Enhancements & Updates science.gov USA.gov for SCIENCE Version 5.0
FY 10 Enhancements:
• An aggregated RSS news feed, populated by 11 participating agencies, now appears on the main page of Science.gov.
– Provides one stop for major science agency news feeds.
– A rolling window of the most current news from each of the participating agencies, with a MORE link offering news from the past 24 hours.
• The Science.gov Internships and Fellowships section is very popular.
– A new search capability on this section was applied in September to provide the opportunity to both browse and search for science internships and fellowships.
• Federal science sites available via Science.gov are now at about 2100 contributed by 18 organizations within 14 agencies.
• New deep web databases added are DOE Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center, International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS), and the NREL Website
Upcoming FY 11 Enhancements:
• An Image Library will be added to Science.gov, with photos from various participating agencies.
• Major software upgrades will be made to Science.gov to enhance the user experience.
• New Widget is in development.