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MASTERKEY: WEB SERVICE ENGINE

MasterKey is a hosted service developed and maintained by Index Data. It uses Ajax to improve the speed and functionality of simultaneous multi-target search and retrieval. The core Web service engine, on which MasterKey is based, is called Pazpar2, Index Data’s second generation metasearch engine.

The MasterKey hosted metasearch service is now, and will continue to be, freely usable for searching selected open content online resources and library catalogs. Commercial resources and additional catalogs can be added to the service using the fee-based version of MasterKey.

Database Connectors Used by MasterKey
Pazpar2 supports Z39.50/SRU in native mode. Any target server that conforms to the Z39.50 or SRU standard protocols are searched using Z39.50/SRU connectors maintained by Index Data. Additional translators are supplied by WebFeat, Inc.

 This service, which uses Ajax to improve the speed and functionality of simultaneous multi-target search and retrieval.Services included in the cross-search include: OAISter, Open Directory, Library of Congress, MELVYL, Wikipedia and Project Gutenberg, etc.

For more information link to :http://masterkey.indexdata.com/#

 

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