Library Technology Guides

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January 10, 2013

Index Data Index Data introduces connectors in the cloud. Index Data has introduced a new service that breaks down the boundaries between library systems and online data sources. Do you have an information source that stubbornly refuses to let itself be integrated into your user portal? Are you frustrated by the lack of standardized APIs to the information sources that you desperately need to access? MasterKey Connect can help. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2008

CARe Affiliates. OpinionArchives takes CARE. CARE Affiliates announced that OpinionArchives has purchased and implemented MasterKey to provide federated searching across their digital archives. [Full Announcement].

August 22, 2007

CARe Affiliates. It's time to unlock your users searching need with MasterKey. CARE Affiliates announced the general release and availability of MasterKey, the metasearch service based on open source software. MasterKey is a new service for those libraries wanting a affordable and fast search tool, with a user-friendly interface that instantly retrieves results from hundreds of databases. It offers users ranked, merged results and faceted manipulation of the search results. Offered as a service, it is easy for libraries to sign up and start offering their users meta-searching, all without buying additional hardware, costly software or investing in extensive staff training. [Full Announcement].