Slide 4: I think you are describing Meta-Searching, not federated searching.
Those of us using z39.50/srw to search multiple databases and present the
results as a single federated response are doing federated searching.
Otherwise, it looks okay.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eliot Christian [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 4:18 AM
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> Subject: The case for interoperable search
> The attached Powerpoint is my attempt to illustrate for
> policy-level folks why we need to push for standards-based
> interoperable search. Any ideas you may have for how to
> improve it would be most welcome!