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Ultrapedia/Wikipedia Federated Search

19th July 2010 – Wikipedia Federated Search

We’re pleased to announce the introduction of Wikipedia federated searching to the Ultrapedia Library. What this means is that when you search the Ultrapedia Library for a given search term, the search results will also have an entry from Wikipedia at the top the the page.

Below are some example searches to help you get started and for you to try.

  • Tower Bridge London
  • Medieval Literature
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Julius Caesar
  • The COLLISEUM

16th April 2010 Library Updates

1116 new documents were added to the Ultrapedia Library today.

For a full listing of todays updates click here

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Featured Book – A Pictorial History of France

A Pictorial History of France

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Topical books selected from todays updates include:

  • Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe by John Hewitt in 1860
  • An Enquiry into the Scriptural Views of Slavery by Albert Barnes in 1857
  • A History of New York by Washington Irving in 1854
  • A Pictorial History of France by Samuel Griswold Goodrich in 1861 **Featured**
  • A Practical Guide to Climates and Weather… by Henry Francis Blanford in 1889
  • The Queens of England and Their Times by Francis Lancelott
  • The Voyages and Travels of Captain Ross… by John Ross and others in 1838

This brings the total documents in the Library to 136,458 with the total number of pages at 4,301,630 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 596,237.

28th March 2010 Library Updates

28th March 2010 Library Updates

With spring in the air and summer not far away we’ve selected a few titles below for your reading pleasure; coming from the 1066 new documents added to the Ultrapedia Library.

For a full listing of todays updates click here.

Topical books featured todays updates include:

  • A Serious Fall in the Value of Gold by William Stanley Jevons in 1863
  • A Synopsis of Popery by William Hogan in 1847
  • A System of Phrenology by George Combe in 1860
  • Animal Physiology by William Benjamin Carpenter in 1859
  • Annals of British Legislation in 1863
  • An Easter Offering for the Whigs by Henry Bathurst in 1842

This brings the total documents in the Library to 135,450 with the total number of pages at 4,305,982 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 592,999.

1st March 2010 Library Updates

1st March 2010 Library Updates

Today we added 7311 new documents to the Ultrapedia Library. Many are letters, lectures, journals, narratives and diaries from notable historical figures – they are a joy to read and explore. We hope you enjoy discovering them.

We also continue to clean up the Library and have removed a further 910 documents that had more than their fair share of recognition errors, leaving a crisper and more accurate representation of the original written work.

For a full listing of todays updates click here.

Also featured in todays updates are:

  • A General History of the County of Norfolk by John Chambers in 1829
  • A Handbook for Travellers in Gloucestershire by John Murray in 1872
  • A Painters Camp in the Highlands by Philip Gilbert Hamerton in 1862
  • An Excursion to the Mammoth Cave by Robert Davidson in 1840
  • After Prison – What? by Maud Ballington Booth in 1903
  • The Life and Public Services of General Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the USA by John S Jenkins

This brings the total documents in the Library to 134,386 with the total number of pages at 4,266,725 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 590,045.

30th November 2009 Library Updates

4603 documents were added to the Library today bringing the total number of documents to 122,925. We’ve also removed 374 documents. With the new additions and the removed documents the library is now more fluid and refined, providing more targeted results and a more enjoyable read and reference source.

For a full listing of todays updates click here.

Featured in todays updates are:

  • A Simple Explanation of Modern Banking Customs by Humphrey Robinson in 1910
  • Campaigns and Cruises in Venezuela and Ned Grenada by William D Mahoney and Richard Longeville Vowell in 1831
  • The History of Cuba by Maturin Murray Ballou in 1854
  • History of Napoleon by George Moir Bussey in 1840
  • History of the War in Afghanistan by John William Kaye in 1851
  • The History of the Union of the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland by Charles Coote in 1802
  • History of the Peace by Harriett Martineau

This brings the total documents in the Library to 122,925 with the total number of pages at 4,168,676 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 586,479.

14th November 2009 Library Update

4007 documents were added to the Library today bringing the total number of documents to 118,649. For a full listing of todays updates click here.

Featured in todays updates are:

  • Calcutta Review Volume1 (1846) and Volume 4 (1844)
  • Canada Universal Exhibition of 1855
  • Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal
  • Essays by Lord Bacon and Lord Clarendon
  • Foreign Quaterly Review – Volume 3, 6, 10, 14, 21, 22, 32 and 33
  • The American Naturalist
  • The Bookman – A Journal of Literature and Life
  • Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville – 1922

This brings the total documents in the Library to 118,649 with the total number of pages at 4,042,973 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 556,763.

7th November 2009 Library Updates

3315 documents were added to the Library today bringing the total number of documents to 114,642. For a full listing of todays updates click here.

Featured in todays updates are:

Chambers Pocket Miscellany.
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science and Art.
Elegant Extracts by Vicesimus Knox, the English Essayist and Minister.
European Historical Collections by John Warner Barber the American Engraver who produced religious and historical books.
Fleet Papers by John Pavey. Written for the Clergy and Aristocracy regarding the insecurity of life and the authors views on the best mode of restoring Peace.
The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists Magazine conducted by Joseph Harrison the Gardener at Wortley Hall.
Illustrated Naval and Miliary Magazine
The British Merchant Service

This brings the total documents in the Library to 114,642 with the total number of pages at 3,979,172 and the total number of Bookmarks now standing at 549,300.

Ultrapedia Library Updates

Today we added 8837 new documents to the library.

Included are titles such as Western Barbary by Drummond-Hay, Travels in South Eastern Asia by Howard Malcolm, The Incidents of Malay Life by Richard James Wilkinson, The Industrial Transition in Japan by Yeijiro Ono.

This now brings the total documents in the Library to 77, 782, with the total number of pages at 3,569,508 and after some refinement to the Bookmarks they now stand at 484,670.

Enjoy

Latest News

The final and second phase of migrating the Ultrapedia Library to its new home at www.ultrapedia.com is complete, and all visitors to www.pointmore.com are re-directed to the new Ultrapedia website.

Almost 10,000 new documents have been added to the library during September and October, and we continue to add about 1000 new documents a week.

On the Search Results page are links for two additional file formats – RTF and HTML – alongside PDF file format. Clicking on the RTF link will download a copy of your chosen file in RTF format; clicking the HTML link will display the file in HTML format. More formats will be added in the coming weeks, including LIT – the Microsoft eBook Reader, and IPD – for the Blackberry.

Let us know what you think by leaving a reply below.

Pointmore.com re-direct to Ultrapedia.com

As of 23rd August visitors to www.pointmore.com are re-directed to our new Ultrapedia site.

We plan to phase out the pointmore site; the Forum, Blog and Library browse  from the pointmore site are still available via the links in the side panel to the left on the Ultrapedia home page.

We think you’ll agree its much improved.  Please try the new site out, and join us in the forum to let us know what you think.

Enjoy!

The Ultrapedia Team