The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines: A Handbook for the Serious Searcherby Randolph Hock
Covering all the major search engines as well as several of the newest and most exciting search tools, this revised edition reveals their inner mechanics and architecture and reveals their often-overlooked special features. Designed to get immediate results to the user, this guide offers techniques for effective Web search using such search engines and directories as AltaVista, Excite, HotBot, Profusion, Infoseek, Lycos, WebCrawler, Google, MetaCrawler, Dogpile, and more. What to realistically expect from each search engine is discussed, and instructions for assembling queries and using search engine add-ons are also included.
"A very useful and illuminating guide to searching the Web-one that anyone who does any significant amount of data-mining on the Internet should find a place for on their shelf of essential books." -HR Today
Author Biography: Randolph Hock is the principal of Online Strategies, a company that specializes in creating and delivering customized courses for effective Web use for consulting firms, small corporations, universities, and associations. He lives in Vienna, Virginia.
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