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Extra! FWOSS adds dtSearch to online 18th and 19th Century British and Irish newspaper collection.
Epi-Search, a free academic resource, lets researchers enter up to 10,000 words and, using dtSearch, find “more like this”
Epi-Search provides no-charge search access to the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence (ISCE) library.  Contegra Systems performed the dtSearch Engine integration, leveraging the library’s SQL metadata along with the original book text to find conceptually similar items.  “We then invoke the dtSearch Engine to query for ‘more like this’ across the library’s SQL metadata and the full-text of the books themselves.  The dtSearch Engine already offers natural language vector-space analysis, including an option for differential ranking of SQL metadata versus full-text content, so this part was easy.” 
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Extra! FWOSS adds dtSearch to online 18th and 19th Century British and Irish newspaper collection.
Extra! FWOSS adds dtSearch to online 18th and 19th Century British and Irish newspaper collection.
FWOSS specializes in the creation of market-leading content-rich websites for a wide range of public and private-sector clients. One of FWOSS’ clients is Last Chance To Read, a website with a publicly available collection of 18th and 19th Century newspapers. “The ASP.NET integration and samples were so straightforward to setup,” and “the PDF hit highlighting feature within the dtSearch Engine was so useful to this project.” “The automation of the indexing functionality ... allowed us to synchronise changes to the documents with the search indexes quickly and reliably.”
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FASOLT re-launches with dtSearch.
FASOLT re-launches with dtSearch.
FASOLT, For All Serious Opera Lovers Today, is a website dedicated to the opera. It includes over ten thousand opera recordings, a large opera reference guide, and much more. “Visitors can search this data using standard Boolean logic in conjunction with pre-prepared keywords to filter search results. The search is extremely fast.”
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Vitvan Archives adds dtSearch.
“We’re using a program called dtSearch, which is a very high-end searching program used by governmental, educational, military institutions — the kind of people who have terabytes of information.”
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The Foursquare Church uses FileHold with embedded dtSearch to achieve “powerful searches.”
The Foursquare Church uses FileHold with embedded dtSearch to achieve “powerful searches.”
FileHold Systems is the developer of the FileHold document management, archival and recovery software.  Key features include: document and record lifecycle management, a workflow component, extensive security features, and browser-based access.  FileHold's customer, The Foursquare Church, has approximately 8,000,000 members and 65,000 churches worldwide. “The Foursquare Church found that FileHold document management software met their business objectives of full-text searching vast quantities of electronic information to find exactly what they were looking for ... The more advanced users were able to structure more complex and exact queries, while the basic users could query the system for single terms within a given sub-collection.”
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Earthjustice finds dtSearch of use in its representation of the Earth.
Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing—without charge—hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Founded in 1971 as Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; and to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat.
dtSearch products will help Earthjustice access our growing collections of information, allowing us to locate pertinent information with ease and speed across the organization so that we may further our goal of protecting the environment through our legal work.”
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FultonHistory.com
FultonHistory.com’s online newspaper archive uses dtSearch to let visitors explore newspapers going back to the 18th Century.
From Processor Magazine: dtSearch “‘scales excellently’” and “‘the ability to do fuzzy searches is key when you‘re OCRing old newspapers from microfilm because of the poor quality of the original paper and/or quality of the microfilming.’”
FultonHistory.com adds Contegra’s server-side PDF hit highlighter to dtSearching for automatic highlighting right on the original newspaper picture.
With the new installation, Fulton History visitors can not only instantly search 34 million newspaper pages, but also automatically hone in on the exact place on the PDF newspaper image that contains the search term. dtSearch “With about a million visitors a month to FultonHistory.com, it is critical that the site runs smoothly. Adding Contegra’s highlighter to dtSearch makes the whole user experience run that much more seamlessly.”
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Middle English meets dtSearch
Middle English meets dtSearch.
In circulation prior to Chaucer, the National Library of Scotland’s Auchinleck Manuscript contains a large collection of Middle English text. The project uses dtSearch “to search transcriptions of the entire Auchinleck Manuscript.” Of course, there is a caveat about Modern English vs. Middle English: “be warned, as dtSearch has been designed for use with Modern English, only Modern English forms will be found. For example, a search for play with the stemming box checked would ... not find playeþ, playeth, playande, playinde etc.”
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GVPi adds dtSearch online searching for 200+ year old research library.
GVPi adds dtSearch online searching for 200+ year old research library.
For over 25 years, GVPi has specialized in delivering projects on-time and within budget. One of GVPi’s electronic publishing customers, the Social Law Library, has been operating for over two centuries in Massachusetts. By the time that the Social Law Library turned to GVPi, the Library had accumulated more than 14 miles of shelf space to house its data. “The dtSearch Engine provides instant data search access for both member subscribers and non-members operating on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. The embedded dtSearch puts the Library on a much stronger financial basis, as well as streamlining its administrative needs.”
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Modern Image
Modern Image combines dtSearch enterprise-wide searching and spidered searching for major non-profit.
Modern Image specializes in assisting organizations with document management and document imaging. “For this not-for-profit organization, we were able to efficiently OCR very old documents like newsclippings, and historical archival non-standard paper, with 99.9% quality assurance.” “In reviewing the market, we found no peer to dtSearch. dtSearch is robust enough for even the largest document collections … The dtSearch Spider led to a goldmine of information.”
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dtSearch is a key tool in humanitarian projects.
John Cosgrave is the Evaluation Advisor and Coordinator for the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition. The Tsunami Evaluation Coalition is a joint initiative by UN agencies, Donor Governments, the Red Cross, Non-Governmental Organisations and the Active Learning Network on Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP). “I have been using dtSearch for working with large data sets in humanitarian evaluations for the last five years, and it is an essential tool for working with such large sets of documents ... Using dtSearch Publish allows me to distribute CD-ROMs with evaluation data-sets to colleagues in the field, so that they can use the power of dtSearch to interrogate the data-sets.”    
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The Society for the Preservation of Hebrew Books
15,000+ old Hebrew books, OCR’ed and searchable online with dtSearch, are now available through www.hebrewbooks.org.
The Society for the Preservation of Hebrew Books has scanned more than 15,000 volumes of rare and out-of-print works, dating back to the Middle Ages, which were in danger of being lost, destroyed or simply disintegrating due to the passage of time. “Thanks to technology from dtSearch, the public can now instantly search these books from our site. Through dtSearch, we can display the full image (PDF) of these works, and dtSearch will jump straight to the highlighted hits in the full image of the texts, including all graphics and even handwritten annotated notes.”
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From The Jerusalem Post“The Web site’s dtSearch Engine allows visitors to search the text for key words and topics.”
From Information Week“The dtSearch Engine allows visitors to search within document collections with more than one language ... The search engine provides dozens of search options, with Unicode support for hundreds of languages, and can display Web-based documents with links and images.”
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Contegra Systems redesigns Cornell’s TEEAL Library, including dtSearch capabilities. The Essential Electronic Agriculture Library (TEEAL) is an electronic collection of full-text articles, abstracts and graphics from 140 agriculture science journals.  A project of Cornell University’s Albert R. Mann Library, TEEAL was launched in 1996 with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation to provide a cost-effective resource for agricultural researchers in developing countries worldwide.  “dtSearch provides the core technology that enables advanced search, navigation and browsing.  The new version uses dtSearch to provide users instant search access to both the meta data and the full-text content covering 5+ million pages of information.”
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AppsPlus engages dtSearch for the Open Scroll
AppsPlus engages dtSearch for the Open Scroll.
AppsPlus’ client, the Open Scroll, tasked AppsPlus to develop an online research library, with various levels of user library access and easy administration. “AppsPlus integrated dtSearch with AJAX.” “The dtSearch Engine provided the functionality and great performance we needed.”
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Content Data Solutions applies dtSearch to ancient Latin lexicon.
The Electronic Publishing Services Group of Content Data Solutions focuses on bibliography lists and linguistic references for libraries and scholars around the world. Included in this group’s projects is the creation of an electronic version of the authoritative monolingual Latin lexicon, the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae. “We liked the versatility of the dtSearch Engine ... Working with dtSearch has been nothing but good news.”
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dtSearch welcomes usage by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).
IFAW works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. “Our Guelph, Canada office is essentially a hub of information, statistics, data, etc. needed for our worldwide animal welfare campaigns. Our IT team is very excited about how dtSearch will impact their work in this information hub, as well as usage here at headquarters and for our online marketing team.”
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Graphic Sciences includes dtSearch in digital services for multiple public libraries.
Graphic Sciences includes dtSearch in digital services for multiple public libraries.
Paper newspapers and newspapers on microfilm have always been a popular reference resource. Graphic Sciences specializes in converting newspapers and newspaper on microfilm to digital images, and publishing them to the Web. “We were looking for a product for publishing the PDFs to the Web and making them instantly searchable. dtSearch fit the bill perfectly ... searching was instantaneous. The end result is a much more accessible archive for the library and its constituents.”
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“I’ll remember the content I’m looking for, I could never find the name of the darned file until dtSearch came into my life. Yes, it is blinding fast and also it’s my security blanket. I know that I can find what I want—filename be hanged. I can’t imagine a better investment for a writer.” — Author of “The Memory Triggering Book”


“I think dtSearch is an extraordinary software accomplishment.  I’m a university professor, and I’d find it hard to function academically — in teaching, research, and book-writing — without dtSearch.  I’d recommend it strongly to any academic.  dtSearch is a great solution to information-finding problems shared by all academics.” — Sociology Professor, York University, Toronto



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