The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines: A Handbook for the Serious Searches

The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines: A Handbook for the Serious Searches

by Randolph Hock
     
 

Hock gives an "under-the-hood" look at such popular search engines as AltaVista, Yahoo!, HotBot, Dogpile, Northern Light, and more. In addition to information on how search engines work, what to realistically expect from a search engine, and search engine add-ons, there are tips and techniques for efficient and effective searching on every page.  See more details below

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Hock gives an "under-the-hood" look at such popular search engines as AltaVista, Yahoo!, HotBot, Dogpile, Northern Light, and more. In addition to information on how search engines work, what to realistically expect from a search engine, and search engine add-ons, there are tips and techniques for efficient and effective searching on every page.

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Explains the relative strengths and weaknesses of 14 leading search engines and directories, reveals their special features, and offers tips and techniques for searching the Web more effectively and efficiently. After an introductory chapter on how search engines work, how to structure a successful search, and what to realistically expect from search engines, profiles of major search engines and some meta- search services overview what each engine offers and demonstrate how users can get the best performance from each engine. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910965262
Publisher:
Information Today, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.51(d)

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