OSTIblog Articles in the worldwidescience.org (wws) Topic

On Credibility of Search Results

by Sol Lederman 10 Mar, 2009 in Personal Perspectives

On 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)


OSTI Functions in Brief

by Dr. Walt Warnick 09 Feb, 2009 in Products and Content

OSTI is dedicated to the principle that to advance science, research must be shared.

Related Topics: Field Work Proposals, Information Bridge (IB), searchable fwp, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)


China Joins the WorldWideScience Alliance: Why This is Important

by Brian Hitson 29 Oct, 2008 in Products and Content

Related Topics: doe, osti, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)


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)


WorldWideScience - The One-Stop Global Gateway to National Science Portals

by Dr. Walt Warnick 24 Jun, 2008 in Personal Perspectives

I would like to share news of groundbreaking proportion on the subject of accelerating scientific progress.

Related Topics: federated search, icsti, kisti, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)


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)


WorldWideScience.org: finding the hidden treasures of science

by Brian Hitson 13 Jun, 2008 in Products and Content

Related Topics: WorldWideScience.org (WWS)


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)


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)


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)