The bX Recommender for Your Library

Local Service, Global Reach: Empower patrons with usage-based recommendations

If part of the library’s mission is to help users find and access relevant scholarly material to support research and learning activities, bX brings libraries and users alike a step closer towards fulfilling this mission.

By providing bX recommendations to your library users, you enable them to plug into the power of usage information generated by the vast online scholar community across the globe. 

The bX Recommender was only the first service. Click here for other services that are available as part of the bX Usage-Based Services suite

Up and Running within Hours in a Software-as-a-Service Environment

The bX Recommender is offered as an on-demand service, meaning that there is nothing to install or maintain on your network.  Just complete the self-registration process online and be up and running in one business day.

bX recommendations are delivered to your library’s system, so users can immediately start seeing recommendations using their existing login credentials. And because bX recommendations are so intuitive and delivered directly to their familiar scholarly discovery environment, users need absolutely no training and can right away start benefiting from the service.

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Make Your User Input Count: Contribute Usage Data to bX

Institutions which sign up for the bX service can also contribute usage data to the service.  Although such contribution is not a requirement for using the service, any additional usage data will enhance the quality of recommendations provided to the subscriber community.

bX Recommender plain and simple

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bX Recommender in a nutshell

The bX Recommender

* is based on the usage data from millions of researchers worldwide

* discovers relevant articles for the user
        *  across journals
        *  across publishers 
        *  across platforms