bX at the Bielefeld conference

I read with great interest a blog posting reporting on Herbert Van de Sompel’s closing keynote speech at the 9th International Bielefeld Conference in Germany this week. The posting is entitled ‘Herbert’s Adventures in Linking’ and reports on Herbert’s review of the last 10 years of key initiatives in which he has been involved; and

Ex Libris Announces bX: Usage-Based Scholarly Recommendation Service

We are very excited to announce bX — a first-of-its-kind service to provide library users with article-level recommendations based on collective usage data amassed from research communities around the world. bX is the result of years of research and collaboration into advanced scholarly recommender systems conducted by leading researchers Johan Bollen and Herbert Van de