VISUAL SEARCHING Circles and Squares
EbscoHost has added the visual search feature to many of the databases that they host, including the medical databases: <u...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click blue area to zoom back one level
Click light blue area to zoom back a level
Click green area to zoom back a level
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VISUAL SEARCHING on the web by  Jill  Tinsley
Visual searching on the web <ul><li>Web searching </li></ul><ul><li>www.Grokker.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Kartoo.com </li>...
Grokker.com is the free web version.  Map view is similar to the Ebsco functions, with added filters.
Kartoo.com
 
 
Quintura allows you to eliminate search terms by clicking on red X
oSkope is a visual browser that lets you  search and organize items from different  web services like Amazon, Ebay, YouTub...
Grid view, mouseover a photo to see details, with additional links
Stacks view
Pile view
List view
Graph view, sorted by price and salesrank
Like.com is for online visual shopping
You can highlight a part of the image you like, and find similar shapes and colors.  For example, find dresses with a simi...
 
Visual News <ul><li>www.reverbiage.com/tags  NPR </li></ul><ul><li>www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.l...
 
Marumushi.com US top news
Marumushi.com  Canada top news
Digg Labs arc
Digg labs stack
Digg labs bigspy
Digg labs swarm
 
 
 
 
Visual searches - photos <ul><li>http://ideeinc.com/introvideo/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video overview demonstrating how to use ...
 
 
Upload or provide url for image, and find visually similar photos
Want to learn more? <ul><li>Bouman, K., Jenks-Brown, A., Tran, T., & Vose, D. (2007). Visualize your catalog. (cover story...
Additional references <ul><li>Plosker, G. R. (2006). The time has come for visual search.  Online, 30 (4), 45-47.  </li></...
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  1. 1. VISUAL SEARCHING Circles and Squares
  2. 2. EbscoHost has added the visual search feature to many of the databases that they host, including the medical databases: <ul><li>Alt HealthWatch </li></ul><ul><li>PsycCRITIQUES </li></ul><ul><li>Health Business Fulltext Elite </li></ul><ul><li>MedicLatina </li></ul><ul><li>MEDLINE </li></ul><ul><li>PsycARTICLES </li></ul><ul><li>PsycINFO </li></ul><ul><li>Salud para todos. </li></ul>
  3. 15. Click blue area to zoom back one level
  4. 16. Click light blue area to zoom back a level
  5. 17. Click green area to zoom back a level
  6. 28. VISUAL SEARCHING on the web by Jill Tinsley
  7. 29. Visual searching on the web <ul><li>Web searching </li></ul><ul><li>www.Grokker.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Kartoo.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Quintura.com </li></ul><ul><li>Database searching </li></ul><ul><li>www.Oskope.com amazon, eBay, and more </li></ul><ul><li>www.Like.com shopping </li></ul>
  8. 30. Grokker.com is the free web version. Map view is similar to the Ebsco functions, with added filters.
  9. 31. Kartoo.com
  10. 34. Quintura allows you to eliminate search terms by clicking on red X
  11. 35. oSkope is a visual browser that lets you search and organize items from different web services like Amazon, Ebay, YouTube or Flickr in an intuitive way.
  12. 36. Grid view, mouseover a photo to see details, with additional links
  13. 37. Stacks view
  14. 38. Pile view
  15. 39. List view
  16. 40. Graph view, sorted by price and salesrank
  17. 41. Like.com is for online visual shopping
  18. 42. You can highlight a part of the image you like, and find similar shapes and colors. For example, find dresses with a similar bodice.
  19. 44. Visual News <ul><li>www.reverbiage.com/tags NPR </li></ul><ul><li>www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.labs.digg.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.searchmapr.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.roomformilk.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.buzztracker.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.newsisfree.com/newsmap/ </li></ul>
  20. 46. Marumushi.com US top news
  21. 47. Marumushi.com Canada top news
  22. 48. Digg Labs arc
  23. 49. Digg labs stack
  24. 50. Digg labs bigspy
  25. 51. Digg labs swarm
  26. 56. Visual searches - photos <ul><li>http://ideeinc.com/introvideo/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video overview demonstrating how to use the site </li></ul><ul><li>http://labs.ideeinc.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://labs.ideeinc.com/multicolour/ colors </li></ul><ul><li>http://labs.ideeinc.com/visual/#random=525098 visual search photos </li></ul><ul><li>http://labs.ideeinc.com/upload/ upload photo and find similar </li></ul>
  27. 59. Upload or provide url for image, and find visually similar photos
  28. 60. Want to learn more? <ul><li>Bouman, K., Jenks-Brown, A., Tran, T., & Vose, D. (2007). Visualize your catalog. (cover story). Library Journal, 132 , 10-11. </li></ul><ul><li>Chung, W., Chen, H. & Nunamaker, J. (2005). A visual framework for knowledge discovery on the web: An empirical study of business intelligence exploration. Journal of Management Information Systems, 21 (4), 57-84. </li></ul><ul><li>Eden, B. (2005). Information visualization. Library Technology Reports, 41 (1), 7-17. </li></ul><ul><li>Gonsalves, A. (2005). Groxis search moves to web. InformationWeek, (1039), 51-51. </li></ul><ul><li>Hooberman,L., et al. (2003). The potential of visual navigation. BBC R & D White Paper. Online : http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/pubs/whp/whp075.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Keller, T., Gerjets, P., Scheiter, K., & Garsoffky, B. (2006). Information visualizations for knowledge acquisition: The impact of dimensionality and color coding. Computers in Human Behavior, 22 (1), 43-65. </li></ul><ul><li>Miller, R. (2006). Groxis, inc. EContent, 29 (10), 39-40. </li></ul><ul><li>Levy, S. (2002). Global search. Newsweek, 140 (21), 84. </li></ul>
  29. 61. Additional references <ul><li>Plosker, G. R. (2006). The time has come for visual search. Online, 30 (4), 45-47. </li></ul><ul><li>Power, D. (2006). Image search steps in where words fail. WWD: Women's Wear Daily, 192 (98), 9-9. </li></ul><ul><li>Rogers, M. (2006). EBSCO partners with groxis for visual database searching. Library Journal, 131 (5), 23-24. </li></ul><ul><li>Tenopir, C. (2006). Visualizing search. Library Journal, 131 (8), 33-33. </li></ul><ul><li>Wildstrom, S. H. (2003). A picture is worth 1,000 charts. Business week, (3816), 20-20. </li></ul><ul><li>Wohl, A. D. (2005). Inter-face lift. IEEE Spectrum, 42 (11), 32-36. </li></ul>

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