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Introducing Science.gov 5.0

by Valerie Allen 15 Sep, 2008 in Products and Content

Science.Gov 5.0 is now available!

The first thing you'll notice is the new main page design. The same elements are there, but reconfigured to update the website look and feel. We have also added seven deep web sources (see DOE press release) into the search. 

Related Topics: alerts, rss feed, Science.gov, science.gov alliance

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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. 3

by Tim Byrne 23 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

In the first two parts to this post (Forms of STI and Forms of STI - pt.

Related Topics: dissertations, DOE Research & Development (R&D) Accomplishments, DOE Research and Development (R&D) Project Summaries, E-Print Network (EPN), Energy Citations Database (ECD), Energy Files, Federal R&D Project Summaries, Information Bridge (IB), osti, patents, project summaries, sti, theses

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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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Discover the data behind DOE publications!

by Jannean Elliott 18 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

If you're ready to discover data, then OSTI's newest product is ready for you!  The DOE Data Explorer (DDE) is a unique tool that identifies collections of DOE-sponsored numeric files, figures and data plots, multimedia and images, computer simulations, specialized databases, and interactive data maps.

Related Topics: data, DOE Data Explorer (DDE), national laboratories

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WorldWideScience.org: finding the hidden treasures of science

by Brian Hitson 13 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

WWS Alliance members in a row with arms criss-crossed in front of them shaking hands with those on either side

Related Topics: WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Approximately 10,000 DOE research documents added to the Information Bridge searchable database

by Michelle Turpin 18 Apr, 2008 in Products and Content

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Related Topics: digitization, Information Bridge (IB), technical reports

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Explore Science from around the World at WorldWideScience.org

by Lorrie Johnson 07 Apr, 2008 in Products and Content

Science from Finland, Sweden and Korea can now be found at WorldWideScience.org, the global gateway to science. This brings the total to 32 sources from 44 countries that can be searched.

Related Topics: koreascience, open access journals, 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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