Friday, April 18, 2008
Stanford and Deep Web Technologies partner on federated search
"Stanford University Libraries has selected Deep Web Technologies to create a federated search solution that will simplify access to the Libraries' vast online resources and create a new access point for the university's own digitized content. Federated search is a technology that allows multiple information sources - including deep web databases - to be searched simultaneously, so users can scan the breadth of library collections in a single query. Stanford has three demonstrations of the Deep Web Technologies' solution in place so that faculty and students can test them and provide feedback"