Find What You Want on the Internet

Find What You Want on the Internet

by Mark Neely

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Overview

Find What You Want on the Internet by Mark Neely

Written for Internet users of varying experience, this guide shows how to locate information in a quick and efficient manner. An outline is given for which search techniques and search engines work best for your specific needs and the real difference between true search sites and on-line directories. The workings of the most powerful search engines such as "Yahoo", "Alta Vista", "Lycos", "Infoseek" and excite are also explained.
"Find what you want on the Internet" also demystifies complex search techniques involving `Boolean operators', as well as explaining how to use Meta-Search search engines to check several search engines at the same time. There is also a bonus chapter covering Intelligent Agents special high-tech personal search programs that can be installed on your computer to search the Internet on your behalf, automatically.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781873668481
Publisher: Take That Books
Publication date: 03/01/1999
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

What Is The Web?
The Virtual Library
The Information Chase
The Anatomy Of A Search Engine
Information Retrieval Concepts
Yahoo!
Altavista
Excite
Hotbot
Webcrawler
Lycos
Infoseek
Meta-Search Engines
Intelligent Search Agents
Finding Someone Online
Other Research Options. Appendices - Search Engines And Software.

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