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An index is a systematic arrangement of entries designed to enable users to locate information in a document or system. The process of creating an index is called indexing, and a person who does it is called an indexer.

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Relevancy search across multiple item types related to each other

Are there existing best practices on how to display search results across different items that have multiple relationships (sometimes hierarchical). For example, the following has: asset groups (...
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Should search results link to a document or a section within the document?

We produce a fairly large medical reference site with a couple of thousand or so pages. Each page has a number of sub-headings (which can be nested down several levels). In addition to a full-text ...
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Should an alphabetized list of colleges have 'University of' schools under 'U'?

See Right now all the schools that are 'University of' are under 'U'. For example, 'University of Florida' is under 'U' instead of 'F'. Should 'University of ...
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