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Presented to the creative minds of GALE Cengage, December 8, 2009

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  • 12 ways to improve databases
    ideas and wishes for making databases ubiquitous for 21st century researchersbuffy hamilton || @buffyjhamilton || december 2009
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  • 1
    the ability to export bibliographic information to K12 and open source citation managers, such as noodletools, zotero, and citeulike
  • 2
    visualization of search results in all searches of a vendor’s databases, not just one database search experience, to enhance brainstorming
  • 3
    consistency in the appearance of social sharing features across all vendor platforms and searches
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    smoother RSS integration into information portals like netvibes and google reader
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  • 5
    more social media options for social media sharing on the “share this” menu
  • 6
    the ability for users to create a custom and seamless search experience comparable to tools like google books and google news
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  • 7
    the ability for users to see tags/tag clouds and to search by tags (think library thing, aquabrowser) for searches and within specific articles
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  • 8
    pull from a more diverse pool of social media resources, including video, podcasts, twitter feeds, and blogs
  • 9
    incorporate an article rating system similar to amazon
  • 10
    incorporate a helplet video tutorial library within each database for help on demand
  • 11
    incorporate a suggested spelling feature
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  • 12
    create simple, clean, and easy to use search experiences that emphasize the joy of discovery
  • contact information
    buffy.hamilton@gmail.com
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