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Monday, June 16, 2008 portal expands

Joab Jackson, DOE expands global science portal, Government Computer News, June 12, 2008. (Thanks to ResourceShelf.)
An international science portal co-created by the Energy Department has expanded its scope to include connections to databases and scientific Web sites from more than 44 countries, Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information announced today.

The portal, called, allows users to query more than 200 million science and technology documents not typically indexed by popular search engines. When it debuted in June 2007, it linked to 12 databases from 10 countries.

The newly expanded service now includes 32 national scientific databases and links to portals from 44 countries. ...
See also our past posts on

Update. See also the announcements from and

Update. See also the announcement from the British Library.

Update. See also the blog post from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information.