ACI Information Group announces that the ACI Scholarly Blog Index has been named a SIIA Business Technology 2016 CODiE Award finalist for Best Scholarly Research Information Solution.

Update: ACI won!

The ACI Scholarly Blog Index was named the CODiE 2016 Best Scholarly Research Information Solution.

For 30 years, the Software & Information Industry (SIIA) has conducted the CODiE annual awards program in order to recognize the information industry’s leaders in software, content, and business technology, and the CODiE program is the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards platform. You can view the full list of SIIA CODiE Award finalists here.

Codie judging list

Being named a CODiE finalist is not only a testament to ACI’s innovative research database, but also to information industry leaders’ growing recognition of scholarly blogs as a valuable component of a researcher’s scholarly record. As a collection specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s researchers, the ACI Scholarly Blog Index is a scholarly blog discovery service, robust search engine, and workflow toolkit that helps researchers find blogs in all academic disciplines.

According to SIIA, the Best Scholarly Research Information Solution category “recognizes the research information solution that provides high quality content and meets rigorous standards for the academic and scientific researchers and professionals”, reflecting a mission that ACI has upheld since its earliest stages of development. In order to ensure that students, faculty, and other scholars researching ACI are accessing substantial and valuable content, our multi-level selection and editorial review process and ongoing quality assurance checks continuously work to ensure only the highest standards in data quality and blog content. ACI offers a number of tools and features designed for the academic researcher:

  • Search the entire collection of scholarly blogs
  • Full-text access to every scholarly blog article
  • Advanced search, navigation, and filtering options to ensure highly-relevant results
  • Refine search results by Library of Congress classification
  • View authors’ professional and social connections, journal articles, and alternative metrics
  • Full citation and export options
  • Bookmark and List tools for saving, annotating, curating, and sharing content
  • Sharing, collaboration, and productivity tools
  • Access to real-time syncing & mobile features via the ACI Mobile App

Read the full press release on ACI being named a SIIA Business Technology 2016 CODiE Award finalist. And if you haven’t yet tried ACI, use this promo code to explore the full range of metadata and workflow tools available within the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, and see for yourself why ACI was named a CODiE Award finalist for Best Scholarly Research Information Solution.