Wednesday, April 14, 2010

JournalTOCs a Useful Current Awareness Tool

JournalTOCs is the largest, free and searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs) in the world. It contains TOCs for over 14,000 journals collected from over 500 publishers. JournalTOCs has taken special care to include all the highest rated journals in their fields, guaranteeing quality results. The content of JournalTOCs is directly collected using the URLs for TOC RSS feeds provided by publishers.

JournalTOCs is for anyone who's looking for the latest or most current papers published in the scholarly literature with international coverage. Academics, librarians, students, researchers, and anyone else should find it useful.

Developers can use the JournalTOCs API (application programming interface) to embed our search functionality within their web applications to make the most of the journal TOC RSS feeds metadata. Anyone with access to RSS Readers can also use the JournalTOCs API.

JournalTOCs is an initiative of the ICBL at Heriot-Watt University and is being managed by Santy Chumbe.

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