|Country of Origin||US America|
|2007 - [...]||Vantage Labs|
|Topic||Academic, Scientific or Educational SeEn|
Natural language search engine
|Older Version||Internet Archive / WebCite|
|iSEEK Education is a vertical search engine dedicated to provide students and teachers with selected trusted resources. The engine is developed by the New Hope, Pennsylvania based company Vantage Linguistics, which has longstanding experiences in language-based research and artificial intelligence [kd2016].|
|»iSEEK™ Education is a targeted search engine that compiles hundreds of thousands of authoritative resources from university, government, and established noncommercial providers. It provides time-saving intelligent search and a personal Web-based library to help you locate the most relevant results immediately and find them quickly later.« Source|
|STEVE ERVIN (2013): »iSEEK [Education, K.D.] is an academic search engine geared to help users find reliable sources for things such as research projects, term papers, and anything that needs to have reputable citations. In many ways, iSEEK is similar to Google Books, Google Scholar, and SweetSearch. However, iSEEK has a set of features specific only to iSEEK which will be discussed further. iSEEK aims at “Empowering Individuals with the Knowledge to Act by Dynamically Targeting, Discovering, and Organizing Information” (http://bit.ly/S6jezO). iSEEK aims to make web search more intelligent by offering targeted discovery for information retrieval by leaving “searching” behind.
iSEEK is compromised of two search engines: iSEEK Education (http://education.iseek.com) and iSEEK Web (http://www.iseek.com/).
iSEEK Education is designed for teachers, educators, and students to help them find high quality relevant results on the web.
This search engine compiles hundreds of authoritative resources from university, government, and established noncommercial providers.
The results are safety guaranteed to protect children, ensure there are no viruses, and verifies results are safe and reputable.
The authoritative results are gathered from thousands of trusted resources reviewed by leading educators for high quality and reliability.
iSEEK Web is geared towards general users that are looking to use targeted discovery to perform searches.
Both of these search engines allow you to see information iSEEK gathered which will allow more targeted results and eliminate lots of information
that may be irrelevant to you.« Source|
Features & Functionality
|March 03, 2009: »NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vantage Learning (www.VantageLearning.com), a pioneer of Software as a Service (SaaS) for the K-12 education market segment, announced that the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has chosen Vantage Learning's iSEEK Education Searchblade™ as a finalist for the annual CODiE Awards. The CODiE Awards showcase the industry's finest products and services, celebrate outstanding achievement and vision, and provide the only peer recognition program of its kind.« Source|
References & further Publications
|Wikipedia (EN): n.a.|
|Wikipedia (Others): n.a.|
|STEVE ERVIN (2013): iSEEK In: TO GOOGLE OR NOT TO GOOGLE? URL: http://togoogleornottogoogle.pressbooks.com/chapter/iseek/|
|BUSINESS WIRE (2009): Vantage Learning's iSEEK Education Searchblade Selected as Finalist for the 2009 Annual CODiE Awards URL: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20090303005323/en/Vantage-Learnings-iSEEK-Education-Searchblade-Selected-Finalist#.Vd8Bf_mvGM8|