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A big anniversary for an even bigger collaboration!

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A big anniversary for an even bigger collaboration!

Ten years ago this month Science.gov was launched!  The cross-agency portal was created to break down the stovepipes of science information, knowing that it is difficult to know which federal agency holds what information.  Thanks to longtime relationships between the agency senior information managers of CENDI as well as a partnership with USA.gov, and with the efforts of many, many supporters, a unique and grassroots project was undertaken and still provides an important service...

Related Topics: anniversary, CENDI, information, partnership, science, Science.gov, USA.gov

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How to Integrate Anything on the Web

by Dr. Walt Warnick 03 Aug, 2011 in Technology

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How to Integrate Anything on the Web

OSTI is especially proud of its web integration work whereby we take multiple web pages, documents, and web databases and make them appear to the user as if they were an integrated whole.   Once the sources are virtually integrated by OSTI, the virtual collection becomes searchable via a single query.  Because information on the web appears in a variety of formats, from HTML web pages, to PDF documents, to searchable databases, OSTI has developed and uses a suite of integration approaches to make them searchable via single query.  

OSTI has two goals that make it critical for us to...

Related Topics: data warehouse, federated search, information, integration, r&d, science, scientific, technical

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