Re: Use of Navigational Tools in a Repository

From: Leslie Carr <>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 16:23:23 +0000

Would you ind explaining this further?

What metadata did you add?
What did you add it to?
Where was the paper in the rankings before?
Whose rankings were they?
Is it possible that an external factor changed the rankings (e.g.
being blogged, or indexed by another site or cited by another paper)?
Les Carr
On 9 Mar 2006, at 13:30, Eberhard R. Hilf wrote:
>> google also indexes on the metadata and not just the full-text.
> It does and use it internally in a decicive way to determine the
> ranking. We did such experiments, just adding metadata by virtue of
> MyMetaMaker, as used in Mathematics and Physics, to existing OA papers
> in local repositories with no other change, and it made not only a
> decicive effect but indeed rocketed the paper up in the ranking to
> place 1 or two..
> All that is missing are  search entry fields for the user, but I agree
> to Stevan that this is shure to come once OAI are a larger chunk of
> the
> data.
> Eberhard Hilf
Received on Thu Mar 09 2006 - 17:06:30 GMT

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