Contents Organisation for Effective Information Retrieval through the Portal x2018;AeroInfox2019;13;

Poornima, Narayana and Goudar, IRN (2001) Contents Organisation for Effective Information Retrieval through the Portal x2018;AeroInfox2019;13;. In: ASSIST I Conference on x2018; Internet Resources and Librarianship, 12 Aug 2001, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    The Internet and Intranet, particularly WWW facilitate the world community to get the information they need exhaustively, expeditiously and easily, regardless of its physical location. The flexibility and interactive nature of the net facilitates the information to be tailor made to suit its target audience. Web designing is an art of contents planning, content organization and providing suitable layout design and effective search engine. Planning and building a Portal requires expertise in Web technologies, understanding the power of Web as a medium, Internet resources available and Web advertising. Besides this, one needs to analyse the results, validate links provided, observe the effects of changes to contents, organization and navigation and finally refine and constantly maintain the Portal.13; 13; Keeping this in mind ICAST has provided a number of approaches for searching information through its Portal x2018;AeroInfox2019;, a WWW Virtual Library for Aerospace Science and Technology. The contents planning and organization of this site is unique in the sense that the visitors can search information by Source Type, Document Type and Subject Categories.13; 13; While the thrust is for sources on Aerospace the site has provided thousands of links to the sites covering Physical, Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Indian and Worldwide Academic and R amp; D information. Online journals in both Aerospace and S amp; T disciplines have been given hyperlinks. A good number of of specialized web/e-mail based services are being provided, a few of them through the LAN. A search engine helps in reaching sources of interest to site visitors. The site has 20 directories, 300 sub-directories, 500 files and gives links to lakhs of web sources of information. Being a new site Virtual Library updation is done very often and improvement upon the contents organization for facilitating better information retrieval intended.13;

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Contents Organisation;Information Retrieval;Portal Aeroinfo
    Subjects: SOCIAL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES > Documentation and Information Science
    Division/Department: Information Centre for Aerospace Science and Technology, Information Centre for Aerospace Science and Technology
    Depositing User: Mrs Neetu Chandra
    Date Deposited: 10 May 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:40
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1143

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