Methods and systems for searching databases and displaying search results

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    In one aspect, the invention comprises a computer system comprising databases storing information regarding publications, the information comprising author, title, date of publication, abstract, cited references, and citing references data; and Internet servers in communication with the databases; wherein at least one of the Internet servers is in communication with and operable to transmit data to a Web browser application resident on a user's computer, and wherein the data is sufficient to enable the browser to display: (a) a search page for enabling the user to input publication search parameters; and (b) a results page comprising a tabular display of results that enables the user to sort results according to date, relevance, author, source title, and number of citations to each publication, and further comprising a list of publication titles, with each title having one or more adjacent selectable links to an aspect of the publication corresponding to the title.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberUS8805814B2
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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