Cross-database search tools. Federated search solutions can search multiple catalogs, online databases, and search engines, often merging and de-duplicating results.

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Cengage Learning: General OneFile
A meta-search management system with overview and tour.
CrossRef
Information on the reference linking service using Digital Object Identifiers (DOI).
ENCompass
Provides integrated access. News and information from Endeavor Information Systems.
Federated Search Engines and Link Resolvers
A weblog with progress reports, from the University of Pretoria.
MetaLib
The Ex Libris library portal. Includes features list and other resources.
MuseGlobal
Java-enabled, hub-based, metasearch engine by Peter and Kate Noerr. Demonstrations and background information.
ZPortal
Product information on the Z39.50 search engine from OCLC PICA.
The Truth About Federated Searching
Reviews five common misconceptions about federated searching services. [Information Today] (October 01, 2003)
List of Portal Application Functionalities for the Library of Congress
Requirements list for federated searching products, similar to a RFP (request for proposal) vendor format. From the Library of Congress Portals Applications Issues Group (LCPAIG). [PDF] (July 15, 2003)
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