Maintaining a catalog of manually-indexed, clinically-oriented World Wide Web content.

W. Hersh, A. Ball, B. Day, M. Masterson, L. Zhang, L. Sacherek

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Abstract

With no quality controls and a highly distributed means of posting information, finding high-quality, clinically-oriented content on the World Wide Web can be difficult. Maintaining a catalog of such information can be equally challenging. CliniWeb is a catalog of quality-filtered and clinically-oriented content on the Web designed to enhance access to such information. This paper describes a group of semi-automated tools have been developed to maintain the CliniWeb database. One allows easier identification of content by utilizing Web crawling techniques from high-level pages. Another allows easier selection of content for inclusion and its indexing. A final one checks links to help keep the database current. These are augmented by general plans to adopt more detailed metadata and linkages into the medical literature.

LanguageEnglish
Pages790-794
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

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In: Proceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium, 01.01.1999, p. 790-794.

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