CRIV and Wolters Kluwer Bi-Annual Call

CRIV/ Wolters Kluwer Semi-Annual Vendor Liaison Call

Thursday November 29th, 2018

11am Central

Participants: Vani Ungapen, Jennifer Ellis, Chris Pamboukes, and C.J. Pipins


  1. Welcome
  2. Outstanding Requests for Advocacy – None
  3. AALL Programs, Activities, or Business of Interest to WK
    • CRIV Vendor roundtable at AALL – CJ will keep everyone in the loop once scheduling and topic selection are complete. One topic idea is Artificial Intelligence. WK recently had an event in which the focus was AI and security, so they will definitely be able to participate in such a discussion.
  4. WK Programs, Activities, or Business of Interest to CRIV and/or AALL
  5. New library relations contact at Wolters Kluwer
    • Chris Pamboukes is leaving WK, and CRIV’s interim contact will be Jenna Ellis.
  6. New enhancements to WK platforms
    • Federal and International Securities (beta) related items button, based on machine learning and WK is requesting feedback from users as to the applicability and functionality of results: “This list of related documents is generated using a proprietary system of model-based machine learning algorithms which weight the distribution of topics and words along with the presence of inbound and outbound links. We’re piloting this feature in the Securities area and will expand to other content sets based on user feedback. Please, let us know how well this meets your expectations and anything you think can be improved.”
    • Topic Filter for Securities and Corporate research (see verbiage with pictures below):
Introducing the new Topic Filter for the Securities & Corporate content on Cheetah. Designed as both a pre- and post-search filter, this innovation allows users to quickly find content in the desired relevant area for a more targeted list of sources.
Topics will be added to the Filter Results as shown below:

CRIV WKNavigate to specific topics by drilling down to sub-topic levels, narrowing your search results further:


These new filters will replace Securities Topic Navigator, which is being discontinued. The new filters, being incorporated into the overall search process, should allow for a more integrated experience.


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