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Dec celebrated its fifth anniversary on December 5th. is a showcase gateway to science information. It consists of 50 million pages of science information from many US government web-sites and includes much content federated from 17 organizations within 13 federal agencies. These agencies form the Alliance. is the portal to science. It is hosted by the DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). Support for is provided by CENDI, an interagency working group of senior technical information managers from 13 U.S. federal agencies.

The search technology behind was developed by Deep Web Technologies. Much of the content within is not available to surface web crawlers such as Google and can only be accessed with deep web federated search technology.

A history of versions, features and dates is provided at the About page.

See OSTI’s press release, Celebrates 5th Anniversary, for more information.

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