RODIN – An E-Science Tool for Managing Information in the Web of Documents and the Web of Knowledge

  • Javier Belmonte
  • Eliane Blumer
  • Fabio Ricci
  • René Schneider
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 317)


RODIN is a tool for user-defined federated search and the simultaneous exploration of the web of documents and the Semantic Web. The system combines a widget aggregation approach for general web resources with an ontology matching approach for Linked Open Data. The project is part of the (, the Swiss initiative for building a single-point-of-access digital library for Switzerland. Within this context, RODIN was basically designed as an innovative and alternative information portal approach for digital libraries that neither depends on indexing as do common search engines nor relies on harvesting approaches as many library information systems do.


Digital libraries information architecture and web design for escience semantic information management data driven e-science 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Belmonte
    • 1
  • Eliane Blumer
    • 1
  • Fabio Ricci
    • 1
  • René Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.Haute Ecole de GestionCarougeSwitzerland

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