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Press Release: Yewno [May 6, 2019]

San Mateo Public Library to offer Yewno Discover: a cutting-edge tool for next generation research

May 6, 2019 - Redwood City, CA - Yewno, Inc., a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence solutions, today announces that the San Mateo Public Library has adopted its Yewno Discover platform for patron use in its libraries and through its website. Yewno Discover is an intuitive, cutting-edge research tool, powered by Artificial Intelligence. Its highly visual interface encourages lifelong learners of all ages to immerse themselves in research, both formal and casual.

The San Mateo Public Library's mission is to help their community to discover, enjoy, connect and learn in an ever-changing world. San Mateo is among the first library systems in California to adopt Yewno Discover, which is part of their ongoing commitment to serve as a gateway to information through technology. "The beauty of public libraries is that we provide resources to individuals that they otherwise might not have access to on their own. Historically this meant massive collections of books, but increasingly it also includes the latest technological and e-Learning resources," says James Moore, Acting City Librarian. "We are excited to partner with Yewno to offer this new research tool to our community."

Patrons can use Yewno Discover to query a topic of interest to them, and then explore millions of possible connections between related concepts. Once the user has identified related concepts of interest, Yewno Discover will surface relevant content from its vast collection of scholarly articles, books, and databases, as well as San Mateo's digital collection. It is an easy-to-use tool that makes research navigable and fun while ensuring comprehensive and credible coverage.

"Yewno Discover differs from traditional search methods in two main ways. First, it allows the user to make connections between ideas that are meaningful to them, rather than relying on "keyword" results. Secondly, it ingests and reads each book, article, and data source, storing all of the information in a way that mimics the human mind," says Ruth Pickering, Co-Founder and Chief BD & Strategy Officer, Yewno, Inc. "The result is that users make connections and uncover resources they might not in other search environments, and they do it at lightning speed because the platform has already "read" and identified exactly what is in each source."

San Mateo Library patrons can learn more and access Yewno Discover at: https://go.yewno.com/e/311971/2019-05-06/c1xrw/209204716?h=HD1UFz3-W0R8-5ySTKqhyAyGg5ME0wrYDwwZnfO65nQ.

About Yewno

Founded in 2015, Yewno is helping the world to uncover the undiscovered through its advanced dynamic Knowledge Graph and AI based inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge extraction. Yewno Inference Engine incorporates machine learning, neural networks, and computational linguistics into an intelligent framework to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across a vast volume of sources. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across the finance sector, top research universities, publishers, and content aggregators worldwide. Yewno was named Outsell's 2017 Emerging Company of the Year, and was chosen from among 250 major disruptors in the global information industry.


Summary: Yewno announced that the San Mateo Public Library has adopted its Yewno Discover platform for patron use in its libraries and through its website. Yewno Discover is an intuitive, cutting-edge research tool, powered by Artificial Intelligence. Its highly visual interface encourages lifelong learners of all ages to immerse themselves in research, both formal and casual.
Publication Year:2019
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:May 6, 2019
Publisher:Yewno
Company:
Company: Yewno
Products: Yewno Discover
Libraries: San Mateo Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/24268

LTG Bibliography Record number: 24268. Created: 2019-05-06 11:06:23; Last Modified: 2019-05-06 11:06:32.