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OSTIblog Articles in the Science.gov Topic

The Science Knowledge Imperative: Making non-Googleable Science Findable

by Dr. Walt Warnick 15 Aug, 2008 in Products and Content

Just as science progresses only if knowledge is shared, accelerating the sharing of knowledge accelerates science. All of us engaged in disseminating science knowledge have the opportunity and obligation to do our jobs better, for to do so accelerates science itself. 

Related Topics: crawling, E-Print Network (EPN), federated search, google, science, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Forms of STI - pt. 2

by Tim Byrne 20 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

In the first part to this post, Forms of STI,  I talked about how there are different forms of scientific and technical information and how each is published and disseminated in its own way.  OSTI has different search tools to access the different types of STI.  In the last post I discussed techni

Related Topics: conference papers, conference proceedings, E-Print Network (EPN), e-prints, Energy Citations Database (ECD), Energy Files, Information Bridge (IB), journal articles, osti, Science Conference Proceedings, Science.gov, sti

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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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OSTI's contribution to international discovery: WorldWideScience.org

by Kristin Bingham 03 Apr, 2008 in Products and Content

On June 22, 2007, OSTI opened WorldWideScience.org, a global science gateway, to the public.

Related Topics: icsti, International Council for Scientific and Technical Information, Science.gov, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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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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Mixing Science.gov, Coffee, and a Laptop

by Cathey Daniels 05 Dec, 2007 in Personal Perspectives

 laptop browser showing science.gov

Yesterday my son had an emergency appendectomy - these days a pretty routine procedure. But far from routine was the array of drugs offered to get him through the long night ahead.

Related Topics: medical information, osti, Science.gov

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