Dr. Linda Groff & Dr. Paul Smoker
Co-Directors, Global Options

SEARCHING THE WORLD WIDE WEB

USING A RANGE OF DIFFERENT SEARCH ENGINES

RELEVANT TOPICS:

Introduction:

There are a number of Online Search Engines and Internet Resource Guides that can help the user of the World Wide Web find the information they want online. Access to a number of these can be found under "Online Sources" (below). First, Rutgers University's extensive list of Search Engines and Internet Resource Guides occurs. Then some of the more popular Search Engines and Online Directories are introduced, with a brief summary of each system's characteristics.

SOURCES:

Traditional Sources:

Online Sources:

(1) Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N. J., has organized the many search engines as follows:

Search Engines

[Alta Vista] [WebCrawler] [Inktomi] [Open Text] [WWWW] [Lycos] [Deja News] [Excite] [Internet Search]

Compound Search Engines

[MetaCrawler(Beta)] [ SavvySearch] [c|net's search.com] [All-In-One] [EZ-Find at The River] [Find-It!] [The Internet Sleuth] [Starting Point] [Web Search] [Link Search]

Internet Resource Guides

[Yahoo] [InfoSeek] [EInet Galaxy] [WWW Virtual Library] [Electronic resources] [Rice Info] [Electronic Serials ] [U.S.Govt gopher servers] [Reference Internet Resources]

(2) Characteristics of Some of the More Popular Online Search Engines and Internet Resource Guides:

The following information comes from an article by Jeff Prosise entitled "Researching With the Web," in PC Magazine (June 11, 1996), pp. 235, 238.

RESUMES:

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