ACM Introduces New Search Technology

Dec 12, 2008

ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) has introduced a new search capability for its Digital Library. This technology, based on a database designed for researching information, is part of ACM’s investment in the content, features, performance, and worldwide reach of its Digital Library (DL). The DL holds more than two million pages of full-text articles from ACM publications as well as a bibliographic database of published computing literature that currently holds nearly 1.5 million records. The new search technology employs the Endeca Information Access Platform. Using a "guided navigation" approach, it creates a new search results interface, which makes the data available in different views or "facets" of the information. Users can then segment and display the underlying content in different ways.