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MacKillop, P. and Soares, B. (2005) Xgrain - a case study. Vine -London-, 35 (1/2). pp. 52-54. ISSN 0305-5728

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    Abstract

    This paper looks at Xgrain, a tool developed for cross-searching abstract and indexing services in the JISC Information Environment. Xgrain utilises Athens authentication and allows the user to search resources available to them without needing to know what those resources are in advance. Web, Z39.50 and XML-based interfaces are available. The project also developed reusable, non-Xgrain specific learning and teaching materials on cross-searching and other information research skills.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: information retrieval, bibliographic systems, portals, further education, higher education
    Subjects: Education > Research and Study Skills in Education
    Mass Communications and Documentation > Information Services > Information Management
    Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Information Systems > Databases
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Ms Peigi MacKillop
    Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2008 14:24
    Last Modified: 23 Aug 2010 14:26
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/95

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