DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, June 15, 2001: Endeavor Information Systems today introduces LinkFinderPlus, an independent, OpenURL-enabled linking solution. LinkFinderPlus allows comprehensive linking of all library resources, regardless of the software or information vendor. Available in early 2002, LinkFinderPlus also integrates with the robust power of Endeavor's established Voyager integrated library management system and the ENCompass digital organization, management and discovery tool.
LinkFinderPlus functions with and complements other linking initiatives, including the significant CrossRef collections of over 70 academic publishers. LinkFinderPlus is the solution for providing seamless access to all library information and relevant services across platforms, journals and publishers, including:
- the latest abstracts
- full text of print
- links to internet search engines
- links to online booksellers
- links to review information.
Incorporating the superiority of Open Linking Technologies from Elsevier Science and Endeavor, LinkFinderPlus features:
- context-sensitive linking
- links from other OpenURL enabled resources
- dynamic creation and validation of links
- appropriate copy resolution to the article level
- extended services to Internet search engines.
LinkFinderPlus gives libraries control over the extended services offered to researchers—from links to vendor book reviews and respected Internet search engines to small journals and international research publications. The library designates what database links to keep, add, or subtract, depending on the needs of their site.
"The capability to move across data sources and retrieve the most convenient, most accurate copy of research material is vital in library research today. Elsevier Science and Endeavor Information Systems anticipated this trend, and created LinkFinderPlus to satisfy the expanding needs of today's researchers," stated Jane Burke, Endeavor's President and CEO.
About Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems, based in Des Plaines, IL, was founded in September of 1994. Over 850 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance Voyager library system. Endeavor offers a complete line of library solutions for traditional and digital collections. Visit Endeavor at www.endinfosys.com for more information on Voyager, ENCompass, LinkFinderPlus or Endeavor's complete suite of products for today's changing libraries.