Bridging the Gap from Wikipedia to Scholarly Sources: A Simple Discovery Tool

Arnett, Barbara and Forrestal, Valerie Bridging the Gap from Wikipedia to Scholarly Sources: A Simple Discovery Tool. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 2012, vol. 19, n. 2-4, pp. 176-188. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article discusses the creation and unique implementation of a browser-based search tool at Stevens Institute of Technology. A oneSearch bookmarklet was created to allow users to execute a search of library resources directly from their Internet browser via a JavaScript book mark applet. The article also provides a brief history of similar discovery tools, as well as a look at recent literature highlighting the importance of convenience and innovation for academic researchers.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Bookmarklet, discovery solutions, discovery tools, library technology, search tools, Summon
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HR. Portals.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
L. Information technology and library technology > LD. Computers.
L. Information technology and library technology > LS. Search engines.
Depositing user: Valerie Forrestal
Date deposited: 21 Mar 2013 14:29
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25


"SEEK" links will first look for possible matches inside E-LIS and query Google Scholar if no results are found.

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