University Of Denver Libraries Select Yewno Discover Research Application
Published: May 19, 2017
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yewno, Inc., announced today that The University of Denver Libraries have selected the Yewno Discover research application to support the explorative and interdisciplinary search needs of its campus.
“We are excited to be entering a new phase in Yewno’s journey. It is thrilling to see the impact our Yewno Discover research application has on filling unmet knowledge discovery needs in research and education by enabling visual exploration of richer concepts and a deeper understanding of context - as the only product in the market that helps students and researchers understand the relationships between topics,” said Yewno CEO and Founder, Ruggero Gramatica. “The selection of Yewno by thought-leaders like the University of Denver validates that libraries are critically important in supporting these needs for users. We are overwhelmed by the adoption and interest coming from all types of schools - large research libraries, smaller libraries with smaller collections, teaching focused institutions, and now also high schools.”
“Yewno Discover allows us to better support an important part of the research process where early stage exploration and brainstorming play a big role in framing questions and developing hypotheses. We can continue to provide this help and guidance in person, and now we can additionally provide it with this research tool,” said Michael Levine Clark, Dean of the University of Denver Libraries. “We still see value in providing access to library resources through a discovery system, but Yewno Discover will be a valuable supplement for many students and researchers because it will help them make connections between concepts they wouldn’t have caught on their own. This will help our libraries serve many who would not have come to us otherwise.”
About Yewno and the Yewno Discover research application
Founded in 2014, and headquartered in Redwood City, CA, Yewno (about.yewno.com) is sparking curiosity, passion and the thirst for knowledge by building technology solutions to enable connections between concepts and content. Yewno is comprised of a team of hands-on entrepreneurs, engineers and data scientists with broad experience in technology startups and publicly-traded corporate leaders alike. Advancing a bold vision of enhancing human understanding, Yewno is venture-funded and its technology is currently deployed with leading institutions and organizations worldwide.
The Yewno Discover Research Application for university and research libraries, introduced in 2016, guides students and researchers through interdisciplinary and exploratory brainstorming that enables true research discovery by providing an understanding of the broad range of concepts related to their research subject. For more information, please visit Yewno Discover.
About The University of Denver Libraries
The University of Denver Libraries, (library.du.edu) comprised of the Main Library at the Anderson Academic Commons and the Bonfils Stanton Music Library in the Newman Center, is a highly collaborative, team-based organization that serves a diverse population, ranging from our students, staff, and faculty to public and other academic patrons from the surrounding region. Opened on March 25, 2013, the Anderson Academic Commons is the campus centerpiece for collaborative, technology-infused teaching, learning and engagement. The University of Denver Libraries are central to discovery and creative interaction among students and faculty, and provide collections, services, personnel, and systems that support the teaching and research programs of the University. The institution is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.