Norwegian Electronic Health Library  Search project ICOLC San Francisco, April 2008 Kjell Tjensvoll,  Consortium Manager
About us <ul><li>Publicly funded enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-only library </li></ul></ul>...
Problem <ul><li>Link portal </li></ul><ul><li>Information resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3500 medical journals </li></ul>...
Solution <ul><li>Single search interface </li></ul><ul><li>Tailored for health professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Technology?...
Why Vivisimo? <ul><li>Tender process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 contenders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 finalists </li></ul>...
Relevant search for health personnel <ul><li>Two search possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Limited search </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Search delimiters <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Information type </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li...
Plans for the future <ul><li>Crawl more information </li></ul><ul><li>Spotlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul...
THANK YOU <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>April 16th, 2008 http://www.slideshare.net/helsebiblioteket/icolc08
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  1. 1. Norwegian Electronic Health Library Search project ICOLC San Francisco, April 2008 Kjell Tjensvoll, Consortium Manager
  2. 2. About us <ul><li>Publicly funded enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-only library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and equal access for all health personnel, health students and government agencies in Norway </li></ul></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  3. 3. Problem <ul><li>Link portal </li></ul><ul><li>Information resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3500 medical journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bibliographic indexes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laws and regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not user friendly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time consuming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hidden content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult to find clinically relevant information </li></ul></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  4. 4. Solution <ul><li>Single search interface </li></ul><ul><li>Tailored for health professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Technology? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federated search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both </li></ul></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  5. 5. Why Vivisimo? <ul><li>Tender process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 contenders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 finalists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of the box functionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Admin interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  6. 6. Relevant search for health personnel <ul><li>Two search possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Limited search </li></ul><ul><li>Clinically relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer sources </li></ul><ul><li>Only crawled sources </li></ul><ul><li>Faster </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive search </li></ul><ul><li>All sources </li></ul><ul><li>Both crawled and federated sources </li></ul><ul><li>Slower </li></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  7. 7. Search delimiters <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Information type </li></ul><ul><li>Source </li></ul><ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Vivisimo clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Norwegian/English dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><li>Language is a major barrier when making a query </li></ul><ul><li>Decreasing bias by encouraging users to filter search results </li></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008 User test December 2007
  8. 8. Plans for the future <ul><li>Crawl more information </li></ul><ul><li>Spotlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share search notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share search results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Desktop search bar </li></ul><ul><li>Search generated content pages </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Usability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effect on clinical practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to specific search using RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Expert searches </li></ul>ICOLC, April 16th 2008
  9. 9. THANK YOU <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>April 16th, 2008 http://www.slideshare.net/helsebiblioteket/icolc08

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