TITLE

Looking Beyond Search

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, David M.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
EContent;May2005, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the browsing features of Internet services. One of the easiest ways to help Internet users find additional information is to create hyperlinks within a search result that point directly to a list of articles whose cited reference lists include at least one of the sources cited by the original article. Another useful approach , used by Elsevier Engineering Information in its Engineering Village 2 product, surfaces a taxonomy of related terms in each search result. The Engineering Village 2 search results include hyperlinks to other articles by the author and to the main heading terms as well as controlled terms, uncontrolled terms, and classification codes. For some great ideas on the direction that academic information can go, check out the Computing Reviews, a site that takes serendipity to a new level. Computing Reviews, in partnership with the Association for Computing Machinery, aims to provide access to current research, theory, and applications in all sub-disciplines of computing via the review medium. As general search engines and search-based content-savvy retailers continue to innovate, smart scholarly content providers will watch each and every move with interest.
ACCESSION #
16915612

 

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