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OSTIblog Articles in the Science Accelerator Topic

Be on the Alert!

by Mary Schorn 15 Oct, 2009 in Products and Content

Do you want to receive notification of the latest additions to key DOE/OSTI resources that contain research and development results, project descriptions, accomplishments, and more?  It's as simple as registering for

Related Topics: alerts, research-and-development, science, Science Accelerator

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OSTI's Web Metrics - Partially Measuring Success

by Mark Martin 24 Sep, 2009 in Technology

OSTI creates and deploys web-based information products to accomplish its mission.  One way to measure the success of this approach is to use web metrics to gauge and analyze the usage of the information we disseminate via our web- based products.

Related Topics: Information Bridge (IB), Information Bridge MARC Records, marc, mission, Science Accelerator, Science.gov

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Tool Supports OSTI Mashups

by Mary Schorn 14 Jul, 2009 in Products and Content

Did you know that science information is available via web "mashups"? Web "mashups" combine multiple products/services into a single application for the purpose of consolidating information with an easy-to-use interface.

Related Topics: doe, mashup, osti, Science Accelerator, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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It's been a big summer for sharing science info--and it's still only June!

by Cathey Daniels 30 Jun, 2009 in Products and Content

Did you know:

  • That now you can find research from China when you search within WorldWideScience.org?  OSTI was in Ottawa June 10 helping formalize the addition of China to the WorldWideScience Alliance? In addition, now you can quickly narrow your WorldWideScience.org results list to the research you need, share them on social networking sites, bookmark your search, and set up alerts.
  • That now you can learn about OSTI tools and services on our OSTI YouTube site launched in June?

Related Topics: Adopt-A-Doc, OSTI Youtube Channel, Science Accelerator, Science.gov, SciTech Connect, youtube

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On Credibility of Search Results

by Sol Lederman 10 Mar, 2009 in Personal Perspectives

Sol imageOn March 2nd I wrote an article for the Federated Search Blog: On credibility  of search results.

Related Topics: federated search, Science Accelerator, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Customize Your Search Experience at ScienceAccelerator.gov

by Mary Schorn 15 Jan, 2009 in Products and Content

It is exciting to announce that an array of new search and retrieval features and capabilities have been added to ScienceAccelerator.gov, providing new options for customizing your search experience.

Related Topics: accomplishments, citation management, clustering, conferences, customizing search, e-prints, nobel laureates, patents, projects, reports, Science Accelerator, science information, search, software

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Forms of STI

by Tim Byrne 19 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

A comment I have heard on numerous occasions is that OSTI has a too many databases and search tools and it is difficult to know which to use.  Well, I am sure that a lot of people do find the variety of OSTI resources to be a bit confusing, but it really takes different types of databases and search tools to cover all the different types of scientific and technical information (STI). 

Related Topics: conference papers, conferences, DOE Research and Development (R&D) Project Summaries, DOepatents, E-Print Network (EPN), e-prints, Energy Citations Database (ECD), Information Bridge (IB), journal articles, patents, proceedings, project summaries, Science Accelerator, Science Conference Proceedings, Science.gov, sti, technical reports, theses, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Now You Can Find Scientific Software at the DOE Science Accelerator

by Mary Schorn 04 Apr, 2008 in Products and Content

The centralized software center of the U.S.

Related Topics: Energy Science and Technology Software Center (ESTSC), Science Accelerator, software

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Sophisticated Yet Simple - The Technology Behind OSTI's E-print Network: Part 1

by Sol Lederman 26 Feb, 2008 in Technology

The E-print Network is one of OSTI's most popular and powerful research offerings yet few of its users know about the advanced technology that drives it and makes it simple to use.

Related Topics: doe, E-Print Network (EPN), federated search, osti, Science Accelerator

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The Role of Federated Search at OSTI

by Sol Lederman 19 Feb, 2008 in Technology

Federated search is very much at the heart of OSTI's ability to realize its mission.

Related Topics: federated search, osti, Science Accelerator, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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