Economics & Finance History: FRASER Digital Library Announces Search Improvements
FRASER is always looking for ways to improve access to the rich primary source documents and data that are our mission to collect and digitize. Recently, we’ve implemented a new searching and indexing tool that provides a number of immediate improvements to our search results. Among the benefits are better overall control of relevancy ranking, improved performance and reliability, and new and more-advanced search methods.
The post goes on to discuss
- Phrase Matching
- Wildcard Matching
- Fuzzy Matching
- Searching Inside a Document
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.