By Jill Hurst-Wahl
FUMSI – October 2008

Federated search is a powerful tool for organisations with multiple databases and content sets, but it is often misunderstood. In this clear introduction, expert Jill Hurst-Wahl lays out what federated search does and does not do well and identifies characteristics of organisations ‘ready’ for federated search. If you’ve been fielding questions (or have your own) about a search solution that works ‘like Google’ but inside your firewall, this is a great piece to share with colleagues.

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