On 13 Mar 2006, at 14:58, Urte Kramer wrote:
> BASE searches over 2.7 million documents from 189 sources. Among them
> are numerous academic full text archives that are accessible through
> the international protocol of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI). Most
> of the documents are freely accessible and can be searched on the
> basis of metadata or full text.
A fantastic service, especially the decomposition of results into
different sources and file types etc.
Could you explain how the search engine ranks its results?