- found: Work cat.: 2006101753: Federated search, 2007.
- found: Wikipedia, Jan. 8, 2007 (Federated searching consists of transforming a query and broadcasting it to a group of disparate databases with the appropriate syntax, merging the results collected from the databases, presenting them in a succinct and unified format with minimal duplication, and allowing the library patron to sort the merged result set by various criteria ... Federated search implements a program that allows users to access multiple data sources with a single query string located within a single interface. The user enters a search query in the portal interface's search box and the search string is sent to every individual database that is incorporated into the portal or federated search list)
- 2007-01-08: new
- 2007-02-23: revised
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