Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


May 7, 2021

Third Iron Third Iron announces available LibKey integration with CAB Direct. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced the availability of LibKey integration for libraries subscribing to CABI databases on CAB Direct. LibKey delivers fast, one-click access to millions of library-subscribed and Open Access articles, available from publisher and aggregator sources. CAB Direct is the leading source in applied life sciences that incorporates CAB Abstracts and Global Health. [Full Announcement].

June 30, 2020

Third Iron Third Iron releases LibKey Link and LibKey.io. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced the release of two new LibKey services: LibKey Link and LibKey.io. LibKey Link delivers one-click access to tens of millions of library-subscribed and open access articles from any database where a link resolver is used today. LibKey.io is a website that resolves DOI and PubMed ID searches through library and open access sources, all in one-click; libkey.io/ may also be added as a prefix to any DOI or PMID, connecting researchers to the article from their library resources. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2019

Third Iron LibKey Discovery now integrated with WorldCat Discovery. Third Iron, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced an integration of their service LibKey Discovery and OCLC WorldCat Discovery. LibKey Discovery delivers one-click linking to PDF articles and links that take the user from article records back to the original journal issue or to the most recent issue of the journal. Libraries can easily add LibKey Discovery to their OCLC WorldCat Discovery service using the OCLC Service Configuration module. [Full Announcement].

August 31, 2019

Third Iron Third Iron releases LibKey Nomad. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced the availability of LibKey Nomad. LibKey Nomad is a Chrome extension designed for users who start their research journey outside the library, delivering one-click access from references found on scholarly websites to full text articles available from a researcher's library and open access sources. [Full Announcement].

August 10, 2019

Third Iron Third Iron releases LibKey Link for PubMed. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced the availability of LibKey Link for PubMed. PubMed is the world's leading biomedical database used by millions of researchers around the world. LibKey Link enables medical libraries to add one-click access to PDFs from both subscribed and Open Access sources to expedite researcher workflow and simplify access. [Full Announcement].

February 1, 2016

Third Iron BrowZine Delivers Mobile Journal Access For IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company developing innovative services for libraries, publishers and their users, announced a technology partnership with the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. IEEE SSCS has selected BrowZine, the leading service from Third Iron, as the mobile platform to deliver the premier publications IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits and IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine. All members of the IEEE SSCS may download the free BrowZine application and use their IEEE-Xplore credentials to find, browse and read these SSCS publications from their mobile devices. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2015

Third Iron Third Iron announces release of BrowZine Web Edition. Third Iron, LLC, a leading information technology company, today announced the release of BrowZine Web Edition. BrowZine is the preferred service researchers around the world use to browse, read and follow the scholarly journals available from their library. [Full Announcement].

July 31, 2013

Third Iron New Marketing Support Rolling Out. Third Iron announced the launch of our new Marketing Tools for Libraries webpage. Loaded with great, ready to use resources, this page will help you to promote BrowZine both inside and outside your library. [Full Announcement].

March 15, 2013

Third Iron Third Iron Forms Partnership with MCLS. The Midwest Collaborative for Library Services recently announced a partnership with Third Iron that will provide access to BrowZine for a number of Michigan libraries. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2012

Third Iron Third Iron Announces Release of BrowZine. Third Iron, LLC, a leading library technology company, announced the release of BrowZine, a new app for the iPad. BrowZine combines articles from databases to create full journals, organizes them on shelves arranged by subject, and delivers a reading experience optimized for the iPad. With BrowZine, users can easily find journals made available by their library, browse titles of interest, and read individual articles or the complete journal. [Full Announcement].

July 4, 2012

Third Iron ALA 2012: Off to a Great Start. ALA 2012 marked the unveiling of BrowZine Academic, our first product to be released later this month, and we could not have been more pleased. We met with over 100 librarians from institutions around the world, some who had heard of BrowZine before and some who were seeing it for the first time. Everyone shared a lot of great feedback about BrowZine. [Full Announcement].

March 16, 2012

Third Iron BrowZine: Open Access Edition Now Available. Third Iron, LLC, a leading library technology company, announced today the beta release of BrowZine: Open Access Edition, a new app for the iPad. BrowZine combines articles from databases to create full journals, organizes them on shelves arranged by subject, and delivers a reading experience optimized for the iPad. With BrowZine, users can easily find journals made available by their library and Open Access sources, browse titles of interest, and read individual articles or the complete journal. [Full Announcement].