TechXtra - A New Resource for Searching in Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing
.: Roddy MacLeod, Senior Subject Librarian at Heriot Watt U in Edinbugh, sent the following press release announcing TexhXtra (pronounced Tech-Extra) a new initiative from the creators of the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library, EEVL, which itself is about to undergo a major change. From the press release:
TechXtra suite of free services simplifies access to technology information
Finding technology information just became easier!
TechXtra is a suite of ten freely available services which simplify access to a multitude of different types of technology information from a host of different sources.
TechXtra facilitates immediate access to the freely available full-text content of hundreds of thousands of eprints, technical reports, theses, articles, news items, job announcements and more. In cases where the full-text is not freely available, TechXtra provides links to vendors for pay-per-view options. TechXtra searches a combination of digital repositories, journal databases, technical reports servers, web information, news sources and more, all with a focus on technology information.
Anyone looking for information in technology will find TechXtra useful, especially researchers, academics, students and practitioners.