ScienceSifter: facilitating activity awareness in collaborative research groups through focused information feeds

  title={ScienceSifter: facilitating activity awareness in collaborative research groups through focused information feeds},
  author={Linn Marks Collins and Ketan K. Mane and Mark L. B. Martinez and Jeremy A. T. Hussell and Richard Luce},
  journal={First International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing (e-Science'05)},
  pages={8 pp.-47}
As the amount of scientific information available to researchers increases, the challenge of sifting through the information to find what is truly important to their work increases, as well. In this paper we describe ScienceSifter, a tool that addresses this challenge by enabling groups of researchers and channel editors to create and customize information feeds. Using ScienceSifter, users can combine several information feeds, then filter them by keywords to create a focused information feed… CONTINUE READING

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