Criteria for Evaluating Alternative MEDLINE Search Engines Maggie Jacobs Alice Edwards Rebecca S. Graves E. Diane Johnson ABSTRACT. With sb many options available for searching MED- LINE on the World Widc Web or as a component of an online
With so many options available for searching MEDLINE on the World Wide Web or as a component of an online service, evaluation criteria are suggested as a means of assisting librarians in determining the positive and negative aspects of alternative MEDLINE sites.
Published in: Medical Reference Services Quarterly · 1998Authors: Maggie Jacobs · Alice Edwards · Rebecca S Graves · E Diane JohnsonAffiliation: University of MissouriAbout: World Wide Web · Search engine
Criteria for Evaluating Alternative MEDLINE Search Engines Maggie Jacobs Alice Edwards Rebecca S. Graves E. Diane Johnson ABSTRACT. With sb many options available for searching MED- LINE on the World Widc Web or as a component of an online service, cvaluation criteria are suggested as a means of assisting librarians in determining the positive
Jacobs M, Edwards A, Graves RS, Johnson ED. Criteria for evaluating alternative MEDLINE search engines. Med Ref Serv Q 1998;17:1-12. 30. Connor E. PubMed ® Search interface alternatives: A descriptive comparison. J. Electron Resour Med Libr 2010;7:126-34.
of the search engine. In general, the criteria are diminishing the effort and cost of search and improving the decision-making process in using the search results (Haubl & Trifts, 2000). In particular, the following criteria are used for evaluating search engines:
MEDLINE®/PubMed® Research Guidelines Search. The MEDLINE/PubMed research reporting guidelines search retrieves citations to journal literature, combining subject terms and title & abstract words. See the search details below.
Alternative PubMed interfaces refers to a range of alternate search tools and interfaces that can search PubMed – MEDLINE in such a way that newer information patterns or insights into the medical literature can be ascertained. Via a combination of data mining, linguistic analysis, statistical methodologies and semantic algorithms, a range of
MEDLINE, the principal online bibliographic citation database of the NLM PubMed system, is used internationally to provide access to the world’s biomedical journal literature. The decision whether or not to index a journal for this service is an important one and is made by the Director of the National Library of Medicine, based on
The search engine also retrieves pages that contain the term without special characters. For example, if you search on the word niño , your results include pages that contain the word niño or nino .
Literature search, inclusion criteria and study selection. A literature search was performed using the following electronic databases: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, CENTRAL and PEDro (up to 22 December 2008). References from the relevant studies were …
Using search engines to locate health information on the Web ranks as the third most common use of the Internet next to e-mail and product research. 3,8 Among these search engines, Google is the most frequently visited. 16 As with other search engines, information …