The popularity of PubMed allows for the collection of vast amounts of usage data, and for the intelligent use of that data to improve the search experience.
In this series, we’re looking at popular databases and strategies for how to use them effectively, including Clinicialtrials.gov, Pubmed and more.
Invasive Disruption Comes to the Scientific Publishing Ecosystem.
The philosophy behind FAIR has deeper implications than good data stewardship and reproducibility.
Many information managers are changing focus from supporting Boolean searching of a data collections to enabling text mining and increasing discoverability.
The goal of aggregated search is to provide integrated search across multiple, heterogeneous sources. There are broadly two technology approaches that have been used to achieve this; federated search and web-scale indexing, but those aren’t the only options.
Information managers can have important consultative roles to play in every aspect of creating and maintaining FAIR data and workflows. Mary Ellen Bates outlines how here.