Patterns for searching data on the web across different research communities

« Being a concept quite familiar in the domain of information retrieval, data search in a web based environment has recently gained attention. With researchers and academic institutions increasingly publishing their data on the public web, traditional research workflows with re-spect to data search are subject to empirical analysis, user studies, re-engineering and service development. We investigate these workflows more into detail and introduce three patterns of web-based data search intended to serve both as a general reference and as a starting point for discipline specific adoptions. (…) »