ERIC Website Receives Facelift

September 18, 2006

From an ERIC press release:

On September 3, 2006, ERIC released a new streamlined and restructured
Web site. With a more powerful search engine, faster-loading pages,
and an updated home page design

A new search engine permits:

*Faster searches and document retrieval
*Search terms highlighted in each results-record
*New relevance-weighting standards to improve the quality of the search-results display
*Addition of sorting options for author, source, and publication date
*Removal of the stemming feature and implementation of “*” as a truncation symbol
*Author searches now permit inclusion of first or middle initials


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