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OSTIblog Posts by Dr. Walt Warnick

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Former Director, U.S. DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Accelerate Science. Live Better. OSTI

Published on Nov 03, 2008

manor displayed beside a small cabin

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Pushing the Limits is Key to OSTI's Success

Published on Oct 09, 2008

by Walt Warnick and Sol Lederman

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The Amazingly Egalitarian Impact of OSTI's Work

Published on Sep 23, 2008

Compared to the pre-woman_reading_library2.jpgWeb world of the early 1990s, OSTI now enables about a thousand-fold more information transactions.

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Surviving a Technological Transformation

Published on Sep 02, 2008

The life of every person in the world today has been shaped by successive technological transformations. The printing press transformed communication and education, beginning in the mid 15th century. Sailing and navigation technology of the late 15th century allowed Europeans to learn about other continents, beginning the global network of trade.

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The Science Knowledge Imperative: Making non-Googleable Science Findable

Published on Aug 15, 2008

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. 

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

Published on Jun 24, 2008

attendees at the WorldWideScience Alliance signing cermony I would like to share news of groundbreaking proportion on the subject of accelerating scientific progress.

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Navigating Technological Transformation

Published on Apr 07, 2008

Today, all of OSTI's information products are on the web. This is in sharp contrast to the situation as recently as the mid-1990s, when OSTI had no products on the web.

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Federated Search - The Wave of the Future?: Part 2

Published on Mar 13, 2008

by Walt Warnick and Sol Lederman

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Federated Search - The Wave of the Future?: Part 1

Published on Mar 12, 2008

by Walt Warnick and Sol Lederman

The web is growing.

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