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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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by Jean Bedord
Computers in Libraries – May 2008

With the amount of online information rapidly expanding and residing in increasingly disparate sources, organizations need a way to simplify how their users discover and access the information they need.

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by Michael Gorrell
Against the Grain – June 2008

The Internet has changed our lives. The online world continues to grow and have a larger and larger impact on its users.

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