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A Method and System for Creating and Managing On-line Information

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000221946D
Publication Date: 2012-Sep-17
Document File: 2 page(s) / 21K

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Abstract

A method and system for creating and managing on-line information is disclosed. The method and system retrieves information based on parameters and criteria specified by the user.

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A Method and System for Creating and Managing On -line Information

Disclosed is a method and system for creating and managing on-line information.

In a scenario, the method and system allows a user to specify a query definition based on required parameters and criteria for retrieving information. The query definition is saved in a database, which is maintained and edited as needed based on the user's current and future needs, thereby expanding the data set specified by the user. The method also enables each user to customize the scope of data that the users desire to collect. In addition, the method helps the users in managing the data over time.

In an exemplary scenario, the user specifies a time frame of reference. The user can specify the time frame of reference as:

start day / time (Started College on MM/YY @ Location) end time / date (Completed College on MM/YY @ Location)

In accordance with the exemplary scenario, the user specifies the data sources for collecting the information. The user can specify the data sources as:

Community College ABC


University XYZ
Other Educational Resource
Professional Associations or Resources

In addition, the user specifies the type of data that the user desires to collect. The user can specify the type of data that the user desires to collect as:

Official documents


Transcripts
On-line text books
Class materials
Teacher provided contents (presentations, videos, etc) Personal notes
Access to notes shared by other classmates
Dynamic content such as blogs and input from social networks

Thereafter, the user builds the initial data set. After building the initial data set, the user can specify update and maintenance options. For exam...