Accessing HEP Collaboration documents using WWW and WAIS

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WAIS stands for Wide Area Information Server. It is a distributed information retrieval system. A WAIS system has a client-server architecture which consists of clients talking to a server via a TCP/IP network using the ANSI standard Z39-50 VI protocol. A freely available version (FreeWAIS) is supported by the Clearinghouse for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval, also known as CNIDR. FreeWAIS-sf, which is the software the authors are using at Fermilab, is an extension of FreeWAIS. FreeWAIS-sf supports all the functionalities which FreeWAIS offers as well as additional indexing and searching capabilities for structured fields. World Wide Web (WWW) was ... continued below

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Nguyen, T.D.; Buckley-Geer, E. & Ritchie, D.J. September 1, 1995.

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WAIS stands for Wide Area Information Server. It is a distributed information retrieval system. A WAIS system has a client-server architecture which consists of clients talking to a server via a TCP/IP network using the ANSI standard Z39-50 VI protocol. A freely available version (FreeWAIS) is supported by the Clearinghouse for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval, also known as CNIDR. FreeWAIS-sf, which is the software the authors are using at Fermilab, is an extension of FreeWAIS. FreeWAIS-sf supports all the functionalities which FreeWAIS offers as well as additional indexing and searching capabilities for structured fields. World Wide Web (WWW) was originally developed by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN and is now the backbone for serving information on Internet. Here, the authors describe a system for accessing HEP collaboration documents using WWW and WAIS.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96001744

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  • CHEP `95: computing in high energy physics, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 18-22 Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE96001744
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--95/295
  • Report No.: CONF-9509237--2
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 119986
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620133

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Nguyen, T.D.; Buckley-Geer, E. & Ritchie, D.J. Accessing HEP Collaboration documents using WWW and WAIS, article, September 1, 1995; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620133/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.