|Weekly News Digest
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SwetsWise 5.6 Goes Live
Swets announced the successful launch and implementation of SwetsWise Release 5.6, the latest update to its portfolio of products and services. SwetsWise 5.6 introduces a host of updates and additional functionalities, featuring advancements in data availability and processing, improved reporting components, and enhanced usage capabilities in addition to a number of improved renewal functionalities.
Feedback, comments, and suggestions from customers are used to fuel the development process at Swets, resulting in the number of the technical additions and change requests that are included in each release. Some of the main features in SwetsWise 5.6 include the following:
- SwetsWise Selection Support—The evaluation and analysis tool available for making collection development decisions has received a host of additional data, reporting, and usage updates, including a more concise overview of relevant data for packaged titles and data management as well as enhancing the flexibility of reporting periods.
- SwetsWise Online Content and Title Bank—The electronic gateway has had additional subject categories implemented, allowing customers to better select which categories they would like to use/search for either ebooks or ejournals.
- eDeal Renewal Service—A valuable component of SwetsWise Library Edition, eDeal Renewal service customers can now benefit from some increased usability features, including pricing totals and the addition of comment fields to allow the user to make notes easily. These features are designed to provide a customer with a deeper insight and more clarity into what is being spent and why.
Paula J. Hane
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