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Search Engine Service

Search Engine Service is available to customers who want a customized sub-search for their websites. Along with a simple search results page, CIT provides you with an indexed collection of web pages based on your specified group of servers. Upon request, this service also offers Dynamic Result Clusters, an easy way to narrow users’ searches to focus on the desired search results and avoid irrelevant information.

Customer Benefits

Search Engine Service enables users to have a powerful search on their sites without incurring the cost of hardware, software, and staff to maintain the system. Having a search engine on your NIH website helps visitors find up-to-date information quickly and easily. You can customize your search page to give it a specific look and feel appropriate to your organization. 
This service indexes your collection of web pages on a regular basis without disturbing your original documents. More than 90 NIH websites currently use this service.

Customer Market

This service is available to all NIH customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does this service cost?
A: Due to reduced overhead, including a move to virtual servers, CIT is pleased to offer this service to our customers without an additional fee. As of October 1, 2012, CIT is no longer charging customers for the following Search Engine services:
• Search Setup
• Maintenance
• Key Matches
• Google Reports
Q: I want to learn more about setting up a search on my NIH website. Whom should I contact?
A: Send email to the NIH Search Engine Servers Info at <>. A Search Engine Service consultant will then contact you.
Q: Does this service include indexing SharePoint sites?
A. Not at this time.


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This page last reviewed: March 09, 2011