Tag Archives: search

Google Dataset Search

(5 September 2018) Dataset Search enables users to find datasets stored across thousands of repositories on the Web, making these datasets universally accessible and useful. By providing users with a single interface that allows them to search across multiple repositories, Google hope to transform how data is being published and used. We also believe that […]


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How do you browse millions of images?

(27 August 2018) With nearly 2.5 million images making up 300 collections in Artstor–plus hundreds more public collections–where does one begin browsing in Artstor? Browsing images may not seem like the best way to find an image, especially if you are looking for something specific. However, browsing allows you to serendipitously discover images you might […]


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The NDL Online and its new services

(26 February 2018) The National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) is pleased to announce the launch on January 5, 2018, of a new system for online searches and requests. The National Diet Library Online Search and Request Service (NDL Online) has replaced the NDL-OPAC, which was in service for six years, from January 2012 to December […]


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Query suggestions for Google Scholar detailed queries

(4 August 2017) Last year Google Scholar added query suggestions to help students explore topics they may not be familiar with. These suggestions go from a broad search to deeper and more specific areas. But many of you are already well familiar with your research area, and your searches are already specific and detailed. Sometimes, […]


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GRAFT search tool updated

(28 March 2016)  JURN’s GRAFT search tool has updated. Now searching across 4,644 repositories, fulltext and records alike, using a Google Custom Search, GRAFT uses a unique source list of URLs that has been thoroughly de-duplicated, cleaned and tested for viability. The announcement is here.


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New STN® breaks ground with Markush structure search and enhanced content for intellectual property exploration and research

(3 August 2015, Columbus, Ohio and Karlsruhe, Germany) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and FIZ Karlsruhe are delighted to reveal the latest innovations for Intellectual Property (IP) professionals. New STN, a web-based search solution, offers access to essential, curated content in an intuitive interface designed for professional IP searching. Highlights of this most recent release include […]


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Google’s new, Simplified Patent search now integrates Prior Art and Google Scholar

(16 July 2015) Google has announced a new version of the Google Patents search, which will now also incorporate related results of Prior Art and Google Scholar citations. The new patent search will be easier to use both by experts in the field as well as the general public to look for patents and related materials. […]


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Searching through historic newspapers from 23 European countries

(3 December 2014) As part of the Europeana Newspapers project, The European Library developed a historic newspapers browser that enables users to perform full text searches in millions of historic newspaper pages. “For the first time in history we have the opportunity to do transnational comparative research on the basis of big data!“ says Toine Pieters, digital humanities […]


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Searchable Tibetan texts now a reality

(26 September 2014) The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center has announced the release of its Tibetan eText Repository on tbrc.org. The eText repository is a collaborative effort between TBRC and many publishers, authors and institutions to archive and make available a large corpus of searchable Tibetan texts. Since it’s inception, TBRC has endeavored to make Tibetan literature of […]


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Improving search across languages

(13 August 2014) Europeana.eu has added a new feature to the portal to help you find content across languages. The feature allows you to translate the keyword you search with into 6 languages and then the search is made with all of them. Let’s say you’ve defined English, French, Dutch, Polish, German and Swedish as […]


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Google search secrets

(Chicago, 29 October 2013)   Google can be an incredibly powerful tool for research, but the top-of-the-page results are seldom the most beneficial to library users and students, and many of the search engine’s most useful features are hidden behind its famously simple interface. In “Google Search Secrets,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, Christa Burns and Michael […]


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