Trends and New Technologies in the Field of Electronic Information Resources
Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o.
Time and venue: May 24, 2:15 PM - 5:55 PM, Vencovsky Aula
Discovery - Why the Unified Index Matters?
Helle Lauridsen, Serials Solutions, Denmark
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Google has it, and so has Bling and other web search engines – a unified index, and it gives them speed and superior relevance ranking. The unified index with web scale size has now also arrived in the library search space making the information retrieval experience much faster, smoother and more reliable than before. The talk will examine the architecture of a pure unified index and look at its strengths and perceived weaknesses.