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Monday, September 15, 2008

Preview of Science.gov 5.0

Science.gov is offering a preview of version 5.0, which is about to launch (ResourceShelf says this week).  Excerpt:

Version 5.0 searches 200 million pages - the amount of authoritative information quadruples! ...

Science.gov 5.0 introduces:

  • Seven additional deep web databases
  • Clustering your results are grouped by subtopics or dates to help you find just the science information you need
  • Updated Alerts service

Science.gov 5.0 enables you to:

  • Email selected results to friends and colleagues
  • Download result records into personal research files or citation software
  • Get the latest Wikipedia info on your search terms
  • Read the latest Eureka News related to your search terms

PS:  See our past posts on Science.gov.

Update (9/16/08).  Version 5.0 has now launched.  For details, see today's article in the Times of the Internet.