Welcome to the New, Improved OSTIblog
Recently, the OSTIblog was recognized by Juggle.com as a top government blog.
Since then, we have added even more features with our great content.
Give some of these new features a try now.
The improved OSTIblog has...
...more social contacts
New social media integration features present science discovery discussion in more locations.
- In your inbox provided by OSTIblog e-mail subscriptions
- On Facebook, using the OSTIblog Facebook App
- On Twitter, using the new GO.OSTI.GOV shortened URLs
- On your reader, with enhanced RSS capability
- On your website, with the new OSTIblog Widget
- On your cellphone, for subscribers wanting SMS text notifications
... more personality
These features focus on the OSTIblog authors who are discussing science discovery topics.
... more mobility
More browse and subscribe options for authors, threads, topics, and content types. Plus, context sensitive features.
- Custom browse and search displays for mobile screens - Click here to preview
- Subscribe to email notifications from your phone
- Bookmark articles from your phone
- Better print formatting, with URL footnotes
- Save to PDF documents for your libraries
... new Content
These news types of content provide broader perspectives on key issues.
- DOE & OSTI news
- Product Buzz, featuring websites that refer their readers to OSTI products and content
- DOE Project Summaries status updates
- Podcast audio
- Slideshows and Videos
- Gallery of Author Profiles
- OSTIPEDIA - important science discovery concepts
- Science Blog Connections, feeds from select DOE lab and site sources
... better search and discovery of related content
More content requires better search
- Spell check corrects mistakes, a search for "teknology" suggests "Did you mean technology?"
- Save time with search results by using faceted search filters by author, topic, date, content type
- Sort search results by date, author, title, topic, relevance
- Discover related content, look for "more-like-this" links below each full post
... better readability
The front page of the OSTIblog provides more information at-a-glance. New pages have been added. More context-sensitive feature links appear.
- Less scrolling required. The new paging feature reduces vertical scrolling.
- View titles of recent thread posts right on the front page
- The OSTIblog history is available as an archive and a calendar