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Title: Federated Search & Discovery Services : A Standards and Protocols Perspective
Authors: Pradhan, Dinesh Ranjan
Pandya, Mitesh
Keywords: Z39.50
Issue Date: Oct-2014
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
Series/Report no.: Vol.21;No. 3
Abstract: With advent of information and communication technology, drastic changes can be seen in the services offered by the libraries. One of the primary objective of the library is to serve their users in a time brand manner. In this age of information explosion there are lots of printed as well as digital documents that are stored in a library are available online either in open access or on subscription and it is very difficult to find relevant one in time. Federated search and discovery tools facilitate integrated searching for all types of materials from a single search box. The article describes some of the standards and protocols that can be used to streamline the operation of developing federated search engine and discovery tools.
ISSN: 0971-9849
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