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Dear Colleagues,

 

Have anyone of you researched effectiveness of web site search engines recently for your institution? If so, will you be willing to share your data?

 

Regards,

 

Anwar Karim

Chief Information Officer

Information Technology

Texas A&M University – Commerce

Tel: (903) 886-5550

E-mail: Anwar_Karim@tamu-commerce.edu

 

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We currently have a Google search appliance but we are taking a close look at Google Site Search.   We are a long way from any decision but I'd love to hear if others have made the switch.

Pat
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Pat Sine          
IT – Client Support & Services
029 Smith Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
www.udel.edu/sine



Message from mknox@austin.utexas.edu

Pat, we have brought up Microsoft’s FAST search engine which provides us with some useful federated capabilities that we  need in technology commercialization and research information (across 15 campus web sites and additional databases/information). Not quite the question you were asking, but in case a federated search is an important need…

 

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/internetsites/products/Pages/FAST.aspx   (I found this web site and it may be helpful explaining)

 

 

Regards,

 

____________________________________________________

Margaret H. Knox                  mknox@utsystem.edu

 

Chief Information Officer (CIO)     (512)322-3774   

The University of Texas System

CTJ 2.218 78701

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At UT Austin: Director, ITS

FAC 248I 78712

      

 

From: The EDUCAUSE CIO Constituent Group Listserv [mailto:CIO@LISTSERV.EDUCAUSE.EDU] On Behalf Of Pat Sine
Sent: Friday, October 07, 2011 12:56 PM
To: CIO@LISTSERV.EDUCAUSE.EDU
Subject: Re: [CIO] Web Site Search Solutions

 

We currently have a Google search appliance but we are taking a close look at Google Site Search.   We are a long way from any decision but I'd love to hear if others have made the switch.

 

Pat

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Pat Sine          
IT – Client Support & Services
029 Smith Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716
www.udel.edu/sine

 

 

 

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