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CWM Global Search—The Internet Search Engine for Chemists and Biologists
AKos Consulting & Solutions Deutschland GmbH (AKos GmbH), Austr. 26, D-79585 Steinen, Germany
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Received: 11 October 2010; in revised form: 25 October 2010 / Accepted: 30 November 2010 / Published: 3 December 2010
Abstract: CWM Global Search is a meta-search engine allowing chemists and biologists to search the major chemical and biological databases on the Internet, by structure, synonyms, CAS Registry Numbers and free text. A meta-search engine is a search tool that sends user requests to several other search engines and/or databases and aggregates the results into a single list or displays them according to their source . CWM Global Search is a web application that has many of the characteristics of desktop applications (also known as Rich Internet Application, RIA), and it runs on both Windows and Macintosh platforms. The application is one of the first RIA for scientists. The application can be started using the URL http://cwmglobalsearch.com/gsweb.
Keywords: internet search engine; meta-search engine; rich internet application; RIA; CWM global search; chemical structure search
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Kos, A.; Himmler, H.-J. CWM Global Search—The Internet Search Engine for Chemists and Biologists. Future Internet 2010, 2, 635-644.
Kos A, Himmler H-J. CWM Global Search—The Internet Search Engine for Chemists and Biologists. Future Internet. 2010; 2(4):635-644.
Kos, Alexander; Himmler, Hans-Jürgen. 2010. "CWM Global Search—The Internet Search Engine for Chemists and Biologists." Future Internet 2, no. 4: 635-644.