posted by mmalliso at September 21, 2007 2:40 PM