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Approaches To Indexing In The UK Higher Education Community

About This Paper

This page contains access to a short paper entitled Approaches To Indexing In The UK Higher Education Community which was accepted as a poster at the WWW9 conference.

This paper is available in the University of Bath institutional repository (OPuS).

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Accompanying Poster
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The paper is also available from the WWW 9 conference Web site.


The paper reports on the approaches to indexing taken in the UK Higher Education community. A review of the indexing software used in over 150 University web sites is given. Other approaches taken in the community are described including initiatives in providing regional and national indexing, indexing non-web resources and cross-searching.

Citation Details

Approaches To Indexing In The UK Higher Education Community, Kelly, B. WWW9 Poster Proceedings, WWW9, May 15-19, 2000, Amsterdam

Accompanying Resources

The following URLs were be used in the demonstration:

Survey Of UK HE Institutional Search Engines - January 2000
RDN Cross-Searching Example
ACDC (Partial) Index of UK HE Web Sites
Scottish Maestro Index of Scottish Resources
BUILDER Example of Searching Across Communities