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Special Topic: Federated Searching

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Title: Special Topic: Federated Searching
Authors: Kanehiro, Everett
Instructor: Quiroga, Luz
Keywords: federated searching
metasearch engines
search engines
database searching
multiple database searching
show 5 moresimultaneous database searching
library research tools
electronic research tools
research tools
federated search engines

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LC Subject Headings: Information retrieval--Computer programs
Electronic information resource searching
Federated searching
Database searching
Issue Date: 17 Dec 2009
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of federated searching. It includes a basic definition, system selection criteria, a comparison of two federated search products (WebFeat and LibraryFind), and impressions from a user test of LibraryFind at the Oregon State University libraries by the author.
Description: This paper was written in satisfaction of a course requirement for LIS 672 (Technology for Libraries and Information Center) during the Fall 2009 semester at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Pages/Duration: 13 pages
Rights: Copyright is held by author. Request permission for use.
Appears in Collections:LIS 672 Special Topics

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