Sharing literature search blocks: status and ideas for a cooperative solution

  • Gerdien de Jonge Erasmus MC, Medical Library, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Regina Küfner Lein University of Bergen, Medical and Dental Library, Norway

Abstract


Sharing and reusing search blocks was the theme of the workshop session at EAHIL-ICAHIS-ICLC in Edinburgh, June 2015. Most of the participants used to save and reuse literature search blocks. Several web pages for sharing search blocks were presented. The discussion on quality issues resulted in a list of requirements for sharing search blocks; these data would contribute to a better understanding of the search and the context of it, and therefore a higher confidence when reusing it. The best format for sharing seach blocks was not easy to agree upon. Future work will include setting up a network of initiators for search block sites aiming on finding good and flexible solutions for sharing search blocks.

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Published
2016-03-11
How to Cite
1.
de Jonge G, Küfner Lein R. Sharing literature search blocks: status and ideas for a cooperative solution. JEAHIL [Internet]. 11Mar.2016 [cited 20Oct.2019];11(3). Available from: http://ojs.eahil.eu/ojs/index.php/JEAHIL/article/view/54
Section
Workshop Report