Sabinet Advisory Council Meeting 2023
- Does the general search functionality adhere to your expectations? Do you or your users use it frequently?
- Is there anything that you dislike or want to change on the general search functionality?
- Do you use the advanced search functionality per product? How often?
- Is there anything that you dislike or want to change on the advanced search functionality?
- Do you find the navigation on the platform easy and user-friendly? If not, do you have any suggestions?
- What additional functionality would you like to see on Sabinet Discover?
- What additional content would you like to see on Sabinet Discover?
- How do you feel about AI (only using the information available on Sabinet Discover as source) being implemented on Sabinet Discover? Please state a reason for your answer.
- Do you think that AI could assist your users in finding the information they need?
- What would you expect to see with regards to AI disclaimers on the platform?
- Do you have a myDiscover profile? If so, what do you use it for most of the time?
- What functionality would you like to see added to myDiscover?
- What improvements would you like to see made to myDiscover’s current functionalities, e.g. Saved Searches, myBriefcase, etc.?
- Would you be interested in an institution space? e.g. A space where all your subscriptions, alerts etc. are displayed and where you can renew subscriptions, update your alerts, etc.
SABINET AFRICAN JOURNALS
- Do you make use of MARC records and would you want to access it via your institutional profile on the journals platform?
- What additional functionality would you like to see on Sabinet African Journals?
- Do you think that the functionality to export citations in Excel format from the journal platform must be made available?
- Do you like the eReader function that was implemented? What is your experience using it?
- Would you like to see journals from other African countries on www.journals.co.za? If yes, do you have specific countries/journals in mind?
- Would you be interested in back files of journals currently on the journal platform – from 1st issue? Should this be a separate purchase or subscription option?
SABINET NEWS RESEARCH SERVICES
- Does the SA Media (News Clippings) service adhere to your expectations?
- Is there anything that you dislike or want to change when using SA Media (News Clippings)?
- Are the newspapers covered in SA Media (News Clippings) sufficient? If not, what would you like to see be added?
- Do you make use of Sabinet Newswire (South African Press Association and African News Agency)? If not and you are subscribed, why not?
- Do you make use of the All News Content search functionality to search across both Sabinet Newswire and SA Media (News Clippings)? If not, why?
- What improvements would you like to see be made to the news products functionality on Sabinet Discover as well as to the service offering, in general?
- Would you be interested in seeing electronic newspaper article clippings be added to the news products?