The fierce urgency of now: a proactive, pervasive content awareness tool

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Information awareness is distinct from explicit infonnation seeking, such as searching. We describe an information awareness tool that supports text composition by providing awareness of relevant content and references proactively and non-intrusively. As a user composes text, the tool automatically searches mUltiple sources, retrieves results, and displays links to the results. The tool has been implemented using Web 2.0 and Digital Library 2.0 technologies, and is flexible and highly configurable.

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Powell, James E; Collins, Linn M & Martinez, Mark L B January 1, 2009.

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Information awareness is distinct from explicit infonnation seeking, such as searching. We describe an information awareness tool that supports text composition by providing awareness of relevant content and references proactively and non-intrusively. As a user composes text, the tool automatically searches mUltiple sources, retrieves results, and displays links to the results. The tool has been implemented using Web 2.0 and Digital Library 2.0 technologies, and is flexible and highly configurable.

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-09-00615
  • Report No.: LA-UR-09-615
  • Grant Number: AC52-06NA25396
  • DOI: 10.1045/march2009-powell | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 956362
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc933869

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Powell, James E; Collins, Linn M & Martinez, Mark L B. The fierce urgency of now: a proactive, pervasive content awareness tool, article, January 1, 2009; [New Mexico]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc933869/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.