U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Scientific and Technical Information

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 Distributed Search Results

 

The results page shows the relevance ranking, indicated by stars. The relevance ranking algorithm gives greater weight to records where the term appears directly in the title, a little less weight if it appears only in the abstract, and of course, it factors in the frequency of how often the term appears in the record or full text.

 

In the results here, we see records from ETDWEB but also from CORDIS, the Danish Energy R&D projects database, and from the IEA energy information center. Just as in the ETDEWEB search, if the record includes the full text, you see an icon such as displayed here with the ETDEWEB and the IEA records.