Eleven years after the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) launched, I wonder: How are ODI conformance statements helping to drive transparency and cross-sector improvements to web-scale library discovery services?
A new social search engine comes onto the scene, sporting some moves borrowed from Google’s playbook. It’s an interesting approach. But will Aardvark just put ants in Google’s pants?
A debate about scale touches on how two players are also ramping up their presence, and how that might topple the status quo.