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

OSTI's Science Search Web Tools in Top 100


August 3, 2005

 

Oak Ridge, TN – Online search tools at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) hold six slots in the recently posted Top 100 Science/Technology Government Information Web sites by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

 

Science.gov, the cross-agency science portal hosted by OSTI, tops the list in ACRL's Science Search Engine category, followed by FirstGov and Google's Unclesam. OSTI's EnergyFiles, Federal R&D Project Summaries, and GrayLit Network are listed as top General/Portal sites, with EnergyFiles getting a second nod under ACRL's Federal Math and Physical Sciences category.  OSTI's ETDE World Energy Base is listed in the International category.

 

OSTI, located in Oak Ridge, TN, has been delivering DOE research results since 1947. A program in the DOE Office of Science, OSTI's mission is to advance science and sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to DOE researchers and the American people.

 

ACRL, the largest division of the American Library Association (membership approximately 12,400), is a professional association of academic librarians and other interested individuals dedicated to serving the information needs of the higher education community and to improving learning, teaching, and research. See the full Top 100 list.

 

Last updated: 9/30/2005