Searching the World-Wide Web: Lycos, WebCrawler and More
Notess, Greg R., Online
As in the print publishing world, the development of finding-aids and indexes must wait for the development of the resources. When anonymous FTP resources multiplied, archie appeared. With the growth of gophers, veronica was born. The explosive growth of World-Wide Web resources in the past year has inspired several contenders for the title of "best Web search engine." The different keyword indexes of Web resources feature a wide variety of search interfaces and capabilities. No clear winner has emerged yet, and the diversity of search engines and databases provides the information professional with multiple choices. There are many Web keyword indexes, but the best-known are:
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Publication information: Article title: Searching the World-Wide Web: Lycos, WebCrawler and More. Contributors: Notess, Greg R. - Author. Magazine title: Online. Volume: 19. Issue: 4 Publication date: July 1995. Page number: 48+. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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