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Sara Thompson

Library Labs RSS4Lib - 0 views

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    "The following is an alphabetical list of library web pages that list experimental, beta, or trial web tools and services."
Mark Lindner

» Differences in Discovery Tools An Anthropology of Algorithms - 0 views

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    One of the main conclusions of this research is that students are outsourcing much of the evaluation process to the search tools themselves, and because of this the search algorithms that drive these tools are functioning to determine what resources students use.  Differences in resource use attributable to differences in the design of the discovery tools' search algorithms could be directly observed in the data collected from students.
Mark Lindner

At Last: Our Publicly Accessible Portal to Search, Browse, and Read ECCO-TCP ... - 1 views

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    I'm delighted to report that this is no longer the case: the University of Michigan-based implementation of the ECCO-TCP texts can now be fully explored by the general public: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/.
Mark Lindner

Comparison - Unified Resource Discovery Comparison - 0 views

Sara Thompson

How Users Search the Library from a Single Search Box - 2 views

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    Article from ACRL, due out March 2012
    This study examines how users search a large public university library using a prominent, single search box on the library website. The article examines two semesters of real-world data, totaling nearly 1.4 million transactions...
Sara Thompson

UC Berkeley Free Class: Search Engines 141 - 0 views

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    "UC Berkeley - Search, Google, and Life - Guest Lecturers Sergey Brin, Bradley Horowitz, Jason Schultz, and more - This free course from the University of California at Berkeley gives you an opportunity to sit in on some of the greatest minds in modern technology as they discuss how their products, services, and companies play a major role in shaping the way we obtain information, process it, and view the world. They also discuss how they came to be involved in those technologies, and how search and search engines work and have changed the internet as we know it."
Mark Lindner

It occurs to me that my desire for our discovery... - LSW - FriendFeed - 2 views

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    Excellent discussion of discovery layers vs. OPACs, especially in small liberal arts schools. Should be read and seriously thought about.
Sara Thompson

Index labels and examples of expert search in WorldCat - 0 views

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    Index labels and examples of expert search in WorldCat; short code commands for things like title, series, isbn and many others
Sara Thompson

WorldCat Web service: xISBN [OCLC - WorldCat Affiliate tools]: xISBN bookmarklet and li... - 0 views

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    A bookmarklet to add to any browser to run a search on a specific item from Amazon, WorldCat, etc. in our OPAC.  Search for "Briar Cliff" and we're the first result. Drag the bookmarklet link to the browser's bookmark bar. 
Sara Thompson

Creating Search Boxes - Springshare Help at Springshare - 0 views

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    How we can deploy search in LibGuides
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    LibGuide help for creating search boxes to various providers, with the code to use
Sara Thompson

ProQuest - ProQuest Search Widget - 1 views

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    Embed a ProQuest search widget on a web page
Sara Thompson

WorldCat search box [WorldCat Affiliate Program] - 1 views

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    WorldCat search widgets to embed on websites ... not as tweakable as I remember them being, especially not the 3rd example.  2nd example can be played with, though. 
Sara Thompson

EBSCOhost Integration Toolkit Support Center - 1 views

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    EBSCO search widgets to embed on websites or guides -- step-by-step instructions
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