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Apache Solr Beginner's Guide by Alfredo Serafini

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Thinking about faceted search and findability

From the previous two examples, we have seen that it is simple to obtain a list of recurring terms for a specific field using facets, including information about the number of documents involved. The tagcloud example, in particular, is similar to what we usually see in action with folksonomies, but all the collection of terms projected here is from a single field at once. If we want to perform a search once a term has been selected, we will make a new query on that term. This is interesting because in some ways it can gives us specific directions of the search, improving find ability.

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Findability is a definition often used in Information architecture (IA) and User experience (UX) contexts, which ...

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