What is LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology™?
LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology™ is a classification technology that helps researchers overcome information overload by more quickly and efficiently finding the information they need to do their jobs. More specifically, LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology is a rule-based automated classification system that analyzes and tags online documents for relevant subjects, industries, companies, organizations, people and places. Researchers build searches using index terms to efficiently and accurately pinpoint results.
How are LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology™ terms created?Indexing at LexisNexis® is a unique partnership between technology and editorial effort. Subject experts and information professionals create vocabularies and rules governing their application. These experts then iteratively test and analyze results before a term is released to production. Controlled vocabularies are applied to new documents as they are added to the system. Periodically all indexed documents are retrospectively updated with the latest vocabularies.
When should LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology™ be used?LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology can add value to any search run in LexisNexis news and business content. Some of the top reasons for using LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology include:
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